This is the transcript of a speech I recently gave to a conference entitled “Tomorrow Ready CIO” in Canberra. It covers the developing use of cloud computing by the Australian Government and the measures undertaken by Finance to provide guidance and procurement support for agencies using the cloud. My major point is the need for [...]
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I launched the Data Centre as a Service (DCaaS) Multi-Use List (MUL) last week. Since the launch, I’ve received emails from companies wanting to join. As I said at the launch, the DCaaS MUL will be continually updated to reflect changes in the suppliers, services and pricing available to Agencies.
This is why I am announcing [...]
We’ve been delighted with the discussion following my previous posting on the Data Centre as a Service (DCaaS) initiative. We have reviewed all the contributions and used many of them to improve the Sourcing Approach and Head Agreement. The revised documents are below. I have also included a summary of the questions and responses on the Head Agreement.
The Department of Finance and Deregulation has signed the first lease through the whole of government Data Centre Facilities Panel (Panel). The lease is with Canberra Data Centres in Hume, and is valued at $45.6 million over the 10 year term of the lease.
Finance has entered the lease on behalf of a consortium of agencies [...]
As foreshadowed, I’d like to invite representatives from industry to attend a briefing session on the Data Centre as a Service (DCaaS) project at 4pm on Wednesday, 2 May 2012, in Canberra.
Update 9/5/12: The on-demand version of the webcast is now available.
The transcript is available for download here:
Transcript – AGIMO DCaas industry briefing 2 May [...]
Data Centre as a Service (DCaaS) is the next tranche of work in the Data Centre Strategy. We have been putting a lot of thought into how we can simplify procurement of and reduce transaction costs for cloud and cloud-like services while ensuring that we still meet the necessary procurement requirements. Today’s post is the [...]
Earlier this month I presented to agencies and industry regarding the progress of the Australian Government Data Centre Strategy. Particular focus of the presentation was on the Data Centre Panels (Facilities and Migration Services). I also briefly touched on the Data Centre Optimisation Target Policy and referred to the Data Centre as a Service [...]
Thank you to everyone who came to the Industry Briefing today. We had a great turnout.
I invite companies interested in delivering an Industry Presentation to register on AusTender (login required). Registration closes on 22 November 2011. No late registrations will be accepted due to our tight time frame.
As previously foreshadowed, I would like to invite representatives from industry to attend a briefing session to be held on Friday, 11 November 2011. Registration is through Austender. Registration closes on Monday, 7 November 2011.
The purpose of this post is to alert you to our upcoming industry consultation on Data Centre as a Service (DCaaS). This is one of the projects under the Australian Government Data Centre Strategy 2010-25 (Strategy). Earlier this year, in an update on the Data Centre Program, I noted that we would engage industry [...]