While one Australian executive touts the benefits of bringing Australian skills and expertise overseas to pair with Asian data-centre infrastructure, U.S. hosting companies Rackspace and Amazon have announced they will create data-centre infrastructure in Australia, reports The Australian. Fujitsu’s Craig Baty says Australia’s new privacy principles will be a key element of the nation’s cloud proposition. “We are getting to the stage where we are going to have world-class regulation and privacy laws, and we have world-class data centres and cloud solutions and world-class people. Why can't we build an industry based on it?" Baty says. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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