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Survey: Vast majority of businesses moving VMs to cloud
Today Druva released the results of its survey to determine the state of virtualisation in the cloud, with a number of interesting findings.
Cohesity celebrates reaching AWS Storage Competency status
Cohesity today announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Storage Competency status for its cloud storage solutions.
DigiPlex reveals new collaboration with AWS for Norway market
The company has made its intentions clear for the Nordic region with this news coming hot on the heels of new data centres in Sweden.
DXC and AWS announce strategic partnership
The new collaboration will focus on application migration, digital transformation, and industry-specific services.
SailPoint and Rackspace partner for identity governance-aaS
This partnership widens the scope of SailPoint’s identity governance solutions as enterprises can now choose how to go about deployment.
Gartner - IaaS public cloud services market grew 29.5% in 2017
Amazon is still on top, but Alibaba’s investment strategy is giving the company huge potential for global growth.
Battle in the cloud: AWS still on top but Google is starting to flex
“The opportunity is in professional services, in terms of consulting, integration and ongoing managed services.”
SAP Cloud Platform will finally see AWS for A/NZ in 2018
SAP Cloud Platform will be available through AWS Asia Pacific (Sydney) region to allow local users easier access to SAP’s cloud solutions.
Submarine cable project connecting Asia and the US signed off
A consortium of global heavyweights has signed a contract with an Asian company to lay a high performance submarine cable spanning almost 16,000 km.
The Instillery harnesses data for Auckland Council with AWS
The solution will help drive growth decisions, optimise city planning and enable stakeholders to measure the impact of investment on social outcomes.
EXCLUSIVE: Ingram Micro’s secret IoT Marketplace plans
ChannelLife has discovered Ingram Micro's plans to release an IoT Marketplace, building on the success of their current Cloud Marketplace.
New study shows how businesses can save up to 35% off their AWS bill
A main driver behind cloud adoption is the cost savings involved, but a new study has revealed the majority of businesses are wasting their budget.
Rackspace takes next step in AWS migration certification
As an AWS Migrations Acceleration Program Partner, it can help customers reduce the risk of migrating to AWS cloud.
Cove trials insurance purchases via Facebook Messenger chatbot
Cove Insurance has claimed it's first to sell insurance via a chatbot currently in private beta mode, and the tech looks promising.
AWS top of all four regional public cloud markets around the world
Leading not just at a global level but also at a regional level, AWS is top of the North America, EMEA, APAC, and Latin America markets.
HPE introduces service to optimise public, private and hybrid cloud consumption
HPE GreenLake Hybrid Cloud delivers cloud-native operations, compliance, and financial control for AWS, Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Azure Stack.
Trend Micro extends container security solution to work at the speed of DevOps
Deep Security Smart Check identifies security issues prior to deployment with container image scanning.
How the cloud is leaving two thirds of organisations vulnerable in A/NZ
The report found that the adoption of cloud security technologies lagged behind cloud adoption, leaving many businesses at risk of a data breach.
Dynatrace announces a plan to tackle multi-cloud software challenges
Management Zones automatically discovers environment information and delivers built-in, dynamic permission-based data access.
Rackspace achieves AWS Financial Services Competency
The company demonstrated expertise with AWS and passed an assessment of their solutions in order to receive the designation.
Progress and AWS offering self-service Industrial IoT solution
The offering will empower R&D and innovation groups with better decision-making capabilities for IIoT proof-of-concept (POC) and pilot execution.
AWS adds new smart scheduling functionality to Alexa
The ‘Alexa Smart Scheduling Assistant’ is designed to help users schedule 1:1 meetings with multiple participants.
AWS funding bursary course to support local data centre workforce
The global giant has partnered with the Institute of Technology Tallaght in Ireland to help local talent pursue a career in technology.
Customers ditch legacy backup for Pure Storage with Cohesity’s modern approach
ohesity’s snapshot integration empowers customers to freeze the system and create a full backup of the snapshot from a specific point in time.