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Exclusive: Amazon bringing massive CX opportunities for local channel
Amazon is coming – and it’s bringing with it a ‘massive’ opportunity for the local IT reseller community, Frost & Sullivan says.
Exclusive interview: Nlyte CMO asserts data centre future is hybrid
In an exclusive interview at DCD Zettastructure, Mark Gaydos discussed the ever-evolving data centre industry and the implications for all involved.
The wait is over: Google opens first cloud region in India
The platform is now ready for customers to build applications and store data, joining the company’s other Asia Pacific regions.
Facebook, Amazon & NTT Com build Japan - Philippines subsea cable
NTT Com’s Asia Submarine-cable Express (ASE), Asia Pacific Gateway (APG) and Pacific Crossing-1 (PC-1) cables will connect with Jupiter cable.
The Kindle is back, and it’s basically a submarine now
If you’ve ever wanted to go diving with your Kindle, you can do that now...
Kiwi AWS certifications set to rise with new nationwide training courses
"Auldhouse is an authorised testing centre for official AWS exam testing partners Kryterion and PSI Services."
The Amazon effect: Kiwi retailers spooked by commerce giants
“Domestic retailers have to pay GST and overseas retailers don’t, so there is effectively a cost disadvantage for local businesses.”
Amazon introduces the new and improved Echo Plus
"Today we’re making Echo and Alexa even better...”
Kiwi retailers shouldn’t fear Amazon, they should leverage it – e-commerce expert
"Selling via Amazon – if done properly as a third-party seller – will provide more control and more profit."
Cloud services growing faster than any IT market today – and tomorrow
The global infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) public cloud market surged 31 percent in 2016 to reach US$22.1 billion, up from $16.8 billion in 2015.
Cloudera launches new software for the shared data experience
“Companies often cite security, governance, and complexity among their primary reasons for not moving their operational workloads to cloud."
Gartner: The battle for the cloud has not even started yet
Andrew White has an interesting framework to look at the battle for the cloud today and where he thinks it will go in the not too distant future.
Innovation or irrelevance: The price of digital disruption
Amazon is just the latest guise of the combined business threats of innovation and competition in the marketplace.
Cloud providers & outsourcing driving AU data center demand, report says
Massive-scale cloud providers are driving demand in the Sydney and Melbourne data center market.
Alexa, say my name: Turns out people love talking to their speakers
According to Futuresource smart speakers are driving global home audio sales upwards...
Amazon and Twentieth Century Fox sign landmark international TV deal
Beginning in September of this year, Amazon Prime will start introducing seasons of This Is Us and The Exorcist...
TVs too mainstream for you? Try Epson's $4,000 short range projector
"The Home Cinema LS100 Digital Laser Display is designed to allow people to enjoy life-sized images in full HD..."
What Southeast Asia stands to gain from digital disruption
Global Interconnection is growing fast. And Southeast Asia is close to the center of the digital storm.
Alexa, meet Cortana: The AI superteam coming to your Windows PC
“Their strengths will complement each other and provide customers with a richer experience..."
Shots fired: Alexa strikes back in the smart speaker war
Amazon announced an all-new Alexa feature that lets users control music across multiple Amazon Echo devices...
How colocation providers can follow Amazon’s lead & create lucrative new IT offerings
We’re talking about a company that started with a far more humble idea: selling books.
Enterprise is set to adopt smart home technologies by 2019
"The market for VPA-enabled wireless speakers is rapidly expanding..."
Exclusive: Frost & Sullivan talks AI, robo-advisors and frictionless shopping
AI is here, right now. Frost & Sullivan ANZ head of research for DX Audrey William sits down to chat with us about how AI is changing business.
Small town in Norway to host world’s largest data centre – for now
In terms of sheer size, the plans reveal the centre to be a behemoth at four storeys and 600 square metres, drawing on 1,000MW of power.