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The digital tools NSW Health built out over the last half decade paid dividends when coronavirus hit Australia and created unprecedented challenges, the public health body’s CIO, Dr Zoran Bolevich, said today. Speaking at the Amazon Web Services Australian Summit, Bolevich outlined how telehealth and a SMS bot for coronavirus

IT services company DXC Technology will rollout a cloud technologies guild training and enablement program to certify its workforce in the ANZ region to capitalise on a what it says is a global skills shortage in cloud technologies. In total, almost 10,000  DXC employees will be trained across multi-cloud platforms

This is part two in Which-50’s COVID-19 Disruption Series, which examines how Australia’s digital infrastructure is coping with the society-wide disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Read part one here.   Demand for cloud computing in Australia is at an all time high as organisations move to remote work and learning

Google will open a new cloud region in Melbourne which is expected to come online in 2021 to cater for the growing demand for cloud services across Australia.  Google Australia opened its first cloud region in Sydney in July 2017 and says it wants to build the “most secure, high

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. A Cloud Guru says the acquisition of Linux Academy will give it “the largest and most effective

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