Idea 11 Blog

Update: Let’s fight COVID-19 together

By Sharmi Deb / March 19, 2020

As we monitor and learn more about the spread of Coronavirus in our communities, we want to be transparent about what we’re doing as a company to protect our customers and employees. Idea 11 has a well-documented and tested Business Continuity Plan and Pandemic Preparedness Plan to ensure minimal impact on…

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We’re one of the fastest in Australia, once again!

By Sharmi Deb / December 17, 2019

2019 has been an exciting year for us, a year packed with achievements, growth and a lot of happy customers. We are thrilled to be ending 2019 with a bang by winning not one, but two prestigious industry awards – Deloitte Fast 50 and CRN Fast 50. Now in its 19th…

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Idea 11 helps City of Gold Coast build Digital City Platform

By James Kahn / March 19, 2019

City of Gold Coast, Australia’s second largest local government, is becoming an active digital city.

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Idea 11 honoured in 2018 growth awards

By James Kahn / November 19, 2018

Idea 11 is honoured and humbled to again achieve industry recognition through placing in Australia-wide growth awards in 2018.

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Idea 11 is one of the first Palo Alto Networks Public Cloud Specialised Partners in Australia

By James Kahn / May 8, 2018

I’m pleased to announce that Idea 11 is one of the first Public Cloud Specialised partners for Palo Alto Networks in Australia, and the first in Queensland. Meeting the requirements of this designation demonstrates our commitment to delivering Palo Alto Networks solutions on the AWS platform, and we’re excited to share…

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Fast Company 2017

By James Kahn / February 5, 2018

What a year 2017 was. In addition to our AWS Rising Star Partner of the Year award, we were honoured to receive additional awards placings – the Australian Financial Review Fast 100, CRN Fast 50 and Deloitte APAC Fast 500. Each of these awards is measured differently, but all are based…

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Idea 11 opens new Technical Operations Centre

By Bianca Kahn / November 26, 2017

While our award winning TechOps team has been focussed on delivering dedicated support and expert advice to our customers, we have quietly outgrown the space in our current office.

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Giving Back: Idea 11 donates to Children’s Cancer Institute

By James Kahn / October 24, 2017

Every year over 950 Australian children and adolescents are diagnosed with cancer. Every week nearly three Australian children and adolescents die of cancer. We think this is a tragedy. Children’s Cancer Institute of Australia has made great strides in medical research and their aim is to put an end to childhood cancer.

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Idea 11 work with EB Games to migrate to AWS

By James Kahn / June 23, 2017

We recently helped EB Games migrate their e-commerce platform from a traditional datacentre environment to a scalable, elastic Amazon Web Services infrastructure. At the same time EB Games modified their website to take advantage of the features of AWS. Read about EB Games’ AWS experience in CRN Australia. We’re proud to…

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Idea 11 help Watpac move to AWS

By James Kahn / June 23, 2017

Idea 11 is helping forward-thinking construction company Watpac on their journey to Amazon Web Services. Watpac’s AWS journey was recently profiled in the AFR. The flexibility and innovation provided by the cloud will allow Watpac to respond more quickly to business demands. We’re proud to be working with the innovative IT…

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AWS Rising Star Partner of the Year 2017

By James Kahn / June 14, 2017

Idea 11 is honoured to be announced as the Amazon Web Services Rising Star Partner of the Year for 2017, across Australia and NZ. Thanks for our customers for choosing us, the Idea 11 team for all your hard work and the AWS team for their fantastic support. We’re excited for…

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Idea 11 is now an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner

By James Kahn / December 13, 2016

I’m excited to announce that Idea 11 is now an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner. Advanced Partners are required to meet stringent requirements in certification and skills, customer success stories, revenue and dedication to the Amazon Web Service platform. Our aim is to be the leading provider of next-generation technology solutions in Queensland.…

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More market leading changes from Amazon Web Services

By Lawrence Kahn / September 30, 2016

Big news from AWS this morning with more flexibility added to their already competitive Reserved Instances (RIs) offerings. The market has been asking for more freedom when it comes to RIs, and AWS has definitely delivered. RIs are now Region specific instead of Availability Zone (AZ) specific AND a brand new…

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