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  • Australian IT spending to reach $78.1 billion in 2015: Gartner

    Gartner is forecasting Australian IT spending to grow 2.1 per cent this year, reaching $78.1 billion.

  • CenITex to live on in Victoria

    Victorian shared services organisation CenITex will live on as an ICT provider, the government has revealed.

  • Infrastructure remains big barrier for big data

    Existing infrastructure not being up to the task has topped a list of challenges when it comes to Australian organisations implementing big data projects, according to a new study.

  • Steeper price cut for Telstra's wholesale broadband services on the cards

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is eyeing a steeper cut than previously mooted to the pricing of the Telstra wholesale services regulated by the competition watchdog.

  • Australia falls in Akamai broadband ratings

    Australia has dipped in worldwide broadband connectivity rankings measured by Akamai according to the company’s quarterly State of the Internet report, despite a growth in average connection speeds.

  • Are we ready for the Internet of Things?

    Thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT), the days of shopping lists, empty fridges, lost car keys, undetected health conditions or spending hours looking for a car space may soon be things of the past.

  • Cloud study reveals IaaS penetration in Australian businesses

    Infrastructure-as-a-service is being used by over half of Australian organisations with 20 or more employees, according to research from Telsyte.

  • Empired wins $15m deal with InterOil

    ASX-listed IT services provider Empired this morning announced it won a $15 million contract with Singapore-headquartered resources company InterOil.

  • NBN signs new contracts for fixed-line rollout

    NBN has signed new National Broadband Network construction contracts. The company formerly known as NBN Co says that the new contracting model will deliver better results for the network rollout.

  • In brief: Superloop joins the ASX

    Superloop, Bevan Slattery's network infrastructure spinoff from interconnection-as-a-service provider Megaport, has joined the ASX.

  • Aussie spy agency prepares for ICT upgrade

    The Australian Secret Intelligence Service has set the wheels in motion for its mammoth ICT upgrade program.

  • NSW government signs IT outsourcing contracts

    The NSW government expects to save $20 million a year through outsourcing a range of IT services to Unisys and Infosys.

  • Telstra to aid Komatsu's hybrid cloud transition

    Telstra today revealed it had won an extension to its 15-year relationship with Komatsu.

  • Suncorp's 'Ignite' delivers results for bank

    Suncorp Bank's move to a new core banking system is already bearing fruit, according to CEO John Nesbitt.

  • NBN reports increased revenue, losses

    NBN has delivered "another quarter of solid progress," the company's chief financial officer, Stephen Rue, said today.

  • Suncorp's cloud transformation on track

    Suncorp Group's move to a cloud-driven "optimised platform" to underpin its operations is on track and will deliver a "sustainable competitive advantage well into the future", group CEO Patrick Snowball told an investor day event today.

  • IT disaster recovery during Cyclone Lam

    Cyclone Lam struck the Northern Territory in February causing millions of dollars in damage. The 230 kilometre-per-hour gusts also threatened to destroy emergency communications systems.

  • Analysis: Huawei takes to the open ROAD

    In 2014, Huawei generated CNY 288,197 million (US$46.5 billion), a year-over-year (YoY) growth of 20.6%. Of that, Huawei invested over 14% of its revenue back into research and development.

  • Financial services firm finds value in DevOps, microservices

    Financial services company IOOF has been through a half decade journey involving a major shift in its core superannuation system from a monolithic application to a microservices-based architecture.

  • Aussie data centre systems spending to hit $2.5b: Gartner

    Enterprises in Australia are forecast to spend $2.5 billion on data centre systems this year, slightly up on $2.3 billion in 2014 according to Gartner.