Catalyst Cloud comments on Microsoft’s new Kiwi data centre

NZ cloud provider Catalyst welcomes Microsoft data centre move
Catalyst Cloud managing director Bruno Lago pointed out that Microsoft could safely store data in New Zealand without it being subject to the onerous Australian encryption law that was passed in 2018.

Microsoft Announcement Vindicates Kiwi Leaders Catalyst
“It is good to see Microsoft intend to open a cloud region in New Zealand, recognising the importance of keeping data onshore. Their recent announcement vindicates Catalyst Cloud’s investment …

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Our cloud is built on OpenStack and has an open API standard used by many cloud providers world-wide. Faster experience to Kiwis We serve New Zealand customers better, with lower network latency, due to our three local data centres.

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Catalyst Cloud comments on Microsoft’s new Kiwi data centre Having greater choice for local options enables New Zealand companies to partake in the global trend for multi-cloud, according to Catalyst Cloud, Kiwi cloud solutions provider.

Microsoft Announcement Vindicates Kiwi Leaders Catalyst
Catalyst Cloud Managing Director, Bruno Lago. Having another cloud data centre in New Zealand is also a step in the right direction for protecting New Zealander’s data although, as an overseas-based company, Microsoft still faces some challenges, such as the USA’s Cloud Act. This can be used to force USA headquartered companies to hand over …

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Kiwi partners sure of Microsoft’s Aussie Azure – Reseller News
“We will be using this very quickly and will be moving most of our workloads over to the Australian Microsoft data centre.” That’s the first reaction of Phillip Ball, Chief Technical Officer of Auckland-based online travel firm Serko, following Microsoft’s official opening of the company’s newest Azure Geography (Geo) in Australia this week.

Microsoft gets local with Kiwi data centre
Of course, the decision to launch a data centre region in New Zealand isn’t a decision made in the last month. In a LinkedIn post Patrick Quesnel, Microsoft Azure cloud lead, notes today’s announcement sees 12 months’ work come together. The tech giant has more than 60 data centres globally.

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New Zealand government agencies are allowed to procure and use platform and software as a service solutions from Catalyst IT, or any other cloud service provider they deem fit for purpose. The NIST definition of cloud computing [PDF] is a vendor neutral and widely accepted definition of Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS):

Microsoft to set up data centre in Pune – The Hindu …
Microsoft Corporation will start three data centres, or the Indian data centre region, by the end of this calendar year. One of the centres will be set up in Pune. The company refused to divulge …