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  • How to design a CMDB in the cloud era

    Since 1994 many Australian IT organisations have been implementing configuration management practices. However, it has been done with limited success when assessed against the key objectives of configuration management process and its associated database (CMDB) in terms of service availability and configuration items interdependencies.

  • AARNet launches SDN Testbed

    AARNet has launched a new software-defined networking testbed for Australian researchers.

  • Tasmania prepares for cloud transition

    Under a policy unveiled in October, Tasmanian government agencies will have transitioned most of their ICT to ‘on-island’ cloud services by 2018.

  • Swift has hit its stride, ThoughtWorks says

    Although it's only a year since the language's public release and despite some issues around tool support, there's no good reason for avoiding Swift, according to ThoughtWorks' latest Technology Radar.

  • Ninefold to close down

    Australian cloud hosting provider Ninefold will cease operations as of 30 January next year, the company has revealed.

  • NAB builds new tech platform for life insurance sell-off

    Selling 80 per cent of its life insurance business to Nippon Life will bring in $2.4 billion for NAB, but the bank expects the deal to incur significant separation costs, including the cost of building a new technology platform for the spin-off.

  • ​Australian companies still investing in mainframes: Survey

    Good security and centralised data server capabilities have been cited as reasons why Australian businesses are continuing​ to use mainframes according to a new survey.

  • ISPs request changes to Australian Internet Security Initiative

    ISPs have suggested improvements to the Australian Internet Security Initiative (AISI) portal including more detailed information on malware infections.

  • Is DevOps secure?

    DevOps — one of the biggest trends in software development among startups and big business alike — first began in 2007. Its aim is to increase the speed at which companies develop and publish software.

  • Qantas Credit Union to replace core platform

    Qantas Credit Union's core banking platform will be completely replaced by mid to late 2017 as part of a thoroughgoing overhaul of QCU's infrastructure.

  • Enterprises wasting thousands on IT

    Bad purchasing decisions are leading enterprises to waste thousands of dollars on IT according to a new study.

  • ASD expands secure cloud services list for government

    The Australian Signals Directorate has expanded its list of certified cloud services for use by government departments and agencies.

  • Vic education department signs ASG for managed services

    The Victorian Department of Education and Training (DET) has signed a two-year, $9 million managed services contract with ASG (ASX: ASZ).

  • Customers and cloud at heart of Westpac technology transformation

    Westpac Group will increase its annual investment spend by 20 per cent to $1.3 billion with the bulk of it dedicated to technology, digital and simplification projects, the bank announced today.

  • Qld eHealth strategy to create 1000 jobs, minister says

    Queensland's new eHealth investment strategy will create around 1000 jobs, according to the state's health minister, Cameron Dick.

  • Cloud shaking up Australian data centre market: Frost & Sullivan

    The Australian outsourced data centre market will peak in 2015 as the rate of data centre capacity entering the market slows down and customers migrate their co-location services to the cloud according to a new report.

  • ANZ signs $450m IT deal with IBM

    ANZ bank and IBM have signed a five year, $450 million agreement which includes access to the vendor’s software portfolio, innovation lab, cloud development and systems infrastructure.

  • Superloop releases first results since ASX listing

    Dark fibre infrastructure provider Superloop has released its first results to the ASX after listing earlier this year.

  • South East Queensland championed as potential 'smart region'

    Intelligent lighting, automated water and power metering could help South East Queensland to become a so-called 'smart region' according to a new report released by Cisco.

  • Telstra's cloud revenue grows by a third

    Telstra has reported year-on-year cloud revenue growth of 33 per cent for the 12 months ending 30 June.