Enterprise Architecture

Peak Virtualisation

Is Australia going to hit “Peak Virtualisation”, Gartner’s think so. The warning was a key theme at last week’s Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations & Data Centre Summit in Sydney. With Australia widely recognised as being among the world’s most mature server virtualisation markets, Gartner research director Michael Warrilow noted a decline in new virtualisation licences… Continue reading Peak Virtualisation

Cloud · Enterprise Architecture

$10 Billion Business

The Cloud market continues to rise.  Amazon Web Services is on track to become a US$10 billion business before the end of this year, according to Amazon chief Jeff Bezos. By way of comparison, in April 2015, Deutsche Bank estimates AWS revenues were approximately $6B, nearly ten times the size of Microsoft Azure today. http://www.forbes.com/sites/louiscolumbus/2015/04/15/sizing-microsoft-azure-and-amazon-aws-revenue/… Continue reading $10 Billion Business

Cloud · Enterprise Architecture

Chatting to API’s

From the recent Microsoft Build developer conference, CEO Satya Nadella unveiled the company’s grand vision of “conversation as a platform” — making bots that understand natural language the next big way to use computers. Nadella explained that this vision for the future of computing revolves around three principal actors: humans, digital assistants, and bots. In… Continue reading Chatting to API’s

Enterprise Architecture

Rent not Buy – ICT Resources

This is the first of two articles about Rent-not-Buy. The first about the impact on ICT Resources, the second about the impact on content. There is zero doubt that the Cloud market is seeing a very rapid uptake among Australian businesses, you could say stratospheric. 🙂 If you take Amazon’s S3 (1) storage data volumes as a metric, it’s up 63%. “Israeli provider Cloudyn, an… Continue reading Rent not Buy – ICT Resources