Stories by Hamish Barwick


Australian telco revenues to decline by 2016: Analyst

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.

Written by Hamish Barwick17 Feb. 12 11:45

In pictures: Digital Realty Trust breaks ground in Melbourne

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.

Written by Hamish Barwick16 Feb. 12 16:30

Digital Realty Trust turns soil at Melbourne data centre sites

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.

Written by Hamish Barwick16 Feb. 12 10:28

Government needs to address Cloud demand, concerns: Conroy

Cloud computing has the potential to benefit federal and state governments, but issues such as privacy need to be addressed first, according to federal communications minister, Stephen Conroy.

Written by Hamish Barwick15 Feb. 12 12:31

CenITex finds new CIO

Former Tatts Group business systems group manager, Fiona Caldwell, has been appointed chief information officer of Victorian shared services agency, CenITex.

Written by Hamish Barwick14 Feb. 12 16:08

iiNet services to expand into Darwin, Queensland

Internet service provider (ISP) iiNet has announced its plans to expand its services to more than 38,500 households and businesses in Darwin and regional Queensland

Written by Hamish Barwick13 Feb. 12 16:06

David Jones overhauls online shopping infrastructure

After resurrecting its online shopping website in 2010, Australian retailer David Jones has responded to customer demand for improved e-commerce with a new website to be unveiled in September this year.

Written by Hamish Barwick13 Feb. 12 15:22

In pictures: Capgemini opens new Canberra office

French headquartered IT and outsourcing provider, Capgemini, had the French ambassador to Australia, Stephane Romatet, on hand to open its Canberra office recently.

Written by Hamish Barwick10 Feb. 12 16:06

Vodafone confirms spectrum licence renewal

Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) has responded to the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) limits on the amount of spectrum due to be sold to individual companies in 2012 by renewing its current licence holding.

Written by Hamish Barwick10 Feb. 12 14:34

Sydney Water tender for data centre upgrade

New South Wales state water authority, Sydney Water, is looking for contractors to carry out a refurbishment of its data centre in Homebush, Sydney.

Written by Hamish Barwick10 Feb. 12 10:08

Macquarie Telecom adds fourth data centre to AGIMO panel

Macquarie Telecom’s (ASX: MAQ) new Intellicentre 4 (IC4) data centre has been added to the data centre facilities panel established by the Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO).

Written by Hamish Barwick09 Feb. 12 15:15

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