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Cloud reshaping major players

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One of the hottest topics in technology today - Cloud Computing – is promising many things. To enterprises the Cloud represents hopes for lower costs, greater scalability and decreased need for IT maintenance.
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A perspective on 50 years of leadership

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For over 40 years the IT business has been characterised by two unusual patterns: the boom and the bust cycles and the tendency to have the unusually dominant and often near monopoly of market leaders. These two phenomena’s are actually much more closely related than is generally recognised.
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A snapshot of changing roles

Pure Storage strengthens channel commitment | Superloop appoints Greg Bryant as CFO | Bang the Table appoints Roy Morgan Research Deputy CEO Hugh Amoyal as Chairman | Emerson Network Power appoints Mark Deguara Director of Data Centre Solutions
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Fifty years on!

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Everywhere we turn today you see and hear about computers, the internet, the information age, the internet of things.
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The clouds are growing

Over the past 50 years, the growth of the IT industry has been driven by the relentless rise of the “next big thing” mainframes, minis, PCs, LANs, Web, Mobile, Social, Software as a Service, Cloud, Big Data and so on. Each era has successfully established a new platform – a combination of hardware, software...
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The transforming business world

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If you listen to the many economists, industry leaders, pundits and policymakers discuss the economics of Australia’s growth it is easy to be confused by the commonly used terms: competitiveness, innovation and productivity. These terms are used frequently today and are often used almost interchangeably and with little precise meaning.
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Students think about their tech future

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For the 4th year running, thousands of school students from across Sydney made their way to the Great Hall at UTS to explore the jobs of the future.
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Technology accelerating

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Cloud computing has now entered the next phase of the product life cycle; several layers have now established strong reputations and also economies of scale.
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Who says IT is boring?

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Technology has completely changed the way entrepreneurs live and work over the course of the RustReport’s fifteen years and the revolution shows no signs of slowing down.
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Driving digital services

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The parade of new technologies and scientific breakthroughs is relentless and unfolding on many fronts. Almost any advance is labelled as a breakthrough, and the list of “next big things’ grows even longer.
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Shaping new strategies

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The recent Criterion Government Cloud conference “Transitioning to ICT as-a-Services” was an enlightening event with high level speakers and delegates from major Australian State and Federal agencies.
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The digital divide is changing

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The major technology shifts underway in the IT industry today, especially the shift to Cloud Business Services are having a huge impact on the current offerings of a range of key vendors.
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Adam Riley, Regional Manager, Akamai