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Are you ready for 2013?

14 December, 2012 by Anthony Caruana

Now that we know that the Mayans got it wrong and there’s probably not going to be an apocalypse before next year, we can start looking at 2013 and beyond.


BYOD decline? Not quite yet

07 December, 2012 by Anthony Caruana

Nucleus Reseach says that BYOD will be in decline next year. We're not so sure.


How to plan for the end of life (EOL) of your IT kit

20 August, 2012 by Stephen Withers

Diamonds might be forever, but IT is not. Technologies and products that were once hot are now as dated as Joan Collins’ shoulder pads, Red Symons’ Skyhooks make-up or Warwick Capper’s footy shorts. While the aforementioned treasures may be lost to us forever, it is possible to plan for the end of life (EOL) of your IT kit. Stephen Withers explains.


Hostworks deploys Quest Software infrastructure management tool for Elastic Cloud

10 August, 2012

Hostworks, an Australian web hosting company, has implemented a systems monitoring and infrastructure management tool from Quest to help improve delivery of its Elastic (Cloud) Computing Platform (ECP).


Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software 2.0 for business applications

09 August, 2012

Oracle has announced the release of its Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software 2.0, which has been optimised for running business applications. The product helps to eliminate application and middleware deployment risk with one-click automated deployment of complex, multitier business applications.


VSS monitoring wins infrastructure packet broker market leadership award from Frost & Sullivan

01 August, 2012

VSS Monitoring has announced that it has earned the 2012 Global Competitive Strategy Leadership Award in the infrastructure packet broker market from Frost & Sullivan. VSS Monitoring was recognised with this independent, third-party award due to its leading technical innovation, differentiated product offerings, extensive customer base and ROI/cost savings.


Motorway upgrade incorporates monitoring technology to protect comms assets

30 July, 2012

The $1.95 billion, federally funded Ipswich motorway upgrade included a requirement to monitor more than 40 communication cabinets for both physical security and environmental changes, such as flooding.


Medibank’s Dave Buckmaster on the importance of IT uptime

14 May, 2012 by Merri Mack

Dave Buckmaster embarked on a career in IT following a chance encounter with some Microsoft books, which led to positions at Toyota, AMP and McDonald’s. Now the Technology Services Manager for Medibank Health Solutions, he speaks to Merri Mack about the importance of uptime to a business that operates 24 hours a day, every day of the year.


Australian Hearing replaces Wintel system with Oracle platform

24 April, 2012

Australian Hearing, an Australian Government agency and one of the world’s largest hearing services providers, has replaced its existing Wintel infrastructure with a new platform. The organisation also replaced its siloed, bespoke software collection with a suite of business software.


The changing nature of the CIO role

16 April, 2012 by Merri Mack

Around the globe, the role of CIO is changing. Once upon a time, the CIO was responsible for IT infrastructure, IT systems and their management. Now, CIOs are required have a deeper understanding of business strategy. Merri Mack talks to several IT executive officers about these changes.


Kontron KTQM/67FLEX, KTQM/67ATXP and KTQ67/ATXE embedded motherboards

11 January, 2012

Kontron has launched three embedded motherboards in the ATX and Flex-ATX form factors with the 2nd generation Intel Core i3/i5/i7 desktop and mobile processors.


Adlink Smart Panels

19 December, 2011

The Smart Panel range from Adlink Technology integrates three key components: a high-brightness LCD panel, a touch screen and main board to increase flexibility and reduce development time for designers of industrial panel computing applications such as factory automation equipment, transportation systems, multimedia navigation devices, advertising systems, interactive kiosks and medical care systems.


CA Mainframe Chorus updated

15 December, 2011

CA has added two integrated roles in the latest release of its Mainframe Chorus unified management workspace: Mainframe Chorus for Security and Compliance Management and Mainframe Chorus for Storage Management.


HP ProLiant G7 servers

15 December, 2011

HP has introduced ProLiant G7 servers featuring AMD Opteron 6200 series processors. It is claimed they can improve data centre efficiency, scalability and performance up to 30% to support large-scale, virtualised and database workloads.


StruxureWare Central v7.0 infrastructure monitoring

06 December, 2011

StruxureWare Central v7.0 includes updates over previous versions as well as the introduction of a virtual machine version of the application. The product provides a way for organisations to monitor their company-wide physical infrastructure: power, cooling, security and environment.


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