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Cloud services have quickly become a mainstream way of delivering IT infrastructure in Australia, according to new research from Telsyte. The research house found Australian enterprises are boosting their usage and increasing their spending on public cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS). The Australian IaaS market is on track to grow by over

AI is expected to bring massive shifts in how people perceive and interact with technology, with machines performing a wider range of tasks, in many cases doing a better job than humans. That’s the finding of a new report from Tractica which also outlines what the authors say will be

Apple and Samsung are in retreat – at least last quarter, while Chinese phone vendors are still making hay. Three Chinese vendors — Huawei, Oppo and BBK Communication Equipment — together accounted for 21 per cent of the smartphones sold to end users worldwide in the third quarter of 2016

Disruptive businesses are looking for technology solutions they can customise to give them a competitive advantage, argues Mark Troselj, SugarCRM’s newly appointed Asia Pacific VP. Speaking to Which-50 last week Troselj said there is a big opportunity for California-based software company to expand its footprint in the Asia Pacific region.

The value of global M&A deals is up almost 140 per cent as incumbents look to buy their way out of trouble. Tech and non-tech companies being disrupted by innovative digital technologies turned to M&A in numbers that made Q3 2016 another blockbuster quarter for global technology M&A value, according

Telstra has made what it describes as a strategic ventures investment in Boomtown, a United States-based company that provides support software and technical services to technology providers and small and medium-sized businesses. The telco says it will look to utilise Boomtown’s technology and services in Australia for its own customer

Satya Nadella

In five years time when we look back at applications built today their defining characteristic will be data and the reasoning obtained from large amounts of data to create intelligence. That’s the view of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella who delivered the opening keynote at the Microsoft Australia Developer Conference in Sydney today.

Business innovation has added almost $70 billion to the Australian economy but the country is still only scratching the surface. The potential is much greater according to Commonwealth Bank research launched today. Download the CMO of Tomorrow report produced by the Which-50 Intelligence Unit The study notes, “… that, overall, most Australian businesses

Hybrid cloud

Australian IT leaders are prioritising hybrid cloud to transform their IT operations, according to a survey released by Microsoft. Illustrating the rate of hybrid cloud adoption in Australia, 40 per cent of Australian IT leaders are already on the hybrid cloud journey. Microsoft expects that number will increase to 49

To pull off a successful transformation project companies need to raise their ambitions, develop different skills, challenge existing mind-sets, and commit fully to execution. That’s according to a new article from McKinsey & Company. The consultancy begins its analysis by breaking down what the oft-overused word ‘transformation’ really means. Download