Stories by Helen Yeatman

ASG goes east with Assist acquisition

ASX-listed Western Australian services company, ASG (Amcon Solutions Group), has moved east with the acquisition of Oracle solutions and services provider, Assist, for $4 million.

Express Data targets $50m in business renewals

Express Data has launched a new online service designed to help resellers secure ongoing revenue from renewable maintenance contracts by advising them of when their customers are due for a renewal.

Powerlan dives into BPO with $12M deal

Service provider and software vendor Powerlan has formed a wholly-owned subsidiary to tap into the burgeoning business process outsourcing market after landing a $12 million BPO tender.

Intel Australia appoints new GM

Intel Asia Pacific has announced that Philip Cronin will take the helm as country general manager of Intel Australia and New Zealand following the departure of David Bolt.

beTrusted makes cash offer for SecureNet

Global managed security beTrusted announced yesterday that it intends to make a cash offer for all shares in ASX-listed managed security services provider, SecureNet.

Equinix makes inroads in Oz market

Equinix is staking its ground in the Asia-Pacific data centre market, announcing three new customers in Australia and a new range of data centre services.

One.Tel director banned for 10 years

Former OneTel director, Bradley Keeling, has been banned from being a director of a corporation for 10 years and is liable to pay compensation of $92 million to One.Tel under orders of the NSW Supreme Court announced last week.

NetApp nudges in on EMC turf

Network Appliance has cut in on rival EMC after the storage vendor headhunted two EMC executives and signed up EMC partner SecureData to supply its range of network-attached storage (NAS) products.

.au deregulation welcomed by channel

Newly appointed domain name registrars are expecting a landrush of businesses registering domain names following the long-anticipated deregulation of the .au domain name registry which came into effect yesterday.

CA consortium wins $29m deal

Computer Associates, Iocore, Aspect Computing and NCR have teamed together to win a $29.7 million contract with the Australian Customs Service, representing a significant milestone for the SME market.