Government Move to Cloud

There is no doubt that government is moving to cloud services what we see today is just the beginning of an evolutionary shift. The Australian Commonwealth “spends about AU$5 billion per year on IT, so spending AU$30 million on cloud computing is only a start”. For those building products who still believe that government is reluctant to embrace the cloud and SaaS evolution think again!

http://www.zdnet.com/article/commonwealth-procures-au27m-worth-of-cloud-contracts-in-seven-months/?tag=nl.e551&s_cid=e551&ttag=e551&ftag=TRE7ed2633There

Microsoft Donates $1billion in cloud computing to NFP

Well done Microsoft donating a $1 billion in cloud computing resources over the next 3 years to 70,000 non-profits and NGOs. SixPivot will have an exciting announcement on how we plan to help Australian based charities in line with initiatives such as this from some of the world’s largest vendors- we might not be able to commit at the same level as Microsoft but we will certainly do what we can – stay tuned! http://blogs.microsoft.com/blog/2016/01/19/why-we-need-a-public-cloud-for-the-public-good/