IT Management

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).


SMS spam schemers incur a further penalty of $2 million

02 December, 2010

$2 million penalty for last respondent in Safedivert SMS scheme brings the total to $24.25.

Private hospital group improves admin systems

01 December, 2010

Healthe Care improves patient administration with database support from Dataweave.

Fuji Xerox DocuShare Connect electronic content management system

25 November, 2010

The DocuShare Connect electronic content management system (cms) is designed for small businesses and offices that produce large volumes of business-critical information. Supplied with one of the ApeosPort multifunction devices (MFDs), it can be operated from both PCs and ApeosPort MFDs.

HP's new approach to R&D

24 November, 2010

Ovum's Principal Analyst Roy Illsley comments on the change of culture at HP when it comes to R&D.

iiNet opens R&D lab

23 November, 2010

iiNet has opened an R&D lab to drive innovation.


Brennan overhauls IT for Northline

22 November, 2010

National freight company Northline has announced a $5 million, five-year contract with Brennan IT to overhaul its technology systems. Brennan IT is providing Northline with hosted servers, a national private network linking all Northline offices and a unified telecommunications infrastructure that allows for portable personalised numbers and videoconferencing.

NXPowerLite file compression software

19 November, 2010

NXPowerLite software automatically optimises Microsoft Office documents and JPEG files, often achieving more than 65% reduction in file size. Optimised files remain in their original file format, meaning no special actions or software are needed to continue using the optimised file.

Cloud computing, virtualisation and identity federation key issues

17 November, 2010

The Experts Conference survey predicts cloud computing, virtualisation and identity federation will be key issues for 2011.

Turning OS migration into opportunities

16 November, 2010 by Paul Kastner*

Migrating to a new operating system (OS) can be a mammoth task for organisations - from hardware compatibility checks, system requirement planning, backup of important data, down to the actual execution to hundreds or thousands of systems across an organisation and its remote offices.

Energy Australia selects ConnectedGrid for its smart grid infrastructure

16 November, 2010

Energy Australia goes with smart grid infrastructure to improve reliability.

Demand declines for  IT contractors for federal government projects

16 November, 2010

The Peoplebank Intermedium Federal ICT Labour Hire Index tracks reduced reliance on - and demand spikes for - ICT skills.

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