Stories by Hamish Barwick


IBM tops Cloud provider report

Australian ICT research firm, Longhaus, has dubbed IBM as the most trusted infrastructure-as-a-service Cloud provider in its new report on the Cloud market.

Written by Hamish Barwick02 March 12 14:08

NAB testing Cloud security provider standards

The National Australia Bank (NAB), a member of the Open Data Centre Alliance (ODCA), has announced plans for an evaluation of the ODCA’s security provider assurance usage model.

Written by Hamish Barwick02 March 12 10:54

Clarity OSS reports improved half year results

Unified communications provider, Clarity OSS (ASX: CYO), increased its revenue by 61 per cent for the half year ending 31 December 2011.

Written by Hamish Barwick01 March 12 15:30

Downer EDI slashes multiple IT systems with outsourcing

After years of acquisitions, Australian engineering and infrastructure management services company, Downer EDI, was lumbered with eight data centres, 36 operating systems and five data networks.

Written by Hamish Barwick01 March 12 11:01

iiNet announces NBN satellite plans

Internet service provider, iiNet, has announced plans for a National Broadband Network (NBN) satellite service to be released in March this year with prices starting at $39.95 a month.

Written by Hamish Barwick01 March 12 10:21

Waratahs score with mobile service rollout

The HSBC Waratahs have deployed a new mobile service delivery platform which allows fans to access game and transport information directly from the Super 15 rugby team’s website

Written by Hamish Barwick29 Feb. 12 10:31

Telco providers endure the wrath of small businesses: TIO

Telecommunication services still have a long way to go judging by a new report from the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) which received more than 22,000 new complaints from small businesses in the financial year 2010-11.

Written by Hamish Barwick28 Feb. 12 16:52

ICT job numbers to climb while skills shortage deepens: ACS

A booming digital economy may lead to the creation of 35,000 new ICT jobs by 2013, but Australia will not have enough candidates to fill these positions, according to the Australian Computer Society’s (ACS) 2011 Statistical Compendium.

Written by Hamish Barwick28 Feb. 12 11:21

Springfield Land Corporation buys Suncorp’s Polaris share

Springfield Land Corporation is now the sole owner of the tier three Polaris data centre in Springfield, Queensland following its acquisition of Suncorp Bank’s half share for $110.5 million.

Written by Hamish Barwick28 Feb. 12 09:42

Hutchison Telecommunications Australia reports $167.7m loss

Hutchison Telecommunications Australia (ASX: HTA) has reported a $167.7 million loss for the full year ended 31 December 2011, in contrast with its $73.4 million profit for the same period in 2010.

Written by Hamish Barwick24 Feb. 12 16:44

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