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  • Cisco pumping $US1 billion more into Intercloud

    Cisco on Monday said it is expanding on its Intercloud multi-Cloud service provider initiative with another $1 billion investment, designed to lead to more products, datacentres and partners.

    Written by Jim Duffy30 Sept. 14 01:12
  • Local Telstra customers testing global Cisco cloud

    Telstra on Monday said the Cisco Intercloud platform is now in live trial mode for selected customers in Australia, which the telco has declined to name.

    Written by Byron Connolly22 Sept. 14 11:56
  • Enterprises increasingly look to the private Cloud

    Companies interested in moving to cloud computing are increasingly choosing a private cloud for the increased security and, often, compliance features instead of the public cloud, according to a recent survey.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin18 July 14 06:01
  • Google soothes enterprise security concerns with Drive for Work

    Google hopes to ease lingering Australian concerns about data sovereignty as it makes a fresh play to get organisations to adopt its Drive cloud storage service, according to Kevin Ackhurst, managing director of Google Enterprise in Australia.

    Written by Adam Bender26 June 14 13:29
  • How the cloud can make IT shops more innovative

    Jobs at many IT departments have been primarily about maintenance -- handling crashed email systems, ever-expanding security perimeters and users who bringing their own devices to the office

    Written by Sharon Gaudin19 June 14 06:23
  • NOAA wants to turn its ocean of data into jobs

    From ocean sensors to orbiting satellites, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration collects about 30 petabytes of environmental data a year. Now it wants ideas about how best to use what its collected.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau25 Feb. 14 21:54
  • Cloud debate now about speed and sophistication

    Moving to an as-a-service computing model is inevitable and the discussion across enterprises is no longer just about risk but rather the speed by which services can be delivered to achieve competitive advantage, argues Bernadette Jew.

    Written by Bernadette Jew11 Dec. 13 12:11
  • 6 tips to help you manage shadow IT

    IT, mobile and security experts offer advice on how to minimise the risks associated with third-party apps and services as well as with employees using their mobile devices in the workplace.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff13 Nov. 13 14:26
  • Rackspace Aims for a More Flexible Public Cloud

    Rackspace Hosting says it has rearchitected its public cloud with a workload-oriented framework designed to deliver optimal performance and price based on the workload. It now comes in two flavors and the company says more are on the way.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud05 Nov. 13 15:47
  • Verizon Recreates the Public Cloud for the Enterprise IT

    For the past two years, Verizon has been quietly re-architecting its public cloud from the ground up to build a new enterprise-focused offering that allows organizations to dial in precisely the level of compute, network and storage they need for individual uses.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud03 Oct. 13 19:04
  • Cloud industry needs to standardize, says Fed CIO

    Frank Baitman, the CIO of the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, was at the Amazon Web Services conference praising the company's services. His talk was on the verge of becoming a long infomercial, when he stepped back and changed direction.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan11 Sept. 13 10:09