NEXTDC continued its rollout of data centres today with the opening of the new M2 facility in Tullamarine near Melbourne. reported last week that NEXTDC had opened a similar facility, the Brisbane B2 data centre.  Organisations connecting to Google Cloud from M2, like those using B2, will directly benefit from direct, highly

Data connectivity platform LiveRamp and 10 ViacomCBS have partnered for an Australian-first data collaboration for digital advertisers.  The partnership will allow 10 ViacomCBS to offer its advertisers to connect to first-party data through LiveRamp’s Safe Haven, in order to generate insights that do not compromise privacy.  According to Sophie Hicks

Closing the employment gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians requires access to broad, current and quantitative data. In the first session of CEDA’s Empowering First Nations Peoples series, panellist Shelley Cable, CEO of Generation One, Minderoo Foundation highlighted the lack of accessible data related to the Indigenous employment landscape. “We

Data Cloud Platform as a Service, Snowflake, announces innovations in its platform and data marketplace to advance data programmability, governance and optimisation. Snowflake’s key mission is to enable organisations to mobilise data by breaking down silos and bringing diverse workloads together on a single data platform. The company claims that

Digital decarbonisation, according to french IT consulting company, Atos, is critical to reducing global carbon emissions.  Which-50 Digital Intelligence Unit:  The Fastest Route to Carbon Neutral IT Operations CIOs Can Drive Business Wins From Sustainable IT, But Very Few Do Sustainability Is The New Digital, Right Down To The Mistakes Leaders

Data management outfit Cohesity today launched its Backup as a Service (BaaS) solution DataProtect in Australia and New Zealand, hosted on the AWS cloud. Cohesity claims that DataProtect delivered as a service allows customers to protect multiple workloads, with the aims of simplifying data protection, accelerating  backup and recovery and

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SAP has launched a hardened Cloud service that promises to keep data both sovereign and secure across the entire digital supply chain. SAP Critical Data Cloud is designed for highly regulated industries and governments in Australia and New Zealand and is set to support the federal government’s “Official: Sensitive and

Australian banks don’t think dead people’s data should be as well protected as the living because community attitudes to the issue are unclear, despite law reform commissions arguing for better protections.  In a submission to the current review of the Australian Privacy the Australian Banking Association, which represents most major

Australian governments must be bold and provide more proactive digital services, according to Mark Jobbins, VP and field CTO for Pure Storage APJ, who says data transparency will be fundamental to repairing citizens’ trust in government and delivering the services. Speaking with Which-50 Jobbins said citizens expectations for service delivery


France’s data regulator today announced it had fined Google 100 million euros and Amazon 35 million euros – around AU$219 million – for placing advertising cookies on users’ computers without consent. The french regulator, CNIL, conducted investigations into the tech giants between December last year and May regarding their french