Stories by Sandra Rossi

SNIA announces new board for 2007-08

The A/NZ Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) today announced its new board of directors for 2007-08.

Local council turns to Web-based compliance platform

Australian developer of Web-based compliance systems, PolicyPoint, has won a three year contract with Fairfield City Council to ensure staff complete online training or policy education programs.

SurfControl extends its global network to Australia

IT security provider, SurfControl today opened its first Asia Pacific data centre in Sydney.

Site combines Google and Yahoo search results

Toll Free Yellow Pages today announced the launch of, the nation's first Web site that enables users to search both and at the same time.

People Telecom wins insurance industry trifecta

People Telecom has become the preferred telecommunication provider to members of AMP Financial Planners Association (AFPA), the Hillross Advisers Association (HAA) and the General Insurance Advisors Association (GIAA) across Australia under a new business partnership agreement signed in Sydney today.

Australian robot plays the fiddle on European stage

Australia may boast great cultural icons like the Sydney Harbour Bridge but now the local ICT research community has developed an icon of its own, a robot that plays the violin.

AEEMA consolidates under Ai Group umbrella

The Australian Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers ' Association is merging with the Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) with consolidation plans earmarked for completion by November, 2007.

Engin to be primary distributor of TiVo in Australia

Engin is set to provide high speed ADSL2 broadband after reaching a wholesale agreement with Optus while also announcing it will be the primary distributor of TiVo in Australia.

Soul selects Adtran to deliver Ethernet in the First Mile

IP telecommunications provider, SP Telemedia Ltd (Soul) has selected Adtran's Total Access solution for the delivery of its high speed dedicated Ethernet service in the First Mile.

Telecom NZ looks to BPM to coordinate customer loyalty plans

Telecom NZ has streamlined order management and billing by implementing business process management (BPM) software across a number of different systems in a bid to speed up the way new customers sign up for service.

Lending group upgrades to carry heavy data load

Specialist lender, the Bluestone Group, has undertaken a storage upgrade to meet data growth rates of more than 200 percent per annum.

HP and BT expand IT and network alliance

Hewlett Packard and BT today announced an expansion of an alliance that has already attracted $US1.5 billion in contract revenue since it began in 2004.

ITIL v3 roadshow coming to Australia

As part of a seven stop itSMF International roadshow, the IT Service Management Forum will launch ITIL v3 in Australia on Wednesday, June 20.

NSW Institute of Sports takes presence technology to its peak

The NSW Institute of Sport is using IP telephony and presence technology as part of new high tech coaching methods to help 700 athletes across 23 sports reach their peak performance.

BlueFreeway set to complete Viva9 and BlueArc acquisitions

ASX-listed digital marketing company BlueFreeway has completed agreements to acquire Viva9 and the BlueArc Group.

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