Cloud infrastructure stories
Cloud infrastructure services continue to be in high demand
Cloud infrastructure services continued to be in high demand in Q3 2021, according to new data from Canalys.
Business leaders struggle with decision to keep or ditch early cloud investments
"The hybrid cloud market is moving so fast that first-generation providers are having difficulty adapting to emerging requirements."
Cloud infrastructure spending drops - report
The decrease comes after six quarters of year-over-year growth, and most notably compares to the 39.1% annual growth seen by the market in 2Q20.
OVHcloud scales Database as a Service catalogue for better cloud support
"OVHcloud managed database solutions offer customers of all sizes a trusted cloud alternative to improve their operational efficiency while keeping full control over their data."
ANZ IT spending higher than ever, despite disruptive lockdowns - IDC report
Most A/NZ businesses continue to invest in technology despite pandemic, with IT spending levels set to be higher in 2021 than ever before.
How adopting a multi-cloud strategy can deliver significant business advantages
Rather than being wedded to a single provider, different clouds are used to support particular workloads, writes Kong field chief technology officer for APAC Brad Drysdale.
Security vulnerabilities in critical infrastructure on the rise
"As more enterprises are modernising their industrial processes by connecting them to the cloud, they are also giving threat actors more ways to compromise industrial operations through ransomware and extortion attacks."
Ingram Micro Cloud achieves 200 AWS certifications
"Building the best cloud infrastructure requires deep technical knowledge and experience."
Fortinet expands security services to protect digital infrastructure
“As the digital attack surface expands with billions of edges that need to be protected, organisations are struggling to support an array of point security solutions and disparate services."
Google Cloud announces new Cloud region opening in Melbourne
Melbourne has joined the existing 26 regions connected via the Google Cloud high-performance global network.
IDC: Cloud infrastructure spending held strong in Q1 2021
Cloud infrastructure spending reached $15.1 billion in 2021’s first quarter, representing an increase of 12.5% year over year, according to the analyst firm.
Talend expands in APAC region with Sydney-based cloud infrastructure
Talend states its new cloud data infrastructure will provide Australian enterprises with confidence and clarity into their data while addressing regional data sovereignty, privacy, residency, and performance requirements.
Prisma Cloud updates help to fight alert fatigue
Palo Alto Networks has launched updates to Prisma Cloud, the company’s cloud security posture management (CSPM) solution.
Cloud infrastructure spend exceeded $40 billion in Q1 2021 — report
“Cloud emerged as a winner across all sectors over the last year, basically since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and the implementation of lockdowns."
How cloud silos are holding organisations back
It’s important to work with a storage specialist that can map a path to a successful hybrid, multi-cloud strategy that ultimately delivers results in digital transformation projects.
Zscaler expands CIEM solutions with Trustdome acquisition
Zscaler, the cloud security company, has officially entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Trustdome, a Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management (CIEM) company.
Peeling back the layers of the edge
Red Hat’s broad portfolio provides the connectivity, integration, and infrastructure as the basis for the platform, application, and developer services.
Five ways ADCs simplify apps’ transition to the cloud
Not only are businesses transitioning to the cloud, but they’re also adopting a multi-cloud strategy. According to survey results by Flexera, 93% of organisations have adopted a hybrid cloud strategy.
Cloud infrastructure spending reaches almost $40b in 2020's final quarter
AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and Alibaba Cloud lead the cloud provider market, accounting for 65% of total cloud spend in the quarter.
Palo Alto announces new cloud location in Australia
The move will allow regional organisations in Australia to utilise several of Palo Alto’s high-performance solutions, as well as enabling these organisations to store their logs within Australian borders, the company says.
IDC: Public cloud IT infrastructure revenue growth remained strong in third quarter of 2020
Meanwhile, investments in traditional, non-cloud, IT infrastructure declined -8.3% year over year in 3Q20.
Twitter chooses AWS to provide its global cloud infrastructure
Under a two-year deal signed by the two companies, Twitter will leverage AWS’s infrastructure for the first time to deliver millions of tweets a day, in an effort to scale their service in 2021.
ABI Research: Telco cloud revenue set to rise 27% over 5 years
The growth will be driven by cloud infrastructure-related investments, such as virtual networks, orchestration, and cloud-native functions.
Organisations struggling to realise full business value from cloud investments
“Our study shows a surprisingly small two-year improvement in returns on corporate cloud initiatives, suggesting that a more thoughtful and holistic approach is needed to fully unlock the value of cloud.”