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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 nytimes.com 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
  • IIIS: Melbourne IT's CTO lays out four-year roadmap

    Melbourne IT may be able to offer discounts to some enterprise and SMB customers as backup/restoration requirements change in the future, according to the hosting provider's chief technology officer.

    Written by Hamish Barwick08 Aug. 11 12:29
  • Melbourne IT warns of high AUD impact

    Melbourne IT (ASX: MLB) managing director, Theo Hnarakis, has warned that the rising Australian dollar and the [[artnid: 387651|20 June ICANN decision on domain liberalisation|new]] may affect the hosting company’s full year results.

    Written by Tim Lohman24 May 11 14:51
  • Reckon buys into Melbourne IT

    Reckon Limited (ASX:RKN) has bought nearly 5% of Melbourne IT (ASX:MLB) for $7.3 million, and said it considers the digital services company to be a potentially significant business partner

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling04 May 11 18:27
  • Generic domain names pose cyber squatter risk

    Melbourne IT has advised of an increase in domain name 'cyber squatting', with large Australian financial companies and government agencies falling victim to phishing attempts as a result of the lack of foresight.

    Written by Hamish Barwick05 April 11 12:42
  • Melbourne IT 2010 profit falls 4.5%

    Melbourne IT (ASX:MLB) saw its 2010 profit fall 4.5% due to transformation costs and forex losses, and expects these factors to also impact profit in 2011

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling31 March 11 20:23
  • “Big data” to rise in 2011

    Among the continued maturation of Cloud computing and increasing competition between tablet manufacturers, 2011 is expected to see higher use of multi-terabyte datasets for business intelligence and analytics, otherwise known as “big data”.

    Written by James Hutchinson20 Jan. 11 11:56