An incoming NSW Liberal government would establish a new ICT governance body and consulting committee with the private sector to provide advice on key projects, including potential migration to a Cloud computing model, if elected in March.
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NBN Co could be required to replace or refit more than 60 Telstra exchanges in its bid to roll out the National Broadband Network (NBN), Telstra has warned.
A joint parliamentary committee into the National Broadband Network (NBN) will no longer be dominated by Labor politicians and will begin sooner than planned, Greens senator, Scott Ludlam, has said.
Medicare Australia has reached an agreement with e-health vendors surrounding a legal blackhole in developer agreements signed for use of individual healthcare identifiers, with hopes a revised license to be released in the coming week will encourage wider use of the identifiers in clinical software.
IBM Australia has been awarded another major Australian e-health tender, picking up responsibilities for delivering a secure messaging platform that will be used in the Federal Government’s $467 million personally controlled electronic health records (PCEHR) initiative.
Significant drops in global IP transit costs could eventually undercut provisional pricing for domestic transit under the National Broadband Network (NBN), NextDC chief executive, Bevan Slattery, has warned.
Service providers, rights holders and internet users are anxiously awaiting news of whether the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) will further appeal the decision against it today by the Federal Court, but both the industry body and defendant iiNet are clear on a single message: The Federal Government must step in.
The expansion of the retail service provider (RSP) market in the wake of the National Broadband Network (NBN) rollout could bring risks to rollout schedules and customer experiences without careful accreditation, a digital economy analyst has warned.
Perth-based internet service provider (ISP) iiNet (ASX:IIN) has forecast its acquisition activity in 2010 to contribute up to $25 million to the company’s earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) during the 2011 financial year.
Toyota Australia plans to offer a Cloud-based management system for 200 of its car dealerships nationally as part of an ambitious four-month migration of existing dealers to Fujitsu’s data centres.
Small businesses operating online require contractual and regulatory protection from potential collusion between traditional retailers and online magnates such as Google, according to the Council of Small Business of Australia (COSBOA).
Online education provider Open Universities Australia is in talks to initiate corporate partnerships with the likes of IBM, HP and other major IT companies in a bid to combat the declining number of qualified IT personnel in the Australian market.
The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) will release an evaluation strategy this year for the Federal Government’s $2.4 billion Digital Education Revolution this year in an attempt to better gauge the success of the program.
A single party will be responsible for the establishment and ongoing operation of the technology infrastructure required to implement the Federal Government’s $467 million personally controlled e-health records (PCEHR).
Telstra is set to become the first Long Term Evolution (LTE) network operator in Australia, with plans to launch the technology publicly in all Australian capital cities and some regional centres by the end of the year.