Stories by Hamish Barwick


iiNet applies for top level domain

Internet service provider, iiNet, is the latest Australian organisation to apply for its own top level domain (TLD).

Written by Hamish Barwick09 March 12 11:27

NSCCC to discuss Cloud security

The National Standing Committee on Cloud Computing (NSCCC) has added security vendor Sophos to its stable of ICT companies as it seeks to expand its pool of expertise on the Cloud.

Written by Hamish Barwick08 March 12 15:39

iiNet announces NSW flood relief package

iiNet customers affected by flooding in NSW will be offered a relief package by the internet service provider (ISP). The company is also extending the offer to customers of its ISP acquisitions Westnet, Netspace, AAPT, Internode and TransACT.

Written by Hamish Barwick08 March 12 15:01

EventsHQ hit with enforceable undertaking under Spam Act

National Poker League brand owner, EventsHQ, has accepted to meet requirements of the Spam Act following an investigation by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) into SMS messages sent to consumers which promoted National Poker League events.

Written by Hamish Barwick07 March 12 16:32

How ARTC reduced data centre cooling costs

Adelaide based government agency, Australian Rail Transport Corporation (ARTC), has saved over $100,000 per year in cooling costs following the implementation of a new data centre.

Written by Hamish Barwick06 March 12 15:49

Suncorp banks on desktop virtualization

A series of natural disasters including the Queensland floods of 2010 prompted Brisbane-based bank, Suncorp, to implement a desktop virtualization project called Desktop Anywhere.

Written by Hamish Barwick06 March 12 10:50

Gartner shares nine IT infrastructure cost saving tips

Trying to make savings in a lean data centre environment might seem like a hard task but there are a number of steps IT managers can take to reduce spend further, says analyst firm Gartner.

Written by Hamish Barwick05 March 12 14:30

Q&A: Downer EDI CIO, Joseph Amoia

Since joining engineering and infrastructure management services company, Downer EDI, in 2009 as group IT strategy general manager, Joseph Amoia has steadily risen to the role of CIO.

Written by Hamish Barwick02 March 12 16:26

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

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