Technology news for Australia's largest enterprises
Google scraps app services
Internet search engine continues housecleaning as business users take the brunt.
Will the government sell Kordia?
Rumours suggesting the State-Owned Enterprise is for sale gathers pace despite SOE Minister denial.
Results.com hits Apple App Store
Kiwi company Results.com has successfully registered its iPhone application on Apple’s App Store.
Microsoft releases Windows 8 to manufacturers
Windows 8 enters the final phase before general availability.
Trend Micro report reveals cyber-attack increase
Cybercriminals have increased their focus in targeting individuals and organisations, stealing personal and financial information in a recent security report.
Maclean Computing 'frustrated' by conspiracy theories
Chris Maclean, chief executive of Maclean Computing, has spoken out against ‘conspiracy theories’ surrounding the demise of the company, which went into liquidation last month.
Juniper and Riverbed join forces
Vendors announce technology partnership investing in next-generation solutions.
Westcon takes F5 relationship global
IT distributor expands current partnership with F5 to the entire globe
Web hacker faces US extradition
'Cyber bandit' arrested amid allegations of security breach.
Nimble Business Demands Nimble Networks
Software-Defined Networks (SDN) transform hard-wired corporate networks into a programmable communications infrastructure, adaptable to fast-evolving business needs,
Microsoft reports first quarterly loss in 26 years
Why the news isn’t all bad for the Redmond-based tech company.
Steve Sinofsky sets Windows 8 release date
How long til we can finally get our hands on the official build of Microsoft’s latest operating system?
VMware CEO Paul Maritz moves to EMC
Former top-ranking Microsoft executive named chief strategist of parent company; so who will take over his role?
New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is pregnant
Board 'showed their evolved thinking' in proceeding with appointment, Mayer says.
Yahoo names Google's Marissa Mayer as new CEO
Iconic company’s first female engineer to take up the reins at former technology powerhouse.
Microsoft reveals latest Office refresh
CEO Steve Ballmer promises new cloud service ‘will fully light up when paired with Windows 8’.
Smaller, cheaper iPad coming this year: NYT
Apple set to crush the attempts of Amazon and Google to compete in the tablet space, according to reports.
Yahoo hacked in security 'wake-up call'
Over 400,000 usernames and passwords stolen in latest blow to embattled company.
Telecom on target for CDMA shut-down
Customers on old network have until the end of this month to upgrade – or switch to another provider.
The role of the datacentre today
Datacentres are not a new phenomenon; they have been extensively used for the last few decades. Today most IT users will view the role of the datacentre in their business differently.
Continuity & integrity in datacentres
n principle, server virtualisation makes preserving business continuity during electrical service interruptions significantly easier by enabling datacentres to move virtual machines onto unaffected host servers elsewhere on the network.
Steps to successfully retire applications.
It is not uncommon for companies that have been in business for a decade to have hundreds of legacy applications that deliver marginal value to the business yet represent a significant operational and maintenance cost.
The good leasing guide for CIOs
Leading leasing equipment leasing company Equico provides guidance to businesses on how they can avoid any hidden surprises and get the most out of their leasing contracts.
Symantec Corp announce instant messaging security
Corporate organisations communicating through Instant Messaging platforms can address security and compliance issues through new safekeeping support.
Handle Your Own Publicity
An Australian start up company is making headlines helping other start ups … make headlines.
Gen-i extends relationship with Commonwealth Bank
Gen-i has extended an existing relationship with Commonwealth Bank (CBA), announcing a five-year agreement to provide contact centre services for the bank.
Unisys releases cloud-based ITSM
Unisys has released a suite of cloud-based IT Service management solutions (ITSM) solutions, including remedy-as-a-service, an ITSM toolset delivered through a software-as-a-service model.
Twitter cuts links with LinkedIn
As social media platforms compete for user attention and activity, it would appear some of the players are opting to lessen their social connectivity as Twitter loosens its ties with LinkedIn.
Oracle helps banks service Gen Y
Oracle Introduces Oracle FLEXCUBE 12.0 to Help Banks Meet the Needs of Gen Y Customers
Australia becoming cashless society says MasterCard
Young affluent men are driving the adoption of non cash payment technologies in Australia.