Your wrap of the top Australian ICT stories this week.
Support for Gov 2.0’s principles of openness and transparency appears to be growing in one of the least expected quarters of government – the Australian Federal Police (AFP).
Adelaide-based internet service provider, Internode, may have made four technical roles including that of CIO and network engineer redundant on 2 September, but managing director, Simon Hackett, has added on the role of chief technical officer (CTO).
The Internet Industry Association (IIA) is once again seeking a CEO after Steve Burrell announced his resignation days before he was due to commence work.
Telstra begun its roll out of Internet Protocol Version six (IPv6) for enterprise, government and wholesale customers. BigPond customers won't be offered IPv6 at this stage.
An "infinite" demand for Australia’s supercomputing resources could threaten the quality of climate change science if more high performance computing isn’t found, a leading academic in the field has warned.
NBN Co is coming under intense lobbying from local councils around Australia to prioritise NBN rollouts in their electorates, NBN Co chief executive, Mike Quigley, has said.
Data centre provider, Digital Realty Trust, has confirmed it will build data centres in Melbourne and Sydney, with completion expected by Q4 of 2012.
The Australian Academic and Research Network (AARNet) has provided an update on its role in the bid for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project, with CEO Chris Hancock saying the organisation has completed a number of successful trials in hopes of securing Australia and New Zealand’s bid.
ASG Group has opened the doors to its new Perth data centre, which will underpin the listed IT services company’s software-as-a-service (SaaS) and Cloud services offering in coming months.
Australian consumers are failing to understand ISP and mobile offerings on the market, as regulatory bodies have yet to consider telecommunications as an essential service.
IT services company UXC Limited (ASX:UXC) has completed the sale of its Field Solutions Group to Cashel House for $61 million.
Jetstar and Virgin say that the rollout of Wi-Fi internet on board flights in Australia won't take place until third party providers begin installing terrestrial Wi-Fi base stations to provide internet connectivity.
The WA Auditor-General has delivered a strong criticism of the ability of government agencies to properly manage ICT contracting and procurement.