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5 ways cloud is fuelling the next wave of innovation in Australia’s fintech space

In fact, Australia’s fintech space is booming. It has been predicted that our fintech sector will reach $4.2 billion by 2020 (up from just under $250 million in 2015).

The next evolution of the cloud will see businesses say goodbye to their servers

The main benefit of a private cloud is the provision of shared IT resources across multiple applications and/or locations, which contribute directly to increased productivity and bottom line cost benefits.

Are you on the cloud? Here are 5 benefits of cloud computing for small...

When everyone has access to the same information, something profound happens: systems become unified, and processes become streamlined. You can then start to roll out standard processes across your organisation.

Some Australian industries are set to fly in the new financial year, others to...

As Australian companies move into the new financial year, business information analysts at IBISWorld reveal the industries set to flourish and those set to flounder over the next 12 months.

Cloud computing giant Salesforce is joining forces with Australian start-ups

Salesforce recently announced that it is joining forces with the Australian start-up ecosystem, as its premier event in Australia and New Zealand, the Salesforce...

Meet REND Tech, Anthill 2014 Cool Company WINNER [Social]

In a country as large as Australia, it’s quite hard for health professionals to reach remote patients or for remote health businesses to reach resources to deliver better care to their patients. That’s why REND Tech Associates created Cloud for Health. This solution enables remote health professionals to have access to software, resources and support that’s the same as city based health professionals. No longer can it be said that the Australian medical professions suffers from the ‘tyranny of distance’. REND Tech is helping doctors save lives in remote areas, and that’s cool.

Seven steps to get more from cloud tools [FREE CHEAT SHEET]

SPONSORED: For small businesses, technology can make the difference in driving your company ahead and setting you apart from your competition. But the challenge...

Naked Selfies, FBI and 4Chan: Should you really be afraid of the cloud?

SPONSORED: For small businesses, technology can make the difference in driving your company ahead and setting you apart from your competition. But the challenge...

Five ways to keep the winter from freezing out your business’ engine

As the mid-winter mark passes, now is a perfect time for you, as a business owner, to start warming up your business’ engine in...

Approach the cloud the right way or you will fall from the sky with...

The cloud is arguably the biggest revolution in organisational capability in history. Cloud computing, ubiquitous wireless networks and a broad range of low-cost networked...

If you’re not using the cloud, are you running your business from under a...

If you are a CEO and not yet aware of the power of cloud computing and the potential it has to transform your company,...

Ah-choo! Australia has caught the cloud computing flu!

Australian businesses see public cloud services as an agile tool for never-seen-before levels of scalability and flexibility. Take customer profiling and behavioural data for example. These are a perfect fit for the cloud, where sales reps can access a frequently updated store of customer insight from any location.

What does 2013 have in store for SMEs? It’s looking pretty good

Conditions remained tough last financial year. Twice as many businesses experienced a fall in revenue and two in three estimated that economic improvement was more than 12 months away. What’s more, the highest levels of SME dissatisfaction with the Federal Government in the history of the research were recorded.

Are you afraid of the cloud? According to MYOB’s Simon Raik-Allen, cloud users are...

Did you know that one if four Australian SMEs are afraid of cloud computing? Furthermore, according to the same MYOB report, SMEs that embrace cloud computing were 53% more likely to see their revenue rise in the last financial year and were 55% more likely to have more sales/work than usual in their three-month pipeline.

Finding the silver lining in cloud computing!

Even though the cloud has been changing business for the better, confusion about its definition and uncertainty about its benefits are still fairly widespread among SME business owners, said MYOB CEO Tim Reed.

MYOB survey says more SMEs should join the cloud computing crowd

New research from MYOB has shown that cloud-computing is raining success down on SMEs. The research shows a pattern of positive financial and operational results. The MYOB research also forecasts more of the same on the horizon. One key finding was that those using cloud technologies for business were 53% more likely to see revenue rise in the past year, making cloud computing the object of envy for SMEs not already using the technology. MYOB, which offers its own suite of cloud solutions, commissioned independent market research firm Colmar Brunton to conduct a nationally representative survey of more than one thousand SMEs.

HP joins that cloud thing that everyone is talking about [VIDEO]

I don't know about you, but I'm looking forward to having 5G, in fact all the Gs, available on the cloud. The team at The Onion have woven their comedic magic and taken aim at HP, the cloud, Gs and CD-ROMs. The cloud must be getting pretty darn full. I mean, every second person you talk to is building something on the cloud, putting something on the cloud or building their own private cloud, which is very Rolling Stones, if you think about it.

It’s all in the cloud. Find the one that’s right for you

Over and above the comprehensive value it provides, cloud computing offers very distinct advantages to businesses. We believe several may be behind the rapid adoption.

Whispir awarded $2m grant from Commercialisation Australia to develop crisis management platform

The award, granted by the Innovation Minister, Senator Kim Carr, will go towards funding the development of OpenWhispir, whose cost is estimated at $4.5 million. By facilitating connections between public and private communities, OpenWhispir will be designed to enable the tracking of emergencies and other breaking events in real time as they unfold.

Dual Drivers: Sheng Yeo and Alex Sharp, 2011 Anthill 30under30 Winners

If 2011 proves to be the year in which cloud computing transformed from a growing techie trend into an integral component of our wired lifestyles, Sheng Yeo and Alex Sharp will have had much to do with it. The two UTS mates co-founded Orion Virtualisation Solutions (aka OrionVM) in 2010 with a straightforward goal in mind: build the fastest cloud storage platform in Australia. Today, OrionVM competes among the fastest in the world.

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