IT Management

Data centre connection manager

04 March, 2009

The HP ProCurve Data Center Connection Manager (DCM) is a rackmounted datacentre appliance designed to help formalise and automate the handling of workflows between network and server support teams.

Good deal, bad deal — Fujitsu's acquisition of Kaz from Telstra

03 March, 2009

Ovum’s Principal Analyst for ICT Services and Sourcing, Asia Pacific, Jens Butler, questions whether this a winning deal for Fujitsu.

Telstra to take a hit with sale of Kaz to Fujitsu

02 March, 2009

In 2004, Telstra bought KAZ for $333 million and now it is off-loading it to Fujitsu at a greatly reduced price.

Organisations axe IT budgets in real terms, but fly blind in deciding where to cut

27 February, 2009

Overall IT budgets have been cut according to a recent survey but the problem is a high percentage of organisations only use a manual process to work out where these cuts should be made so they are flying blind.

Barminco implements document management

17 February, 2009

Barminco, an underground mining contractor, has deployed a document management system in order to control its many safety and instruction manuals, as well as track critical financial forms.

Online business set to boom during the bust

17 February, 2009

A recent survey found there is no better time to launch into online business with online business owners saying they are more confident, more profitable and are more likely to be planning business growth.

Microsoft gets the jump on its competitors with government

11 February, 2009

Microsoft today confirmed that it had agreed on a coordinated procurement arrangement as part of the federal government’s Coordinated Procurement Contracting initiatives. Microsoft is the first vendor in the information and communication technology (ICT) industry to reach such an agreement with the federal government.

IT outages do little for confidence in health systems

10 February, 2009

A new Australian survey conducted by Compuware shows that healthcare IT outages compromise patient safety and disrupt clinicians.

Government websites do not meet accessibility guidelines

06 February, 2009

UsabilityOne reports that Federal governent websites prove to be inaccessible for some Australians. 

A SaaS service to suit the times

05 February, 2009

Document creation and generation without the need of the IT department has to be a winner. Intelledox has released its SaaS version.

Australian technology in global health toolkit

03 February, 2009

CSIRO is helping to address an issue vexing the health system worldwide — the need for quality, accurate information in electronic health records.

Storage power measurement specification

30 January, 2009

The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) has put out its initial green storage power measurement specification which is designed to classify storage systems.

Software automation slows customer churn

24 January, 2009

Vodafone Australia recently replaced its manual marketing processes with an automated software solution, slowing customer churn to other operators.

'One laptop per child' initiative suffers severe setback

13 January, 2009

The 'one laptop per child' initiative that started with great hopes has been hit by the financial storm.

Satyam vows to continue business as usual

13 January, 2009

Satyam, the Indian outsourcing vendor, is doing everything in its power to reassure its customer base that it is business as usual, despite its woes.

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