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Digital Transformation
Alibaba Cloud unveils roadmap for international business
Last week
The Chinese firm commits US$1 billion to boost ecosystem capabilities while showcasing new products and comprehensive customer support for complete services.
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Artificial Intelligence
OrionVM and Blaize parter to create new AIaaS offering
Last month
This partnership aims to empower organisations to launch their AI solutions more quickly and efficiently, including machine learning across vast data sets.
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Software-as-a-Service
Cloud and data protection big challenges for NZ businesses
August 2022
"This surge towards a cloud-first approach meant security and safety became afterthoughts - there's no point being the fastest car on the racetrack if you crash.”
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Advent One
Advent One partners with US vulnerability management company
June 2022
Advent One has partnered with New York based vulnerability management company, Vicarius to accentuate cybersecurity detection and response capabilities
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Sydney
Equinix and PGIM Real Estate open data centre in Sydney
June 2022
Equinix and PGIM Real Estate, the real estate investment and financing arm of PGIM, have announced the first xScale data centre in Sydney, named SY9x.
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Digital
From the digital ceiling to a digital floor
June 2022
The pandemic has upended all sorts of preconceptions – and the world of business has been far from immune.
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Digital Transformation
How to modernise legacy apps without compromising security
May 2022
At a time when digital transformation has become central to business, even the most important applications come with a ‘use-by’ date.
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Digital Transformation
Cloud 'extremely important' to future growth, report finds
May 2022
“While most businesses see cloud adoption as a key driver to a more productive New Zealand economy, better understanding and action is needed."
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Cloud Services
Aviatrix launches Advanced Cloud Services to aid IT transformation
April 2022
Aviatrix has announced the availability of Advanced Cloud Services, a customisable portfolio of service offerings created to help enterprises.
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Cloud
Datto releases purpose-built continuity solutions for MSPs
April 2022
Datto has launched its SIRIS 5 product featuring up to four times the performance and Cloud Continuity for PCs, improved for the hybrid workforce of today.
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IT infrastructure
The BIM opportunity for the design of data centers
March 2022
As the need for cloud computing services continues to increase, data centers are tipped to become one of the fastest-growing sectors of the IT market.
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Amazon Web Services
ExtraHop brings greater security to cloud environments
March 2022
ExtraHop has extended the power of Reveal(x) 360 to provide frictionless threat visibility for Amazon Web Services (AWS).
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Artificial Intelligence
NVIDIA unveils Omniverse Cloud platform and OVX system
March 2022
NVIDIA has announced Omniverse Cloud, a cloud services platform, and OVX, a computing system designed to power large-scale digital twins.
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Infrastructure-as-a-service
Alibaba Cloud launches cloud computer for enterprise in Singapore
March 2022
Alibaba Cloud has launched its cloud computer in Singapore, with the inclusion of both the pocket-sized Wuying cloud computer and Elastic Desktop Service (EDS).
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Partner Programmes
Freshworks enhances partner program, hires new channel VP
March 2022
"Our partner program attracts technology companies, resellers, system integrators and MSP that recognise the market need for native cloud solutions."
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CAST AI
How AI powers cloud automation and optimization
March 2022
While cloud computing enables rapid innovation, it also threatens an organization's gross margin if cloud resources spiral out of control.
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Secure access service edge
Rackspace and Cloudflare to bring zero trust to more
February 2022
The intention of the partnership is to help businesses reach cloud-centric goals and provide a SASE for cloud applications, data, users and devices.
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Microsoft
Westpac enters strategic partnership with Microsoft
February 2022
The partnership includes increased investment in Microsoft’s cloud computing service, Azure, which will help to modernise Westpac.
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Software-as-a-Service
Why a cross-cloud strategy can deliver big advantages
February 2022
The benefits of using a cloud computing platform are now well understood by most businesses; however, many are realising they can take their IT infrastructures even further.
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Cloud
Oracle announces growing success of Oracle Cloud Lift Services
February 2022
"With Oracle Cloud Lift Services, customers can take advantage of Oracle's experts to guide their migrations and get their critical workloads successfully running on OCI."
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3D Printing
Xerox and Oracle partner to help new ventures launch fast, with a focus on 3D printing, IoT, and AR
December 2021
Oracle has announced a multi-year deal with Xerox providing cloud-computing infrastructure and Oracle software, focusing on 3D printing, industrial IoT and augmented reality.
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Malware
Threat actors to cause significantly more damage through malware and cloud computing
December 2021
The rapid rise in cloud computing has seen threat actors increase their toolkit. 
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Customer experience
Auth0 launches Identity Platform on Microsoft Azure
December 2021
"The Auth0 Identity Platform on Azure can help unlock a secure and compliant cloud deployment experience for organisations seeking support across CIAM use cases."
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Hybrid Cloud
Telstra Purple launches next gen hybrid cloud offering
December 2021
Available as a self-serve solution, Telstra Hybrid Cloud can also be fully managed by the Telstra Purple team who can take care of updating, patching and around the clock monitoring.