Sholto Macpherson

Sholto Macpherson has worked in radio and print journalism for more than 10 years. He began his print career as sub-editor for CRN Australia in 2000 before becoming a freelance journalist for a range of publications in IT, politics and business, sustainability and the arts. Before taking the role of editor of CRN, Sholto spent three years as associate editor of The Diplomat magazine, an Australian title on international politics. He is now a contributing editor to the publication.

Recent articles by Sholto Macpherson

Ocker YouTube star spared defamation row

Ocker YouTube star spared defamation row

Defamation action reportedly shelved after YouTube video pulled.
Dec 23 2010 8:00AM
Sydney's 20-tonne cloud keeps Harry Potter flying

Sydney's 20-tonne cloud keeps Harry Potter flying

Steam Engine considers expansion to India.
Oct 26 2010 2:43PM
New iiNet service could double ADSL speeds

New iiNet service could double ADSL speeds

Bonded ADSL to be launched within weeks.
Jun 4 2010 4:50PM
Cisco blames product delays on Chinese migration

Cisco blames product delays on Chinese migration

Vendor caught by upswing in demand.
Apr 28 2010 2:32PM
AMD and Intel unleash new server power

AMD and Intel unleash new server power

Eight and 12-core monsters hit Australia.
Mar 31 2010 3:32PM
How Amazon powers M86’s cloud security

How Amazon powers M86’s cloud security

Data centres a distraction, says vendor.
Mar 18 2010 10:32AM
Microsoft announces Azure launch date

Microsoft announces Azure launch date

Australia in second wave of country releases.
Feb 8 2010 4:02PM
Synergistex pushes “PKI killer” for PCI encryption

Synergistex pushes “PKI killer” for PCI encryption

Voltage targets enterprise and SME.
Dec 7 2009 5:37PM
Revealed: Why Telstra sold Kaz

Revealed: Why Telstra sold Kaz

Telcos have no place in enterprise cloud services, says former Kaz MD.
Nov 6 2009 8:27AM
Vodafone powers cheap, contract-less Linux netbook

Vodafone powers cheap, contract-less Linux netbook

Comes with 50GB online storage and Vodafone's 'immortality' internet plan.
Oct 13 2009 3:28PM
Lexmark inkjets get the iPhone makeover

Lexmark inkjets get the iPhone makeover

Online apps downloadable straight to touchscreen.
Oct 2 2009 6:54AM
Safety first for IT executives in China

Safety first for IT executives in China

US Government recommends weighing laptop before and after each visit.
Sep 17 2009 7:16AM
Want a petabyte for under US$120,000?

Want a petabyte for under US$120,000?

Demand swamps online backup service for custom storage pod.
Sep 4 2009 6:01AM
Aussie developers team up on iPhone camera app

Aussie developers team up on iPhone camera app

Claimed world-first for streaming cameras over 3G.
Aug 20 2009 7:00AM
Tough times lift Watchguard

Tough times lift Watchguard

Resellers jump ship for ease of use, support and performance.
Jul 27 2009 10:25AM
Analyst: Desktop virtualisation stalled by MS licensing model

Analyst: Desktop virtualisation stalled by MS licensing model

Companies pushing ahead with desktop virtualisation risk opening themselves up to "hundreds of millions of dollars" in Microsoft licensing fees, according to IBRS analyst Dr Kevin McIsaac.
Jun 4 2009 3:43PM
EMC Inform: Data centres must remain local, not just in the cloud

EMC Inform: Data centres must remain local, not just in the cloud

Cloud computing is here, but don't say goodbye to locally run data centres just yet, was the message at EMC's Inform event.
Jun 2 2009 3:05PM
A slow start for virtualisation

A slow start for virtualisation

Fear and indifference are retarding the spread of virtualisation technology in Australian SMEs, despite glowing reviews.

Mar 7 2007 4:23PM
Two become one: Making sense of storage and security convergence

Two become one: Making sense of storage and security convergence

The merging of two IT industries always leads to the formation of a new buzzword, followed by a period of furious head-scratching as to what exactly it means. Integrators and their customers are best advised to wait on the sidelines until the dust settles, standards are set and commodification, that harbinger of good value, arrives.
Nov 15 2006 10:46AM
Market heats up after feeding frenzy

Market heats up after feeding frenzy

In an industry swimming with fish of all sizes, 2006 will remembered as the year in which the storage predators went to lunch. After its multi-billion dollar purchase of industry leader RSA Security, EMC is looking like the cat that got the cream.
Nov 15 2006 10:43AM

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