Stories by Hamish Barwick


Telstra, Genesys to offer cloud contact centre services

Telstra and Genesys have teamed up to launch a cloud contact centre offering in September which will provide contextual Web chat, mobile and fixed line communications.

By Hamish Barwick | 31 July, 2015 10:34

Tags: genesys, cloud computing, Telstra

Mimecast launches services from Australian data centres

Email services security vendor Mimecast has begun offering co-located data centre services from two facilities in New South Wales.

By Hamish Barwick | 30 July, 2015 16:17

Tags: co-location, Mimecast, data centres, Data Centre

Fujitsu to spend $12.2m on West Sydney data centre upgrade

Fujitsu will spend $12.2 million on power infrastructure and internal capacity upgrades at its Western Sydney Data Centre (WSDC) as part of its 2025 roadmap.

By Hamish Barwick | 30 July, 2015 12:00

Tags: data centres, Data Centre, Fujitsu

CommBank to pilot Offers app with Westfield

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) will be running a trial of its new 'Offers' app with Westfield owner Scentre Group.

By Hamish Barwick | 30 July, 2015 11:31

Tags: Scentre Group, Westfield, CBA, loyalty programs

Startup GO1 secures US$1 million investment deal

Brisbane based training software startup GO1 has announced a US$1 million investment deal with Queensland investor Steve Baxter and Sydney venture capital fund Tank Stream Ventures.

By Hamish Barwick | 29 July, 2015 14:28

Tags: training, GO1, Startup

Venuemob expands into four more Australian markets

Booking venue database startup Venuemob has added Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and the Gold Coast to its existing markets in Sydney and Melbourne.

By Hamish Barwick | 29 July, 2015 13:46

Tags: startups, Venuemob, Startup

Victoria, WA leading ICT worker growth

The Victorian and Western Australian ICT employment sector will grow by 3.1 per cent and 3.9 per cent respectively over the next six years according to research released by ACS and Deloitte Access Economics.

By Hamish Barwick | 29 July, 2015 10:51

Tags: acs, workforce planning, ict workers

CSIRO commercialises wearable technology system

CSIRO has signed a licensing agreement with Australian aerospace company TAE to commercialise CSIRO’s Guardian Mentor Remote (GMR) wearable technology system.

By Hamish Barwick | 23 July, 2015 13:10

Tags: CSIRO, wearable devices, Wearable technology

ASG Group wins $35 million contract with CIMIC Group

ASG Group (ASX: ASZ) has signed a $35 million, five-year managed services contract with contracting firm CIMIC Group.

By Hamish Barwick | 22 July, 2015 12:01

Tags: ASG Group, CIMIC, contract win, Managed Services

Australian DDoS attack size beats APAC average again

The size of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks in Australia continues to be larger than the Asia Pacific average according to a new report by Arbor Networks.

By Hamish Barwick | 22 July, 2015 11:09

Tags: arbor networks, DDoS attacks, distributed denial of service (DDoS)

Data#3 establishes security practice

Data#3 (ASX: DTL) has set up a security practice due to customer demand.

By Hamish Barwick | 22 July, 2015 09:48

Tags: profit gains, Data#3 Limited, security

Selfies as security: Brisbane company launches password management app

Brisbane-based fintech company TSWG has launched an iOS and Android password management app that verifies a user’s identity by taking a snapshot of their eyes.

By Hamish Barwick | 21 July, 2015 14:33

Tags: TSWG, security, biometrics

Drones trialled in Aussie war on pests

Trials are underway in rural Queensland and New South Wales with military grade drones to test their effectiveness in spotting feral pigs, dogs, deer and rabbits.

By Hamish Barwick | 21 July, 2015 12:48

Tags: pest animals, Ninox Robotics, drones, drone, drone aircraft, pest control

ANZ Bank unveils goMoney Apple Watch app

ANZ Banking Group is the latest financial services firm to release an Apple Watch app.

By Hamish Barwick | 20 July, 2015 15:00

Tags: Apple Watch apps, GoMoney, ANZ Banking Group Ltd

Telco bill shock still not dead, survey finds

A third of Australians received a telco bill in the past six months that was higher than expected according to the latest Telecommunications Customer Satisfaction Survey.

By Hamish Barwick | 20 July, 2015 13:57

Tags: bill shock, Communications Alliance, telecommunications services

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