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  • Veda extends outsourcing contract with IBM

    Credit information and analysis provider Veda has extended its outsourcing agreement with IBM, inking a new five-year multimillion dollar contract that adds cloud services.

  • In pictures: Getting the IT right for activity-based working

    Real estate services firm Jones Lang LaSalle moved into its current Sydney office at 420 George Street more than three years ago. As part of that move, the organisation transitioned to activity-based working.

  • Exclusive webinar: Telsyte Australian infrastructure and cloud computing update

    Find out what more than 300 Australian CIOs and senior IT and business leaders are thinking when it comes to infrastructure and cloud.

  • Atlassian explores Docker's potential

    Software vendor Atlassian is experimenting with potential use cases for Docker, an open source project that provides Linux-based lightweight containerization as an alternative to fully fledged virtual machines.

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    Woolworths sees future in hybrid cloud

    Woolworths is using converged infrastructure as the foundation of a transition to private cloud, but the the ultimate destination will be a hybrid setup that leverages multiple public clouds, the supermarket chain’s infrastructure chief, Matt Chamley, today told the Sydney leg of EMC Forum 2014.

  • Shared services org eyes cloud for production — eventually

    The Shared Services Centre, established to provide IT and corporate services to the federal departments of education and employment, is interested in eventually expanding its use of cloud services to cover production systems, according to Susan Monkley, its CIO and deputy CEO.

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    Dick Smith replaces legacy IT infrastructure by stealth

    The IT manager of Dick Smith says he is replacing legacy systems by stealth as the consumer electronics retailer navigates a business turnaround.

  • Finish line approaches for Hyundai virtual desktop rollout

    Hyundai's Australian subsidiary is close to completing a company-wide VDI rollout. Head of IT at Hyundai Motor Company Australia, Bala Kothandaraman, said that virtual desktops had been rolled out to around 45 per cent of the organisation's 200 end users, with the remainder to transition in two months.

  • University of Queensland to roll out high performance computer

    The University of Queensland will soon deploy a new high performance parallel computer cluster to support intensive data modelling in advanced materials, vaccines, systems, and technologies in several research areas.

  • David Buckingham new iiNet boss

    iiNet has confirmed David Buckingham as its new CEO. Buckingham had been the acting in the position since November last year and was appointed by the ISP’s board of directors after an extensive worldwide search.

  • Fibre-to-the-building: NBN Co eyes Q1 2015 FTTB launch

    NBN Co, the company in charge of overseeing the rollout of the National Broadband Network, has released an updated product roadmap that details for the first time an estimated time frame for offering fibre-to-the-building (FTTB) services.

  • How to prepare for SDN

    Making the leap to SDN? Don't jump in blind. It helps to know what software-defined networking is, first off, and then what it can do for you.

  • Financial services firms are laggards online

    Many financial services firms are still not transacting online, despite rapid changes in the sector, including the development of Internet banking.

  • Digital Post Australia will shut down

    Digital Post Australia will cease operating over the coming weeks due to lack of demand from consumers and businesses for its electronic post service.

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    Former HP MD appointed Optus' ICT VP

    Optus has appointed former HP managing director, South Pacific, David Caspari, to head up the telco's ICT business. Caspari will be Optus vice-president of product and ICT and report to Optus Business' MD, John Paitaridis.

  • We want to know: Is converged infrastructure part of your IT?

    Computerworld Australia, in partnership with Cisco and EMC, is conducting a nationwide survey on how IT organisations are employing or planning to employ converged infrastructure.

  • Service Stream's NBN connection contract renewed

    NBN Co has renewed its field services delivery contract with Service Stream, the National Broadband Network construction partner announced this morning.

  • More data could help ease Melbourne traffic woes

    Victoria's Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure and VicRoads don't have "comprehensive and reliable traffic datasets for the whole Victorian road network", according to a report on the use of ICT to manage traffic in the state's cities issued by the state's auditor-general today.

  • Wanted: Trailblazers putting 'disruptive technologies to work'

    New Zealand companies invited to enter SuperNova awards by Silicon Valley's Constellation Research

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    How to cope after your CIO Googles DevOps

    So your CIO thinks that cloud, BYOD and big data are all passé and now has declared The Next Big Thing in the IT department will be DevOps — and hey, even worse, he or she used the Google and has seen that Big Vendor X and Big Vendor Y offer 'DevOps-ready products' so all that it's going to take is picking up a bunch of overpriced automation tools.

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