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  • Phoneware Online acquires Blue Planet

    Phoneware has extended its ISP/ASP coverage, following a $1.8 million acquisition of Australian ISP Blue Planet.

  • ERP's year of living dangerously

    Enterprise resource planning vendors have had their ups and downs, but now they're paying a heavy price. Financial year 2000 proved a very ordinary year for the ERP market, with barely any growth at all.

  • AMD puts Athlon pedal to the metal

    Advanced Micro Devices are expected today to introduce its new AMD 760 chip set, sources said.

  • Melding distant networks

    The once-distinct lines between LANs and WANs are starting to blur

  • Focus on Unix as IBM Rivals Quit Mainframe Market

    The impending exit of both of IBM's plug-compatible mainframe rivals from the mainframe market focuses more attention on the real battle for the high-end server market:the one between IBM and Unix server vendors, analysts and users said.

  • Citadel buoyant in turbulent market

    Security solutions integrator Citadel Securix shares settled comfortably at $1.15 after its fourth day of trading, up 15 cents from the initial offer price of $1.00.

  • Sabre unveils wireless check-in for air travellers

    Within the next six months, Sabre Holdings plans to roll out a wireless check-in and boarding system that it says will let travellers avoid lines and navigate their way to planes with nothing more than a Web-enabled phone or a personal digital assistant (PDA).

  • eseller moves to woo venture capitalists

    At a time when many technology companies would baulk at organising venture capital, SME networking services company eseller is ramping up its operations and management team in preparation for an initial public offering within the next 18 months.

  • Kaz arms for western bunfight

    Australian IT outsourcing provider Kaz Computer Services Ltd is set to take on the Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) in the West Australian market following its acquisition of the Perth-based Fundi Software Group last week.

  • A tribute to Bob Gentner

    The following tributes are just a few of the many sent to the Queensland office in recent weeks

  • Microsoft downplays impact of hack

    The figurative klaxon alarms wailing in Redmond have died down to a low chime as investigators narrow their focus on what a hacker might have compromised inside Microsoft's internal network.

  • Security starts from within

    Improving information defence strategy must take into account business needs and corporate culture, and must gain support at all levels of the organisation to be effective

  • Editorial: The chain is the key

    Much ballyhoo abounds about supply chain efficiency gains. Twenty, how about twenty-five, thirty per cent off costs.

  • UPDATE: Microsoft Downplays Impact of Hack

    The figurative klaxon alarms wailing in Redmond have died down to a low chime as investigators narrow their focus on what a hacker might have compromised inside Microsoft's internal network. A Microsoft spokesman said Friday afternoon that a hacker had managed to view -- but not alter -- source code to Microsoft software, but said the code was for a product under development that wasn't due to be released for "several years."

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  • Online Fraud the Phantom Menace

    Recognising consumer fears about online credit card fraud as a stumbling block to Internet growth, the federal government has released a report about security measures for Web-based transactions.

  • Hot Keycorp rockets into US market

    Keycorp dominated the IT headlines this week when it entered the US government market through a deal with TECSEC, forged an alliance with Bull, bought out the Commonwealth Bank's share of a joint venture and renegotiated its deal with Telstra. Other Australian companies also managed to keep their exports rolling

  • Online election changes dynamics at AIIA

    Some unexpected results emerged from the first online election for board members of the AIIA indicating that future candidates will have to adjust their lobbying techniques to keep up with online advances. Around the traps, however, there were few surprises during the week

  • Wyse gets wise to Australian markets

    Thin-client vendor Wyse is attempting to whip up a channel frenzy in the run up to the opening of its first Sydney office later this month.

  • It's the fourth quarter: the heat is on!

    It's that time of the year again, the famous fourth quarter, when the long knives come out, when the pundits hit the road with their prognostications, and when the industry big mouths run out their business models for next year and try to crucify the competition. It's also a time when IT executives wonder what will my title be tomorrow? Len Rust puts it into perspective