Leanne Mezrani

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Adobe CS3 subscription offer for Aussies

Adobe CS3 subscription offer for Aussies

Australians will be one of the first to receive the Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Premium software as a subscription service.
May 9 2008 1:56PM
Canberra allocates $4M to lure skilled workers

Canberra allocates $4M to lure skilled workers

The ACT Government is set to announce its latest Budget, which will include a $4 million fund allocation to the Canberra Institute of Technology, signalling the Government’s first bid to proactively address the ICT skills shortage in the ageing State.
May 7 2008 11:05AM
Fickle Gen Y compounds skills shortage

Fickle Gen Y compounds skills shortage

Generation Y is more interested in achieving a work-life balance and job satisfaction than accumulating wealth, so IT companies must offer incentives or more cash to attract staff, claimed an IBRS analyst.
May 6 2008 7:51AM
VMware first quarter revenue up by 69 percent

VMware first quarter revenue up by 69 percent

Virtualisation vendor VMware has released its first quarter revenues for 2008. The strong financial results are attributed to increased adoption of server virtualisation as the technology gains momentum in the global market, claimed VMware.
Apr 23 2008 3:58PM
Proofpoint: Staff need to know you’re watching

Proofpoint: Staff need to know you’re watching

Following the Federal government’s proposed amendments to the Privacy Act in the name of national security, Proofpoint commented that employers need to be open about monitoring staff emails.
Apr 21 2008 10:20AM
On a mission to save Windows XP

On a mission to save Windows XP

The ‘Save Windows XP’ petition has attracted over 100,000 signatures as Microsoft prepares to phase out the popular operating system.
Apr 16 2008 10:10AM
Government says employee emails are a matter of national security

Government says employee emails are a matter of national security

The Rudd government has proposed legislation that will enable employers to view employee emails, justifying the move as a counterterrorism measure.
Apr 15 2008 10:09AM
Security fears holding back healthcare

Security fears holding back healthcare

The risk of compromising patient confidentiality is preventing healthcare institutions from implementing infrastructure solutions that could potentially streamline operations and improve productivity, claimed security vendor Proofpoint.
Apr 11 2008 1:57PM
Microsoft Windows 7 two years away

Microsoft Windows 7 two years away

Despite ramping up efforts to improve Vista traction in the marketplace, Microsoft is already preparing for the release of its latest operating software – codename Windows 7 – following an announcement by Bill Gates.
Apr 8 2008 7:56AM
China tightens control over Web media

China tightens control over Web media

Amnesty International’s recent report on human rights in China revealed the country has fallen short of its pledge to provide unrestricted Internet access leading up to the Beijing Olympics.
Apr 7 2008 3:30PM
Aussies spent $5B on digital devices in 07, market tainted

Aussies spent $5B on digital devices in 07, market tainted

Canon has released the results of its Digital Lifestyle Index, revealing that a record $5 billion was spent on digital devices in Australia in 2007. However, questions have been raised as to whether the figures are truly reflective of a market tainted by grey market products.
Apr 2 2008 2:14PM
Citrix and NetApp join forces to offer virtual solution

Citrix and NetApp join forces to offer virtual solution

Citrix and NetApp have formed an alliance in a bid to deliver a virtualisation solution optimised for storage environments.
Apr 1 2008 3:32PM
Data#3 moves into recruitment

Data#3 moves into recruitment

Data #3 has inked a deal to acquire Fingerprint Consulting Services in an effort to gain an edge in the IT recruitment market, claimed the Australian-based ICT integrator.
Mar 31 2008 3:39PM
Hitachi’s service oriented strategy behind VTL solution

Hitachi’s service oriented strategy behind VTL solution

Hitachi Data Systems claimed its service oriented storage strategy (SOSS) differentiates Hitachi virtual tape library (VTL) data de-duplication offerings in the local market.
Mar 31 2008 1:14PM
Google to power Optus web search

Google to power Optus web search

Google has announced an agreement with Optus to power the telco's Web search on its consumer portal, myZOO.
Mar 18 2008 5:14PM
Emerson and Digital Sense pioneer first Australian high-density data centres

Emerson and Digital Sense pioneer first Australian high-density data centres

Digital Sense has chosen Emerson Network Power Australia to provide infrastructure to build two of Australia’s highest-density data centres located in Brisbane.
Mar 18 2008 2:01PM
Blue Coat delivers live on-demand video in time for Olympics

Blue Coat delivers live on-demand video in time for Olympics

If you’re likely to be sitting at your desk at work during the Beijing Olympics, then Blue Coat is doing its bit to ensure you have access to live video footage of the events following a deal with CCTV.
Mar 17 2008 4:58PM
IDC probes outsourcing customers

IDC probes outsourcing customers

IT analyst firm IDC has released its annual report on user preferences and needs for IT outsourcing services. It also delves into the expectations of organisations seeking these services.
Mar 17 2008 2:08PM
Symantec offers Norton 360 to tackle identity theft

Symantec offers Norton 360 to tackle identity theft

Symantec’s recently launched Norton 360 version 2.0, was developed to address the rising rate of identity fraud and other advanced threats that users are exposed to online.
Mar 4 2008 2:18PM
Nortel and Commander unified communications solution for RMIT University

Nortel and Commander unified communications solution for RMIT University

Nortel and Commander in conjunction with RMIT University are developing a multi-million dollar, campus-wide unified communications and multimedia network to serve more than 3,500 staff and 60,000 students. The Nortel solution will be jointly managed by Nortel and channel partner Commander Australia.
Feb 22 2008 3:40PM

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