Cloud

Oracle targets cloud sovereignty concerns with Australian data centre

23 January, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Oracle has established an Australian data centre to tap into growing demand for cloud-computing solutions that preserve sovereignty by keeping data onshore.


Slow-and-steady approach will help stretched agencies go cloud: Ovum

16 January, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Government organisations want to embrace cloud but are struggling to develop the ICT capabilities to make it happen, Ovum says, advocating slow and steady.


Think short-term benefit for long-term cloud

14 January, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Companies considering cloud computing must develop short-term business goals that dovetail with long-term cloud strategies to ensure business buy-in.


Weigh internal cloud readiness before jumping: VMware

12 January, 2013 by GovTechReview Staff

Government organisations considering a move to cloud computing must ensure their internal organisations are agile enough to capitalise on the new paradigm.


Clear message essential for cloud transition: Nikoletatos

20 December, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

Organisations moving towards a cloud-computing infrastructure must ensure they have clear buy-in from business stakeholders that may not be ready to learn.


Cloud efficiencies will drive government's cost-cutting goals: IDC

20 December, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

Government ICT spend will grow slowly through 2015, but net increase masks productivity benefits of cloud, mobility, big data, and social-media spending.


Efficiency pressures hasten government cloud reckoning: Telstra

17 December, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

The push towards cloud computing will drive government bodies to embrace the model, Telstra's head of enterprise and government business has predicted.


Infor courts councils with cloud-hosted public sector suite

13 December, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

Infor has released a cloud-hosted, software-as-a-service (SaaS) version of its public sector applications suite in order to woo cost-conscious councils.


Telstra boosts local cloud commitment with four new data centres

04 December, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

Telstra will add four new data centres to its network in order to better address government and large enterprise concerns over the sovereignty of cloud data


Can AGIMO guide government into the cloud?

29 November, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

AGIMO guidance has provided firm guidelines for government organisations charting their adoption of cloud-computing resources. But what does it say?


Big-app demands will drive government to cloud: Amazon

26 November, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

New Australian cloud platforms will encourage government bodies to iteratively build, test and deploy larger applications, AWS public-sector head predicts.


Cloud sovereignty boost as Amazon Web Services targets Oz

12 November, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

Government bodies concerned over cloud data sovereignty will get a boost as Amazon Web Services this week launches a Sydney-based cloud environment.


Cloud-hosted VoIP from Zendesk gives citizens a new voice

31 October, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

A VoIP add-on for users of Zendesk's customer-service software offers citizens one-click phone calling, with auto transcription for government agencies.


Potential cloud users should ignore Patriot Act "scare stories": IDC

29 October, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

Many potential cloud users have been scared off of cloud services by concerns over data sovereignty, the US Patriot Act – but one analyst says not to worry.


Objective, IBM boost Australian government cloud credibility

27 October, 2012 by GovTechReview Staff

Australia's government has struggled with issues of cloud data sovereignty and security, but new offerings from Objective and IBM will help resolve them.


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