Stories by Hamish Barwick


Equinix fast tracks phase two of SY3 data centre

Data centre provider, Equinix, has brought the construction of phase two of its third Sydney data centre (SY3) six months forward due to heavy customer demand.

Written by Hamish Barwick03 April 12 15:02

SAS ANZ appoints new managing director

Business analytics software vendor, SAS, has recruited a new Australia and New Zealand managing director from within its ranks.

Written by Hamish Barwick03 April 12 10:42

Need for more Australian specialist Cloud providers: CIO study

With Australian CIOs looking overseas for Cloud services, the need for more Australian specialist infrastructure and platform-as-a-service providers presents opportunities for the local Cloud service market, according to a new study from analyst firm, Telsyte.

Written by Hamish Barwick02 April 12 15:55

Q&A: ING Direct Australia CIO, Andrew Henderson

ING Direct Australia chief information officer, Andrew Henderson, has been with the online bank since 2003, during which time he has worked in both the Ukraine and Australia as a CIO.

Written by Hamish Barwick02 April 12 12:28

Canberra Raiders become first major sports sponsorship for Huawei

Huawei might be barred from any National Broadband Network (NBN) deals on security grounds, but the capital’s National Rugby League (NRL) team, the Canberra Raiders, has chosen the company as its major sponsor.

Written by Hamish Barwick30 March 12 16:09

DNSChanger malware victims may face internet switch off: ACMA

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has urged Australian internet users who may be DNSChanger victims to remove the malware form their computers before 9 July or face no internet service when domain name system (DNS) servers maintained by the FBI are switched off.

Written by Hamish Barwick30 March 12 15:16

Australian data breaches costs rising: Symantec

Data breach costs are continuing to have an impact on Australian companies with some organisations reporting a loss of $2.16 million, according to a new study from Symantec and the Ponemon Institute.

Written by Hamish Barwick30 March 12 11:11

Q&A: SAP CIO, Oliver Bussmann

SAP global chief information officer, Oliver Bussmann, is kept busy juggling two roles — CIO and executive vice-president — at the German software company’s headquarters in Walldorf, Germany.

Written by Hamish Barwick28 March 12 12:00

BYOD policy helps SAP Australia attract Gen Y workers

Introducing a bring your own device (BYOD) policy in September 2011 has enabled the Australian arm of German software company, SAP, to entice new employees who prefer using a tablet over the traditional desktop.

Written by Hamish Barwick28 March 12 11:57

MCA's new website, smartphone apps to boost art experience

Following a nine-month development project which began in July 2011 to overhaul its 10-year-old website, the New South Wales Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) is set to unveil a new Web presence on 29 March this year where visitors can view selected art works and information about past or present collections online.

Written by Hamish Barwick26 March 12 16:21

ACMA calls for improved senior citizen cyber safety education

Improving cyber safety education of senior citizens through more targeted programs would greatly improve their confidence and get more elderly Australians online, according to an Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) submission to a Senate committee investigating cyber safety for senior Australians.

Written by Hamish Barwick23 March 12 16:56

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