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Cloudian extends AWS alliance, bringing greater storage options to businesses
“We’re enhancing our alliance with the number one cloud provider in A/NZ, providing AWS Outposts customers with vital technology that combines secure, exabyte-scalable storage with data sovereignty requirements."
AWS: Cloud usage surges amongst enterprise post pandemic
“The past year accelerated our shift to a digital world and highlighted an even more urgent recognition of the problems we need to address to drive our economy and society forward."
AWS launches Amazon Location Service
“Our customers are excited to use location data to take advantage of the explosion of connected devices available today."
Microsoft Azure, AWS leading the battle of IoT deployments
"Microsoft Azure and AWS are leading the battle at the very core of IoT deployments and enjoying the lions share of cloud dominance."
Ingram Micro to deliver Amazon Web Services in Australia and New Zealand as part of global expansion
Ingram Micro Cloud has confirmed it is now distributing a full range of Amazon Web Services cloud services to its reseller network in Australia and New Zealand.
Data backup and recovery software StorageCraft now supports Google, Amazon, Azure, and Wasabi
Data management company StorageCraft has released major updates to its flagship backup and recovery platforms.
Informatica launches service for cloud data integration on AWS
The Informatica Cloud Data Integration free service on AWS helps customers get started using the Informatica Intelligent Data Management Cloud.
Public cloud services market saw huge growth in 2020 — IDC
Despite the overall growth in the market, not all managed services grew as much as others — IaaS and PaaS services in particular grew much faster.
Fujitsu partners with AWS to accelerate digital transformation of mobility industry
"The rapid evolution of technology in the mobility industry can challenge companies to keep pace."
AWS opens new office in Auckland's Commercial Bay
Accompanying the move is a commitment to investing in New Zealand customers and partners.
AWS launches clean energy accelerator for start ups
Amazon Web Services has launched the AWS Clean Energy Accelerator in response to the rapid proliferation of startups working to solve the world's energy challenges.
New Relic joins Cloud Native Computing Foundation as platinum member
Cloud-based observability platform New Relic has joined the Cloud Native Computing Foundation as a platinum member.
Data storage company Qumulo announces support for Amazon Nimble Studio
Seattle based data storage company Qumulo has announced support for the Amazon Nimble Studio.
University of Auckland selects AWS as strategic cloud provider
UoA will leverage AWS cloud to drive its digital transformation and enhance student engagement during online learning, which has been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cloud infrastructure spend exceeded $40 billion in Q1 2021 — report
“Cloud emerged as a winner across all sectors over the last year, basically since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and the implementation of lockdowns."
Trend Micro launches cloud security platform on AWS Marketplace
Organisations that build on AWS are now able to leverage Trend Micro Cloud One to protect their cloud-based environments.
AWS launches machine learning training for business leaders
Amazon Web Services has launched free digital training courses in a bid to empower business leaders with machine learning knowledge.
Vodafone New Zealand first Kiwi business to receive specialised AWS accreditation
Vodafone New Zealand has been accepted into the Amazon Connect Service Delivery Program, making it the first business in Aotearoa to be awarded this status.
Qlik expands partnership with AWS to accelerate cloud analytics with SAP data
"Customers are eager to bring SAP data into AWS and leverage AWS as a platform of innovation to increase the power of data-driven decision making across their organisations."
Modis reaches AWS Well-Architected Partner status
Modis, the technology and digital engineering consulting and talent services company, has achieved the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Well-Architected Partner status.
ExtraHop opens data centre facilities in Sydney
The company opened the Australian data centre facilities so that it could host its security offering locally.
Cloud infrastructure spending reaches almost $40b in 2020's final quarter
AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and Alibaba Cloud lead the cloud provider market, accounting for 65% of total cloud spend in the quarter.
Hostopia Australia extends AWS partnership with latest appointment
In his role, Gerald Bachlmayr will spearhead the AWS cloud and customer delivery strategy for Hostopia and its Anchor branch, while streamlining the delivery of AWS for customers.
Jeff Bezos to resign as CEO of Amazon later this year
Bezos will transition to the role of executive chair in Q3 2021, with current Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy to succeed Bezos at that time.