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Blog, Enterprise IT - Thursday, November 14, 2013 17:08 - 6 Comments
blog It seems like it was only yesterday that Australia’s major financial services organisations were holding their noses and sniffing at the bad smell that they associated with ‘low-grade’ cloud computing services operated by offshore technology giants such as Amazon Web Services. At that stage, it was very much more the vogue for the banks and insurers to use infrastructure provided by ‘trusted’ providers such as Fujitsu, IBM, HP, CSC and so on. Well, how the worm has turned. It was only last month that it was revealed that National Australia Bank had switched its entire public-facing website into Amazon’s cloud, and this week Suncorp joined the throng, planning what The Australian describes as a “complete transfer” into the cloud. The newspaper reports (we recommend you click here for the full article):
“A very large cloud is forming over Suncorp as the financial institution looks at planting all of its 2000 applications inside external cloud computing providers Amazon, Oracle and others.”
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