Amazon Web Services head Andy Jassy says that if the new Sydney Region AWS unveiled overnight gets the kind of take-up that the cloud business has seen in other regions, more data centres will be in the pipeline.
Stories by Rohan Pearce
Commonwealth Bank CIO Michael Harte today told participants at a Sydney event organised by Amazon.com's cloud computing arm, Amazon Web Services (AWS), that data sovereignty and security have been used as unjustified excuses to stop businesses moving to the cloud.
In a move that has been expected by local commentators for quite some time, Amazon Web Services — the cloud computing arm of Amazon.com — overnight announced that customers can now access AWS services through an Asia Pacific (Sydney) Region.
Australian research and education network provider AARNet has announced a peering agreement with Amazon Web Services, the cloud computing arm of Amazon.com.
Australian Drupal development shop PreviousNext has launched a beta program for a new open source offering intended to make adoption of the open source content management system (CMS) more appealing to government agencies.
Students at the University of Technology, Sydney this week showcased ideas for using the short-range Near Field Communications (NFC) wireless technology present in many of the current generation of smartphones.
The University of Technology, Sydney, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Northeastern University in Shenyang, China, to conduct research focused on big data and analytics and explore the possibility of establishing a joint research centre.
Google has unveiled the latest Android-equipped Nexus device, the Nexus 4. Australians will be able to order the smartphone, which will run Android 4.2 ('Jelly Bean'), from 13 November.
M2 Telecommunications subsidiary Commander today launched National Broadband Network plans targeting businesses. The Commander NBN plans offer the same maximum speeds as other NBN plans, but include a service-level agreement with shorter target response times when faults are reported.
Microsoft Australia this morning staged a local launch at the Hordern Pavilion in Moore Park for the latest incarnation of its Windows operating system: Windows 8. The launch showcased the new tablet-friendly operating system, with an interface that draws on Windows Phone 7 and is a radical departure from the familiar desktop environment.
Microsoft Australia this morning staged a local launch for the latest incarnations of its Windows operating system: Windows 8 and Windows RT.
Elasticity — the ability to ramp up or down computing resources depending on need — is one of the key benefits of cloud computing. Not being shackled to their own, in-house hardware means organisations can dial up the amount of resources they need to crunch big data sets, run their Web presence during spikes and troughs in demand and process periodic jobs without needing the internal resources necessary to cope with only peak demand.
Internet service provider has revealed that 5 per cent of its customers are now using IPv6, the successor to IPv6: an Internet address system that is rapidly being exhausted.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is taking Hewlett-Packard to court, alleging that HP made misrepresentations to consumers about their warranty rights.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) today announced that 8 million numbers have been added to the Australian Do Not Call Register, which bans telemarketers from making unsolicited calls to the numbers.