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Azure nipping at the heels of AWS, new cloud report finds
“As a result, optimising clouds costs is the top initiative for cloud users in 2018.”
Alibaba gives AWS, Microsoft and Google a run for their cloud money
New data from Synergy Research Group has solidified the world’s most dominant cloud providers as Amazon (AWS), Microsoft, Google – and Alibaba.
Cisco forecasts cloud data centre market to explode over next 4 years
Cloud data centre traffic will make up 95 percent of total data centre traffic by 2021, with hyperscale data centres nearly doubling in number.
World slow to advance data & analytics use - but APAC's on top
Gartner has released the findings from a global survey that delved into organisations' data and analytics use and the potential for the market.
Amazon Web Services named a favorite by global media giant
“We have deepened our strategic relationship with AWS, making the industry’s leading cloud our preferred public cloud provider."
Nutanix directors forecast changes in tech and the channel for A/NZ
It’s only mid-January and already we have been privy to a number happenings and events - Nutanix directors share their predictions for the year ahead.
Joyent kicks off Asia expansion plans with two new data centers
The new facilities are in Singapore and South Korea, marking the first phase of the company’s expansion into Asia.
Cloud nirvana: The benefits of public cloud with the functionality of private
In other words, a private cloud is like a fenced-in backyard with a gate to surrounding properties and public spaces.
HPE’s radical new SaaS multi-cloud management solution
HPE OneSphere provides a unified experience across public clouds, on-premises private clouds and software-defined infrastructure.
Schneider Electric survey provides insights on the future of hybrid IT
The survey had many responses, including: “Be open to change. Internal data centres aren’t going to be here forever. Be ready to move with them.”
Rackspace completes its largest acquisition to date
“This acquisition demonstrates our commitment to become the world’s number one provider in IT as a service."
A/NZ businesses still consider IoT & public cloud too risky
“The resounding message from our research is clear: senior leadership needs to invest in increasing its digital fluency.”
Expert says hybrid IT is the future with private cloud still a big part to play
Brennan IT asserts it has become clear that a hybrid cloud approach isn’t the only option and there is still a place for on-premise infrastructure.
Private cloud revenue to drive OpenStack come 2018
Private cloud is expected to provide the majority of Openstack’s revenues soon, with deployments in APAC and China growing fastest.
OpenStack offers new program for trialling public cloud deployments
The program is a collaborative effort to provide users with free trials of OpenStack public cloud offerings.
Public, private, on-premises: Introducing Cisco's multicloud portfolio
94% of companies moving to cloud say they will buy services from multiple providers. We’ve heard them loud and clear.
Alarming majority of businesses have misconceptions about cloud
"Our research backed up our assumptions that the primary responsibility for data management lies with the customer."
Disruptive report reveals mass cloud adoption more hype than reality
Nutanix has released findings from its report that shows many businesses aren't getting the benefits they thought they would from cloud adoption.
Edge - the missing link in your hybrid IT strategy
The advent of the public cloud has allowed businesses to spin up new services faster than ever before and take pain out of managing the data centre.
Interview: HPE on being at the forefront of the hybrid IT revolution
We are not seeing those doom and gloom stories of the data centre dying. We are just seeing our customer become smarter in the way they consume IT.
MapR Converged Data Platform hits the Oracle Cloud Marketplace
MapR says it’s data technologies platform will enable a unified operational and analytic data service for Oracle Cloud customers.
Ixia extends CloudLens, now supports all major cloud platforms
It has now been extended to support for Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, IBM Bluemix, and Alibaba Cloud.
5 data centre infrastructure management myths debunked
Nlyte's Mark Gaydos exposes five common myths surrounding data centre infrastructure and warns to not succumb to them.
Regulation a ‘major step forward for EU’s cloud industry’
Cloud infrastructure providers have given the thumbs up to the proposed regulation from the European Commission on the ‘Free Flow of Data' in the EU.