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  • Deloitte, EDS in Outsourcing Duo for Telstra

    Telstra will outsource the bulk of its electronic billing operations and ERP systems development through the Deloitte Consulting Consortium, a services alliance between Deloitte Consulting and US computer services giant EDS.

  • Half of IT Budget Will Be Spent Outside Enterprise

    The time is fast approaching when businesses will spend half their IT budget on supporting processes outside the enterprise. They must make the transition in order to compete in a world where businesses are increasingly focusing on their core competences, analysts from Gartner Group told attendees in Cannes Monday at the company's ITxpo Europe conference.

  • Vodafone hands Psion to Tech Pac

    Tech Pacific has signed an exclusive agreement with Vodafone to distribute its Psion computer and modem products.

  • Data Dimension makes final move on Com Tech

    South African based Dimension Data Holdings' has announced the acquisition of the outstanding 24 per cent of its Australian based subsidiary Com Tech communications.

  • Olympics blamed for sluggish PC sales

    Australia's poor Q3 PC market performance compared to the Asian market is being blamed on the combination of the GST, a falling Australian dollar and Olympic fever.

  • SecurePay Launches Online Antifraud Service

    SecurePay has launched its new E-Commerce Fraud Detection and Prevention Service, which checks 'black listed' cards and stolen cards in real time, and prevents them entering the approval phase.

  • Update: Big Four Banks Merge Online

    The finding of the exclusion of smaller Australian banks to the recently announced portal would be of concern, said the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

  • Executives Call for Delay in Cyber Crime Pact

    The Global Internet Project (GIP), a group of business executives dedicated to fostering the development of the Internet, called Monday for more dialogue on a proposed convention on crime in cyberspace.

  • 3Com Presses into Future Markets

    3Com on Monday unveiled a suite of Bluetooth wireless networking products due early next year as part of a series of announcements. According to one analyst, the full suite of products will help firmly position 3Com after months of transitioning.

  • Cisco celebrates better than expected Q1 report

    Wall Street could heave a collective sigh of relief after networking powerhouse Cisco Systems Inc. on Monday reported first quarter earnings that beat analysts predictions by a penny.

  • BOBS your uncle with new trading exchange

    Small retailers can now sell online without huge infrastructure costs, after the launch of an exchange yesterday that links consumers to retailers via the Internet.

  • NZ Ministry Wants Wants to Tap All Calls

    Alongside proposed legal provisions for interception of digital traffic by police and other agencies, the NZ Ministry of Economic Development (MED) is drawing up a plan to require all public telecoms networks -- voice and digital -- to be capable of interception.

  • Microsoft, partners cast .NET toward e-Business

    Microsoft took the wraps off of a new initiative and partnerships designed to help companies establish a multi-channel sell-side business presence and conduct commerce over the Internet at a gathering here on Monday.

  • E-Government 'Not for Governments'

    Private enterprise could replace many functions of the state as governments move services and processes online, attendees at Gartner Group's European IT conference heard Monday.

  • Mixed message for Borland channel

    As if the back-flip on its own name wasn't confusing enough, Borland's top dogs appear unsure about the value of its channel partners.

  • Qld TAFE Scores Solution for Training Centre

    Communications and interactive management solutions provider Call Time solutions has donated a $250,000 multimedia contact centre solution to Queensland's Moreton Institute of TAFE for its new Moreton Training and e-business Centre in Brisbane.

  • Pivotal eyes 'demand chain' market niche

    Pivotal Corporation has launched its demand chain network (DCN) technology, a range of customer intelligence e-business solutions aimed at establishing a single thread of communication for all groups in the e-business communication network.

  • Applications with a human touch

    Some people are easier to get along with than others, we all know that.

  • Gartner urges IT execs to escape cost-cutting image

    Gartner chief executive officer Michael Fleisher has challenged top-line IT executives to shift their focus towards business goals or risk finding themselves in charge of ever shrinking 'islands'.

  • Net companies delay hardware buys

    Dotcoms and Internet service providers (ISPs) in particular are putting off buying hardware due to the impending new cable infrastructure and introduction of ADSL.

  • Economist survey foresees shift in IT service delivery

    63% of LOBs expected growth of third-party tech services, while increased spending on enterprise IT services is anticipated by 65% of CIOs


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