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  • Salmat continues cloud journey with Chromebook rollout

    ASX-listed marketing services provider Salmat is moving closer to an all-cloud environment, rolling out Chromebooks to a range of its staff — part of a move led by chief technology officer Dave Glover to largely ditch on-premise software in favour of cloud-based solutions.

  • IBM joins government’s secure cloud list

    Infrastructure as a service and platform as a service offerings from IBM have been added to the government’s Certified Cloud Services List (CCSL), which is maintained by the Australian Signals Directorate.

  • Inside Xero’s mammoth cloud migration

    When Xero announced in November that it had completed its shift to a public cloud platform, the accounting software-as-a-service provider claimed that it was one of the largest migrations of its kind to be attempted in Australia and New Zealand.

  • Xero migrates from Rackspace to AWS

    Small business accounting software-as-a-service company, Xero, has completed what it says has been one of the largest data migrations onto AWS across Australia and New Zealand: more than 59 billion records, 3000 apps and 120 databases representing all data and applications for its 862,000 customers globally.

  • VMware talks cloud freedom to Australian IT pros

    VMware CEO, Pat Gelsinger and CTO Networking, Bruce Davie, used the vendor's vForum conference in Sydney to give Australian IT professionals their first glimpse of VMware’s new Cross-Cloud Architecture.

  • Google to bring its cloud platform to Australia

    Google will next year launch a Sydney Google Cloud Region as part of a significant program of geographical expansion. In addition to Sydney, Google will launch regions in Mumbai, Singapore, Northern Virginia, São Paulo, London, Finland and Frankfurt.

  • Telstra combines SDN and cloud offerings

    Telstra has brought its software-defined network services offerings PEN (the former Pacnet Enabled Network) and its own SDN/NFV service developed in conjunction with Cisco under the umbrella of its cloud services division.

  • Spacebelt plans secure celestial network and storage

    US startup, Cloud Constellation is planning a celestial information superhighway: A network of low earth orbit satellites, dubbed Spacebelt, that will act as orbiting data storage devices and provide secure and encrypted communication between any two points on most of the earth’s surface without the traffic having to touch any terrestrial communications infrastructure.

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