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Oracle’s Generation 2 Cloud is set to go live in Australia by the end of the month, with the opening of a new region in Sydney. It will be the database giant’s first Australian data centre and is part of a broader plan from Oracle to have 19 Generation 2

Cloud technology has delivered $9.4 billion dollars in productivity benefits to the Australian economy in the past five years, according to new research released this week by Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Deloitte Access Economics. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The Economic Value of Cloud Services in Australia

Red Hat is now officially part of IBM. The acquisition finally closed overnight after getting the green light from EU regulators at the end of June. IBM announced its intention to buy Red Hat in October 2018 in an all cash deal worth US $34 billion, making it one of

Cloud-based HR start-up Enboarder has closed $AU11.6 million (US$8 million) in Series A financing, led by Greycroft, which also participated in the company’s previous AU$5 million funding round. Enboarder has raised $AU17.3 million to date. New investors, Next Coast Ventures and Stage 2 Capital also participated in the round. Sign

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Robotic process automation (RPA) vendor Automation Anywhere and Microsoft have formed a strategic collaboration focused on improving business processes through automation. Customers will now be able to access Automation Anywhere bots from Microsoft Azure to help manage large, unstructured datasets, decrease time-to-market and lower operating costs. Sign up for Which-50’s

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Organisations that are resisting the shift to cloud computing are often basing their decisions on common misconceptions around security, price and integration. That’s a key finding in a recent report conducted by IBRS, The State of Enterprise Software Report 2019.  The Security Myth Many of the organisations surveyed declared security

Microsoft and Oracle have formed a partnership which will allow mutual customers to connect services from each company’s cloud platform. The cloud interoperability partnership will enable customers to migrate and run mission-critical enterprise workloads across Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud. For example, customers will be able to run Oracle Retail

Two-thirds of large enterprises are not realising the full benefits of their cloud migration journeys identifying security and the complexity of business and operational change as barriers, according to a new report from Accenture. Based on a survey of 200 senior IT professionals from large businesses worldwide, the report —

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In 2007 Therese Tucker, founder and CEO of BlackLine, had a choice to make: move all the accounting and finance software BlackLine provides customers to the cloud, or keep some of it on-premise. There were some major upsides to becoming a pureplay SaaS provider before it was fashionable, there was

This week Red Hat announced several new releases of its open source software products and signalled it is betting big on an “open” hybrid cloud future. According to the open source giant it is an environment where public cloud providers will not be able to match its hybrid offerings, despite