The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
IT decision makers are not the only drivers for big data adoption as the marketing department is also playing a large part in this, according to IDC's Australia telecommunications group associate director, Dustin Kehoe.
By Hamish Barwick | 18 April, 2013 13:47
Big data is not only widely used by large enterprises in Australia as the mid-market is also taking advantage of it to make decisions faster, according to new research from IDC Australia.
By Hamish Barwick | 18 April, 2013 11:17
Nearly two dozen products have been selected as Best of Interop finalists, with winners set to be announced on May 7 during the annual Interop Las Vegas conference.
By Network World staff | 17 April, 2013 18:05
Yokahama Tyre Australia is moving to the cloud following a recent ICT upgrade, according to the company’s IT manager, Duance Hum.
By Adam Bender | 17 April, 2013 11:02
Startup Armor5 makes its debut Wednesday with a cloud-based security and management service for mobile devices that works without needing client-based software.
By Ellen Messmer | 17 April, 2013 05:51
Microsoft is adding to its Azure cloud service offerings and lowering prices in order to attract customers who may already have chosen another service provider, experts say, but it might not be enough.
By Tim Greene | 16 April, 2013 22:56
Harvards Clean Energy Project is conducting a study on millions of potential chemical structures and has identified next-generation organic solar cell material.
By Lucas Mearian | 16 April, 2013 20:49
Microsoft is dropping prices for Azure Cloud Services and for Azure virtual machines to match those of Amazon Web Services and implies that it will cut the prices of other Azure offerings as well to match those of AWS.
By Tim Greene | 16 April, 2013 17:02
Merging the worlds of big data and cloud computing, Red Hat, Hortonworks and Hadoop integrator Mirantis are jointly building a software program, called Savanna, that will make it easier to deploy Apache Hadoop on an OpenStack cloud service.
By Joab Jackson | 16 April, 2013 15:25
Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has recruited a new Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands country manager from its operations in Europe.
By Hamish Barwick | 16 April, 2013 09:51
Red Hat has launched a community version of its still-in-development OpenStack distribution, and it also released a preview of the enterprise edition of this distribution for those who sign up for an early adopter program.
By Joab Jackson | 15 April, 2013 21:05
Dell says it's hoping to move closer to the forefront of data center technology with the release today of a suite of new products designed for software-defined networking.
By Jon Gold | 15 April, 2013 16:59
Cisco last week extended its datacentre product line to support Microsoft's Windows Server 2012 hypervisor and VM management features to more tightly align their respective datacentre and Cloud architectures for joint customers.
By Jim Duffy | 15 April, 2013 13:55
HP, NetApp, and an array of cloud startups roll out new cloud offerings built around OpenStack Grizzly
By Ted Samson | 15 April, 2013 13:12
The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) took the media on a tour of its Australian Liquidity Centre data centre in Gore Hill, Sydney. The ALC provides co-location services and data centre space to customers, allowing them to place trading equipment in cabinets within the same facility as the ASX and the ASX 24 primary matching engines.
By Hamish Barwick | 15 April, 2013 10:20
Expanding beyond its own OpenStack hosted services, Rackspace is offering to build OpenStack deployments for other hosting providers as well, such as telecommunication companies.
By Joab Jackson | 15 April, 2013 04:02
A new survey suggests that large datacentres might be less energy efficient than was previously thought.
By James Niccolai | 12 April, 2013 17:31
SDNs aren't just for data center networks, despite the best-use-case-scenario arguments for network virtualization and flow management pervading the industry.
By Jim Duffy | 12 April, 2013 12:23
Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) cloud computing is fundamentally about managing hardware resources, and the CTO of OpenStack company Piston Cloud Computing has an interesting way to think about the issue.
By Brandon Butler | 11 April, 2013 19:21
Microsoft is pushing Azure cloud service to the 5,000 attendees at its management conference this week, encouraging them to take advantage of the system now for specific tasks but to keep in mind that it fits into a full-blown hybrid-cloud framework that may become more attractive to them over time.
By Tim Greene | 11 April, 2013 15:26