Stories by Sandra Rossi

Australia an IT beneficiary

Australia is among the world's heaviest users of IT but has very few local high-tech firms of its own and limited manufacturing capability, according to a Reserve Bank of Australia study.

Sun Fire 12K targets server consolidation

Struggling under the weight of increasing mainframe costs and legacy server sprawl, Australian enterprises are looking at server consolidation which is what the Sun Fire 12K server aims to deliver.

Customs reviews EDS outsourcing deal

The Australian Customs Service (ACS) is reviewing its mammoth outsourcing deal with EDS in preparation for the contract's expiry in March 2003.

Data theft is business as usual

Fear of being left behind is driving corporate spying into the mainstream of Australian IT, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) survey.

The good, the bad, the ugly

Each issue, News editor Sandra Rossi filters the incoming comments and awards an exclusive GBU mug to each contributor, whose identity always remains confidential.

Fed's committee slammed for 'big business' leanings

The Australian Computer Society (ACS) has criticised the composition of the Federal Government's steering committee to implement the development of Australia's ICT framework, claiming it is too representative of big business.

Details at last on ICT framework

The federal government today announced the appointment of a steering committee to implement the development of Australia's ICT framework.

BHP Billiton sidesteps CSC in WAN deal

Computer Science Corporation's (CSC) $700 million outsourcing deal with BHP Billiton has hit a rough spot, with IT employees suggesting the partnership is "in chaos".