Cloud Computing News, Features, and Interviews

  • Microsoft Australia seeks CTO

    ​Microsoft Australia is seeking a new National/Chief Technology Officer.

    18 Jan. 18 09:26 Written by George Nott
  • Good migrations – easier said than done

    The cloud plays a pivotal role in a successful digital transformation, but as 2018 approaches, some organisations continue to grapple with the often complex implementation cloud migration brings.

    21 Dec. 17 15:54 Written by Simon Horrocks, AppDynamics
  • Drupal, cloud power Boral’s new digital presence

    International building products and construction materials group Boral has launched refreshed versions of its local and global corporate sites, shifting to cloud-hosted Drupal 8 to power its web presence.

    19 Dec. 17 16:01 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • White House calls for more cloud

    The White House says the U.S. government needs a major overhaul of IT systems and should take steps to better protect data and accelerate efforts to use cloud-based technology.

    14 Dec. 17 14:10 Written by Reuters
  • MyRepublic expands OpenStack-based private cloud

    MyRepublic is continuing to build out its OpenStack-based private cloud, with the Internet service provider preparing to launch a site in New Zealand next year.

    12 Dec. 17 11:34 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Shadow IT: How today’s CIOs grapple with unsanctioned tech

    Thanks to the cloud and mobile devices, ‘shadow IT’ has become a key concern for CIOs in every industry. Here, CIOs share their real-world experiences reining in tech outside their formal control.

    08 Dec. 17 22:00 Written by Clint Boulton
  • OpenStack Foundation launches open source Kata Containers

    The OpenStack Foundation has launched a new project to develop open source containerisation software, Kata Containers, by combining components from two existing container software projects: Intel’s Clear Containers and Hyper runV, the runtime version of the software behind HyperHQ’s containers as a service.

    06 Dec. 17 08:50 Written by Stuart Corner
  • When hyper-converged infrastructure may be your best bet

    Tech execs discuss the scenarios where moving apps to the public cloud is not a good idea and why an appliance that combines compute, storage and networking may be the answer to certain infrastructure problems

    05 Dec. 17 16:19 Written by Computerworld Staff
  • Amazon launches bare metal EC2 instances

    Amazon Web Services is giving all users direct access to its underlying hardware with the launch of EC2 bare metal instances, the company announced yesterday.

    30 Nov. 17 09:20 Written by George Nott
  • Five predictions for the hybrid cloud market in 2018

    Despite the public cloud seemingly grabbing the lion’s share of attention in the cloud market, private and hybrid cloud computing markets have been growing robustly as well and experts predict they will only gain importance in 2018 and beyond.

    30 Nov. 17 01:44 Written by Brandon Butler
  • ANZ deploys Azure Stack to keep processing in-house

    ANZ, the first — and so far only — named Australian customer for Azure Stack, Microsoft’s recently released on-premises version of its Azure public cloud service, is using the system to avoid having to move masses of data for a new application into the public cloud.

    23 Nov. 17 11:50 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Macquarie moves on Bulletproof

    Macquarie Telecom is seeking to acquire cloud services provider Bulletproof, offering $0.11 per share for the voting shares that it doesn’t already hold.

    22 Nov. 17 09:12 Written by Rohan Pearce
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