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Rimini Street is Challenging ERP Software Business Models in Australia

Image: Adobe/Hengki Image: Seth Ravin Rimini Street reported revenue for 2023’s third quarter at US $107.5 million (AU $163 million), up 5.4% on the same period last year. The result, according to CEO Seth Ravin, showed it is moving towards a goal of becoming a US $1 billion (AU $1.5 . . . Read more

Gartner: By 2028, 70% of Workloads Will Run in a Cloud Computing Environment

According to Gartner, the next wave of cloud computing will see even more complicated workloads migrated over, plus new options and requirements for cloud customers. While many enterprises still see the cloud as a useful way of providing additional capacity over the next few years, they’ll come to see it . . . Read more

Amazon Launches New Generative AI Training Courses for Free

The ‘AI Ready’ initiative offers online classes for developers and other technical professionals as well as for high school and university students. On Nov. 20, Amazon revealed the “AI Ready” commitment, a set of courses, a scholarship and a collaboration with Code.org to promote generative artificial intelligence skills. Amazon wants . . . Read more

Everything You Need to Know About Microsoft’s New $5 Billion Investment in Australia

Microsoft plans to more than double its cloud computing capacity in Australia over the next two years and expand its support for critical national cyber security and technology skills priorities. Fast-growing demand for cloud computing services across Australia has seen Microsoft announce the injection of AU $5 billion (US $3.2 . . . Read more

Google Cloud vs. AWS Comparison: Which Is Best in 2023?

Feature Amazon Web Services Google Cloud Containers Docker and Kubernetes Kubernetes Virtual machines Yes Yes Load balancing services Yes Yes Network service tiers No Yes Distributed object storage Yes Yes Geography-based routing Yes No Free tier Yes Yes Pushing workloads to the cloud is one way businesses enhance scalability, flexibility . . . Read more

Google Cloud Platform: What Is It, and Should You Use It?

This guide covers the Google Cloud Platform, its pros and cons and everything a business needs to know about its portfolio. Google Cloud Platform is a leading global cloud computing service provided by Google. From business-critical digital infrastructures to artificial intelligence and machine learning, compute, storage, databases, analytics, networking and . . . Read more

Leading CISO Wants More Security Proactivity in Australian Businesses to Avoid Attack ‘Surprises’

The complexity and change experienced by organisations as they grow is one reason we are seeing similar cyber security risks to a decade ago, says Rapid7’s CISO Jaya Baloo. However, quantum computing is one emerging risk where we could stay ahead of the game. Jaya Baloo, chief information security officer . . . Read more

Is Collaboration The Key To Aussie Tech Challenges?

Traditionally, companies and government organisations have attacked the challenges presented by IT individually. This has made sense, given that organisations that are successful at doing so then have a competitive advantage over others. But with the public sector being encouraged to embrace a collaborative spirit and necessity pushing the private . . . Read more

Regulator CMA to Scrutinize Microsoft and Other Cloud Service Providers in the UK

The U.K.’s Competition and Markets Authority has initiated an investigation into all cloud service providers in the country, following concerns raised by the U.K.’s telecoms regulator Ofcom. The investigation comes on the heels of a report released by Ofcom in which the regulator identified a range of issues plaguing the . . . Read more