Stories by Laura Mason

Telstra names supplier panel for $1b staff contract

Telstra has named the five suppliers that will vie for up to $1 billion worth of contract labour business over the next three years.
Andersen Contracting, Candle Australia, Intellimark, ISES, and Paxus Australia will supply all Telstra's contract labour needs for the next three years after being chosen via a tender process.

Australia eyes internet content regulation plan

The Internet Industry Association (IIA) last week submitted a draft code to the Australian Broadcasting Authority, detailing what it believes are technically and commercially feasible terms for internet content regulation.

E-commerce: Are you holding back?

Many Australian businesses have yet to implement e-commerce strategies. So for those watching the internet economy develop from the sidelines, what's holding you back?

Blackout hits IT data

An electricity blackout in Sydney's central business district (CBD) last week highlighted system vulnerability for a number of IT departments in the city.
The CBD, Darling Harbour and Pyrmont were without power for up to two hours on the afternoon of October 12.

Thin clients trigger IT overhaul

Warehousing and distribution specialist Davids Limited is embarking on a complex IT overhaul to support the rollout of a thin client model across its 30 remote sites Australia-wide.

IBM GSA scores $350 million Health deal

The federal government has selected IBM Global Services Australia (IBM GSA) as preferred tenderer for a $350 million, five-year outsourcing contract covering IT operations of federal health agencies.

IBM GSA scores $350 Health deal

The Commonwealth government has selected IBM Global Services Australia (IBM GSA) as preferred tenderer for a $350 million, five year outsourcing contract covering IT operations of federal health agencies.
IBM GSA beat EDS and CSC to the deal, and will provide a wide range of IT infrastructure and services to the Department of Health and Aged Care, the Health Insurance Commission (HIC) and Medibank Private.

Telstra trials ADSL

Telstra yesterday announced it is conducting a trial of ADSL (Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Loop) broadband technology amongst 100 retail and wholesale customers.

Telstra goes to work on CDMA

Telstra is adding functionality to its Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) rollout with SMS being implemented on the network. It is also working on a deal to add 'over the air handset activation capability'.