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Deakin University to use machine learning for student support 
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As ANZ Bank's Watson-powered insurance experiment goes live.
 
Microsoft crowns Azure ready for Aus govt workloads 
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Ticks off a few compliance items prior to launch.
 
Xen bug made AWS, Rackspace data vulnerable to leaking 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Rackspace chief exec apologises.
 
Rackspace forced to reboot cloud over Xen bug 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Sydney servers restart on Wednesday.
 
Amazon forced to reboot EC2 to patch Xen bug 
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Rolling restarts over next week.
 
Cisco buys private cloud provider startup Metacloud 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Acquisition to accelerate Intercloud offering.
 
Rackspace dumps plans to sell 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Names new CEO.
 
Extreme upgrade pain for XtremIO customers 
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Requires a full wipe.
 
Canberra Data Centres goes national 
By Brett Winterford | Sep 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Takes up space with Digital Realty.
 
The big winners from Defence’s back-office IT refresh 
By Brett Winterford | Sep 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Updated: The full list of subcontractors.
 
NEC wins Defence data centre migration work 
By Brett Winterford | Sep 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
As subcontractor to $800m Defence contract with Lockheed Martin.
 
Cash rolls in for ground-breaking optical storage study 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Shrinking the data centre down to one compact disc.
 
Azure gets Kubernetes and Docker support 
By Juha Saarinen | Aug 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Microsoft open sources visual tool for Kubernetes.
 
SITA switches data centre over to Telstra 
By Brett Winterford | Aug 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Migrates facility over a weekend.
 
Dropbox cuts cloud storage prices to match Google 
 
Will Nutanix be outflanked before reaching IPO? 
By Justin Warren | Aug 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
VMware muscles in on storage startup in hyper-converged infrastructure.
 
Is public cloud ready for your critical business applications? 
 
Google adds Mesosphere clusters to Cloud Platform 
By Juha Saarinen | Aug 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Kubernetes for Mesos now available.
 
Photos: A tour of NSW Govt's Silverwater data centre 
By Paris Cowan, Steven Kiernan | Aug 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Inside Australia's greenest facility.
 
NSW Govt data centres on track to be Australia's greenest 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Assessment towards five-star NABERS rating starts today.
 
NSW agencies open ERP standards to vendors 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Creating a level playing field for procurement.
 
Qld Govt launches cloud infrastructure panel 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
First three suppliers signed up by the ‘cloud-first’ state.
 
Google adds zones to Compute Engine 
By Juha Saarinen | Aug 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
Aimed at high-availability applications.
 
Photos: Unboxing the Magnus supercomputer 
By Brett Winterford | Jul 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pawsey's biggest beast slots into place.
 
ANZ banks on universities for tech R&D 
By Brett Winterford | Jul 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Uses sourcing data to put the squeeze on vendors.
 
IBM, NEC picked for major NSW Transport deals 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Final contract negotiations begin.
 
AWS declares price war on Google, Microsoft, Dropbox 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Launches file storage and collaboration service.
 
US cloud providers boost Australian presence 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
AWS, CloudFlare build out local networks.
 
Qantas checks in with cloud computing 
By Brett Winterford | Jul 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Impressed with results of public cloud bake-off.
 
Hostworks gives CSIRO analytics tools a second life 
By Brett Winterford | Jul 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Local hoster to take on Salesforce.com, Amazon.
 
Google gives businesses unlimited cloud storage 
By Juha Saarinen | Jun 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Claims 190 million users.
 
Microsoft chops OneDrive cloud storage pricing 
 
Pure Storage buys 100 patents from IBM 
By Penny Wolf | Jun 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Enters cross-licensing contract.
 
Facebook suffers brief global outage 
Jun 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Social media site apologises.
 
Amazon brings solid-state storage to EBS 
By Juha Saarinen | Jun 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Aimed at general purpose computing.
 
SanDisk to acquire Fusion-io 
Jun 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Brings over customers like Apple, Facebook.
 
Google brings global load balancing to Compute Engine 
 
NSW Police CIO prepares for copper-cam data deluge 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Could produce a petabyte of data every year.
 
Amazon releases VMware to EC2 migration portal 
 
AWS 3D graphics instances come to Sydney 
 
Equinix promotes top sales gun to country manager 
 
Google must respect 'right to be forgotten' 
May 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
European court rules in favour of privacy.
 
SAP to restructure worldwide 
By Juha Saarinen | May 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
HANA in-memory database to the fore as company moves to cloud.
 
OpenStack launches Marketplace 
By Juha Saarinen | May 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Aims to simplify access to products and services.
 
General Electric picks Box for enterprise content sharing 
 
CommBank, Coles see future in onshore data 
By Paris Cowan | May 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
Impact of new privacy rules.
 
Defence picks Lockheed Martin for mammoth compute deal 
By Paris Cowan | May 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
IBM misses out on key contract.
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