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  • Melbourne IT and 2nd Watch in cloud alliance

    Melbourne IT has struck an alliance with Amazon Web Services partner, 2nd Watch to offer cloud migration capabilities to organisations across Australia and New Zealand.

    Written by Byron Connolly14 April 15 13:48
  • Martin Mercer to leave Optus for Melbourne IT CEO role

    Optus strategy and fixed managing director Martin Mercer has been confirmed as the new CEO of Melbourne IT (ASX: MLB). He will start at the online services company in April 2014.

    Written by Hamish Barwick17 Jan. 14 11:46
  • <i>New York Times</i> site hack shifts attention to registry locks

    One way that owners of major websites can mitigate the risk of their domains being hijacked like The New York Times' site was on Tuesday is to apply what is known as a registry lock on the domain, security researchers say.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan29 Aug. 13 10:12
  • Spear phishing led to DNS attack against the New York Times, others

    The cyberattack that resulted in and some other high-profile websites being inaccessible to a large number of users Tuesday started with a targeted phishing attack against a reseller for Melbourne IT, an Australian domain registrar and IT services company.

    Written by Lucian Constantin28 Aug. 13 14:41
Features about Melbourne IT
  • Clouds gathering

    What a difference a year makes. Twelve months ago it was almost impossible to find Australian organisations that had embraced cloud computing. Now pretty much everyone is planning, piloting or executing some form of migration to the cloud. If there was ever doubt that cloud was little more than hype, it was eradicated in April 2010 by Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) group executive for enterprise services and chief information officer, Michael Harte. In a speech to Committee for Economic Development in Australia, Harte declared that never again did he wish to be locked into using proprietary hardware or software and cloud computing was his escape route.

    Written by Brad Howarth19 Aug. 10 10:22
  • Cloud Computing Special Part 1: Looking For The Silver Lining

    Australian companies of all types are cautiously shifting applications out of the data centre and into the cloud. Despite all the hype, cloud computing is proving to be one trend that's more than just hot air.

    Written by Brad Howarth06 July 09 10:12