GUEST OPINION: Establishing and maintaining a robust means of backing up your business’s critical data is an age-old best practice for enterprise IT, although strategies for doing so are still far from perfect.
The Digital Transformation Agency, now vested with the responsibility for certifying cloud companies that can host government data, appears to be unwilling to state clearly whether any of the four firms given a tick on 7 October had outstanding compliance issues.
Despite all the brouhaha over the alleged threat posed by China, the Federal Government does not seem overly concerned when it comes to cloud hosting of its sensitive data. Else, how does one account for the fact that the Digital Transformation Agency has given Amazon Web Services, a company that has links to a Chinese-owned data centre, the green light for hosting government data?
Four cloud companies have achieved Strategic Hosting Provider certification under the Federal Government's Hosting Certification Framework. One of them, Sliced Tech, was acquired by global consultancy Deloitte on Thursday.
Data centre and connectivity group iseek has partnered with cloud specialist Vault Cloud to deliver Queensland’s first locally hosted Protected Cloud service and tighten security on the digital frontline.
GUEST OPINION by Linton Burling, GM, Vault Cloud: At the start of 2020, IDC predicted that public and private cloud spending would outperform “traditional IT spending” – think on-premise IT and legacy applications - in the forthcoming year. Of course, they weren’t accounting for a global pandemic, which has sent cloud spending into the stratosphere, while traditional IT spending wanes.
Federally-funded not-for-profit AustCyber has announced the final four projects that will be financially supported by its $15 million fund intended to help the Australian cyber security industry.
ASD-certified Protected cloud provider Vault has switched on high-security equipment in the NSW Government's GovDC in Silverwater, the company says, adding that this would provide fast low-level connectivity directly into Vault Cloud.
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