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  • Why autonomous vehicles are risky business

    Autonomous vehicles used to be fictional concepts in movies. These days, thanks to the likes of Tesla and Google, there are several autonomous vehicle pilot schemes already underway.

    30 July 18 15:02 Written by Tim Dillon, NCC Group
  • 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
  • Oracle is changing how it reports cloud revenues — what's it hiding?

    Oracle is changing the way it reports its all-important cloud figures every quarter. Where the database vendor used to report two cloud revenue segments: Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) as one and then a combined figure for Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) as another, smaller, figure, now it is reporting just one figure.

    25 June 18 11:13 Written by Scott Carey
  • Plan now for your migration to Windows Server 2019

    A smooth transition to Windows Server 2019 should start with implementing native components, then data-center features, then Windows Admin Center management tools.

    22 June 18 20:00 Written by Rand Morimoto
  • NT govt prepares for demolition of Chan data centre

    The Northern Territory government has gone to market for data centre space ahead of the planned demolition of the Chan building, which currently houses its primary data centre.

    21 June 18 09:27 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • FPGA maker Xilinx aims range of programmable chips at data centers

    Xilinx, which for decades has vied with rival Altera (now part of Intel) for technical leadership in FPGAs, is unveiling what it calls a new product category – the Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform (ACAP) – that, it says, goes far beyond the capabilities of current FPGAs.

    19 March 18 22:57 Written by Marc Ferranti
  • Surviving website traffic spikes with an eye on Married At First Sight

    ​In the UK, there is a hydro power plant designed specifically to inject a spurt of electricity into the National Grid when Brits get up from their sofas en masse to make a cup of tea as the credits roll on popular television programmes.

    02 March 18 11:50 Written by George Nott
  • Infinidat ramps up ANZ operations

    Israeli storage company Infinidat — which say it offers a revolutionary and highly cost-effective approach to storage — has named Newcastle-based IT services provider Regional IT and New Zealand IT services company Spectrum as its first customers under a revamped approach to the local market that has seen all its original Australian team, and its distributor, replaced.

    27 Feb. 18 13:20 Written by Stuart Corner
  • The future of server virtualisation

    Server virtualisation has changed. It has rapidly evolved and is now a mature market.

    22 Feb. 18 10:56 Written by Michael Warrilow, research vice president at Gartner
  • Power key challenge in race to exascale computing

    Addressing the enormous power demands of exascale computing remains the biggest challenge in the race to push the boundaries of supercomputing, according to Joao Almeida, CTO at Lenovo ANZ’s Data Centre Group.

    19 Dec. 17 13:28 Written by Rohan Pearce