The Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine has implemented a new thin client and server infrastructure resulting in reduced total cost of ownership in systems and management.
Stories by Rodney Gedda
Show Group, a travel and freight logistics company for the entertainment, film and sports industries, has upgraded its collaboration platform across a heterogeneous server environment becoming one of the first companies in Australia to beta test directory integrated instant messaging.
Government departments in South Australia will be required to use open source software in preference to proprietary software if a bill proposed by Democrat Ian Gilfillan is passed into law.
Travelex, the travellers' cheque and foreign currency exchange giant, has achieved significant savings in network costs by outsourcing its
A Sydney-based company has launched a two-way sales and merchandising system aimed specifically for field staff in the fast moving consumer goods market.
Investment and funds manager Parker Asset Management has reduced reporting administration time by implementing an integrated GUI-based asset management solution.
IBM has formed a joint venture with National ICT Australia (Nicta) to open its first Centre for Advanced Studies (CAS) outside North America. The centre will focus on open source software with the anticipation of attracting the attention of government and enterprise IT departments with the researchers primarily based at the University of New South Wales.
While many IT departments are looking to replace ageing servers with newer, more generic hardware, Nissan is consolidating applications on its platform of choice – the mainframe.
Networks so advanced they can be established in real time across the enterprise is just one of the many visions of the Centre for Networking Technologies for the Information Economy, a division of CSIRO.
IT managers not wanting to touch their systems and networks in order to control spam should look into having their e-mail routed through a dedicated filtering service, says QBE Insurance's group IT security manager Murray Laracy.
National automotive parts distributor Ingram has practically eliminated missed calls to its branch offices by rolling out a voice over IP network.
TransACT, a Canberra-based IP carrier, has set its sights on allowing its customers to dynamically control the amount of bandwidth they use in real time.
Infrastructure optimisation is always a hot topic. Although the downturn in IT spending resulted in many ambitious infrastructure projects being shelved, one positive outcome is the urgency to improve operating efficiency.
Computerworld’s 2003 IT Leaders series of articles profile the approaches top IT executives take in the management of IT. Part 1 focuses on spending, infrastructure and other key issues. Part 2 next week will look at security and managing vendors.
The debate whether thin clients have as much, or more, to offer enterprises as the ubiquitous PC and notebook has been going since the advent of network computing. Thin clients are yet to be adopted on a large scale by the PC and notebook hungry masses. Rodney Gedda reports on the moves to thin client computing and profiles companies which have implemented it