Australian News »

  • Compaq's local operations escape cuts

    Compaq's local operations appear to have emerged unscathed in the wake of the company's second-quarter $US184 million loss.

  • iPlanet finally makes it Down Under

    Perhaps it's not such a small world after all.

  • Marconi Comms settles into market

    Broadband specialist Marconi Communications' local arm received a boost this month, with the news that Telstra had signed a new contract with Siemens for the supply of telecommunications transmission equipment.

  • E-comm hinges on champion, architect: Gartner

    A new role is emerging within companies as they discover the fit of e-commerce with the business and IT infrastructure, according to a Gartner analyst.

  • Qld Ed's $60m Net hits hurdles

    Technology conflicts in Queensland's Connect.Ed network have left some regional communities out in the cold and drawn flack from ISPs.

  • Software testing tools vital to e-commerce

    As e-commerce grows, more companies are turning to software testing tools to guarantee the quality of their in-house developed applications, says a report from Ovum.

  • Insider rings domain name warning

    Rushed testing for the global Shared Registration System (SRS) for domain names may result in a system unable to cope with increasing demand for domain names. One insider believes an extension of the testing schedule is vital to ensure the system can handle increasing competition.

  • Telstra moves on WAP

    Telstra has announced it aims to make Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)-based services available to its mobile customers by the end of the year.

  • Comms companies tracking OK on Y2K: Alston

    A statement released yesterday revealed that Telstra, C&W Optus, Vodafone and AAPT had jointly spent $270 million on Y2K preparedness by May 14, 1999, and plan to have spent $540 million on Y2K by June 2000.

  • Andersen bags Centrelink project

    Andersen Consulting has partnered with Centrelink to provide systems integration for Centrelink's Online project, reportedly worth $20 million.

  • Pracom buys KLM Group for $6.25m

    Melbourne-based cabling specialist Pracom continues on the acquisitions trail, announcing yesterday that it has purchased voice and data network specialist KLM Group for $6.25 million.

  • Presence Online RAMS home a win

    Based on a custom-built IT infrastructure developed by Web marketing and strategy company Presence Online, RAMSdirect has won the Australian Teleservices Associations' "Call Centre of the Year (under 50 staff)" Award.

  • Telco Y2K spend to top $540m

    A statement released yesterday revealed that Telstra, Cable & Wireless Optus, Vodafone and AAPT had jointly spent $270 million on year 2000 preparedness by May 14 this year.

  • Outsourcing's big three may tumble

    EDS, CSC and IBM GSA have maintained their stranglehold on the IT outsourcing market, but their tenure may well be coming to an end, IDC has warned.

  • Taronga Zoo's SET for e-commerce

    The Taronga and Great Plains Zoos have gone live today with Australia's first secure electronic transaction (SET) implementation.

  • Scitec scores with VoIP technology

    Local networking outfit Scitec has secured a number of contracts for developing voice over IP technology for several international networking manufacturers.

  • Telstra beefs up wholesale products

    Telstra is aiming for wholesaling to represent between 25 and 30 per cent of the its business within three to five years, from a base of about 10 per cent today.

  • Telstra tells of voice lessons

    Telstra has revealed a few of the lessons it has learnt during trials of voice over IP (VOIP) services over the past year.

  • Qld trials videoconferencing for online medical 'visits'

    An information technology pilot, which will trial home-based medical care via networked devices, is scheduled to go live mid-2000 in Brisbane.

  • Define e-comm's role in each business: Gartner

    Many companies will not solve business problems with e-commerce solutions because they are failing to define the problems themselves, according to Betsy Burton, vice president and research director of technology management for Gartner Group.

Sign up now to get free exclusive access to reports, research and invitation only events.

Computerworld newsletter

Join the most dedicated community for IT managers, leaders and professionals in Australia