Microsoft has provided an operating system update to synchronize time settings with Western Australia's daylight savings trial which is scheduled to run during December 3 to March 25, 2007.
Stories by Darren Pauli
Unix provider SCO Group has released its mobile Windows and Unix server manager HipCheck for the Australian market.
Australian AMD employees have survived the chopping block as the company sacks 375 staff after acquiring graphics chip maker ATI Technologies.
Online user groups have seized power from vendors and are increasingly calling all the shots.
With more than 60 branch offices connected via IP WAN, backing-up data is critical for Sydney City Council.
With its data centre housed in 1923 square metres and spread over two levels, ensuring power continuity is at the top of Macquarie Hosting's to-do list.
Organizations have moved from slashing IT budgets and questioning the importance of technology to recognizing the role of innovation for business strategy, according to Gartner's 2006 CIO Agenda.
Standardization is the last line of defence for many enterprise firms in the battle against vendor lock-in; however, the time taken to formulate product standards, for the early adopters, is risky. We asked Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) Australian and New Zealand vice chairman Clive Gold about how standards, and standard-based products, free enterprise firms from being locked into using proprietary technologies for years to come.
While virtualization may save your datacentre from being overrun by servers, it shouldn't be viewed as a final cure, IT managers say.
In a bid to become fair dinkum, Microsoft has given Aussies a go too and included national colloquialisms in the Office 2007 Australian dictionary.
NetApp's $US160 million acquisition of Topio will allow the storage vendor's 400 plus Australian customers to make the move away from rival vendors.
Microsoft has released for download its community technology preview (CTP) for SQL Server 2005 service pack 2, which will arrive in Australia in the first quarter of 2007.
Engineering and infrastructure management company Downer EDI has purchased a new financial management tool to control its fiscal reporting, planning, budgeting and compliance.
Nokia announced it has signed a $297 million, seven year contract with Vodafone Australia to supply engineering, operations and maintenance for its mobile networks.
With data storage demands rising every year, and technology lagging behind, analysts say big business will adopt file area networks (FANs) by 2008.