Stories by Luisa Bustos

AMP renews its faith in CSC

AMP has renegotiated its existing IT infrastructure outsourcing agreement with CSC in a new five-year, $550 million contract, which will generate millions of dollars in cost savings.

Virgin Mobile to launch before Christmas

The Cable & Wireless Optus-backed mobile telecommunications company, Virgin Mobile Australia, will rely heavily on the success of Richard Branson's Virgin brand when it launches in the Australian market later this year.

Smart card JV formalises with name

More than six months after the initiative was launched, Telstra, ERG and ANZ have decided on a name for their smart card joint venture as well as a standard technology.

Investors avoid Gocorp gamble

Online gaming operator, Gocorp has listed on the Australian Stock Exchange this morning 27 cents below its issue price.

New Skies set to fly high

In three years time AAPT's former satellite business, AAPT Sat-Tel, expects to generate almost half its revenues from the broadcast market, an area it is yet to compete in.

Alliance to appease online shopping fears

CommSecure Australia and internet insurance company SafeTrade are hoping to alleviate consumer fears around online transactions in a partnership announced yesterday.

Eisa dealt another blow by f2

In a major setback for OzEmail-hungry Eisa, Fairfax's online arm, f2, has ended its memorandum of understanding with the ISP, citing poor market conditions as the driving force behind the decision.

Hutchison launches full CDMA service

Hutchison Telecommunications will begin selling its full CDMA service, comprising local and mobile telephony, in Sydney and Melbourne next week.

Telstra checks off DMO decisions

Telstra expects to make its final major decision in the rollout of its massive Data Mode of Operation project in a matter of weeks.

SMBs get the eBay treatment

Joining the barrage of vendors helping Australia's small-to-medium businesses get online, internet auction house eBay has launched a trading room especially for the SMB market.

Global One launches new service

Global One has launched its Global Internet VPN service in Australia and New Zealand, following rollout across Europe last month.

Cabletron ditches Digital arm

Local Cabletron staff and customers will not be affected by the company's decision to sell its Digital Networks Product Group (DNPG) to Los Angeles-based holding company, Gores Technology Group.
Cabletron Systems announced yesterday it had successfully sold DNPG to GTG for an undisclosed sum.

UPDATE: Cabletron ditches Digital arm

Local Cabletron staff and customers will not be affected by the company's decision to sell its Digital Networks Product Group (DNPG) to Los Angeles-based holding company, Gores Technology Group.
Cabletron Systems announced yesterday it had successfully sold DNPG to GTG for an undisclosed sum.

Cisco and friends to help SMBs

Cisco Systems, AAPT, IBM and the Commonwealth Bank have collaborated on a new project designed to educate small to medium businesses on the benefits of adopting the internet.