Good news for businesses using Microsoft's Azure cloud platform: their infrastructure bills may be shrinking come February.
Microsoft announced that it will be permanently reducing the prices for its Dv2 compute instances by up to 17 percent next month, depending on the type of instance and what it's being used for. Users will see the greatest savings if they're running higher performance Linux instances -- up to 17 percent lower prices than they've been paying previously. Windows instance discounts top out at a 13 percent reduction compared to current prices.
Channel toasts 2017 success as Champagne Reception kicks off ARN ICT Industry Awards
The channel toasted the top performing players within the Australian market during 2017, as the 11th running of the ARN ICT Industry Awards kicked off with a Champagne Reception at the Hyatt Regency in Sydney - sponsored by Westcon-Comstor and Juniper Networks.
Brisbane channel turns out in force as Dicker Data outlines future digital opportunities
Dicker Data welcomed over 700 partners to TechX 2017 in Brisbane, with leading vendors - Cisco, HP, Microsoft, Dell EMC, Lenovo and Hewlett Packard Enterprise - outlining the future opportunities around digital transformation and the Internet of Things. Photos by Maria Stefina.