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  • NZ company makes first move to Microsoft's Aussie Azure datacentres

    By James Henderson | 19 November, 2014 13:26

    Paul Muckleston, Microsoft New Zealand’s managing director, says he is very pleased that the Australian Azure datacentres are being so well received.

  • Is it time to move your databases to the Cloud?

    By John Moore | 08 October, 2014 01:48

    Akamai Technologies, an engineering-heavy company that delivers a sizable chunk of the Internet's total traffic every day, is generally inclined to solve its technology challenges in house. Corey Scobie, vice president for Open Platform at Akamai, summarizes the company's default engineering culture and philosophy as, simply, "We should built it."

  • Sorriest technology companies of 2014

    By Bob Brown | 30 September, 2014 01:11

    It's so far been another sorry, sorry year in the technology industry, with big name companies, hot startups and individuals making public mea culpas for their assorted dumb, embarrassing and other regrettable actions.

  • WESTCON IMAGINE 2014: Making Cloud profitable panel

    By Nermin Bajric | 25 August, 2014 14:17

    A selection of Westcon Group’s vendor partners sat alongside the distributions Asia-Pacific services and Cloud solutions director, Darryl Grauman, to negotiate the state of resellers in the current Cloud climate, and where small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) fit in its adoption.

  • How many data scientists does the world really need?

    By Sharon Florentine | 07 November, 2013 20:43

    The buzz is all about Big Data and how best to use it to generate actionable intelligence. To do this, companies will need to hire loads of highly trained, highly paid data scientists -- or will they?

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  • NVidia looking at 3D Rendering-as-a-Service?

    By Allan Swann | 23 September, 2014 11:26

    NVidia has released its new Quadro range of enterprise graphics cards, and they offer offsite 3D rendering via the Cloud for industrial applications. While only hybrid or private Cloud at this stage, logic would dictate that NVidia would provide rendering as a service in the future, opening up a new market.

  • HP places its datacentre bet on The Machine

    By Rob Enderle | 13 June, 2014 23:17

    Many industry leaders over the years have developed technology to drive data center innovation. However, HP's Machine concept - which treats the datacentre as an appliance - looks to redesign the datasentre from the ground up.

  • What's next in IT: Intelligent systems, Stressed-out staffs

    By Rob Enderle | 21 June, 2013 15:02

    The future of IT will be systems that are intelligent enough to detect and solve problems without human interaction, CIO.com columnist Rob Enderle conjectures. This will be great for analytics but bad for security--and it may leave IT workers reaching for Valium.

  • Big Data - How to extract value from the information explosion

    By Srini Kompella | 21 May, 2013 18:16

    With the volume of digital data predicted to reach four zetabytes in 2013, almost 50 percent more than 2012 volumes according to IDC, the need for an effective enterprise-level information optimisation strategy has never been more important.

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    Cloud and colocation sound like just more buzzwords in a seemingly never ending chain of new and complex technologies that are begging for attention.. Read more

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