Cloud computing is an increasingly broad topic that encompasses everything from Google Apps to data center services to virtualization to software-, infrastructure- and platform-as-a service. Technology executives are increasingly interested in cloud computing as a way to save money. Nevertheless, cloud adoption remains in the single digits amid security concerns. Rest assured that cloud computing is a game changer. Key players include: IBM, HP, Google, Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Salesforce.com, NetSuite, VMware as well as dozens of others.
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The Australian government has signed a four-year contract with Acquia to help agencies implement its Drupal-based Government Content Management System, GovCMS, which is set to be available to all government entities by February.
A new AU$4.3 million capital-raising effort by Australian cloud services provider Bulletproof has seen the company position itself to quickly respond to upcoming acquisition opportunities, according to CEO Anthony Woodward.
The big online and tech companies suffer from an interesting conflict: the government is both customer and the one carrying the biggest stick in the privacy battle. Unless there's a major policy change, you're going to see more stories like these.
New Zealand Treasury's Debt Management Office is a risk-management agency, but for years it relied on a risky IT environment.
Survey shows IT budgets rising, but no corresponding gains in outsourcing. What's going on?
Hybrid cloud, and its unique combination of on-premise and off-premise solutions, is growing in popularity, as shown in a new Tech Pro Research survey and the resulting research report.
There is no timeline for re-release and no explanation of the problem. This was a non-security update.
Salesforce.com isn't the only cloud giant with a new startup fund this month.
Gartner has predicted that over the next four years, the datacentre market will see dramatic changes, including Chinese suppliers increasing their market share by 2 percent at the expense of Western companies.
A Sydney-based startup that uses cloud-based data analytics and low-power Wi-Fi beacons to help homeowners manage their energy usage has won this year's Rackspace Small Teams, Big Impacts Award.
Previously just an annual update, Dropbox now plans to issue transparency reports twice per year.
In a deal that makes strategic sense and buys HP a lot of open source credibility, the company acquires Eucalyptus to round out its private and hybrid cloud plans.
Aimed primarily at education users, the internet giant collaborated with a number of experts on this project, including the National Federation of the Blind and the University of Michigan.
Microsoft's developer outreach is taking a new turn in the new 'cloud first, mobile first' world with hackfests for enterprise developers.
There'll be a 100 percent bump in the engineering resources CloudBees puts into the Jenkins tool now the firm has turned away from platform as a service. There will also be more partnerships like the one it's just signed with Pivotal.