Simon Sharwood

Recent articles by Simon Sharwood

Actioning insights from trusted data

Actioning insights from trusted data

Advanced analytics have great promise. But finding the data to realise it is hard, and presents ethical challenges.
Jan 21 2020 6:50AM
Google adds IBM Power to its cloud

Google adds IBM Power to its cloud

Legacy lift and shift just got a little easier.
Jan 15 2020 9:40AM
iiNet blames hardware fault for six-day email brown-out

iiNet blames hardware fault for six-day email brown-out

And on the seventh day, email was restored.
Dec 18 2019 1:47PM
iiNet hit by five-day mail outage

iiNet hit by five-day mail outage

No resolution in sight for problems at sub-brand Netspace.
Dec 18 2019 6:55AM
ASX to farewell Itanium as it stops playing CHESS

ASX to farewell Itanium as it stops playing CHESS

HP/Intel silicon collaboration never really took off.
Dec 18 2019 6:45AM
Cisco buys Australian networking company Exablaze

Cisco buys Australian networking company Exablaze

Low-latency kit for high-frequency traders.
Dec 17 2019 1:33PM
Harnessing innovation from the 4th industrial revolution

Harnessing innovation from the 4th industrial revolution

"This is going to impact every operating model."
Dec 17 2019 6:55AM
Mac Pro arrives in Australia – with top price of $85,600

Mac Pro arrives in Australia – with top price of $85,600

Don't laugh, Dell has a $200,000+ workstation already.
Dec 12 2019 6:55AM
Formulating strategies that re-imagine organisations

Formulating strategies that re-imagine organisations

Rather than simplifying processes to cope with rapid change, business should manage complexity with automation and cognitive tools.
Dec 10 2019 7:30AM
Benchmark Awards 2020: Why digital-driven change is inescapable

Benchmark Awards 2020: Why digital-driven change is inescapable

iTnews' own AI experience proves it.
Dec 3 2019 1:56PM
AWS seeks to make legacy Windows apps immortal

AWS seeks to make legacy Windows apps immortal

Alternative Server 2008 upgrade path.
Dec 3 2019 1:29PM
Google Cloud gets new ANZ boss from Salesforce

Google Cloud gets new ANZ boss from Salesforce

Mark Innes jumps from his Salesforce 'sabbatical' to replace 'stepping down' Colin Timm.
Nov 21 2019 7:05AM
Microsoft 365 outage strikes Nadella's Aussie visit

Microsoft 365 outage strikes Nadella's Aussie visit

CEO visits and cloud falls over. Twice.
Nov 20 2019 1:56PM
Australia Post signs for cloudy endpoint security

Australia Post signs for cloudy endpoint security

Carbon Black splashes down in AWS Australia to serve letter-deliverer and other clients.
Nov 19 2019 11:36AM
Microsoft expands Azure price reservations

Microsoft expands Azure price reservations

Open source databases and storage join the deep discount program.
Nov 18 2019 6:45AM
HP Inc rejects Xerox deal, but happy to keep talking

HP Inc rejects Xerox deal, but happy to keep talking

Execs "recognize the potential benefits of consolidation" but says deal undervalues HP.
Nov 18 2019 6:41AM
NAB security team chases down investment scam sites

NAB security team chases down investment scam sites

Mike Baird applauds as Andrew Forrest takes Facebook to task in searing letter.
Nov 12 2019 7:00AM
Optus makes 220-store Apple-for-business push

Optus makes 220-store Apple-for-business push

Small business zones featuring iThings and iExperts to appear across Australia.
Nov 7 2019 6:56AM
Microsoft delays 'ridiculous' self-service software procurement plan

Microsoft delays 'ridiculous' self-service software procurement plan

Plan would have let end-users buy licences with little oversight.
Nov 4 2019 12:20PM
Microsoft pegs Australian Azure prices to US dollar

Microsoft pegs Australian Azure prices to US dollar

All cloud prices based on greenback from next week.
Oct 25 2019 1:45PM

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