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Melbourne cloud training startup A Cloud Guru today announced the acquisition of its main Australian rival, Linux Academy, and a new investor Bain Capital, through the investment firm’s disruptive technology arm, Tech Opportunities. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter A Cloud Guru says the acquisition of Linux Academy will

IAG is planning to train 3,000 staff – around 20 per cent of its workforce – in its new Cloud Academy by June next year to assist in the company’s ongoing digital transformation. Since establishing a new strategic vision in 2017 to leverage data and technology to drive customer experiences,

Animal Logic, the Australian animation studio responsible for the Academy Award winning film Happy Feet, announced Amazon Web Services as its preferred cloud rendering provider last week and detailed how cloud-based render farms can speed up its animation workflow. The studio is using AWS’s public cloud services to render films,

Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy today reiterated Amazon’s protests about the awarding of a $US10 billion US Department of Defence contract to its main rival Microsoft, saying there had been “significant” political interference in the decision, stemming from US president Donald Trump’s dislike of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. Amazon

Amazon Web Services today revealed several new cloud services ranging from new databases to new AI and machine learning tools, some with particular importance for Australian customers, according to the company. Over 100,000 independent enterprises in Australia, ranging from startups to the big banks and government agencies, are running at

There are four foundational “components” for successful transformation, according to Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy, who framed his annual re:Invent keynote around organisations ability to respond to change during what he said is a once in a lifetime opportunity – the shift to cloud computing. “Transformation can mean transforming

Swimming Australia is partnering with Amazon Web Services to enhance the performance of swimmers and improve audience experiences. Data and insights from the Amazon cloud services provider will help uncover talent for 2024 Olympics in Paris, according to Swimming Australia. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The country’s peak

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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Google has debuted its new hybrid cloud management platform, Anthos, allowing enterprises to manage and deploy workloads across both Google’s public cloud, on premise and other public clouds. Google Cloud said the new platform is a response to the increasingly hybrid cloud infrastructure organisations are opting for, and the move

AWS Werner Vogels Keynote at The Venetian, Las Vegas, NV on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018.

The National Australia Bank is all in on public cloud. NAB will move at least 35 per cent of its IT workloads to a public cloud within the next two years. The shift will improve the bank’s innovation and agility, and better prepare it for open banking, according to NAB