Datacentre provider Equinix yesterday officially launched its US$65 million SY3 datacentre in south Sydney, complementing its SY1 and SY2 centres located nearby.
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Although it could lose customers due to its no-vendor lock-in policy, Rackspace has opened up the ability to move VMware workloads to and from its datacentres.
IBM has claimed that the first generation of cloud services failed horribly because everyone in the industry tried to do it their own way.
In a bid to help researchers use its Azure platform, Microsoft has begun offering free training.
Migrating services to the cloud can be a daunting task, especially if organisations haven't done so before. ZDNet Australia looks into what organisations can do to best prepare themselves for the process.
The University of Melbourne is in the final stages of completing a second research-focused datacentre hall on its main campus, which will cater for not only its own researchers but potentially add to a national research cloud.
Australia's anti-money laundering centre AUSTRAC has relaxed its security concerns over the use of off-the-shelf solutions for its core systems refresh, saying that it can trust IT vendors — but it is yet to do the same for the cloud.
Despite many touting that moving to the cloud eliminates all the maintenance and support cost of owning your own servers, that's not why industry leaders are doing it, according to IBM.
Forget all the promises of cloud bringing cost savings — it's developed a monster generation of consumers that want services yesterday, and tailored specifically for them.
Queensland water-services and waste water-services company Unitywater has outsourced its IT services to CSG for the next three years.