NetSuite chief executive Zach Nelson was exuberant during the opening of the company’s annual conference announcing that arch rival SAP had spent almost $US1 million on NetSuite tools which were being used to run one of its operations.
Regional ICT specialist Pacnet is more than quadrupling the size of its CloudSpace1 data centre in Sydney, apparently unfazed by the likely impact of the carbon tax and resulting electricity price rises estimated to be as high as 16 per cent.
Telstra has launched the first in a suite of tools intended to return CIOs to the IP network driving seat, wresting back control from consumer devices.
Not for profit technology business Infoxchange Australia has signed up around 20 not for profit organisations to Microsoft’s Office 365 cloud, and about 30 NFPs for a cloud based CRM system.
The 2012 Federal Budget is a “budget of opportunity” for IT vendors – as long as they can follow the money.
The winners from Wayne Swan’s Budget 2012 are Australia’s battling classes. Technocrats got less of a look in.
The aged care and disabled sectors are in line for two of the biggest IT programmes unveiled in Treasurer Wayne Swan’s Budget 2012 which was otherwise fairly light on in terms of new ICT initiatives.
Not content with investing $36 billion just to build the National Broadband Network, the Federal Government has set aside additional funds in the 2012-13 Budget to demonstrate its capabilities.
In 2011 the Bureau of Meteorology attracted more than 3.3 billion page views – more than some porn sites. Not surprisingly the Government wants its cut of the digital dollar.
Just one in every ten Australians is expected to opt for a personally controlled electronic health record (PCEHR) over the next two years, despite the Government’s hefty $467 million investment in the programme.
The 19 year old relationship between financial services business AMP and CSC has been extended for another four years in a deal worth more than $220 million.
Four plum ICT jobs with salaries of more than $199,000 each are on offer in the NSW Government as the State works out how to implement its brand new ICT strategy which was unveiled in Sydney on Friday.
In a bid to make virtualisation and cloud computing more palatable to enterprises which have a high concentration of mobile users, or are implementing a Bring your Own Device (BYOD) strategy, VMware has launched a fistful of new products and a public beta of a system that offers what it describes as 'Dropbox for the enterprise'.
Software giant SAP has announced that it is extending its two year old Young ICT Explorers competition into NSW, with hopes to offer the programme to Victoria and Singapore next year as part of a bid to encourage school students to use technology creatively and also consider a career in ICT.
The Open Data Centre Alliance (ODCA) - formed of major end user organisations with a combined annual IT spend of $100 billion plus - which is focussed on the creation of standards for cloud computing and data centres, has turned its attention to big data.
University and research supercomputing is being revolutionised by the march of platforms built using commodity graphics processor chips used in games machines and mobile phones. Queensland University of Technology and the University of Melbourne are the latest to take the plunge.
Peter James has arrived in the cloud - literally. He arrives for lunch sporting a Ninefold T-shirt, which seems to be his ubiquitous choice of garb these days.
Applications to attend the 15th annual IT leadership programme specifically focussed on the needs of IT professionals working in the tertiary education sector close on Monday. This year's particular carrot is a very strong line-up of presenters with extensive and broad university experience.
After working together for the last three years helping customers establish cloud based storage solutions Microsoft and CommVault have created a series of bundles that will allow people to use CommVault's information management system Simpana and Microsoft's Azure cloud for archiving, back-up and recovery.
If you thought selecting a cloud service was tough, spare a thought for the vendors of clouds. For legacy technology companies the journey to offering cloud based services can involve the fighting of internal 'religious wars' as teams which have managed legacy business wage pitched battles against cloud upstarts for funds and management attention.
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