Take a closer look at the risks that accompany too much "handholding" with the likes of Dell, HP, IBM and Sun, Gartner told IT managers last week and warned of the perils of relying too heavily on the Big Four system vendors.
Stories by Rodney Gedda
Cap Gemini Ernst & Young has completed Australia’s first trial of iBurst wireless networking technology, which promises to fill the gap between existing methods such as WLAN and GPRS.
Corporate network security is increasingly becoming a design consideration rather than a matter of “retro-fitting” security appliances and software, according to industry consultants.
An open-source content management system is saving the Australian Film, Television and Radio School thousands of dollars in up-front licensing fees for its 1500-page Web environment.
Technology is just a tool and "a fool with a tool is still a fool", according to Larry Singer, the newly appointed senior vice president of global market strategies at Sun Microsystems.
With recent fanfare surrounding the direction and delivery of grid computing technology by major systems vendors including Sun, IBM, and HP, Oracle has started deploying the technology within the enterprise as a precursor to trans-data centre grids, according to Oracle Australia’s director of technology and business Roland Slee.
As the world awaits the ramifications of The SCO Group’s Linux intellectual property licence, Linux users with SCO shared libraries installed for running Unix applications may have an additional licence to deal with regardless of the outcome, according to FreeBSD lead developer and Australian Unix User Group president Greg Lehey.
An integrated reporting and analysis system has delivered ROI in less than six months for National Parts, a division of Automotive Components and maker of car parts.
Some 1500 Rugby World Cup field staff will be updating match scores and other statistics during the tournament securely with an SSL VPN solution, according to Nortel Networks Australia and New Zeland director of enterprise sales support Andrew Cook.
Hewlett-Packard has started its campaign to help Sun users to migrate off Solaris systems to its Intel-based servers, according to the company’s business critical systems manager Steve Williamson.
South Australian Democrat Ian Gilfillan has delayed pushing for a final vote on his long-standing open source procurement bill and will endeavour to introduce another aimed at “safeguards” on RFID technology before the end of the year.
HP has started its campaign to help Sun users to migrate off Solaris systems to its Intel-based servers, according to the company’s Australia and New Zealand business critical systems manager, Steve Williamson.
Swinburne University of Technology's Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing has implemented a fibre channel RAID storage system for its 130-node cluster.
The Association for the Blind of Western Australia (WA Blind) has successfully implemented a health CRM system that is a 95 per cent fit without customising, according to the association's technology services manager David Gribble.
The Health Insurance Commission (HIC) has begun a technology review covering its outsourcing agreement with IBM GSA and an investigation into Linux as a way to reduce operating costs.