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PaaS
New digital traffic light system to tackle construction defects
Smarter Defects Management launches its PaaS digital system and says it will revolutionise managing defects in the construction industry.
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PaaS
OVHcloud ramps up big plans with ForePaaS acquisition
OVHcloud has acquired ForePaaS, a unified platform specialising in data analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence projects for businesses.
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PaaS
InterSystems unveils its new PaaS healthcare solution
InterSystems has announced the official release of its HealthShare Health Connect Cloud, a new platform-as-a-service to help improve patient outcomes. 
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PaaS
Gartner recognises Alibaba Cloud for IaaS and PaaS abilities
Alibaba Cloud has been recognised by Gartner among global cloud service providers for its critical cloud abilities in compute, storage, network and security.
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Gartner Magic Quadrant
Alibaba Cloud named a Visionary in Gartner Magic Quadrant
Alibaba Cloud was named a Visionary in 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Services. 
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Cloud Services
IDC forecasts the foundational cloud service market to grow revenue at 28.8% CAGR
IDC estimates annual recurring revenue from foundational cloud services will increase from under $100 billion in 2020 to over $300 billion in 2025.
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IDC
Global revenue of $400 billion by 2025 forecast for IaaS and PaaS markets - IDC report
IDC has published a report forecasting the IaaS and PaaS markets will have combined revenues of $400 billion by 2025.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Despite 100% of companies experiencing security incidents, 64% still deploy AWS services weekly
Vectra AI finds that even though 100% of companies have experienced a security incident, they continue to expand, with 64% deploying new AWS services weekly.
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PaaS
IDC: Google a ‘Leader’ in cloud data analytics
IDC MarketScape notes that Google Cloud is built for cloud native agile and outcome-based digital innovation and product development.
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Microsoft
AMD releases Azure Data Explorer PaaS solution
The solution, created in tandem with Microsoft, can improve analytics workload performance by 30-50%, AMD claims.
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PaaS
Oracle recognised in Forrester A/NZ Cloud report
Named a ‘Strong Performer’ in the Public Cloud Development and Infrastructure Platforms, Australia/New Zealand Forrester Wave.
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Partner Programme
ForgeRock and Google Cloud formalise years of collaboration
ForgeRock has joined the Google Cloud Partner Advantage Program at the Premier level, becoming the first Premier identity management vendor.
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PaaS
CrowdStrike establishes early-stage investment fund with Accel
In partnership with Accel, CrowdStrike will co-invest in security startups that are building applications on the CrowdStrike Falcon platform.
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PaaS
New Zealand organisations' adoption of PaaS solutions is increasing – IDC
"PaaS adoption is growing as organisations embrace cloud-native application development processes in higher numbers."
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Digital Transformation
HCL Tech named leader in digital transformation services by ISG
ISG commended HCL for its strong, deep in-house knowledge and capabilities in all areas of digital transformation.
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Public Cloud
Public cloud set to be a US$214b market by year’s end
New Gartner research shows the public cloud market to be aggressively expanding both now and in the foreseeable future.
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PaaS
Nearly half of today’s PaaS offerings are exclusively cloud
The platform-as-a-service (PaaS) market is entering an interesting period with no vendors holding any real dominance over the market.
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PaaS
Bulk of US$250b cloud market claimed by just nine companies
The top nine vendors in the wide cloud market ecosystem are responsible for well over half of all the revenues.
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PaaS
Deloitte New Zealand announces partnership with Dell Boomi
The addition of Dell Boomi bolsters Deloitte’s platform engineering capabilities.
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PaaS
How the cloud can be used to accelerate digital innovation
"DevOps is being asked to do more and do it faster at a time when IT budgets remain largely flat, the status quo is simply unsustainable."
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Public Cloud
90% of organisations to demand IaaS & PaaS from same provider
Public cloud revenue is expected to continue its surging growth in 2019, driven by the IaaS and PaaS sectors.
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PaaS
Exeed adds ConnectWise software to managed services porfolio
The Kiwi-owned distie has expanded its offerings for MSPs with the ConnectWise suite of software.
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SaaS
Why a cloud-first approach is the only valid one
"The combination of PaaS, SaaS and IaaS models has levelled the playing field."
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PaaS
Public cloud services market thriving, but dominated by the big guys
The top 16 market leaders in the market account for over half of the market, with IDC expecting this stranglehold to continue its growth.