UCaaS vendor collab9 gets US FedRAMP authorisation

19 August, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

US-based collab9 has become the first UCaaS provider to secure FedRAMP authorisation from the US federal government for its portfolio of services.

The Primary Health Network that cloud built

18 August, 2016 | Supplied by: Microsoft Pty Ltd

Rapid adoption of services such as Office 365, Skype for Businesses, Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online and NAV helped Murray Primary Health Network meet its tight deadlines.

Early adopters find transformation fosters innovation

16 August, 2016 by David Braue

Early government cloud adopters are finding that the process of digital transformation is fostering innovation and cultural change.

Cloud computing for law enforcement

05 August, 2016 by Matt Ilijic, Policing and Public Safety Lead, Accenture Australia | Supplied by: Accenture Australia Ltd

Law enforcement agencies should embrace the opportunities cloud computing poses, as data management is key to fighting crime in the digital age.

Overcoming the hybrid/public cloud compromise

03 August, 2016 by Carlo Nizeti, Senior Manager, Systems Engineering, Nutanix ANZ | Supplied by: Nutanix

Enterprise cloud platforms are designed to deliver the level of control needed to respond to challenges at the user's chosen rate.

US politicians introduce IT modernisation Bill

18 July, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A new Bill introduced by a bipartisan group of US congressmen and senators aims to cut back wasteful spending on legacy IT systems by government agencies through accelerating cloud adoption.

Salesforce joins ASD's Certified Cloud List

14 June, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ASD has added Salesforce to the Certified Cloud Services List of approved providers, while Finance has launched a refresh of the Government Cloud Services Panel.

Fujitsu wins $140m ICT contract with City of Gold Coast

20 April, 2016 | Supplied by: Fujitsu Australia

Fujitsu has landed a $140 million contract with the City of Gold Coast to manage its ICT infrastructure and applications over the next five years.

SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud established in Canberra

19 April, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

SAP Australia has launched an SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud service at the Canberra Data Centre specifically designed for use by government customers.

National Blood Authority looks to cloud to stem blood wastage

02 March, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia's statutory agency for ensuring safe and secure blood donations has adopted an enterprise cloud platform from Nutanix to help stem $10 million worth of blood wastage per year.

Governments pushed to share public infrastructure

27 January, 2016 by David Braue

Government agencies are ditching bespoke systems in favour of commercial offerings as commodity cloud and other infrastructure offerings become more trusted.

Security to be top reason govt agencies move to cloud

22 January, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Gartner expects that by 2018, security considerations will outweigh cost savings and agility as the primary factor motivating government agencies to adopt the public cloud.

BT secures cloud services contracts with EU

13 January, 2016 | Supplied by: BT

BT has secured new contracts worth over €24 million to create one of the largest government clouds in Europe.

AEC to host public websites on AWS

16 December, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The AEC has contracted SMS Management & Technology to deliver AWS implementation for its public websites, in order to help the commission support major traffic spikes during election periods.

Counting the cost of cloud

14 December, 2015 by Ian Raper, Regional VP, Riverbed A/NZ | Supplied by: Riverbed Technology Australia Pty Ltd

There are three critical aspects to ensuring the federal government's 'cloud first' policy adoption does not see productivity being sacrificed for cost savings: visibility, optimisation and control.

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