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Thales helps put Australian heads in the clouds
On 1 June, the opening day of Land Forces 2018 in Brisbane, Thales Australia announced a partnership with several companies to deliver secure tactical cloud computing 'to the edge of the battlespace'.
The agreement involves Thales Australia, Microsoft and Australian businesses Myriad Technologies, archTIS and Fortifyedge. The latter three have their technologies integrated into the system. For example, Myriad Technologies contributed data fabric capabilities using its S2IX system.
The team’s cloud computing solution is known as Nexium Defence Cloud (NDC) Edge, and it is based upon Microsoft’s Azure Stack technology. It is a sovereign capability and designed to be compatible …
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