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Amazon is investing in more renewable energy projects in Australia, announcing it has backed a planned Victorian wind farm today as part of the company’s global renewable energy push. Amazon declined to reveal details of the wind farm investment for commercial reasons. The wind farm, located in Victorian Western District

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Cost is often one of the earliest incentives that leads organisations to consider Cloud computing. That incentive is probably even stronger in the current economic circumstance, says Scott Taylor, an independent consultant from Thirdrock, with a long pedigree in SAP projects and stints at companies such as Deloitte and Ernst

The acceleration of digital projects across Australia this year has brought with it a wave of new data. The next challenge for organisations is using that data to innovate and support the new business models COVID-19 has ushered in. That’s according to Amazon Web Services, the market leading cloud vendor

Amazon Web Services today announced it will open a second region in Australia, with plans to have three availability zones up and running in Melbourne by the second half of 2022. AWS says the new region – a group of data centres with separate power, cooling, and physical security connected

Finder has chosen AWS as its strategic cloud partner, leveraging its scalability and development tools to expand into international markets with a new mobile app. The Australian consumer product comparison site will use the American public cloud giant’s infrastructure and services including compute, storage, analytics, and security.  Finder already uses

The West Australian government has signed an agreement with Amazon Web Services to better procure its cloud services. The agreement means state agencies, local governments and universities will not need to negotiate separate contract terms in their deals with AWS.  WA has a cloud first ICT strategy, using the services

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of cloud technologies by several years, according to the market leader AWS, which today urged its customers to reinvent themselves to fend off disruption and hit back at criticism of its growth rate. Speaking at AWS re:Invent, held virtually for the first time

Professional services giant Accenture today announced it has acquired Olikka, a Melbourne-based provider of cloud migration and related services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Olikka was founded in 2011 and now has around 50 employees, including certified experts in AWS. The company is an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner

Data Republic, a company that attracted millions in funding from the likes of Qantas, NAB, Westpac and Singtel for its data marketplace platform has reset its strategy and will now offer enterprise software. The company sees more potential in facilitating accessibility and innovation than in data commercialisation, and wants to

Amazon Web Services this week made its cloud based machine learning service available in 13 new regions including Sydney. On Tuesday Amazon’s cloud arm Amazon Web Services announced it had made its SageMaker Studio product available in several more major markets around the world, including its Sydney region. It means