Technology news for Australia's largest enterprises
CIOs should be experimenting with tablets in business
CIOs are determined not to make the same mistakes they made with smartphones, says research firm Gartner.
IBM reports increase in clients moving to the cloud
Company joins over 45 organisations to launch a Cloud Standards Customer Council aimed at addressing the challenges of using an open cloud.
Office for Mac Service Pack 1 - out now
Service Pack 1 to feature increased stability, security and improved Outlook syncing support.
Jobs to go in IT departments, say HP, Cisco, Brocade
Brocade, HP, Cisco and Alcatel-Lucent have sent a very clear message to IT department datacentre support staff at the Malaysian NetEvent conference.
iPad 2 tops Consumer Reports tablet test
Apple's latest iPad comes out on top in a Consumer Reports test of the 10 most-promising tablets.
VMware acquires EMC cloud protection service
Cloud-based data protection service 'Mozy' to be fully operated by VMware.
Microsoft unveils Dynamics AX 2012
Benefits include better visibility across manufacturing processes from a single solution, says Microsoft.
HP seeks partnerships for major cloud play
CEO Leo Apotheker tells an audience of entrepreneurs and venture capitalists that HP will look to make new partnerships for the cloud.
Microsoft takes Google search to court
Formal complaint made to the European Commission over Google violating European competition law.
Google to build UFB network in Kansas
Internet search giant signs deal with Kansas City to roll out a high-speed broadband network in 2012.
Cisco snaps up newScale for cloud services
Acquisition to expand Cisco and partner software offerings in IT and cloud management.
Brocade invests $100 Million into APAC IT industry
Investment aimed at accelerating ethernet fabric adoption and migration to the cloud for eligible customers.
39% of SMBs to pay for cloud services within three years
Microsoft survey shows an increasing opportunity for hosting service providers to profit from cloud services.
Polycom snaps up Accordent Technologies
Acquisition to boost Polycom's unified comms offering with customer-premise and cloud-based video content management solutions.
Mac OS ‘father’ quits Apple
After 22 years of service, the "Father of Mac OS X" is leaving Apple to focus more on science and less on products.
Xero Payroll confirmed for Wednesday
Expect some downtime as the long-awaited integrated payroll solution goes lives on Wednesday morning.
IBM settles bribery complaint for $10m
Complaint alleged IBM employees tried to bribe South Korean and Chinese officials in return for business over ten years.
Work begins on Nokia / Microsoft smartphones
Nokia Chief Executive Stephen Elop says he's unaware of any strategic interest Microsoft has in acquiring Nokia.
RIM signs Microsoft cloud deal
Research In Motion has signed a cloud-based data storage partnership with Microsoft - here comes the PlayBook.
Data centres set to shrink by 40%
The traditional methods of data centre designs no longer work - here are Gartner's reasons why.
HP makes major play for the cloud
HP has unveiled a new strategy that will see it develop its own internet services and app store for consumers and businesses.
IBM launches Software and Consulting services
New consulting practice created to help businesses adapt to the emerging category of 'Smarter Commerce'.
Microsoft addresses WP7 update concerns
Company admits there are concerns over Windows Phone updates, but promises "copy-and-paste" in late March.
CIOs optimistic about Q2 hiring
A survey of 1400 CIOs has forecast continued hiring in the IT sector for the second quarter of 2011.
Video: LinkedIn launches news service
The online networking site has launched a news aggregation service dubbed, LinkedIn Today.
US govt turns to the cloud to save money
Cloud computing could save the US federal government billions of dollars, says industry experts.
Western Digital snaps up Hitachi's storage subsidiary
Resulting company to boast enhanced R&D, bigger product portfolio and stronger market coverage.
No Microsoft tablet until 2012
Microsoft won't have a tablet in the market to compete with iPad until 2012, say Business Week sources.
BlackBerry Messenger app for Android, iOS?
Research In Motion is said to be working on Android and iPhone versions of its proprietary instant messenger app.
Google's Android Market attacked
Hackers could have accessed data stored on affected handsets, says Google who has now issued a security update.