IT Management

Government calls for comment on ‘small telco red tape’ changes

03 May, 2011

The federal government has called for public comment on a draft document detailing regulatory changes that it claims will reduce red tape for small telecommunications carriers in Australia.


Vocus completes Perth iX data centre acquisition

03 May, 2011

Telco connectivity wholesaler Vocus Communications has acquired data centre business Perth iX. This follows Vocus’s recent acquisition of 59 km of dark fibre in Sydney and Melbourne.


Convergence Review Committee calls for public input

28 April, 2011

Submissions are open for public comment on the Australian federal government’s Convergence Review initiative, following the release of a document framing the review’s core principles.


Media specialist takes final spot on Convergence Review Committee

21 April, 2011

Media specialist Louise McElvogue has taken the third and final spot on the federal government’s Convergence Review Committee, which will review Australia’s media and communications regulatory framework.


Quest Notes Migrator for SharePoint software

19 April, 2011

The Notes Migrator for SharePoint can be used for migrating Lotus Notes, Lotus QuickPlace/Quickr and Domino.Doc applications to SharePoint and SharePoint Online. It streamlines the process of migrating to SharePoint 2010 and Microsoft Office 365, while providing high data fidelity and requiring fewer development resources.


Windows Intune cloud-based PC management tool

18 April, 2011

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.


Swifter cloud deployment with business automation

18 April, 2011

Web hosting service provider Usonyx has adopted a business automation system, allowing it to increase productivity by 20% and reduce customer support calls by 20%.


CSC to acquire Australian e-health vendor iSOFT

04 April, 2011

Global IT services company CSC will acquire Australian e-health solution provider iSOFT in order to strengthen its existing products and its healthcare integration and services portfolio.


Crisis symposium to examine social media during disasters

31 March, 2011

An Australian symposium on the role of social media during disasters will assess the role of tools such as Twitter and Facebook in the recent Queensland floods, Christchurch earthquake and in future crises.


Japanese disaster will affect ANZ ICT supply chains

30 March, 2011

The earthquake and subsequent tsunami that hit Japan in recent weeks will cause disruptions to the Australian and New Zealand ICT markets and supply chains, according to IDC.


IBM wins NBN Co support systems contract

29 March, 2011

Under a three-year contract with NBN Co, IBM Australia will build and manage business operational support systems for the Australian National Broadband Network.


AIIA and PSA form product stewardship group following federal e-waste decision

24 March, 2011

Following the introduction of the Product Stewardship Bill into federal parliament, the Australian Information Industry Association and Product Stewardship Australia have agreed to create a new product stewardship group to oversee the national e-waste recycling scheme.


Seismic shift in voice logging industry

23 March, 2011

The small but influential voice logging industry is undergoing change. Australian customers will still have options.


More than 4100 Aussie businesses get online with Google, MYOB website tool

23 March, 2011

More than 4100 Australian businesses have used the Getting Aussie Business Online tool from Google and MYOB to create a website in the three weeks the tool has been operational.


Social media bringing ambivalent returns

23 March, 2011

A global study into the business value of social media strategies has found that there are as many failures as successes when it comes to organisations attempting to foster fans on social media sites like Facebook.


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