Cloud Computing News, Features, and Interviews

  • Machine learning is the ‘new normal’

    In the future, machine learning will be part of the business model, says Olivier Klein, head of emerging technologies at Amazon Web Services

    16 April 18 06:45 Written by Divina Paredes
  • VMware Cloud Foundation coming to Amazon’s Sydney region

    VMware will have VMware Cloud Foundation, the bundle of its three key software products for virtualisation — vSphere, vSAN and NSX — available in AWS’s Sydney region from Q3 of 2018.

    12 April 18 10:20 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Spark offers businesses security as a service

    Spark is offering a suite of managed security services to businesses, based on those provided to government agencies under Telecommunications as a Service (TaaS) panel contract.

    11 April 18 22:15 Written by Stuart Corner
  • 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.

    04 April 18 11:14 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Salesforce could buy MuleSoft is in advanced discussions to acquire U.S. software maker MuleSoft, people familiar with the matter claim, as it looks to expand its offerings beyond customer relationship management software.

    21 March 18 10:24 Written by Reuters
  • Dynamo6 adds Google Cloud talent, Deloitte gains AWS expertise

    Google Cloud and Amazon Web Services have both strengthened their market position in New Zealand, with cloud services and bespoke software specialist Dynamo6 appointed a Google Cloud partner, and with Deloitte expanding its AWS and cloud infrastructure offerings by absorbing a team from AWS specialist, API Talent.

    20 March 18 08:49 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Dropbox IPO priced at nearly one-third below its peak valuation

    Dropbox this week priced shares for its initial public offering that would value it at up to US$7.1 billion, nearly a third below the valuation it commanded in 2014, a clear sign of how overheated the private tech market became a few years back.

    13 March 18 08:59 Written by Reuters
  • Origin unveils dedicated security practice

    Origin has launched a dedicated IT security practice targeting mid-market and enterprise businesses, leveraging specialist subsidiary Optinet.

    28 Feb. 18 06:00 Written by James Henderson
  • Government CIO urged to boost use of shared IT services

    The Controller and Auditor General has called on the Government Chief Information Office (GCIO) to work with public sector organisations to produce a set of measures for its shared information and communications technology services and to use these to monitor and report on the effectiveness, efficiency and benefits of these services.

    27 Feb. 18 15:46 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Orion Health offers integration services on AWS

    NZX-listed health software company, Orion Health (NZX: OHE) has announced the global launch of a cloud-based integration service running on Amazon Web Services that is says has the capability to manage and maintain the entire integration engine for customers.

    16 Feb. 18 09:47 Written by Stuart Corner
  • FedEx exposes customer records

    Global package delivery company FedEx says it has secured some of the customer identification records that were left on an unsecured AWS S3 bucket, and so far has found no evidence that private data was "misappropriated."

    16 Feb. 18 09:18 Written by Reuters
  • Spark expands telecoms offering to government agencies

    Spark has added contact centre, unified communication, cloud security access brokerage and site connectivity to its Telecommunications as a Service (TaaS) portfolio, saying the move will strengthen its ability to offer TaaS to government agencies.

    09 Feb. 18 12:43 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Dell Boomi rides the IPaaS wave

    Dell Boomi, Dell’s integration platform as a service offering, is claiming triple digit growth in the Asia Pacific and Japan region on the back of what it says is a growth in hybrid cloud environments requiring organisations to integrate cloud based and on-premises applications.

    08 Feb. 18 08:20 Written by Stuart Corner