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4 top tips for moving to the cloud

Cloud computing originated in the open source community. Leading open source supplier Red Hat gives 4 pieces of advice for officials preparing to migrate.

Australian Government plans to continuously refresh panel of cloud suppliers

The Australian Government has proposed setting up a panel of ...

New Taipei uses sentiment analysis to monitor, upgrade its services

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26 August 2014 | News

Thailand cuts computing costs by 30% over two years

Thailand’s government cloud has saved more than 30% of costs for hosting e-government services and internal government systems, Sak Segkhoonthod, President and CEO, told FutureGov.

26 August 2014 | News

Red Hat launches Asia Pacific Forum to answer open source questions

Open source solutions provider, Red Hat, will be hosting its annual Asia Pacific forums over the next two months to address pain-points and share strategies with public sector agencies and businesses interested in open source.

22 August 2014 | Feature

The 4 things you need to know about cloud security

Most government agencies are storing their data on the cloud, but this isn’t without risks. Red Hat explains 4 things that you must know about cloud security.

7 August 2014 | News

Hong Kong to deploy sensors for weather, traffic management

Hong Kong will install sensors to better manage the city and encourage departments to share more data on weather and traffic, the government has said in its annual update on e-government progress.

22 July 2014 | News

“Urgent” mobile need in Australian state government, exclusive poll finds

There is an “urgent” need for mobile services in the Australian state government of Victoria according to 89% of IT officials in the region, an exclusive FutureGov survey has found.

21 July 2014 | News

Australia state government to migrate email to the cloud, improve staff mobility

The New South Wales Department of Family and Community Services has signed a deal with Fujitsu to migrate 27,000 email accounts to the cloud, which will improve mobility of on-ground staff serving communities across the state.

3 July 2014 | News

India Government's new ICT approach 'excites' HP

Neelam Dhawan, Managing Director of HP India, believes that the new federal government is set to make dramatic progress in smart cities, cloud computing and Big Data adoption.

30 June 2014 | News

Red Hat: Cloud delivers scalable, reliable e-government services

It can take up to 90 days to make new IT infrastructure available for a government agency. “With cloud, you don’t need days, just minutes,” Glenn West, Cloud Business Unit Manager Asia Pacific, Red Hat told FutureGov.

30 June 2014 | News

Cloud technology “greatest opportunity” for Pasay City, Philippines, says CIO

Pasay, a city in the Philippines, plans to virtualise its servers, move data into the cloud and invest in Big Data to improve citizen services over the next year, Julius Garachico, the city’s Assistant CIO, has told FutureGov.

18 June 2014 | News

Japan to build nationwide healthcare network to address ageing population

Japan’s Government will be connecting all hospitals, clinics and pharmacies nationwide as part of broader plans to address Japan’s ageing population problem, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications has told FutureGov.

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