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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.

  • Why Victoria's fire services turned to cloud for capacity

    Inadequate infrastructure to cope with end user demand can cripple an organisation and risks doing damage to reputation and revenue. But when your organisation needs to deliver information that may mean the difference between life and death the stakes are, obviously, a lot higher.

  • NBN: Visionstream scores $90m greenfields contract extension

    NBN Co has handed Leighton Contractors subsidiary Visionstream a two-year contract extension for network design and construction in three states. The contract covers Victoria, Tasmania and Queensland and is worth $90 million.

  • Telstra public Wi-Fi could quake competition: IBRS

    The possible announcement of a public Wi-Fi network by Telstra would “put a stiff cold breeze up the competition,” according to an IBRS analyst.

  • Amazon brings cloud-based virtual desktops to Australia

    Amazon's virtual-desktops-as-a-service offering is now available in the cloud giant's Sydney region. Amazon WorkSpaces provides Windows 7-based virtual desktops served out of AWS' data centres for a monthly fee.

  • Updated: Vodafone CIO Andrew Wiles to leave today

    Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) CIO Andrew Wiles will leave the telco today after one year and eight months in the role, the company confirmed.

  • Eftpos reports progress on payments hub

    Eftpos has finished building a centralised payments hub meant to speed up the rollout of products including Eftpos online and mobile payments.