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.
This year’s ARN 30 Under 30 Tech Awards were held as an integral part of the first entirely virtual Emerging Leaders forum, an annual event dedicated to identifying, educating and showcasing the Australian technology market’s rising stars. Judged by an Emerging Leaders panel, the 30 Under 30 Tech Awards 2020 recognised the outstanding achievements and business excellence of 30 talented individuals, across both young leaders and those just starting out. In this slideshow, ARN honours this year's winners and captures their thoughts about how their ideas of leadership have changed over time.
ARN kicks off awards season in 2020 with Judges' Lunch
ARN kick-started its 2020 awards season with its annual Judges’ Lunch in Sydney on 13 March, welcoming current and new judges to the panel. The judges came together in recognition of their involvement in this year's ARN Innovation Awards and Women in ICT Awards programs, both of which honour outstanding achievements by individuals and organisations in the IT channel industry. Photos by Ashley Mar.