Stories by Michael Crawford

ISS posts new Aussie MD

Kim Duffy, former managing director of Internet Security Systems (ISS), has resigned from his post, replaced immediately by former ISS national business development manager Simon Ractliffe.

Online recruiter streamlines search

Online recruitment site Seek Australia has signed a deal with Web analytics firm Omniture to track the effectiveness of Seek advertising campaigns and deliver a tailored online experience for users.

Telstra, ANZ partner on ATM payphone

ANZ bank and Telstra have partnered to develop ATM and payphone kiosks under a pilot program across five suburbs in Melbourne, with the first kiosk being opened today in the Melbourne suburb of Bentleigh.

Resources boom stabilizing IT hire

Both the private and public sectors have begun increasing permanent staff, with the resources boom in Western Australia and Australia's stable economy making it the ideal location in the Asia Pacific.

Risky IM creates security partnership

Dell and Symantec have partnered on an e-mail and instant messaging hardware and software offering designed to reduce information technology risk.

Tata crosses $1 billion, Q3

Outsourcing firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) claims it has become the first Indian IT company to net $1 billion in revenues in one financial quarter (Q3 ending December 31, 2006) and post a 40 percent revenue increase year on year

Antarctic needs SAN array

The Australian Government Antarctic Division (AGAD) is tendering for a storage area network (SAN) due to a massive growth in data at a rate of eight terabytes annually.

IT staff increase set for 2007

Nearly half of all information technology companies in Australia plan to increase permanent staff during the March 2007 quarter, according to a survey released today.

Spam out for 2007: phishing is in

Claims worldwide spam levels have declined 30 percent over the Christmas period due to the loss of one botnet are so far unfounded.

DCITA sourcing technical consultants

The Department of Communications, Information Technology and The Arts (DCITA) is tendering for a brains trust to provide advice on future information technology purchases and technological direction.