Amazon's Web Services cloud computing division is planning to open a new datacentre hosted in Australia next year, according to an article published in the Australian newspaper this morning.
Global cloud computing and retail giant Amazon today told customers it had opened an Australian office with dedicated local staff to service the cloud computing market, as speculation continues to swirl that the company will also establish a new local datacentre facility to meet customer demand.
Global cloud computing giant Salesforce.com has given Australian customers concerned about losing control of their data to other jurisdictions the first ray of hope in the past decade, confirming today it was evaluating the case for creating a local datacentre.
Mobile telco Vodafone Hutchison Australia has started considering to what extent cloud computing services could help serve its technology infrastructure needs, as part of a planned wider consolidation of its datacentre environment.
Global IT services vendor, CSC has appointed a new head of its Australian operations with a brief to drive the introduction of emerging delivery models of cloud computing to assist the company’s Australian clients gain further efficiencies and achieve their business outcomes.
Written by: Beverley Head | Published in: Cloud ServicesA peering arrangement which will see Australia’s Academic and Research Network – AARNet - link directly to Amazon Web Services in Seattle and provide unmetered connection, is likely to spur the adoption of cloud services by Australia’s universities and research institutions.
Written by: Stan Beer | Published in: NetworkingThe 20 year strong tech agreement between IBM and Tennis Australia has been used to showcase Big Blue's talents in Big Data, cloud provisioning and harnessing the power of social media to reveal the sentiment of fans at the Australian Open Grand Slam tournament.
Amazon Web Services is known for many things, but all of those have to do with developer services like cloud computing instances, databases and storage. Lately, however, AWS is slowly getting more into productivity tools that are meant for end users. Amazon’s first attempt to get into this market was Amazon Cloud Drive.
The Federal Government has named six companies which will assist its departments and agencies in datacentre migration services, as it prepares to take a more unified approach to the way in which it provides IT infrastructure services.