Simon Sharwood

Recent articles by Simon Sharwood

The world’s geekiest advent calendar returns, geekier than ever!

The world’s geekiest advent calendar returns, geekier than ever!

A marvelously obscure VM each day from now until Christmas, from the crew at QEMU
Dec 5 2018 11:59AM
Chunk of Aussie Broadband goes on sale ahead of IPO

Chunk of Aussie Broadband goes on sale ahead of IPO

Four to ten percent dangled by capital-raising firm.
Nov 30 2018 10:44AM
IBM's cloud wobbles for the second time in a week

IBM's cloud wobbles for the second time in a week

Server provisioning has been a bit hit-and-miss lately.
Nov 30 2018 7:10AM
Crypto Bill undermines parliamentary privilege: Senate President

Crypto Bill undermines parliamentary privilege: Senate President

Dutton cops a black eye from Black Rod.
Nov 30 2018 6:30AM
AWS goes on-prem for the big end of town

AWS goes on-prem for the big end of town

New “Outposts” will see AWS run and maintain its kit in your data centre.
Nov 29 2018 11:48AM
HR is being forced to prioritise technology in the war for talent. Here's why...

HR is being forced to prioritise technology in the war for talent. Here's why...

Rapidly shifting work patterns mean HR teams must now be on top of tech to attract and retain crucial talent. Here's why ...
Nov 28 2018 1:02PM
AWS reveals its own CPUs and they’re nothing to do with x86

AWS reveals its own CPUs and they’re nothing to do with x86

Analysis: Amazon shows it can perform all of Intel’s core competencies.
Nov 28 2018 6:55AM
IBM consolidates Sydney offices

IBM consolidates Sydney offices

Cumberland Forest data centre’s days officially numbered.
Nov 27 2018 12:25PM
Cyber industry probes economic impact of crypto bill

Cyber industry probes economic impact of crypto bill

Australian Strategic Policy Institute and AustCyber conducting joint survey.
Nov 23 2018 11:35AM
AWS hybrid cloud push? Here's some heavy hints...

AWS hybrid cloud push? Here's some heavy hints...

Pops a GPU in Snowball Edge devices and improves hybrid networking.
Nov 23 2018 7:00AM
IBM adopts Ask Me Anything sessions to boost staff engagement

IBM adopts Ask Me Anything sessions to boost staff engagement

Weekly GinniVision sessions coming soon to intranet, IBM News app for 2019.
Nov 21 2018 10:16AM
Microsoft warns of cloud login outage

Microsoft warns of cloud login outage

Multi-factor authentication wobble for Azure and Office 365.
Nov 20 2018 6:40AM
AWS picks another fight with Oracle by giving away Java support

AWS picks another fight with Oracle by giving away Java support

AWS’ own OpenJDK is now yours to run, for $0.00 vs. Oracle’s US$25/month.
Nov 19 2018 11:44AM
Celebrating change: the iTnews Benchmarks for 2019 now open

Celebrating change: the iTnews Benchmarks for 2019 now open

Join iTnews as we showcase organisations putting new tools to work changing - maybe even transforming - their operations. Entries are open now.
Nov 16 2018 7:10AM
Analysis: Cisco resets the SD-WAN market and shows that software rules

Analysis: Cisco resets the SD-WAN market and shows that software rules

Best of breed vs. super-stack.
Nov 16 2018 7:00AM
Amazon and Oracle in database drama

Amazon and Oracle in database drama

Amazon.com ditched Oracle, then AWS kicked Larry in public.
Nov 15 2018 12:25PM
ABS may stop counting Internet access in 2021 census

ABS may stop counting Internet access in 2021 census

Everyone's got a smartphone, so ABS thinks it's pointless to ask now.
Nov 14 2018 12:11PM
ATO seeks portable Panic Button for 20,000 staff

ATO seeks portable Panic Button for 20,000 staff

To report ‘security or first aid issues’ in the office and the field.
Nov 14 2018 7:00AM
Tasmania halts sole remote control train

Tasmania halts sole remote control train

ATSB says systems wouldn't respond, led to runaway and crash
Nov 10 2018 9:57AM
Vic Health IT scores $80m budget bump thanks to agile wins

Vic Health IT scores $80m budget bump thanks to agile wins

CIO Steve Hodgkinson turns trust from the business into funding.
Oct 30 2018 11:13AM

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