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  • Telco trouble behind Aussie airport system outage

    ​A "major" telco failure was behind the system outage that left some of Australia’s busiest airports resorting to manual processing of travellers.

    Written by Leon Spencer22 May 17 18:30
  • Alibaba Cloud opens Sydney data centre

    The cloud computing arm of Alibaba has opened its first data centre in Sydney, the latest in a string of new centres launched globally this month.

    Written by George Nott28 Nov. 16 13:20
  • How BMC Software slimmed down its global IT

    “It was like the cobbler’s son had no shoes.” With tongue firmly in cheek, this is how BMC Software’s CIO Scott Crowder describes the $2 billion software firm’s internal IT infrastructure when he landed there in 2011.

    Written by Byron Connolly03 Nov. 16 14:02
  • ​NextDC invests $160M in new data centres in Queensland and Victoria

    NextDC said today it had signed a contract to acquire a site in Tullamarine in Victoria for its M2 data centre. This follows an announcement yesterday that it had selected a site on the fringes of Brisbane’s CBD for its B2 data centre.

    Written by George Nott19 May 16 11:57
  • ​Cancer Council in IT overhaul

    Cancer Council NSW has completed the first phase of an IT overhaul that is seeing the company adopt a cloud and mobile only strategy.

    Written by Byron Connolly07 Dec. 15 09:38
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  • Maintaining a hybrid cloud environment

    CIO talks to Glenn Powell, general manager of Infront Systems, about how to move to a hybrid IT infrastructure model

    Written by CIO Staff12 March 15 10:22
  • NSW kicks off data centre reform - Part 2

    Communities NSW CIO, David Kennedy, said he supports the data centre reform project and can see the value of data centre consolidation and rationalisation leading to improved capability and value for money.

    Written by Rodney Gedda04 April 11 13:04
  • NSW kicks off data centre reform - Part 1

    After years of planning, and months of supplier selection, the NSW government Department of Services, Technology and Administration (DSTA) has called for proposals for its data centre reform program, which will consolidate some 100 disparate facilities into two. The five shortlisted suppliers had until the end of January to put forward their ideas and capabilities for the shared data centres — either existing or purpose-built facilities — for government agencies across the state.

    Written by Rodney Gedda04 April 11 12:57
  • Slideshow: Verb IT first with HP Performance Optimised Datacentre (POD)

    Sydney-based Verb IT is the first company in the Asia Pacific region to provision an HP Performance Optimised Datacentre (POD) next-generation data centre in a shipping container. The new Verb DC site where the POD is located is a standard industrial warehouse in Wyong on the NSW Central Coast (one hour north of Sydney). Verb DC is schedueld to go live in September after a 14-week project, including the POD delivery time. In what is being painted as a big win for the Central Coast IT industry, the new POD will provide computing services to local businesses and the world.

    Written by Rodney Gedda20 Aug. 10 08:57
  • IT Jobs: Data Center Hiring Turns a Corner

    Driven to austerity in an economy that only recently appears ready to expand again, companies will likely hire slightly more data center workers this year, according to experts.

    Written by Robert Lemos05 May 10 05:48

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