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  • Microsoft adds depth to cloud security with ‘confidential computing’

    The growth of “confidential computing” approaches will help clear away any “last mile barriers” for enterprises that are concerned about processing highly sensitive data in the cloud, Microsoft Azure chief technology officer Mark Russinovich believes.

    Written by Rohan Pearce04 April 18 11:14
  • Google opens Sydney cloud region

    Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure now have a new competitor in Australia – a ‘three zone’ Google Cloud Platform region in Sydney has finally landed.

    Written by Byron Connolly21 June 17 09:00
  • ​Pickles Auctions in public cloud push

    Pickles Auctions has spent decades building what its CIO, Claudio Salinas, describes as ‘monolith systems.’ It wasn’t a good scenario for an Australian auctions and valuation organisation looking to pick up the pace when dealing with customer demands.

    Written by Byron Connolly18 April 17 15:40
  • Internet of things and Azure headline Microsoft Build

    The Internet of things will get considerable airing at Microsoft's Build developer conference this week, with the company planning to detail both its vision and architecture for the large-scale connected-devices concept. Microsoft's Azure cloud platform is key to the company's plans.

    Written by Paul Krill29 April 15 00:32
  • Which cloud providers had the best uptime last year?

    Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform recorded impressive statistics for how reliable their public IaaS clouds were in 2014, with both providers approaching what some consider the Holy Grail of availability: five nines.

    Written by Brandon Butler12 Jan. 15 22:16
  • VMware brings cloud service to Australia

    VMware has announced that its vCloud Air hybrid cloud service will be available in Australia in the first half of 2015.

    Written by Byron Connolly05 Nov. 14 07:00
  • Microsoft supports unified management for Cloud OS

    Microsoft is upgrading System Center so businesses can manage datacentre resources under a single platform regardless of whether those resources are spread out across private, public and hybrid clouds or within Microsoft's Azure cloud service.

    Written by Tim Greene16 Jan. 13 15:58
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