Stories by Rebecca Merrett

Facebook to share user data with Instagram

Facebook may soon share users’ data with photo sharing smartphone app Instagram, the social networking giant said in its recent proposed changes to its data use policy.

Equinix launches phase two of SY3 data centre rollout

Data centre services provider Equinix today launched phase two of its SY3 data centre rollout in Sydney. Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Senator Stephen Conroy, officially opened the new data centre with Equinix’s managing director, Tony Simonsen.

ME Bank trials workplace videoconferencing kiosks

Members Equity Bank is trialling workplace videoconferencing kiosks as part of its strategy to help grow its customer base, and is aiming to roll out the kiosks to six workplaces in the next six months, said the bank’s enterprise architect, Jem Richards.

Where is cloud computing heading in 2013?

Analysts have predicted a trend towards moving IT from on-premise to off-premise, new cloud applications and an increase in spending on cloud services next year.

Where is IT outsourcing heading in 2013?

Looking to 2013, analysts have predicted that organisations will become more cautious about outsourcing their IT staff, savvier in evaluating contracts and more selective in the services they choose to outsource.