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Melbourne
Equinix invests $23m to expand ME2 data centre in Melbourne
This month
Equinix has completed the second phase expansion of its ME2 International Business Exchange data centre, located in Port Melbourne.
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Google Cloud Platform
Google Cloud announces new Cloud region opening in Melbourne
July 2021
Melbourne has joined the existing 26 regions connected via the Google Cloud high-performance global network.
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Cloud
NEXTDC announces Google Cloud expansion for Victoria
July 2021
NEXTDC has announced that their M2 Melbourne data centre will now provide low-latency, secure access directly to Google Cloud from anywhere in Australia.
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Commerce Systems
City of Melbourne announces financial package for SMEs to migrate online
March 2020
The grants would allow for businesses to quickly adapt to the new normal of remote working -  offering products online, providing services virtually and offering take-away and delivery of goods.
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Retailers
Coronavirus: City of Melbourne outlines $10m support package
March 2020
"We're doing everything we can to help businesses stay open and keep Melburnians in jobs." 
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Cloud
Oracle opens new Melbourne Cloud region
February 2020
This is the second Australian-based Cloud region after the launch in Sydney in August last year.
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Gaming
An esports gamer's dream: Fortress Melbourne to open in 2020
September 2019
As well as plenty of gaming space, Fortress Melbourne will include a restaurant, two bars and an arena.
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Council
Northern Melbourne council launches cloud-based solution Nintex
August 2019
The cloud-based solution will be used to improve customer experience, and to capture and manage processes, according to a statement.
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IT infrastructure
IBM keeping the AU$11 billion metro tunnel on track
January 2019
“As other major infrastructure programs come online around Australia, this continuous engineering approach is becoming the de facto standard.”
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Cloud
Complexica opens Melbourne office alongside new sales manager
June 2018
"The opening of Complexica's Melbourne office represents a commitment to our customers in Victoria."
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Smart Cities
YOU’RE INVITED: the 2018 Cities 4.0 summit
February 2018
Learn what it takes to become an innovation leader at Australia's premier smart cities event.
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Commvault
Venn IT kicks off 2018 with new Melbourne branch
February 2018
Heading up the new Melbourne branch is Ashley Diffey who joins Venn IT Solutions with more than 15 years of experience.
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Digital Transformation
DXC to launch first Aussie digital transformation centres
October 2017
DXC says the centres will deliver digital solutions by drawing on their global experience in digital transformations.
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New Zealand
Kiwi company spearheads legalisation of self-driving vehicles in Australia and New Zealand
August 2017
A Kiwi company is establishing itself at the front of the pack in the race to help legalise self-driving vehicles...
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Commerce Systems
China’s DHgate launches Digital Trade Centre in Melbourne
July 2017
DHgate says the launch of the DTC will streamline the process of bringing the world’s top brands to Australia.
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Interactive
Interconnected systems work towards vision of a smart Melbourne airport
March 2017
Operators, planners, managers and external providers will be supplied with real-time information to support collaborative decision-making.
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Cloud
Exeed eyes cloud, commercial growth on back of new staff promotion
August 2016
Exeed has promoted Matt Rummel to NZ sales director as it looks to grow its cloud and commercial businesses, while Aussie business sees strong demand.
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Cloud
Jitterbit launches ANZ beachhead, eyes local resellers
March 2016
Jitterbit is eyeing up the local reseller channel as it gears up for expansion across ANZ following the launch of an Australian office.
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Cloud
Cognizant reports 2015 financials, looks to 2016
February 2016
“In 2015, we strengthened our position as a leading digital transformation partner for our clients."
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Cloud
ACCC taking LG to court for misleading consumers
December 2015
LG Electronics Australia is heading back to court with the ACCC alleging the company made false or misleading representations about their rights.
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Cloud
Xero adds landmark building in Wellington's "hi-tech precinct"
November 2013
Xero is expanding into a third building in Wellington, moving into the capital's "hi-tech precinct", with Trade Me, NZX, Infratil and other firms near
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Cloud
Xero executing to plan
April 2013
Billion dollar Wellington-based firm says it's bang on track as it continues global expansion.
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Cloud
Juniper ANZ MD gone in jobs cull
October 2012
Mark Iles leaves company as part of a sweeping job cuts across the vendor's global operations.
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Cloud
Study: Cloud computing still too risky
July 2010
Almost 50% of IT professionals believe the risks of cloud computing outweigh the benefits.