SkyNetGlobal has gone to the sharemarket to ask for between $2 million and $5 million in funding in order to complete two acquisitions.
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IT services company Dimension Data has retrenched 25 staff from its NSW and Victorian operations.
ASX-listed service provider KAZ Technology Services and voice specialist Macquarie Corporate Telecommunications have been awarded outsourcing contracts for the Federal Government’s Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts (DCITA).
Sun Microsystems has unveiled one of the most radical shifts ever in the company’s history, announcing a low-cost software initiative that is aimed directly at competitors in the Wintel space that have threatened the vendor’s future viability.
IBM and reseller, Synergy Plus, have joined together to bundle an email management and archiving solution for the SME market.
After several sales campaigns testing out the “dumbing down” and box-bundling of its enterprise software for the mid-market, Oracle has created a new version of its E-Business product specifically for mid-market customers, to be deployed exclusively by channel partners.
IT Services company, Oakton, has posted a net profit of $4.8 million for the 2003 financial year, with three acquisitions increasing revenues by more than 50 per cent.
Australian-born software vendor, Mincom, claims to be armed with around $400-$500 million of new sales opportunities after winning a $150 million deal with the Australian Defence Force.
Users of some Cisco Systems' products have been shocked to discover that the Blaster worm that has been burrowing its way into Microsoft's Windows-enabled systems around the world is also affecting some Cisco gear.
The local arm of IT services company, Aston Business Solutions, has won a million-dollar slice of Microsoft's largest ever ERP deal, rolled
out worldwide for office supplies manufacturer Esselte.
Networking giant Cisco Systems has poached current Alcatel managing director Ross Fowler to head up its Australian operations.
Systems integrator, Frontline Systems, has opened a new managed services business called Harbour MSP, gained through a partnership with massive Sydney data centre provider, Global Switch.
Microsoft Business Solutions has tagged late November as the launch date for its first foray into Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software, and has also signalled that it will be available to a much wider range of resellers than first anticipated.
Linux vendor Red Hat has confirmed that it will no longer offer consumer (pocketbooks) and professional (retail boxes) editions of its software once current stocks of its Red Hat version 9.0 have been depleted.
A controversial Canadian company has begun seeking tens of thousands of dollars from e-tailers in New Zealand for a controversial patent on e-commerce transactions – and may soon attempt the same in Australia.