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Government agencies shouldn’t overlook Cloud approaches: Unisys outsourcing expert

By Hamish Barwick | 23 February, 2012 16:11

Making use of Cloud approaches such as virtualization and automation is something Australian government agencies shouldn’t overlook, as it is a way to try Cloud computing without the risks, according to Unisys outsourcing expert Wayne Allen.

Virgin Australia to roll out Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

By Hamish Barwick | 23 February, 2012 15:22

Airline operator Virgin Australia will begin offering passengers use of a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android tablet during flights, starting in April.

The challenges of business intelligence: Gartner BI summit

By Hamish Barwick | 23 February, 2012 12:02

Business intelligence (BI) investment will continue to be driven by IT in the future, but finding people with the right BI skills will be an ongoing challenge, according to a Gartner BI and Information Management Summit panel discussion.

ING Direct Australia shares 12 BI tips

By Hamish Barwick | 22 February, 2012 15:34

Implementing business intelligence (BI) can be a process fraught with pitfalls but avoiding this is easy if companies follow certain processes, advises financial services company, ING Direct Australia.

Toyota Australia puts BI in top gear

By Hamish Barwick | 22 February, 2012 11:25

Budget blowouts and delays were hampering IT projects at Toyota Australia until the car manufacturer rolled out a new business intelligence (BI) model.

Mirus Australia creates aged care BI

By Hamish Barwick | 21 February, 2012 15:42

In a bid to provide better patient data to care providers, aged care services firm, Mirus Australia, has developed an Aged Care Metrics (ACM) system which utilises business intelligence (BI).

Gartner BI Summit: The future of analytics

By Hamish Barwick | 21 February, 2012 12:18

Business analytics need to become easier to use in the future as Australia is faced with an analytics skills shortage that will not go away, according to a Gartner Business Intelligence (BI) and Information Management Summit panel discussion.

Woolworths opens virtual supermarket

By Hamish Barwick | 20 February, 2012 16:50

Supermarket operator, Woolworths, has unveiled a virtual supermarket on the walls of Town Hall station in Sydney.

Data#3 reports first half revenue of $435.8 million

By Hamish Barwick | 20 February, 2012 14:44

Brisbane-based ICT service provider, Data#3 (ASX:DLT), has reported that its first half of 2012 revenue reached $435.8 million, up 15 per cent from the same period last year.

Mobility putting pressure on data centre managers: Analyst

By Hamish Barwick | 20 February, 2012 12:22

Mobility and the unstructured data it creates is putting pressure on data centre managers to grow systems, according to the latest predictions from analyst firm Gartner.

iPad, Windows 8 top ANZ infrastructure spend in 2012: IDC

By Hamish Barwick | 17 February, 2012 15:26

The Australia and New Zealand ICT infrastructure market will be characterised by changing investment priorities due to economic conditions, according to the latest predictions from IDC Australia.

Australian telco revenues to decline by 2016: Analyst

By Hamish Barwick | 17 February, 2012 11:45

The Australian telecommunications industry is set to face declining revenue growth by 2016 due to falling mobile services profits, according to data from analyst firm, Frost & Sullivan.

In pictures: Digital Realty Trust breaks ground in Melbourne

By Hamish Barwick | 16 February, 2012 16:30

Data centre operator, Digital Realty Trust, had the Victorian Minister for Technology, Gordon Rich-Phillips, digging for victory at its planned 50000 square metre facility in Paramount Park Industrial Complex, Melbourne. The project is expected to be complete in 2013.

Vocus reports $21.9 million revenue, plans data centre expansion

By Hamish Barwick | 16 February, 2012 16:08

Vocus Communications (ASX: VOC) has reported half year revenues for FY2012 of $21.9 million, up 57 per cent from the same period last year.

Digital Realty Trust turns soil at Melbourne data centre sites

By Hamish Barwick | 16 February, 2012 10:28

Data centre provider, Digital Realty Trust, has begun preparing a 30,250 square metre property in the Paramount Park Industrial Complex in Melbourne for its two facilities which are expected to contribute up to $365 million to the Victorian economy.

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