Stories by Tim Lohman

NetComm pursues new route with NEC

After 10 months in the works, communications hardware vendor, NetComm, has officially announced its R&D partnership with NEC division Nextep.

Microsoft takes the plunge with marine biologist

You know things are about to get technical when the trivia question broadcast across huge screens at the front of the auditorium asks you which came first - The Nintendo 64 or the Pentium II?

Midware creates subsidiary, calls for resellers

ASX listed software developer, Midware, has created a new subsidiary, Rapid Web Solutions (RWS), to manage and promote its Rapid Web Publisher content management software. The company is also reviewing its reseller strategy with the aim of creating new market opportunities for its range of software management products.

VoIP regulation gets local support

Calls to disqualify Voice over IP (VoIP) services from traditional telephone regulations in the US are prompting similar investigations into the validity of existing telecommunications regulations across these services in Australia.

Symantec puts SMB security in a box

Symantec has announced its intentions to pursue the small business market in Australia with the launch of its Gateway Security 300 series of firewall appliances.

Internet brings IT closer for far flung defence

Frontline Defence Services (FDS) has brought access to IT closer for Australian Defence Force personnel for the past 10 months. And the reseller says that IT is a growing category for its phone and online sales.

IDC: Enterprise broadband down, services up

Average enterprise broadband spending has decreased significantly in the last 12 months and Australian businesses are spending more on IP services this year, compared to 2003, according to an IDC report.