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Google Announces 12 new Data Centres – Game on for AWS

Google has announced that it will be opening 12 new Cloud Data centres over the next 12-18 months to compete with AWS. The first two data centres will be in Oregon and Japan, followed by 10 more centres in as … Continue reading

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AWS announces Korea as its sixth Asian region. Boosts the accelerating cloud maturity of Asia

Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently announced Korea as the sixth geographic region announced in Asia for the IaaS juggernaut. Korea joins established locations in Australia, China, Japan and Singapore as well as recent announcements of a forthcoming region in India, and … Continue reading

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Will Salesforce, AWS and Oracle product expansion dent the glow of Tableau and friends?

Analytics provider Tableau has had a remarkable couple of years. Qlik, TIbco Spotfire and other peers have also experienced success as the growth and democratization of analytics increases. They have helped to bring Analytics into a larger, more user friendly … Continue reading

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Dreamforce 2015 Winners and Losers

Dreamforce is over for another year. This year there were 170,000 attendees, 400 partners and 1,600 sessions. In any measure the event is a big deal and the Launchpad for Salesforce through the next year. The winners for the event … Continue reading

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Digital Disruptors hustle, innovate and execute leaving legacy IT behind

Hustle is a word that means a range of intentions in different countries. But the core theme of moving quickly and getting it done (sometimes “it” may be ambiguous or up to generous interpretation) is central to how capioIT views … Continue reading

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As AWS dominates, Rackspace grows, and IBM, Microsoft and Cisco arrive by year end, does Australia need a sixth global IaaS provider

AWS currently is the dominant provider of IaaS in Australia from a revenue, perception and capability perspective. Its connection with the market has been nothing short of extraordinary. In a recent capioIT client meeting, we saw a client looking as … Continue reading

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A tale of two companies – Workday and Unisys show the gulf between as a service vendors and the legacy providers

We all know that the IT vendor community is undergoing an unprecedented transformation. Right now, “as a Service” based vendors are the clear long-term winners in the disruption caused primarily by cloud, but also by the rest of the SMAC’D gang … Continue reading

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Microsoft Azure to launch in Australia, Japan and China. Further proof the Asia Pacific cloud must be delivered through multiple nodes.

This week Microsoft announced plans to offer the Azure cloud platform in Australia and China.  (Update – On May 23rd Microsoft also announced 2 (Osaka and Tokyo) locations in Japan) This is a significant announcement for both markets and of … Continue reading

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