Stories by Hamish Barwick


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

Anittel reports half year revenue of 31.4m

IT and telecom service provider, Anittel Group (ASX: AYG), has reported a $31.4 million revenue for the half year ended 31 December 2011, a turnaround that seems to be on track after the company experienced a [[artnid:399319|$19.9 million net loss for FY11|]].

Written by Hamish Barwick28 Feb. 12 15:40

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

Talent2 signs Queensland government outsourcing contract

IT services provider, Talent2 International (ASX: TWO), has entered the government space by signing a three-year Managed Service Program (MSP) deal with the Queensland government.

Written by Hamish Barwick24 Feb. 12 11:12

Dodo confirms cause of Telstra internet outage

Internet service provider, Dodo, has confirmed that a fixed-line and mobile internet connections outage which affected Telstra (ASX:TEL) customers on 23 February was the result of a router hardware failure at Dodo.

Written by Hamish Barwick24 Feb. 12 09:45

The challenges of business intelligence: Gartner BI summit

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.

Written by Hamish Barwick23 Feb. 12 12:02

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