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Sydney
Equinix and PGIM Real Estate open data centre in Sydney
Equinix and PGIM Real Estate, the real estate investment and financing arm of PGIM, have announced the first xScale data centre in Sydney, named SY9x.
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APAC expansion
Procore doubles down on A/NZ investment with Sydney office
Procore Technologies, the provider of construction management software, has announced the opening of its new Asia-Pacific headquarters in Sydney.
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Data center
CBRE finds record levels of investment in APAC data centers
CBRE's new report finds direct investment in the sector more than doubled in 2021, surpassing investment volumes for the past four years combined
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Sydney
Macquarie opens Sydney facility to support Govt and economy
Macquarie Data Centres and Macquarie Government hosted Australia's Prime Minister to open the company’s Intellicentre 3 East hyperscale data centre.
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Sustainability
Sydney consulting firm launches new social impact practice
HTANALYSTS has launched a consulting practice to deliver capabilities in social impact measurement, govt services, sustainability, aged care and disability.
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Cloud
Databricks expands availability on Google Cloud for APAC
Organisations can leverage Databricks on Google Cloud to create a lakehouse capable of data engineering, data science, machine learning, and analytics.
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Cloud
Sydney Trains advances cloud-first strategy with Tricentis
"We look at transport as a whole. We want to get you all the way from your home to wherever you want to go and ensure your travels are as seamless as possible.”
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Cloud
Talend expands in APAC region with Sydney-based cloud infrastructure
Talend states its new cloud data infrastructure will provide Australian enterprises with confidence and clarity into their data while addressing regional data sovereignty, privacy, residency, and performance requirements.
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Quantum
Sydney looks to become quantum hub for Australia
“The Academy will keep us at the forefront of quantum technology by developing the future employers, entrepreneurs and the workforce required to sustain the industry's growth.”
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Digital Transformation
AppsFlyer opens Sydney office, expands into A/NZ region
AppsFlyer has opened an office in Sydney, it’s 19th office worldwide and its first in Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ), marking the company’s expansion into the region.
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APAC expansion
Fivetran opens Sydney office, announces APAC data centre
“Fivetran is growing and investing in areas that are most important to our customer’s success. In this instance, that means timely, substantive, in-region support and a product that just works for customers in Australia, New Zealand and beyond.”
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Internet of Things
Emerging tech to add $30 billion to Sydney economy in 10 years
The four digital technologies are estimated to have contributed $6.66 billion to the Sydney economy in 2019, with IoT contributing 50%.
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Cloud
Wavelink invests in Australian region with three new hires
These additions were made in the last eight months, with each of the new roles focused on extending investment and commitment in the region, according to the company.
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Cloud
NEXTDC brings Microsoft ExpressRoute site to Sydney
The data-centre-as-a-service provider will offer Sydney customers an enhanced experience when connecting to their Microsoft Azure services.
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Sydney
Macquarie Data Centres 'breaks ground' on $80m Sydney data centre
Macquarie Data Centers has announced a new Intellicentre 3 data centre, to be built in Sydney, Australia.
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Cloud
Nutanix announces continued growth in A/NZ region
Nutanix has continued to see strong growth in the Australia and New Zealand regions as the company opens the doors to a new flagship office in Sydney.
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Internet of Things
Committee for Sydney announces Smart City Awards winners
The awards provide an opportunity for organisations to profile how they have been contributing to a more data-driven and responsive Greater Sydney.
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Infrascale
Lendlease announces US$1 billion data center partnership
Commencement of the partnership is subject to the relevant regulatory approvals.
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Robotic Process Automation / RPA
Sydney University AI Hub wins global award for RPA implementation
"This award demonstrates what is possible when organisations have a clear vision, a robust roadmap and exemplary internal communications around RPA deployments."
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SaaS
APN member Anodot opens APAC headquarters in Sydney
Anodot’s new offices in Sydney will serve as the hub of the company’s operations in Asia-Pacific and Japan.
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Drones
DJI implements no-fly zones during ASEAN-Australia Special Summit
The temporary no-fly zones will help reduce the likelihood of drone operators inadvertently entering sensitive areas.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
TIBCO’s Live Apps platform to be hosted in Australia
TIBCO Live Apps provides business users with self-service functionality while aiming to reduce the burden on corporate IT departments.
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Digital Realty
Digital Realty continues Asia Pacific expansion with new data center
"This is an opportune moment for Western Sydney to become a magnet for business as investment here increases."
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New Zealand
StaplesVR and Fox Studios team-up in Sydney to deliver dynamic VR films
StaplesVR, a production studio with offices in New Zealand and Australia, is teaming up with Fox Studios in Sydney...