Infrastructure News, Features, and Interviews

  • Openstack Rocky builds on automation, upgrades and usability

    Time again for another Openstack release, the open source infrastructure's 18th iteration - Rocky - which promises to heap on new features that further improve automation and usability among a variety of hardware architectures.

    04 Sept. 18 09:10 Written by Tamlin Magee
  • VMware on AWS comes to Australia

    VMware has made its cloud based Software Defined Data Centre available on the AWS Sydney region, a year almost to the day since its launch in the US and almost two years after VMware and AWS announced plans to jointly develop the service.

    27 Aug. 18 10:00 Written by Stuart Corner
  • ASX eyes further opportunities for blockchain tech

    ASX Limited, which operates the Australian Securities Exchange, says that it is eyeing broader opportunities for a new blockchain-inspired platform set to replace one of its key systems.

    16 Aug. 18 11:13 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Australian IaaS market grows by a third

    New figures released by Gartner reveal that last year the growth rate of the Australian infrastructure as a service market outstripped the global average.

    02 Aug. 18 14:59 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • QIC invests in cloud ERP, HCM

    Queensland Investment Corporation is preparing to roll out Oracle’s enterprise resource planning (ERP), enterprise resource management (ERM) and human capital management (HCM) SaaS offerings as part of a broader cloud push.

    01 Aug. 18 11:21 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • How Spotify migrated everything from on-premise to Google Cloud Platform

    Spotify announced that it was going all in on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) back in 2016, committing a reported US$450 million over three years. In Spotify, Google got itself an anchor customer, not just because of its brand and scale, but also its reputation as a data driven, engineering-centric company.

    31 July 18 13:18 Written by Scott Carey
  • Telstra turns on LTE broadcast technology

    Telstra has turned on LTE broadcast technology throughout its network, enabling real-time data to be multicast to all users on a cell site instead of each user requiring a separate strea

    12 July 18 13:50 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Chipmaker Broadcom inks US$19 billion deal to buy CA

    ​Broadcom Inc has announced a $18.9 billion deal to buy U.S. business software company CA Inc, venturing far beyond its realm of semiconductors and testing investors' confidence in its chief executive Hock Tan's deal-making credentials.

    12 July 18 12:37 Written by Reuters
  • Hammer blow for Huawei as 5G ban looms in Australia

    ​Australia is preparing to ban Huawei Technologies from supplying equipment for its planned 5G broadband network after its intelligence agencies raised concerns that Beijing could force the Chinese telco to hand over sensitive data, two sources said.

    12 July 18 08:31 Written by Reuters
  • How Just Eat runs devops at scale

    UK-based food delivery company Just Eat runs a hugely complex devops culture across 35 software development teams in five geographies, working together to maintain 450 microservices.

    04 July 18 08:41 Written by Scott Carey
  • ANZ expands DevOps process overhaul after ‘fantastic’ early results

    ANZ’s digital group will triple the reach of the bank’s DevOps transformation over the next four months after early results confirmed the initiative had produced “fantastic” improvements for 2000 business and technology people since it went live eight weeks ago.

    26 June 18 08:59 Written by David Braue
  • Can off-the-shelf network storage do the job I need?

    ​It’s a big question: Is it better to buy off-the-shelf network storage, or build your own?

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