Australian Government Signs 49 Companies to Cloud Services Panel

The Australian government has announced the first 49 companies as part of its cloud services panel which caters to Australia’s federal agencies. The initial industry group of panelists was recently revealed by finance minister Mathias Cormann, and includes providers of SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, and “core specialist services” such as optimization. Read More

Microsoft Adopts International Standard for Cloud Privacy

Cloud Computing

Microsoft has adopted ISO/IEC 27018, an international standard for cloud privacy. The standard is meant to assure customers by restricting the processing and handling of personally identifiable information, and establishing transparent data transfer and deletion policies. Read More

Cloud Firm Linode to Add Singapore, Germany Data Centers

Cloud Computing

Linode is one of those technology success stories that start with Linux and a dream. The company started in 2003, three years before Amazon Web Services hit the scene, and was 100 percent bootstrapped. Now it’s an international hosting and cloud provider expanding into two new markets: Frankfurt and Singapore. Read More

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