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Former AWS executive joins Ping Identity
"Candace has deep expertise in enterprise security strategy and an acute understanding of the innovations that businesses require."
Red Hat and AWS launch OpenShift, a joint Kubernetes service
The new offering is designed to better enable organisation wide digital transformation and is targeted towards enterprises around the globe.
NVIDIA unveils its first GPU featuring Ampere architecture
The NVIDIA A100 GPU boasts up to 20 times more power than its predecessors, boosting throughput for data centres as demand for data surges.
8x8 ditches AWS for Oracle for video
The UC platform provider cites “substantial performance enhancements” and a reduction in costs at hyperscale as reasons for the move.
AWS launches Amazon Kendra, its machine learning search service
The cloud giant says Kendra uses its machine learning framework to provide high-quality results to ‘natural language’ queries, as opposed to the more common search function which pulls a list of links in response to keywords.
Boomi launches EventBridge iPaaS platform connector
Provides out-of-the-box support for Amazon EventBridge, offering Event-Driven Architecture (EDA) for Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Boomi customers.
Rackspace to open first NZ office in Auckland
The company expands into Aotearoa New Zealand as it looks to grow its customer base across Asia Pacific.
HPE rolls out GreenLake Central, delivering edge to cloud solution
First unveiled in December last year, the service aims to bring the cloud experience to customers’ applications in a self-serve, pay-per-use, scale up-and-down way and managed as-a-Service by HPE.
OpenText and AWS form strategic partnership
OpenText’s portfolio of Information Management solutions will now be available as fully managed services on AWS.
Cloud wins big in Q1 2020 as remote work drives record demand
Research released today by Canalys reveals cloud infrastructure services spending grew 34% in Q1 2020, hitting US$31 billion in the quarter.
University of Sydney taps into AWS to save threatened species
Researchers at the University of Sydney use the AWS platform to democratise data with the intention of sharing ideas, techniques, and tools so that researchers can work together to find solutions.
Edge computing market to explode in APAC despite pandemic woes
By the mid-2020s, the market for edge computing will reach US$5.8 billion in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region alone, where the industry is seeing significant interest and a potential surge in revenue.
Snowflake secures data deal with WA's Vix Technology
Western Australian company Vix Technology has entered into a business agreement with cloud data platform Snowflake to crunch real-time data.
Cloudscene recruits AWS, Netflix, Digital Realty execs to advisory board
Amazon Web Services head of network strategy Phil Lin, Netflix director of infrastructure strategy Kevin Epperson, Digital Realty CTO Chris Sharp, and NEXTDC founder Bevan Slattery have joined the board.
AWS Marketplace & Data Exchange open to A/NZ channel partners
ISVs, consulting partners, and data providers are now able to leverage AWS Marketplace and AWS Data Exchange for transactions.
Commvault adds AWS B&R among new capabilities
Also enhances Oracle and SQL database migration capabilities and adds integration with ServiceNow SaaS platform.
Alibaba Cloud fastest-growing in public cloud market
After AWS and Azure, Alibaba Cloud is the third biggest public cloud provider in the market and is showing no sign of slowing down.
Forcepoint announces three new integrations with AWS Security Hub
The collaboration will help users consolidate their high priority alerts across their AWS accounts, says Forcepoint.
New Azure and AWS integration announced amid increasing cyber threats
FireMon says the integration of the two cloud giants will help match the pace needed to protect systems from ongoing and increasing cyber threats and data breaches.
Unleashed Software continues growth with AWS
"With our customer base growing on a global scale, we needed a platform that was scaleable and reliable."
Kemp updates licensing, pricing for load balancers
The goal is to provide increased value and tighter alignment with independent software vendor (ISV) and service provider use cases.
University of Auckland utilises AWS to improve student experience
The University of Auckland has upgraded its student experience with enhanced communication capability utilising Consegna and Amazon Web Services.
Global cloud infrastructure spending grows 37% in Q4
The cloud infrastructures market continues to boom, with spending reaching over US$30 billion.
AWS Outposts adds new availability regions
The seven new AWS Outpost regions include Asia (Hong Kong & Singapore), Middle East (Bahrain), Europe (London, Paris, Stockholm), and Canada (central).