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

Enterprise Architecture

Gartner’s Top Predictions for 2012: Control Slips Away

  Keeping to my promise of quick articles. This is my summary of the work done by  Managing VP and Gartner Fellow Daryl Plummer. I read this piece in Jan 2012, and it has really driven my thinking for this year.  I’ve come back to it for the next few Blog pieces. Head lines Successful… Continue reading Gartner’s Top Predictions for 2012: Control Slips Away