Powerlink sparks major modernisation with transition to Cloud

Supporting the business as it transitions to the new world . Powerlink is a leading Australian provider of high voltage electricity transmission services that ultimately power 5 million Queenslanders. It also operates in a sector undergoing a deep reformation. Australia is experiencing the fastest energy market transformation in the world,…

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Toyota builds virtual desktops for its workforce with Nutanix

Has introduced a work-from-home program for about 13,000 employees. Japanese car brand, Toyota Motor Corp has adopted the Nutanix cloud platform to build a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environment that can run 3D CAD software, delivering a new way of working for its Engineering Design Group. The car manufacturer with…

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Rise of supercomputers as data generation grows in volumes

High performance computing emerges. A confluence of developments including growing volumes of data generated by Internet of Things (IoT) sensors, and the emergence of new content and data-rich applications, some of which are incorporating the use of artificial intelligence (AI), is set to drive demand for higher performance computing solutions…

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Forecast spend for future of work technologies could hit  US$656B

How people work is evolving, enabled by technologies and accelerated by COVID-19. Future of Work (FoW) is a fundamental shift in the work model to one that fosters human-machine collaboration, enables new skills and worker experiences, and supports a work environment un-bounded by time or physical space. A new forecast…

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Queensland Treasury Corporation overhauls data and cloud

Striving for operational excellence and mitigating risk by eliminating inefficiencies. As the central financing authority for the Queensland Government, QTC provides financial resources and services for the State. In the last financial year, it delivered A$300 million worth of returns for Government stakeholders and achieved a record A$20.5 billion issuance…

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Clouds on the horizon

Manufacturers are under extreme pressure to digitise. The Manufacturing Execution Systems market has been pretty lively in 2020-21, noted Gartner. Much of the activity has been the crush of vendors rushing to embrace microservices, containerized applications and low-code/no-code development, wrote Rick Franzosa senior director analyst at Gartner. In a blog…

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Tencent Cloud launches three new internet data centres in Asia

Also launching a new data centre in Frankfurt, Germany. With growing customer demand and increasing cloud computing spending all over the globe, Tencent Cloud, the cloud business of Tencent, today announced the launch of four new internet data centers (IDC) in Bangkok, Frankfurt, Hong Kong and Tokyo. The addition of…

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Indian businesses choose the cloud

  Businesses started adopting cloud to host a wide array of applications. The Indian public cloud services (PCS) market, including infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS) solutions, and software-as-a-service (SaaS), revenue totalled US$3.6 billion for 2020, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Public Cloud Services Tracker. For the second half of 2020…

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