Perth-based Amcom Telecommunications (ASX: AMM) has acquired Megaport’s fibre network in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane for $15 million.
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Former AAPT CEO, David Yuile, has been appointed managing director of Nextgen Networks.
IBM's SoftLayer data centre opened in Melbourne recently. The facility is part of the vendor's $1.2 billion global investment to expand its cloud footprint into Asia Pacific. A second Australian data centre will be launched in Sydney in approximately two months time.
RiverCity Labs managing director Steve Baxter has re-joined the Vocus Communications (ASX:VOC) board of directors after taking an 18 month break in 2013 for family reasons.
Kaspersky Lab has hired a new Asia Pacific managing director, Peter Hewett, to replace Harry Cheung who retired in September.
The Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) has extended its networking contract with Pacnet for another 36 months as part of a partnership that dates back to 2007.
University of NSW team Lab 202 was awarded first place in the fourth annual National Instruments Autonomous Robotics Competition (NI ARC) final in Sydney. During the grand finale, team robots had to wirelessly communicate within their environment, collect seeds, navigate to a farming area littered with obstacles, deposit the seeds in planting areas and move back to the home zone.
Cloud finance and automation software vendor BlackLine has hired Todd Hunt for the newly created role of Asia Pacific vice president and general manager.
BSA | The Software Alliance has settled a software copyright breach out of court with Townsville, Queensland based steel fabrication company Wulguru Steel after it emerged that the company used unlicensed copies of Autodesk AutoCAD software.
Telstra (ASX: TLS) has signed up as a customer of the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) data centre in Sydney.
Former IBM Australia account partner Paul Miller has joined insurance technology vendor SSP as its new Asia Pacific general manager, based in Melbourne.
Brisbane-based system integrator Data#3 (ASX: DTL) has confirmed that it will acquire a 42.5 per cent shareholding in Wi-Fi analytics company Discovery Technology for $1.5 million.
BSA | The Software Alliance has settled a software copyright breach case out of court with a Melbourne-based recruitment firm that used unlicensed copies of Office 2007 Enterprise.
RSA's annual Asia Pacific & Japan conference kicked off in Singapore on Tuesday. RSA executive chairman Arthur W. Coviello called for an end to cyber warfare while Juniper Network's Kevin Kennedy compared the Information Age to the Golden Age of the Roman empire. The conference concludes today.
Coles has launched its own mobile wallet to make shopping more convenient for customers.