Stories by Computerworld Staff

C&W Optus makes $24 million profit

Following half yearly profit earnings of $24 million before tax and abnormals, Cable & Wireless Optus is on track to achieving its targeted full-year forecasts.

LAN Systems introduces telco, ISP unit

Solutions provider LAN Systems yesterday announced the creation of a new division specifically aimed at telcos and Internet service providers (ISPs) in an effort to capitalise on the growing Internet and telecommunications markets.

Magna Data busted for software piracy

Australian ISP Magna Data is the latest company to cop a proverbial hiding from the Business Software Association of Australia for illegal software use.

IT workers lead Oz employment growth

Australia's IT industry employment growth is exceeding the average across all industry segments, according to the quarterly Morgan & Banks Job Index released today.

LibertyOne proposes share split

A decision at Australian Internet media company LibertyOne to subdivide each fully paid existing share into four new shares will be voted on by shareholders next month, company officials announced yesterday.

Nortel launches new channel strategy

Nortel Networks last week announced its launch of a new program for global integrators designed to foster relationships between the giant networker and companies that provide products and consulting solutions.

Network computing no panacea

Network computing does have a place in enterprise architectures -- but is no panacea for enterprise-wide personal computing cost headaches, a leading consultancy claims.

Maintenance interrupts Web site

Maintenance work will make the Network World Today Web site unavailable from 9am on Saturday January 16, 1999, until 6pm when we anticipate the site will be back up.

Novell offers a boost to user Y2K efforts

Novell last week moved to aid its users' Y2K preparation efforts announcing a suite Y2K-ready products and Y2K updates and tools downloadable from Novell's Web site.

Data#3 acquires CICtechnology for $6M

Australian IT reseller Data#3 Limited today announced a $6 million deal to buy Sydney IT integrator CICtechnology, ending an eight month search for an acquisition target.

Primus challenges local call market

Preparing to come head to head with telco giant Telstra, Primus Telecom yesterday announced a rollout program that is set to firmly secure its position in the local call market.

Cognos results boosted by web products

Business intelligence solutions specialist Cognos has reported 36 per cent growth in the Australian market during the three fiscal quarters of last year, ended November 30 1998.

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