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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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Infrastructure Management in Australia – Can anyone catch AWS? capioIT Releases the Capture Share Report

Australia is one of the most mature and competitive markets for Infrastructure Management globally. After a painful beginning with ill measured outcomes and results, investments and outcomes for Infrastructure Management in Australia has substantially evolved. Cloud has been the central part … 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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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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