Fleur Doidge

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Come to Hannover 2006, says CeBIT delegation

Come to Hannover 2006, says CeBIT delegation

A delegation from CeBIT Hannover has visited Australia to convince local software and service providers to take another look at the opportunities offered by the giant German trade show.
Nov 3 2005 10:39AM
BigAir announces list plans after Veritel buy

BigAir announces list plans after Veritel buy

Wireless provider BigAir plans to list on the ASX to raise up to $10 million for further expansion in the wake of its recent acquisition of Veritel Wireless.
Nov 1 2005 1:00PM
Object Consulting opens Canberra office

Object Consulting opens Canberra office

Software developer and trainer Object Consulting has opened an office in Canberra to boost its arsenal targeting government business and projects.
Nov 1 2005 10:30AM
Spammers get personal with 'spear-phishing'

Spammers get personal with 'spear-phishing'

Phishers appear to be increasingly targeting specific individuals by spoofing a known or trusted contact with access to confidential data in an attack dubbed 'spear-phishing'.
Oct 31 2005 8:30AM
Microsoft revises individual certifications

Microsoft revises individual certifications

Microsoft has announced a revised lineup of individual certifications with a sharper focus on acknowledging IT staff for their deeper skills and expertise.
Oct 28 2005 11:11AM
Ethan Group eyes wireless, VoIP boost

Ethan Group eyes wireless, VoIP boost

Integrator Ethan Group has signed up with wireless provider BigAir and upgraded its nine-month-old Mitel agreement to platinum status in moves to strengthen its IP communications arsenal.
Oct 28 2005 8:30AM
SMBs cool on VoIP: survey

SMBs cool on VoIP: survey

Exploding recent vendor hype about VoIP adoption by SMBs, latest Pacific Internet research suggests only one percent of companies with fewer than 200 staff have adopted the technology.
Oct 27 2005 9:00AM
Microsoft rebrands, relaunches Great Plains, CRM

Microsoft rebrands, relaunches Great Plains, CRM

Microsoft has rebranded and relaunched its Microsoft Business Solutions range under a different name the vendor believes will give partners a marketing edge.
Oct 26 2005 11:30AM
Local VXL reseller may be sold

Local VXL reseller may be sold

The head of thin client vendor VXL Australia has confirmed he is trying to sell the business.
Oct 26 2005 10:19AM
Infosys exec starts Vic information manager

Infosys exec starts Vic information manager

Infosys Australia founder and second-in-charge Ananda Rao has started a Melbourne company targeting global opportunities for information management and solutions.
Oct 24 2005 5:21PM
Oracle, HP make 10g, management app play

Oracle, HP make 10g, management app play

HP and Oracle have introduced a global marketing initiative dubbed "Optimise for Agility" that the vendors claim will boost channel sales and adoption of grid computing.
Oct 24 2005 11:51AM
Tata buys Sydney's FNS for $35m

Tata buys Sydney's FNS for $35m

Indian software and service provider Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has bought Sydney banking and financial software vendor Financial Network Services (FNS) for $35 million.
Oct 21 2005 4:04PM
TalkNet launches South Africa network

TalkNet launches South Africa network

Australian VoIP provider TalkNet has set up a successful operation in South Africa that its director says will serve as a springboard into telecommunications-starved African nations.
Oct 21 2005 2:48PM
WhiteGold adds AirTight wireless security

WhiteGold adds AirTight wireless security

Security distributor WhiteGold Solutions has signed on US-based wireless security and intrusion prevention system vendor AirTight Networks.
Oct 21 2005 11:36AM
Fujitsu PC set for further growth at new site

Fujitsu PC set for further growth at new site

Fujitsu PC Australia has moved to bigger, brighter premises after approximately tripling local revenues over the last three and a half years.
Oct 20 2005 11:40AM
Symposium to talk up buying trends

Symposium to talk up buying trends

Gartner's annual travelling talkfest, Symposium, will put customer relationships with vendors and other IT providers under the spotlight next month, an analyst has said.
Oct 19 2005 12:36PM
Ingram Micro Australia wins global Ferrari prize

Ingram Micro Australia wins global Ferrari prize

The Australian division of Ingram Micro has beaten other subsidiaries of the giant distributor in a Vodafone channel competition, with one lucky local manager taking a trip to the Ferrari factory in Italy as first prize.
Oct 12 2005 5:08PM
Delpride launches BI consultancy

Delpride launches BI consultancy

Data warehousing and storage management provider Delpride has launched a business intelligence consultancy called GT Consulting.
Oct 12 2005 4:25PM
Onyx tempts resellers with juicy rebate

Onyx tempts resellers with juicy rebate

CRM vendor Onyx Software has offered a juicy rebate to resellers for poaching customers from rival Oracle and its numerous recent acquisitions, including PeopleSoft, JD Edwards and Siebel.
Oct 12 2005 2:30PM
Symantec outlines boost for sales to small business

Symantec outlines boost for sales to small business

Security giant Symantec has outlined increased opportunities and support for resellers targeting smaller businesses -- including a new certification -- at its Vision forum in Sydney in the wake of its merger with Veritas.
Oct 11 2005 5:31PM

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