public cloud

Global spending on public cloud services is forecast to grow 23.1 per cent in 2021 to total $US332.3 billion, up from $US270 billion in 2020. Australian organisations meanwhile will tip $A10.6 billion this year into public cloud services, up 18.4 per cent from 2020. The figures are contained in a

Since committing to a cloud skills program in 2018 National Australia Bank says it has trained 7,000 staff in the technology, including 1,300 to a certification level, marking a stark turnaround for the bank that just a few years ago outsourced almost all its cloud skills. NAB formed a “Cloud

AMP is migrating all of its remaining on premise environments to the AWS public cloud to increase its speed of service and scalability, the financial services company announced Thursday. An early adopter of cloud technology, AMP began moving applications and workloads to the cloud in 2012 and currently has over

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

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

Cloud technologies exploded in popularity in 2020 as organisations scrambled to respond to migrating workers and customers. But the cloud tools and migrations are creating a host of migration and security headaches, according to Trend Micro which says many organisations are unaware of the best practices required. While public cloud

Swinburne University will offer a two year degree in cloud computing, teaching students about cloud services programming, app building, data management, and analysis. The Associate Degree of Applied Technologies – Cloud Computing is the result of a partnership with Amazon Web Series, the market leader in public cloud services, which

Enterprises overwhelmingly see value in public cloud and more than three in four are using it in some capacity. But relatively few of them have expanded cloud initiatives across the business due to fears of security, compliance and “vendor lock-in”. That’s according to a new study by technology consultancy Contino

Enterprises overwhelmingly see value in public cloud and more than three in four are using it in some capacity. But, new research from Contino suggests relatively few of them have expanded cloud initiatives across the business due to fears of security, compliance and “vendor lock-in”. In this week’s Minicast, Contino

Chinese tech behemoth Alibaba Group today announced the addition of Temenos banking software and the Vertica analytics platform to its public cloud offering, Alibaba Cloud. Both new partners say their customers are increasingly demanding the flexible and scalable qualities of pubic cloud. The partnership with the European software giant means