Auckland Transport boards the Azure cloud migration train

Ben Moore
Wed, 03 Aug 2022

AT will take a year to move nearly all its systems to Microsoft Azure cloud. (Image: AT)
AT will take a year to move nearly all its systems to Microsoft Azure cloud. (Image: AT)
Ben Moore
Wed, 03 Aug 2022
Auckland Transport (AT) is starting a one-year project to migrate its systems onto the Microsoft Azure cloud as its onsite datacentres are due to retire.The council-controlled public transport service is hoping to save $2 million a year in operating expenses by not running its own datacentres, while also reducing its carbon footprint, said AT’s business technology executive manager, Roger Jones.AT's operating expenditure was $1.36 billion in the financial year ending June 2021. It has not yet released figures for the 2022 financial ye...

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