Stories by Rohan Pearce


ATO prepares for digital by default

The Australian Taxation Office has begun a public consultation on its shift to digital by default.

By Rohan Pearce | 30 November, 2015 13:04

Tags: digital transformation, Australian Taxation Office (ATO)

NICTA-developed secure microkernel hits new milestone

The open source, Australian-developed secure microkernel seL4 has hit version 2.0.0, the project has announced.

By Rohan Pearce | 30 November, 2015 12:27

Tags: open source, nicta, Data61, seL4 microkernel, seL4, operating systems

Focus on data NSW ICT strategy update

The final update to the current New South Wales government ICT strategy, which was original launched in 2012, includes a focus on breaking down data silos between state agencies and boosting the use of data to drive evidence-based policy.

By Rohan Pearce | 26 November, 2015 13:30

Tags: data analytics, data, nsw, open data, big data, government

In brief: Akamai launches startup program

CDN provider Akamai has launched a program that will provide startups with up to a year's access to its web and performance services for free.

By Rohan Pearce | 05 November, 2015 12:12

Tags: startups, akamai

NBN campaign seeks to lure new workers to network rollout

A new marketing campaign launched by NBN seeks to head off a telco skills shortage by signing up 2000 young people to helping roll out the National Broadband Network.

By Rohan Pearce | 26 October, 2015 10:33

Tags: nbn co, training, National Broadband Network (NBN), national broadband network, careers, Telecommunications, broadband, NBN

Open data: NSW to launch new hub for transport data

More developers will be able to get their hands on real-time public transport data under an initiative announced today by the NSW government.

By Rohan Pearce | 23 October, 2015 15:52

Tags: nsw, open data, government

NBN eyes 2017 launch for services

NBN is aiming to potentially bring services to market in 2017, the company's chief architect, Tony Cross, has revealed.

By Rohan Pearce | 22 October, 2015 10:44

Tags:, Networking, National Broadband Network (NBN), national broadband network, broadband, NBN

Service providers see boost from govt's secure cloud list

The creation earlier this year of the Certified Cloud Services List has had an already begun having an impact on government adoption of cloud according to the Australian vendors who have been added to the CCSL.

By Rohan Pearce | 02 October, 2015 10:54

Tags: macquarie telecom, security, Cloud, Australian Signals Directorate, cloud security, Vault Systems, government, cloud computing, Australian Signals Directorate (ASD), Certified Cloud Services List, Sliced Tech

Tanda clocks up clock-in milestone

Brisbane startup Tanda in September hit a milestone of 2 million clock-ins using its software.

By Rohan Pearce | 02 October, 2015 09:08

Tags: startups

OtherLevels combines on-shore engineering with offshore sales

Australian technology company OtherLevels is investing heavily in its overseas presence to win new customers for its marketing automation platform. But the managing director of the newly publicly listed company, Brendan O'Kane, is keen to keep his engineering team based in Brisbane.

By Rohan Pearce | 02 October, 2015 08:50

Tags: marketing, startups, marketing automation

Enterprises and the API economy: MYOB's API strategy

Application programming interfaces are a tool to aid software development. But according to Deloitte, they're also increasingly a business model driver and boardroom consideration for enterprises.

By Rohan Pearce | 29 September, 2015 11:58

Tags: API economy, API management, MYOB, application programming interface, APIs, API, application programming interfaces

New Telstra app turns mobile devices into landline handsets

A new app launched by Telstra allows calls to be made over a landline service while using a compatible mobile device instead of a standard home phone handset.

By Rohan Pearce | 08 September, 2015 16:14

Tags: mobile phones, smartphones, tablets, Wi-F, Telecommunications, Telstra

Customers and cloud at heart of Westpac technology transformation

Westpac Group will increase its annual investment spend by 20 per cent to $1.3 billion with the bulk of it dedicated to technology, digital and simplification projects, the bank announced today.

By Rohan Pearce | 07 September, 2015 12:39

Tags: hybrid cloud, infrastructure, Westpac Group, BT, Westpac, Cloud, cloud computing, st george

VirtuTel eyes SDN to build self-service network

VirtuTel is harnessing OpenFlow to build an online portal that will allow its customers to order services and then have them automatically provisioned from within the wholesaler's network.

By Rohan Pearce | 26 August, 2015 13:23

Tags: Case studies, OpenFlow 1.3, Networking, software-defined networking (SDN), Telecommunications, software-defined-networking, Case Study, VirtuTel, OpenFlow, brocade, SDN

Telstra Health scores hospital contracts in Malaysia, Thailand

Telstra Health has won four new contracts with hospitals in Malaysia and Thailand.

By Rohan Pearce | 25 August, 2015 12:30

Tags: health, Healthcare, Telstra Health, Telstra

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