Stories by Mike Gee

Dell study shows investment in four key technologies is paying off

Dell has unveiled the second annual Global Technology Adoption Index (GTAI 2015), revealing organisations actively using Cloud, mobility, Big Data or security technologies are experiencing up to 53 per cent higher revenue growth rates than those that have not invested in these technologies

Vocus and M2 to merge in massive telco deal

By Mike Gee | 28 September, 2015 08:16

Vocus Communications (ASX:VOC) and M2 Group (ASX:MTU) have entered into a Merger Implementation Agreement (MIA), under which the two companies will merge, by way of an M2 scheme of arrangement (Scheme), to create a full-service vertically integrated telco valued at more than $3 billion

Outsourced datacentre market grows on the back of the Cloud

By Mike Gee | 02 September, 2015 12:35

As a result of increased adoption of Cloud computing, driven by the consumer segments increased consumption of videos, social networks, mobile data and gaming, and the corporate sectors' use of data intensive applications, the Australian outsourced datacentre market continues to grow strongly.

IN PICTURES: EDGE 2015 - In the swing with the EDGE Cup (+58 photos)

Golfers got into the swing on the final afternoon of EDGE 2015 when they competed for the prestigious (well, it is now) EDGE Cup. Two golf courses were reserved for the event- the newly refurbished Port Douglas Resort and the Palmer Sea Reef Golf Course. Sponsors and co-hosts formed teams of 4 for a shotgun start over both courses. It has to be said though, it is the first time we've seen a crocodile on-course - now that's what we call a natural hazard. ARN Editor, Allan Swann, took his camera gear and a buggy and recorded the action.

IN PICTURES: EDGE 2015 - Day Two keynote and plenary session (+45 photos)

Here are pictorial highlights of the morning session, day two, at EDGE 2015 featuring the keynote by former Myer CEO, Bernie Brookes, and a plenary session from VMware - presented by director of channels and general business A/NZ, John Donovan, and senior product marketing manager, Aaron Steppat - on Opportunity in a liquid world: Outcomes and profitability to the channel. Photos by Alison George.

IN PICTURES: EDGE 2015 - Celebration dinner under the stars (+42 photos)

All great conferences mix business and pleasure in equal amounts. And EDGE 2015 did so in style with a stunning celebration dinner under the stars. The evening began with cocktails on the pontoon followed by a short walk to the huge table by the lagoon for a sumptuous tropical feast. And to cap it all off, fireworks. A splendid night was had by all. Photos by Alison George.

EDGE 2015: Day One - Keynote and plenary sessions (+47 photos)

Here are pictorial highlights of the morning session, day one at EDGE 2015 featuring the keynote by former Chief of the Army, Lieutenant General David Morrison, and plenary sessions from SAP - presented by SAP VP and GM Global Partner Operations, A/NZ, Greg Miller - and Huawei, presented by John Lord AM, chairman, Huawei Technologies Australia, and Huawei Enterprise director of channel sales, Leo Lynch. Photos by Alison George

Microsoft celebrates a massive customer and Cloud win

Microsoft has announced one of its biggest customer wins – an agreement with General Electric to deliver Microsoft’s Cloud productivity suite, Office 365, to GE’s more than 300,000 employees across over 170 countries.

EDGE 2015: Media Hub

Welcome to EDGE 2015 Media Hub. On this page you will find links to all the stories, slideshows and videos from EDGE 2015.