Storage

Pawsey's biggest beast slots into place.
Uses sourcing data to put the squeeze on vendors.
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.
 
Seven reminders the world runs on IT 
By Joshua Drummond | Apr 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
How a systems failure could ruin your day.
 
Microsoft OneDrive alters user files, adds unique IDs 
By Juha Saarinen | Apr 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Updated: Could be SharePoint "feature".
 
VMware late to Heartbleed patch party 
By Juha Saarinen | Apr 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
25 products affected.
 
Microsoft cuts Azure prices  
By Juha Saarinen | Apr 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Follows Google, Amazon.
 
Google enhances Cloud Platform, drops pricing 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Moore's Law hits the cloud.
 
Real-time data aims to rank the best and worst cabbies 
By Paris Cowan | Mar 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Industry watchdog beefs up its tech.
 
Cisco banks on interconnected clouds 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Telstra to become first partner.
 
Staples adopts SSDs in tiered storage revamp 
By Brian Corrigan | Mar 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
In broader attempt to reinvent as a digital enterprise.
 
Rio Tinto brings big data to copper, coal mines 
Mar 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
First major expansion of the Mine of the Future program.
 
Google slashes online storage pricing 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Cloud storage war heats up.
 
Can the new Privacy Act protect data in the cloud? 
By Jake Goldenfein | Mar 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Opinion] Mistaking data processors for data controllers.
 
Pure offers modular approach to storage maintenance 
By Justin Warren | Mar 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Cloud-like model smooths out infrastructure spending.
 
Inside Facebook's 'IKEA-style' data centre build 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Flat pack assemblies for walls.
 
Why NHS contractors pushed patient data to the cloud 
By Brian Corrigan | Mar 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Fresh privacy concerns for the UK’s National Health Service.
 
Microsoft debuts OneDrive for Business cloud storage  
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Available as a standalone service from April.
 
NSW Police to pilot first-stop data drop box 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Email, shared drives not appropriate.
 
Kim Dotcom raid ruled legal 
By Naomi Tajitsu | Feb 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Could make way for US extradition.
 
Queensland natural gas project turns to big data 
Feb 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Predictive maintenance at QCLNG.
 
Rackspace to bring ObjectRocket to Australia this year 
 
Microsoft slashes Azure cloud pricing 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Follows Amazon's lead on cheaper commodity cloud.
 
Dropbox adds $6bn to valuation 
Jan 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
More than doubles worth in less than three years.
 
Google provides direct cloud storage for Hadoop 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Planet-scale storage systems.
 
Business spending on cloud to skyrocket this year 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Three to four-fold increase expected.
 
NSW moves to as-a-service model for storage 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 16, 2013 | Comment Now 
Wants out of ownership.
 
Telstra invests to bring Box to Australia 
By Ry Crozier | Dec 6, 2013 | Comment Now 
Dropbox rival targeted at business market.
 
Megaport joins AWS direct connect provider ranks 
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