Stories by Darren Pauli

Bathurst Regional Council speeds ahead with VoIP

Having implemented a fast digital-analogue IP network, Bathurst Regional Council decided VoIP would cut costs, improve collaboration and let the local government authority use existing infrastructure.

Vic hospital puts compliance online

When Stuart McFarlane considered the problem of getting more than a 1000 healthcare staff to comply with and understand some 900 policies, he knew the existing manual system would no longer cut it.

Hang up on high call costs

Telecommunications costs continue to rank, and rankle, as one of the top three business expenses. But savings can be made when ITC managers arm themselves with information, scrutinize bills and battle it out when it comes to negotiations.

Hosted payroll the right brew for Langdon

When a legacy payroll system burdened Langdon Ingredients - which cleans, grinds, cracks kibbles and provides herbs, spices flavours and more to food, beverage and health industries, the company went looking for a hosted solution.

Energy company powers up CRM

Electricity and gas supplier TRUenergy has implemented a CRM solution to manage its customer quoting and acquisition system.

Takeover impact bypasses local IPC

The acquisition of VoIP provider IPC Information Systems by US-based private equity firm Silver Lake Partners will have no impact on the vendor's 450 customers and 120 employees in the Asia-Pacific region.

Sybase and Intermec team up on RFID

Sybase has announced a partnership with supply chain technology company Intermec to provide Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) infrastructure products.

CBL expands Brisbane facility

CBL Data Recovery Technologies has doubled the capacity of its Brisbane clean room laboratory at a cost of $100,000.

MultiBill moves to on-demand infrastructure

Australian billing company MultiBill will move to an on-demand infrastructure to provision its utilities and local government services under a new, five-year, multimillion dollar contract.

Hackers outfox Mozilla

A Mozilla Firefox exploit has been found that can hijack the Web browser and monitor submit-and-click events.

BI knowledge forum for AUSPAC

Business intelligence vendor Cognos yesterday extended its customer knowledge forum to customers in the Asia Pacific region.

ADSL2+ Annex M on trial

A national broadband supplier is trialling its ADSL2+ Annex M technology with its customers to ratify the technology.