The public cloud has had a major impact on how organisations of all sizes receive IT services. Some organisations use private clouds, either on-premises or outsourced to a service provider. But with public clouds enjoying widespread adoption, when would you use a private cloud, and are there any advantages in doing so? Can the private cloud keep up with the public cloud … [Read more...] about Private v. public cloud: Can the private cloud keep up?
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Google Cloud Platform has been added to the Certified Cloud Services List (CCSL) maintained by the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC).The platform has been certified for use with unclassified but potentially sensitive government data. “Google sought entry into the certification program for hosting data classified up to Unclassified DLM [Dissemination Limiting … [Read more...] about Google’s cloud gets greenlight for hosting government data
Amazon Web Services (AWS) made a hybrid cloud splash during its re:Invent conference with the announcement of Outposts, a new service where AWS delivers pre-configured racks to customer premises where AWS services can be run as though it were in their data centre.It was the announcement that really got tongues wagging, with some heralding it as a step change in what … [Read more...] about AWS gets serious about hybrid cloud with Outposts, so who is it for?
Big data is big business. According to Statisca, the big data market is expected to grow to an eye-watering $42bn in 2019. Pulling data can pull a number of interesting insights, but the proliferation of increasingly complex and large datasets has made it difficult for companies to effectively harness data for their own benefit.Technological innovations in cloud-based data … [Read more...] about Cloud data warehouse: The five key business considerations
The cloud computing market is enormous — and it’s only expected to grow. According to a report jointly published by CenturyLink and Statista, it’ll be worth $411 billion by 2020. With incumbents like Amazon Web Services, Microsoft’s Azure, and Google Cloud Platform competing for a slice of the pie, it’s not easy to gain a foothold. … [Read more...] about Paperspace raises $13 million for AI cloud computing