Cloud Computing News, Features, and Interviews

  • VMware tightens AWS cloud integration

    RDS on VMware is available for customers running VMware vSphere 6.5 or later and supports Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL and MySQL.

    18 Oct. 19 08:06 Written by Michael Cooney
  • Former Cisco engineers raise US$278M for startup

    ​A cloud startup founded by a group of four ex-Cisco engineers has raised US$278 million to fund products that aim to help the data centres of customers like investment banks function more like those of cloud computing providers.

    17 Oct. 19 09:30 Written by Reuters
  • Can Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency survive the exodus?

    Seven of the founding members of the Libra Association, Facebook's non-profit governing council for its planned cryptocurrency, have jumped ship amid increasing scrutiny by U.S. and European regulators.

    17 Oct. 19 06:00 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • Rise of ISVs presents opportunities for businesses

    The number of independent software vendors (ISVs) is exploding and is expected reach 1 million by 2025, according to Forrester. This trend is fuelled by cloud including software-as-a-service (SaaS), which is lowering barriers to selling software. For example, ISVs can rapidly develop software and market it via a cloud marketplace instead of cumbersome on premise delivery models.

    15 Oct. 19 05:00 Written by Lee Welch, Ingram Micro & CompTIA
  • Perth Mint gold to back InfiniGold digital token

    ​Fintech firm InfiniGold has announced it would launch a digital token backed by gold stored in the vaults of Australia's Perth Mint, one of the world's largest precious metals refiners.

    11 Oct. 19 09:39 Written by Reuters
  • Spooked by Libra, EU pledges to regulate digital currencies

    The European Union's finance commissioner has pledged to propose new rules to regulate virtual currencies, in a reaction to Facebook's plans to introduce Libra, which the EU considers a risk to financial stability.

    09 Oct. 19 07:53 Written by Reuters
  • Oracle to hire 2,000 in cloud push

    ​Oracle has plans to hire nearly 2,000 additional workers as part of an aggressive plan to roll out its cloud computing services to more locations around the world, its cloud chief told Reuters on Monday.

    08 Oct. 19 13:46 Written by Reuters
  • Is hybrid cloud certification right for you?

    After years of shifting applications to the public cloud, enterprises realise it’s not the right fit for every app and are pulling some back to private clouds.

    03 Oct. 19 22:13 Written by Sandra Gittlen
  • 9 key takeaways from SAP TechEd

    SAP seeks to simplify app development on its cloud platform, while helping customers make the most of machine learning.

    26 Sept. 19 20:00 Written by Peter Sayer
  • CIOs look to AI to solve IT complexity: report

    Eighty per cent of Australian CIOs say AI will be critical to IT's ability to master increasing IT complexity, according to a global study of 800 CIOs.

    26 Sept. 19 14:55 Written by Jennifer O'Brien
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