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This post is updated from work originally posted on the Gartner blog network in February 2017. You can find the original post here. As organisations face dramatic variations in use cases and user quantities of applications while confronting impacts of COVID-19, the potential fit of consumption billing with requirements is arguably more

Amazon Web Services has announced it has committed to purchasing 60 megawatts of power from the Gunnedah Solar Farm in NSW, the first such investment for the company outside of the US and Europe. That project, which is due to be operational next year will ultimately provide AWS with 142,000

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Oracle’s second Australian Gen 2 Cloud Region is now open in Melbourne, following the launch of its Sydney Cloud region in August 2019. Both openings are part of Oracle’s global plans to operate 36 Oracle Generation 2 Cloud regions by the end of 2020. Oracle’s Generation 2 Cloud has been

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Youtube made US$15 billion from selling ads last year, according to Alphabet’s latest financial results, which broke out revenue for the video platform and its cloud business for the first time.  Download: Which-50’s Simple Fast Easy magazine – Six great digital experience case studies Google acquired Youtube for US$1.65 billion in

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Local Councils are concerned with matters close to our homes, such as building permits, roads, parks, libraries, waste disposal and many community services. However, our modern day councils go so much further, providing a diverse range of quality facilities and services including art and cultural centres, regional sporting complexes, childcare

With benefits come risks. The cloud has returned computing power to the people, enabling IT projects to be quickly and efficiently shaped by business users. Agility and responsiveness are the new technical goals, and they’re being delivered by empowering business users and less-technical developers alike with new and easy-to-use tools.

From today the Adobe Experience Manager is available as a cloud service. Previously it was offered in two ways, on-premise and as a managed service.   The cloud-native architecture will bring the benefits of SaaS to the Adobe product, including faster implementation and easier integration – a sore spot for marketers when

Recent stories in the press show how migrating applications and their associated data to the cloud isn’t as simple as lift and shift. Sure, the marketing phrase makes the effort sound easy: what can be simpler than taking ‘process A’ from one location (ie on premises or in a data

Downloads of the NSW Rural Fire Service’s Fires Near Me app surged to 750,000 in one 36 hour period during last month’s devastating bushfires, doubling the application’s user base. On one of the worst days of fires, the app sent 12 million notifications to users. Key to coping with the

Governments and public sector organisations want to reduce delivery risks associated with contact centre services. They should consider migrating their contact centres to the cloud. According to the NEC whitepaper, Cloud Migration and Contact Centres, there are three basic benefits to moving contact centres to the cloud: improved customer experience; managing risk