Stories by Sandra Rossi

IBM study: CEOs accept change as a permanent state

Seeking insight into the 'enterprise of the future' IBM yesterday released the findings of what it claims is the biggest global study of CEOs ever conducted.


Blog lifts mystery surrounding telecommunications projects

A corporate blog about the construction of a subsea fibre-optic cable has received 20,000 hits in less than four hours.

SAP compliance solution coincides with Australia's greenhouse legislation

Coinciding with new greenhouse legislation to be introduced in Australia on July 1, 2008, SAP has launched an environmental compliance solution specifically for the local market.


Optus invests $315 million in nationwide mobile network

Optus announced today that it would embark on an investment program to expand its nationwide mobile network beyond 96 per cent population coverage to reach 98 per cent at a cost of $315 million.

Magna Pacific upgrades its supply chain with ERP system

DVD distributor Magna Pacific has ditched ERP software it purchased from Sybiz and implemented Microsoft Dynamics NAV claiming the old system couldn't keep pace with company growth.

Three $50 million data centres planned for Sydney in 2009

Data storage centre developer and owner, Technical Real Estate (TRE), has received development approval for its multi-million dollar next-generation data centre in Sydney's Norwest business park, which is expected to open for business in the first quarter of 2009.

Optus wins $15 million Luxottica deal

Luxottica, the parent company of Australia's largest eyewear chain OPSM, has signed a $15 million, three year whole-of-business communications deal with Optus.

Webroot flicks the switch on new data centre, launches SaaS

On the same day that its Software as a Service (SaaS) offering became available, security provider Webroot today opened the doors of its first data centre in the southern hemisphere.

Blackberry users lured into Faustian pact

Research examining the love/hate relationship Australian executives have developed with their BlackBerrys describes ownership of the popular e-mail device as akin to signing a Faustian pact.

Telstra wins $162 million defence contract

The Department of Defence today announced a $162 million contract with Telstra for telecommunication services.

Australian manufacturer completes first global Dynamics AX09 upgrade

Australian metal products manufacturer, WH Williams, is the first organization in the world to upgrade from Microsoft's Dynamics AX 4.0 to the new Dynamics AX 2009 (formerly known as Dynamics AX 5.0).

Internode suspends business in backhaul capacity pricing protest

Protesting against Telstra's dominance in broadband backhaul capacity across Bass Strait, Internet Service Provider (ISP) Internode will suspend sales in Tasmania from May 6, 2008.

Data Management Edition #10: Multi-Petascale Systems

This week we look at sustainability and the development of multicore technologies to build multi-petascale systems.

Foreign exchange provider OzForex secures hosted solution

Sydney based managed service provider Virtual.Offis yesterday said the company has won a contract agreement to provide secure hosted services to one of the world's leading foreign exchange providers, OzForex.

Joomla! and the latest trends in the open source revolution

Australia's Andrew Eddie and Brad Baker, two of the core team members of Joomla!, the free open-source Internet content management system (CMS) that in three years has grown into a global development community with more than three million downloads in a year, will be guest speakers at a special event in Sydney on May 19, 2008.

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