IT Management

Global Switch will add further data centre capacity in Sydney

07 February, 2011

Global Switch will build an additional $300 million fully fitted data centre in Sydney having received Part 3A Major Projects approval from the NSW Department of Planning. The 34,000 m2 new data centre - Sydney 2 - will be adjacent to Global Switch's existing data centre in Sydney, which is already the largest facility of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere with 42,000 m2 of space.


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.


It's official,Tyco has swallowed telco company ADC Krone

02 February, 2011

Tyco Electronics has completed the acquisition of ADC Telecommunications, which means manufacturer ADC Krone on the Central Coast of NSW in Australia will be now known as Tyco Electronics.


Road test for traffic incident management system

31 January, 2011

NICTA and the NSW Roads and Traffic Authority (RTA) have reaffirmed a research agreement under which they are developing new systems to improve the management of traffic incidents on the state’s roads. The agreement is part of the RTA’s ongoing commitment to improve incident responses, consistent with the Moroney Report on the F3 traffic incident in April 2010.


Yarra Valley Water to save on print costs

18 January, 2011

Yarra Valley Water has appointed Canon Australia to consolidate and streamline the company’s print environment. The contract is expected to save Yarra Valley Water approximately $100,000 in print costs in the first year alone.


HP Utility Services infrastructure and applications as a service

14 January, 2011

HP Utility Services is a subscription-based cloud service that provides technology as a utility - deploying what is needed as it is needed.


DataFlux data management platform

14 January, 2011

The DataFlux data management platform, a unified design, development and execution environment, enables data quality, data integration and master data management (MDM) from a single interface.


Tabcorp gains efficiencies from streamlining accounts payable

14 January, 2011

As Australia’s premier gaming, wagering, hospitality and entertainment group, Tabcorp manages over a dozen leading brands, including Sydney’s Star City Casino, Jupiter’s Queensland Casinos, TAB, Tabaret, Keno, Sportsbet and Sky Channel/Sky Radio.


Disruptive to productive technology predictions

06 January, 2011

From disruptive to productive: Unisys Predicts 2011 to be a year of practical application of cutting-edge technologies. With cost-consciousness the ‘new normal’, organisations will tap the cloud, consumerisation of IT, social and smart computing, appliances, and cybersecurity to make their mission-critical systems more productive, secure and efficient.


NSW Government tips in $6 million for innovative ICT initiatives

22 December, 2010

The tourism and retail sectors will be the first to benefit from a new $6 million NSW Government fund to develop innovative new-to-market information communication technology initiatives.


Historic year ahead for telecommunications

21 December, 2010

It's going to be a good year for telecommunication in 2011 with the NBN marching towards fruition predicts IDC.


Partnership delivers technology lab for training

17 December, 2010

The Huawei and RMIT partnership delivers a new $250,000 technology lab which aims to train 2000 students on a range of technologies commencing early in 2011.


World-first smartchip for chronic pain developed in Sydney

14 December, 2010

NSW Treasurer and Minister for State and Regional Development Eric Roozendaal has announced Sydney researchers are preparing for human trials of a world-first smartchip designed to treat chronic pain by implanting it near the spinal cord.


NSW government supports global service centre

13 December, 2010

Dimension Data plans to open a second Global Service Centre (GSC) in Australia. The centre will be based in the Sydney suburb of North Ryde and will be established in partnership with the NSW Government with assistance from Industry and Investment NSW.


Centre for Broadband Innovation open for action

08 December, 2010 by Merri Mack

The Australian Centre for Broadband Innovation (ACBI) was launched this week on the CSIRO campus in Marsfield. The ACBI is a joint initiative between the NSW Government and research organisations CSIRO and National ICT Australia (NICTA). The centre will help NSW capitalise on the National Broadband Network (NBN).  


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