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  • Woodside pushes cloud’s limit to crunch data

    Using cloud services to do the heavy lifting and full-wave inversion have led to better quality seismic imaging and a shorter time between data acquisition and data being made available to seismic interpreters at Woodside.

    30 May 17 06:30 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • WA charts path to the cloud

    On Andrew Cann’s first day as Western Australia’s chief technology officer, sitting within the Office of the Government CIO, his boss – GCIO Giles Nunis – said he wanted the CTO to move the whole of the WA government to the cloud.

    24 May 17 14:18 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Defence CIO prepares to launch updated cloud strategy

    Department of Defence chief information officer Dr Peter Lawrence is preparing to launch an updated cloud computing strategy, the IT chief yesterday told the CeBIT Cloud 2017 conference.

    24 May 17 06:30 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • BYOD grows within NSW government

    The New South Wales public sector is becoming increasingly mobile, with the state’s latest ICT Metrics Report revealing that an increasing proportion of the state’s public servants rely on tablets or laptops.

    18 May 17 14:42 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Telstra wrapping SDN, NFV and cloud in a single platform for customers

    Telstra’s director, global platforms, Jim Fagan, will today outline the telco’s plan to offer customers access to software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualisation (NFV) capabilities, cloud infrastructure, data centres, and local and international networks through a single integrated platform.

    15 May 17 06:30 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • OVH opens APAC HQ in Melbourne

    Infrastructure as a service provider OVH today opened its Asia Pacific headquarters in Melbourne.

    12 May 17 14:48 Written by George Nott
  • Edward Snowden calls for ‘protocol level’ protection of human rights

    Famed exposer of the NSA’s secrets, Edward Snowden, is calling for the development of technology that enables the protection of personal information at a fundamental, system, level, claiming this is not only possible but essential if future generations are to enjoy the rights and freedoms of today’s democratic societies.

    11 May 17 14:00 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Microsoft takes its databases worldwide with Cosmos DB

    Developers will have an easier time scaling their applications to meet global needs with a database product Microsoft updated on Wednesday. Called Cosmos DB, the service lets developers store data that can be replicated across any of the company’s 34 Azure public cloud regions.

    11 May 17 03:25 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Microsoft brings customization to its pre-built AI services

    Microsoft is doubling down on its cloud AI services for business customers with a fleet of new offerings aimed at helping businesses deal with video and supporting customers with unique problems not solved by Microsoft’s off-the-shelf cognitive services.

    11 May 17 01:00 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Why Edward Snowden loves open source

    Infamous government hacker Edward Snowden believes open source is fundamentally better than proprietary technology, which he believes disempowers users.

    10 May 17 05:52 Written by Brandon Butler
  • OpenStack gathers momentum

    Survey results and user stories presented at this week’s OpenStack Foundation Summit in Boston show that use of the open source software for cloud computing is growing rapidly in the number, the scale and the significance of deployments.

    09 May 17 16:58 Written by Stuart Corner

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