Australia’s governments are looking to the cloud both to cut public outlays on technology, as well as to help deliver new services faster.
Australia’s domestic cloud market will be worth almost $2.5 billion by 2017, according to IDC.
Software as a service (SaaS) is growing at over 20 percent per year according to a new study by Forrester Research.
What’s the outlook for platform-as-a-service providers?
Forrester analyst Andrew Bartels says fears prompted by revelations of government spying are likely to increase the demand for on-premise licensed software.
Three state governments are scrapping IT shared service functions and moving to be early adopters of IT-as-a-service (ITaaS), in response to a series of high-profile IT project failures.
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