Stories by Rohan Pearce


Fujitsu unveils Chromebook managed service offering for enterprises

Fujitsu has launched a managed Chromebook service targeting enterprises in Australia and NZ.

By Rohan Pearce | 08 July, 2015 11:32

Tags: Chrome OS, chromebook, Chromebooks, Fujitsu

Defence extends Optus satellite contract until 2020

The Department of Defence has extended until 2020 its managed satellite services agreement with Optus.

By Rohan Pearce | 08 July, 2015 10:24

Tags: Optus Satellite, optus

Bluedot Innovation aims for the enterprise

Although Australian startup Bluedot Innovation counts SMBs among its customers, co-founder Filip Eldic said the intention has always been to develop a cloud platform that could location services to enterprises.

By Rohan Pearce | 06 July, 2015 08:01

Tags: predictive analytics, location, BlueDot Innovation, location based services, smartphones, location analytics

How getting mobile helped John Holland slash IT costs

A mobility strategy that centres on using virtualization to deliver desktops, apps and data to worksites has saved construction company John Holland millions of dollars, according to David Banger.

By Rohan Pearce | 08 July, 2015 09:46

Tags: virtualization, Citrix, John Holland

An Aussie company is building the world's smallest SDN switch

Australian company Northbound Networks has designed what it says is the world's smallest OpenFlow-capable switch.

By Rohan Pearce | 06 July, 2015 13:14

Tags: OpenFlow, SDN, Networking, Northbound Networks, software-defined networking (SDN), software-defined-networking

Startup Catalyst extends deadline for applications

Startup Catalyst has extended by a week the window for young Queenslanders to apply for its program, which will offer participants a taste of Silicon Valley's startup culture.

By Rohan Pearce | 06 July, 2015 15:32

Tags: startups, Startup Catalyst, River City Labs

Telstra launches its telemedicine service

Telstra Health, the telco's healthcare focussed business, has officially launched its ReadyCare service.

By Rohan Pearce | 02 July, 2015 12:19

Tags: health, telemedicine, Healthcare, Telstra Health, Telstra

NBN issues quarterly construction update

NBN has issued its quarterly construction update, adding 200,000 more premises to the rollout.

By Rohan Pearce | 02 July, 2015 09:09

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

Australian IT spending to reach $78.1 billion in 2015: Gartner

Gartner is forecasting Australian IT spending to grow 2.1 per cent this year, reaching $78.1 billion.

By Rohan Pearce | 01 July, 2015 13:53

Tags: Gartner, IT spending

M2 completes Call Plus acquisition

M2 has completed its acquisition of New Zealand Internet service provider Call Plus, the company announced.

By Rohan Pearce | 01 July, 2015 11:40

Tags: M2, call plus, broadband, Telecommunications

ACCC recommends more information sharing by NBN

NBN would be compelled to share more information about the rollout of the National Broadband Network with retail service providers (RSPs) under a recommendation from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

By Rohan Pearce | 01 July, 2015 10:41

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

CenITex to live on in Victoria

Victorian shared services organisation CenITex will live on as an ICT provider, the government has revealed.

By Rohan Pearce | 30 June, 2015 16:03

Tags: shared services, CenITex, government, victorian government

SA government looks for ICT innovation

South Australia will seek expressions of interest from the private sector for the revamp of government ICT systems.

By Rohan Pearce | 30 June, 2015 12:30

Tags: procurement, government, South Australia

Westpac invests in bitcoin startup

Reinventure, a $50 million VC fund whose largest investor is Westpac, has made a "strategic investment" in bitcoin-focussed startup Coinbase.

By Rohan Pearce | 30 June, 2015 11:13

Tags: Coinbase, digital currency, Westpac, Bitcoin

Infrastructure remains big barrier for big data

Existing infrastructure not being up to the task has topped a list of challenges when it comes to Australian organisations implementing big data projects, according to a new study.

By Rohan Pearce | 30 June, 2015 08:30

Tags: big data

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