Tech leaders gathered at the Establishment Hotel in Sydney to discuss where they are seeing skills gaps and how they are dealing with the problem. The breakfast event was sponsored by Amazon Web Services.
Qantas is planning to move the vast majority of its compute workload into the cloud over the next two years, the airline's chief technology officer, Rob James, today told the Amazon Web Services Summit in Sydney.
As companies adopt more cloud IT services and work with an increasing number of service providers, the tried-and-true IT towers of the past no longer serve their needs. "The old model lacks the clarity of ownership required to drive decisions on as-a-service offerings that span the traditional tower structure," says Steve Keegan, principal with outsourcing consultancy Pace Harmon. "Determining who makes the call isn't straightforward -- the server team, the app team or the database team?"
The number of personal cloud users increases every year and is not about to slow down. Back in 2012 Gartner predicted the complete shift from offline PC work to mostly on-cloud by 2014. And it's happening.
Gmail's newest features include ways to search for old emails, quickly add meetings to your calendar, send large files and more. Here's a look at five of Google's latest email features to help you make the most of the popular Web-based service.
Dropbox has culminated a multi-year project to build a customised infrastructure environment that company officials say is finely tuned to their specific needs, allowing them to reap savings compared with how they used Amazon Web Services' cloud. Should you get out of the cloud too?
While Microsoft currently has a significant lead over Google in the workplace productivity market, the companies' cloud-based offerings are just a small fraction of their businesses. However, both plan to invest heavily in Office 365 and Google for Work in 2016.
It can often take years for organizations to complete their digital transformation projects and move their business to the Cloud. However, this means that every company transitioning to the Cloud faces a period in which they must operate a hybrid environment that depends upon old and ageing on-premises infrastructure. This white paper looks at why businesses should use maintenance service providers to mitigate the costs of transitioning to the Cloud.