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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.

Panasonic Australia CF-H2 Field Toughbook tablet

24 October, 2011 by

Panasonic Australia’s ruggedised Toughbook, the CF-H2 Field, is powered by a second-generation Intel Core i5-2557M vPro processor (1.7 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 2.7 GHz). It has USB, serial and ethernet ports, and a TransflectivePlus screen, suitable for varying lighting conditions.

AAPT saves trees, $750,000 with document management

19 September, 2011

Following a review of its document management processes, Australian telco AAPT has achieved significant reductions in consumption of power, paper and toner. The company predicts this will lead to a saving of $750,000 within four years.

NBN goes live in Melbourne

04 August, 2011

The Melbourne suburb of Brunswick became the first metropolitan area in Australia to feature National Broadband Network (NBN) coverage today, as Prime Minister Julia Gillard activated the network in the area.

Laptop’s rugged charm wins over Barwon Water

14 July, 2011

Victoria’s largest regional urban water corporation, Barwon Region Water Corporation, has deployed 45 rugged laptops across its maintenance vehicles.

Toshiba Portégé R830, Tecra R840 and Tecra R850 business notebooks

16 June, 2011 by

With Core i7 Dual-Core, the Portégé R830, Tecra R840 and Tecra R850 business notebooks have a magnesium chassis with its exterior honeycomb structure incorporated into the interior resulting in a highly robust device that is resistant to heat, pressure and vibrations.

Print review rescues water retailer from paper flood

15 June, 2011

Following an internal print review and subsequent print technology implementation, Victorian water retailer South East Water has dramatically reduced CO2 emissions, cut the amount of paper used per person and removed headaches suffered by its IT department.

Information management company reaps $150k pa saving following print review

19 May, 2011

Recall, an Australian secure document backup and destruction company, recently reevaluated its own printing environment and found it to be inefficient. Following an audit of the environment, Recall is now saving $150,000 each year on print management.

Windows Intune cloud-based PC management tool

18 April, 2011 by

Windows Intune, a cloud-based PC management tool, provides management and security capabilities through a single, web-based console to give employees access to what they need, when they need it, from anywhere with an internet connection and on a wide variety of devices.

Emerson Network Power Smart Solutions data centre infrastructure systems

14 March, 2011 by

The Smart Solutions family of intelligent, integrated infrastructure systems for the data centre enables cost-effective management of capacity, efficiency and availability through interoperable systems configured to speed implementation and adapt to change.

Global network transforms real estate company

10 March, 2011

Colliers International, a worldwide leader in commercial real estate services, will implement a global telecommunications and network infrastructure system from AT&T to help the company complete its multi-year transformation from a network of independent real estate firms into a unified global service company. This will enable Colliers to provide a new level of content, services and applications to its partners and affiliates.

HP commits to next-generation data centre at St Marys

03 February, 2011

With $119 million already committed, the HP next-generation data centre to be built at St Marys, Sydney, will increase data centre compute capacity available to HP's customers by 12-fold.

Energy Australia selects ConnectedGrid for its smart grid infrastructure

16 November, 2010

Energy Australia goes with smart grid infrastructure to improve reliability.

Will the Australian national e-health network survive the hung parliament?

18 October, 2010 by Andrew Collins*

Australia’s peculiar political predicament - a hung federal parliament - could mean any number of things for the national e-health network. Andrew Collins talks to the experts to find out how the national network is coming along and what the future may hold.

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