Stories by Rohan Pearce


AFP to stage new raid in NBN leaks investigation

Labor’s Senator Stephen Conroy has revealed that Australian Federal Police “will conduct a raid on Department of Parliamentary Services at Parliament House this morning to access the emails of Labor staff members”.

Medibank taps Sportsbet exec for CIO role

​Sportsbet’s GM infrastructure and enterprise technology, John Goodall, will join Medibank Private at the end of November to fill the vacant CIO role at the health insurer.

Equinix cuts ribbon on fourth Sydney data centre

Data centre provider Equinix has formally launched its fourth Sydney facility, SY4, although it already has more than 20 customers operating out of it according to Jeremy Deutsch, the company’s local managing director.

Embracing enterprise DevOps

The discussion around enterprise DevOps has matured significantly over the last two or three years according to Mirco Hering. But many organisations are keen to embrace the idea, far fewer have successful embraced it at a strategic level says Hering, the APAC lead for Accenture’s DevOps and Agile practice.

IAG to push API, mobile-first software architecture

Introducing API and mobile-first architecture in order to push the reuse of technology, as well as implementing social coding practices, is one of the key priorities for the Digital Labs wing of IAG in FY17.

ACCC won’t take action in banks’ Apple Pay fight — yet

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says it is “continuing to assess” an application lodged with the body by a group of banks that seek the right to collectively negotiate with, and potentially collectively boycott, mobile wallet providers including Apple.

ASX completes blockchain prototype

ASX has completed the first phase of work on a potential blockchain-based replacement for its CHESS system, which providers clearing and settlement services.

CBRE eyes expanded VDI footprint in APAC

NYSE-listed real estate services CBRE is continuing to expand its virtual desktop infrastructure in the Asia-Pacific region. The Fortune 500 company has some 1500 end points in Asia and Australia and it is expecting this to increase to 6000 within 12 months.

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