Australian PM Anthony Albanese and Microsoft President Brad Smith in Washington DC.
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Microsoft pours $5 billion into Australia for TAFE skills training, AI, cloud centres and cybersecurity

- October 24, 2023 2 MIN READ

Microsoft is looking to sure up its position in its battle against AWS, partnering with the Australian government to improve cybersecurity as part of $5 billion spend over the next two years on cloud computing and artificial intelligence infrastructure. The capital expenditure was announced by Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese at the Australian Embassy in… Read more »

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A Melbourne cloud computing startup just landed one of 2019’s biggest raises to go global

- April 30, 2019 2 MIN READ

Melbourne educational training startup A Cloud Guru (ACG) has raised US$33 million (A$47m) from US and local investors, including Summit Partners and Airtree Ventures, just four years after brothers Sam and Ryan Kroonenburg launched the platform. As technological disruption cuts its way through a swathe of industry sectors, the Kroonenburgs has been working with a… Read more »