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Interview: Barracuda decision-makers discuss public cloud security
Last month, Barracuda released a report outlining the security barriers organisations must overcome to adopt the public cloud, as studies reveal that security was the top concern for such organisations.
Alibaba Cloud fastest-growing in public cloud market
After AWS and Azure, Alibaba Cloud is the third biggest public cloud provider in the market and is showing no sign of slowing down.
Singapore firms sceptical of public cloud due to security concerns
Of those respondents from Singapore, 96% say security concerns are holding back their organisation’s move to public cloud – a figure that is much higher than the global average of 70%.
Security concerns roadblock for public cloud adoption in Australia
"While adoption rates for public cloud continue to grow, security is still the leading roadblock for Australian organisations."
Australia’s digital transformation: Can’t sweat it? Don’t sweat it
What may have seemed a short-term benefit may soon change: a monthly subscription from a public cloud provider may suddenly turn to bill shock after the realisation that it can’t be turned off.
Asia Pacific economies poised for public cloud boom, says Google Cloud
Public cloud will create more than 1.6 million jobs and contribute US$450 billion to global economies, according to a new Google Cloud report.
On the shoulders of open source, cloud stands tall – BlackLine
Open source changed software development, but its impact could pale in comparison to the public cloud, writes Pete Hirsch.
Gartner outlines top five public cloud IaaS providers worldwide
The total market, which swelled with 31.3% growth in 2018 to a total of $32.4 billion, is displaying strong signs of consolidation as the dominant players swoop in.
Check Point releases report on public cloud security challenges
Unauthorised access, insecure interfaces, misconfigurations and account hijacking named as the biggest vulnerabilities in the public cloud.
Cybersecurity market increasingly competitive as public cloud segment grows
Cybersecurity solutions for public cloud and ‘as a service’ offerings are continuing to grow, however traditional hardware and software deployments still dominate the market.
Oracle announces new autonomous database capability
Oracle has expanded its autonomous database capabilities to help meet the needs of enterprise customers.
Should Australian organisations rely on public cloud vendors for security?
As organisations utilise the cloud to accelerate digital transformation, there must be greater awareness of where potential security risks exist.
What you should know about the public cloud - Cohesity
Respondents expressed concerns about using multiple products to move data between on-premises and public cloud environments.
Infrastructure as important as ever with edge computing and hybrid cloud
Organisations and IT partners could be forgiven for thinking their own physical infrastructure doesn’t matter anymore.
Deutsche Bank opts with Red Hat for its hybrid cloud journey
This week at Red Hat Summit 2019 the global open source solutions provider announced a major new partnership.
Public cloud set to be a US$214b market by year’s end
New Gartner research shows the public cloud market to be aggressively expanding both now and in the foreseeable future.
46% of financial organisations operating traditional data centres
Much has been said of its future prominence, but in no other industry is hybrid IT more prevalent now than in the financial services industry.
Backup: Private cloud to the rescue when public cloud fails
Synology's Simon Hwang highlights the unforeseen risk of storing data on public cloud putting businesses in a difficult situation.
Why sovereign public cloud is a gamechanger for the UK public sector
Sungard AS' Chris Huggett talks about the huge responsibility in the public sector, and how sovereign public cloud has the potential to offer huge benefits.
The silver lining in Australia’s Government cloud strategy
Cloud has been a huge part of the ‘digital transformation’ conversation within Australian government during recent years.
Survey: IT pros nostalgic over on-prem data centre visibility
There are significant security and monitoring challenges faced by IT staff responsible for managing public and private cloud deployments.
VMware allures APJ channel veteran to take the reins
Balasingam will take on the role of vice president for VMware’s partner business in Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ).
Time to build tech on the automobile, not the horse and cart
Nutanix’s Jeff Smith believes one of the core problems of businesses struggling to digitally ‘transform’ lies in the infrastructure they use, the data centre.
Huawei to deploy Open Rack in all its public cloud data centres
Tech giant Huawei has unveiled plans to adopt Open Rack proposed by the Open Compute Project in its new public cloud data centres across the globe.