Displaying items by tag: Peter Dinham Australia

Optus and Huawei have teamed up to complete a successful in-field test of Massive MIMO (128T128R) technology, which they say helps pave the way for the introduction of 5G services in Australia.

Australian business leaders like their global counterparts believe new technologies have forever-changed the rules of business, democratising information and ‘rewiring’ customer expectations, but many also say they are not ready for the ‘digital future’.

Published in Strategy

Smart meters are almost old hat in the cities of today, with the so-called smart cities of the future already starting to move well beyond the clever meters to ultimately deliver a whole host of technology-driven infrastructure such as intelligent and adaptive street lighting.

Published in Energy
Thursday, 22 March 2012 03:18

ShoreTel, Telstra seal partnership agreement

Global provider of unified communications systems, ShoreTel,  has entered into a partnership with Telstra to join the company's Business Systems program and to jointly market and support ShoreTel's IP telephony, unified communications (UC), contact centre and mobility solutions in Australia.

Published in Deals
Tuesday, 13 March 2012 19:09

Scoopon facilitates Hungry Jack's meal deal

In a move to which it says will bring a more social element to its brand, fast food giant HungryJack's has partnered with the Australian group buying site, Scoopon, to run an exclusive national discounted meal deal.

Published in Deals

The customer churn factor seems alive and well in the global broadband services market and there's clearly very little, if any, loyalty by mobile users to their broadband provider, according to a market study just released to coincide with the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

Published in Market
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 01:14

New engineering chief for BigCommerce

Global e-commerce SaaS provider, BigCommerce, has a new chief engineer of its Australian operation who will oversee the design, development and testing strategy with a team of more than 25 engineers at the company's Sydney headquarters.

Published in People Moves
Sunday, 22 January 2012 23:09

EMC leads backup appliance market: report

IT services vendor and solutions provider, EMC, has taken a solid grip on the worldwide Purpose Built Backup Appliance (PBBA) market, according to a new report just released, which shows the company captured 62 percent share of the market in the first half of last year, more than three times the share of its nearest competitor. And, more Australian companies have been quicker to embrace PBBA solutions than their counterparts in other Asia-Pacific countries.

Published in Cloud Computing
Wednesday, 14 December 2011 14:38

OC market decline in tough economy

Worldwide economic uncertainty caused a softening in the global optical components market with a contraction of 0.2 per cent sequentially in the third quarter this year and a drop in OC industry revenues for the three months to $1.57 billion.

Published in Market
Friday, 09 December 2011 04:43

ICT Geelong gets a $100,000 boost

The Victorian Government has boosted funding for the Geelong region information and communication technologies (ICT) cluster, ICT Geelong with $100,000 which will allow the organisation to build on past achievements and assist the continuing development of the ICT sector in the region over the next two years.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Monday, 07 November 2011 22:34

Social media users in legal quandary

Social media might be a potential legal minefield for users, according to a newly released survey, that found that nearly two-thirds of the online community have little or no awareness of their legal rights and responsibilities when posting comments on social media websites.

Published in Market
Friday, 04 November 2011 02:30

CPS wins IP telephony project



The IT services company, CPS Technology Group has been selected by New South Wales energy services provider, Essential Energy to deliver a new IP telephony platform, contact centre and managed services solution to drive customer service, operational savings and scalability for ongoing growth and business continuity.

Published in Deals
Monday, 10 October 2011 01:10

Mobile payments soar towards $170 billion

Worldwide mobile payments to merchants for physical goods will treble from a gross $60 billion forecast this year to exceed $170 billion by 2015, with researchers finding that the initial growth in payments was fuelled by a dramatic upsurge in retail apps in the wake of the consumer smartphone explosion.

Published in Market
Thursday, 22 September 2011 00:47

Emerging economies drive BPO growth

Business process outsourcing (BPO) is gaining ground globally in HR, engineering design and research and development, particularly in developed economies like Australia, while emerging markets newer to the BPO area are adopting first-generation outsourcing like customer care, payroll processing and help desks.

Published in Market
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 23:04

Telstra, Tata join forces

Telstra has joined forces with Indian communications giant, Tata, to allow their customers to connect using telepresence high definition video conferencing facilities locally and globally across both company networks.

Published in Market

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