IT Management > Infrastructure

Does your desktop have a desktop?

06 August, 2014 by Jonathan Nally

Analysts have been predicting the death of the desktop PC for many years, but what do IT managers on the frontline think? Will tablets take over, or is there still a place for the beige box?

Half of enterprise devices are ageing or obsolete

07 July, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Product refresh cycles have slowed to a crawl worldwide due to the lingering effects of the financial crisis, with more than half of the devices on enterprise networks past end-of-sale, a report shows.

Human augmentation next on the CIO's to-do list

20 May, 2014

Human augmentation may seem to some like science fiction, but it's coming to the enterprise, and you need to start preparing for its eventual arrival.

Bring your own PC (BYOPC) is necessary, but licensing may be costly

24 April, 2014 by Andrew Collins

Some organisations are allowing employees to bring their own PCs onto the network, as part of formal BYOPC programs. But these schemes can carry hidden licensing costs.

New generation LCD resizing technology

22 April, 2014

Large-sized LCD displays have limitations – poor aspect ratio, high power consumption and low resolution. A technological breakthrough has enabled high quality visual resizing opening up new display opportunities.

HP fined $115 million in international bribery case

10 April, 2014 by Andrew Collins

HP will pay more than AU$115 million in fines and its Russian subsidiary will plead guilty to bribing government officials, following an investigation involving US law enforcement.

Network and applications troubleshooting on steroids

24 March, 2014

The latest in network performance monitoring and diagnostics delivers network engineers a single view of critical applications AND the network infrastructure they run on. This can result in enhanced productivity, cost savings and faster problem-solving - welcome to the world of application-aware network performance management, or AANPM.

DCIS taps IBM for new mainframe

04 November, 2013 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NT government department DCIS has contracted IBM to provide a new mainframe system, as part of its regular four-year IT refresh.

HealthShare NSW taps Oracle for hardware revamp

21 October, 2013 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Oracle has won a deal to provide the hardware for a project by HealthShare NSW - NSW Health's shared services arm - to deploy a new technology platform.

NZ's broadband pricing plan is fair: IDC

21 August, 2013

The NZ government's proposal to regulate lower wholesale broadband prices is an even-handed approach, which could be key to the success of its UFB fibre project.

NBN contractor Syntheo pulls out of South Australia, Western Australia

08 August, 2013 by Andrew Collins

NBN contractor Syntheo will pull out of NBN construction in South Australia and Western Australia in early 2014, after the company and NBN Co “mutually agreed” not to renew existing contracts that will soon expire.

Australia’s fastest supercomputer goes live

01 August, 2013

The National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) HPC centre has formally launched the 1.2 Petaflop Raijin supercomputer.

CA Chorus Infrastructure Management for Networks and Systems

23 July, 2013

CA Chorus Infrastructure Management for Networks and Systems integrates system, network and DB2 for z/OS performance management applications into a single interface.

Four ways to cut office printing costs

11 July, 2013

Office printing can be quite costly for businesses small and large. And while some organisations have implemented basic measures to reduce printing costs, there’s potential to cut these costs even further.

Australia sets world record for e-waste collection

08 July, 2013

An Australian technology product recycling program has set a Guinness World Record for the most e-waste collected for recycling in one week.

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