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NBN trial sites to roll out e-health, education projects

National Broadband Network (NBN) trial sites in Townsville, Queensland and Armidale, New South Wales are in the process of rolling out separate trials over the NBN designed to help Townsville type two diabetes sufferers and, in Armidale, offer remote access to TAFE courses.

Written by Hamish Barwick22 March 12 12:28

ANZ Private Wealth uses telepresence to improve customer service

ANZ Bank investment services division, ANZ Private Wealth, has implemented a telepresence offering called Wealth Presence to allow customers easier access to its staff following a four-month trial which began in September 2011.

Written by Hamish Barwick21 March 12 16:51

AARNet video exchange kick starts academic research projects

Swinburne, Monash and Victoria Universities are amongst the first academic centres in Australia making use of a new video exchange service provided by Australia’s Academic and Research Network (AARNet) and Cisco which promises speeds of up to 10 gigabits per second. The video exchange has been in trial by the three universities since October ahead of its official launch this Monday.

Written by Hamish Barwick21 March 12 14:01

Cloud computing fuelling CIOs' ambitions: Report

Cloud computing implementations are helping more Australian chief information officers to prepare for chief executive officer roles, according to a new global report conducted by CA Technologies.

Written by Hamish Barwick19 March 12 15:51

In brief: Westnet NSW customers affected by outage

iiNet subsidiary, Westnet, has reported an outage in New South Wales which is affecting approximately 8000 Westnet off-net ADSL customers and 600 mobile broadband customers.

Written by Hamish Barwick16 March 12 12:02

Social networking websites may face government regulation

Facebook, MySpace and Bebo are in the firing line from Cyber Safety Committee deputy chair, Alex Hawke, saying that Australian children younger than 13 use their websites despite the current 13+ age restriction.

Written by Hamish Barwick16 March 12 11:32

Blackstone Waterhouse uses Cloud to attract staff

Sydney law firm, Blackstone Waterhouse, has been able to head hunt top legal talent with the enticement of greater work-life balance thanks to a new Cloud services implementation.

Written by Hamish Barwick15 March 12 11:28

iiNet joins Optus in streaming TV fight

iiNet has come out swinging against proposed plans by the Federal Government to prohibit internet companies from streaming pre-recorded TV content to mobile devices.

Written by Hamish Barwick14 March 12 16:32

Retail Prodigy Group charts Nike growth using BI

Nike Australia master franchise owner, Retail Prodigy Group, has been able to track sales and staff performance through the implementation of business intelligence (BI).

Written by Hamish Barwick14 March 12 11:49

Australian Tibet Council hit with targeted malware email

A fake email address was used to launch a targeted malware email campaign against the Australian Tibet Council on the weekend beginning 10 March, according to a Trend Micro security researcher and spokesperson.

Written by Hamish Barwick13 March 12 14:14

Sensis CEO Bruce Akhurst resigns

Sensis chief executive, Bruce Akhurst, has announced his intention to leave Telstra’s search and directory subsidiary in May after 15 years.

Written by Hamish Barwick13 March 12 11:28

Randstad begins transition to the Cloud

Recruitment company, Randstad, has signed a three-year contract with Telstra to provide telecommunications and Cloud services that will help the company make the transition to the Cloud.

Written by Hamish Barwick13 March 12 10:19

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