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Cloud
Palo Alto announces new cloud location in Australia
The move will allow regional organisations in Australia to utilise several of Palo Alto’s high-performance solutions, as well as enabling these organisations to store their logs within Australian borders, the company says.
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Public Cloud
IDC: Public cloud IT infrastructure revenue growth remained strong in third quarter of 2020
Meanwhile, investments in traditional, non-cloud, IT infrastructure declined -8.3% year over year in 3Q20.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Twitter chooses AWS to provide its global cloud infrastructure
Under a two-year deal signed by the two companies, Twitter will leverage AWS’s infrastructure for the first time to deliver millions of tweets a day, in an effort to scale their service in 2021.
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5G
ABI Research: Telco cloud revenue set to rise 27% over 5 years
The growth will be driven by cloud infrastructure-related investments, such as virtual networks, orchestration, and cloud-native functions.
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Cloud infrastructure
Organisations struggling to realise full business value from cloud investments
“Our study shows a surprisingly small two-year improvement in returns on corporate cloud initiatives, suggesting that a more thoughtful and holistic approach is needed to fully unlock the value of cloud.”
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Collaboration
NEXTDC and PCCW Global launch new cloud infrastructure integration
"Teaming AXON with Console Connect’s Network-as-a-Service platform forms a powerful, globally available ecosystem that will deliver the reliable, secure and easy-to-manage interconnectivity that businesses are increasingly relying on.”
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Cloud infrastructure
Investing in mission-critical cloud infrastructure for business resilience
Making this investment is a critical step towards ensuring long-term business continuity and resilience for organisations looking to weather more than just the COVID-19 storm, writes Acclimation technology practice manager Frank Magliozzi.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Global cloud market grows 33% in Q3 2020 to $36.5 billion
A new surge of COVID-19 cases in the United States and Europe will continue this trend as social distancing measures are put back in place, meaning cloud will remain vital for sustaining business operations, remote working and learning, as well as customer engagement.
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Cloud Services
Major tech firms benefit from strong demand for cloud computing solutions - study
"These companies have been agile in rolling out new operational and strategic plans to continuously serve customers in new-normal situations."
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Cloud Security
Cloud breaches set to increase in velocity and scale - Accurics
“While the adoption of cloud native infrastructure such as containers, serverless, and servicemesh is fuelling innovation, misconfigurations are becoming commonplace and creating serious risk exposure for organisations."
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Remote Working
Nutanix launches solutions designed to empower IT teams working remotely
Nutanix has launched new solutions for cloud infrastructure management, enabling IT teams to deploy, upgrade and troubleshoot cloud software from anywhere, whether at home or from a central office location.
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Infrastructure
Cloud IT infrastructure spending on the rise in 1Q20 - IDC
However, investments in traditional, non-cloud, infrastructure plunged 16.3% year over year.
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Cybersecurity
NTT: Businesses face cybersecurity risk due to surge in obsolete network devices
Investment in the cloud is outpacing organisations' on-premises infrastructure spend, as businesses move applications to multi-cloud environments. 
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Digital Transformation
Google Cloud & VMware reach 'milestone' for customer cloud journeys
A new first-party offering will allow customers to run VMware environments directly within Google Cloud.
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Microsoft
Catalyst Cloud comments on Microsoft’s new Kiwi data centre
Having greater choice for local options enables New Zealand companies to partake in the global trend for multi-cloud, according to Catalyst Cloud, Kiwi cloud solutions provider.
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Oracle
Zoom picks Oracle as its newest cloud provider in bid to meet demand
“We explored multiple platforms, and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure was instrumental in helping us quickly scale our capacity and meet the needs of our new users."
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Infrastructure
IDC: 4Q19 picks up cloud infrastructure market
The 12.4% year-over-year growth in 4Q19 brought the full year into positive territory with annual growth of 2.1% and total spending of $66.8 billion.
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Cloud infrastructure
NGNY brings cloud services to Aboriginal businesses with iland
Ngakkan Nyaagu (NGNY) is partnering with iland to bring cloud infrastructure, backup and disaster recovery services to Australian-based businesses.
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Remote Working
Google Cloud says it's ready for the coming strain on infrastructure
The cloud giant says that they are working with governments and network operators around the world to minimise stress on the system.
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Digital Transformation
Lack of skills holding back digital transformation
“A successful digital transformation means ensuring the right blend of skills across an organisation and the empowerment of the IT department to make a positive difference."
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Analytics
Equinix taps Oracle Exadata to bolster performance improvement
According to Equinix, it has experienced major improvements in transaction processing and data warehouse analytics.
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Customer
IT spending impacted by Coronavirus and declining PC sales, IDC finds
“Much of this year's growth is dependent on a positive smartphone cycle as the year progresses, but this is under threat from disruption caused by the Coronavirus crisis."
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Artificial Intelligence
LogicMonitor acquires AIOps company Unomaly
Aims to use new tech to enhance observability, help IT pinpoint log issues faster and drive intelligent action.
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Outsourcing
IT contracts worth $48.5bn up for renewal in APAC
"A major portion of the contracts expiring in 2020 are in the infrastructure outsourcing and business process outsourcing areas."