Simon Sharwood

Recent articles by Simon Sharwood

NetComm Wireless plans sale to US company Casa Systems

NetComm Wireless plans sale to US company Casa Systems

$161m all-cash offer is 50 percent premium.
Feb 22 2019 9:32AM
Apple makes 2FA mandatory for boss developers

Apple makes 2FA mandatory for boss developers

Better late than never, and you’ve got a week to make this happen.
Feb 21 2019 12:12PM
Google makes hybrid cloud play with on-prem K8s Engine

Google makes hybrid cloud play with on-prem K8s Engine

Hardware, schmardware says advertising giant.
Feb 21 2019 4:01AM
Big four banks back high school security 'challenges'

Big four banks back high school security 'challenges'

Opt-in program seen as breeding future workforce and less-easily-scammed customers.
Feb 19 2019 1:46PM
Boring disk drives on the way to being twice as interesting

Boring disk drives on the way to being twice as interesting

Imagine a needle on each side of a record, with a different track playing from each side.
Feb 19 2019 7:04AM
IBM plans Asian rollout for POWER-powered cloud

IBM plans Asian rollout for POWER-powered cloud

AIX users score a cloudy upgrade path as Big Blue takes on AWS and pals with AI-tuned services.
Feb 18 2019 11:50AM
Vodafone plans ‘brand new e-commerce platform’

Vodafone plans ‘brand new e-commerce platform’

Wants recommendation engine for new plans, may not want Oracle, SAS, Salesforce …
Feb 18 2019 7:25AM
Universities prepare to deliver lifetime learning, lifetime engagement

Universities prepare to deliver lifetime learning, lifetime engagement

But in new ways that go way beyond the ancient regime of showing up to hear a lecture.
Feb 14 2019 6:03AM
Microsoft expands Azure discounts for committed relationships

Microsoft expands Azure discounts for committed relationships

Reserved Instances deals extended to kinda-almost-legacy bits of Microsoft's cloud.
Feb 12 2019 10:44AM
iTnews Benchmark Awards 2019: Meet the rising stars of Australian IT

iTnews Benchmark Awards 2019: Meet the rising stars of Australian IT

Student-led product design, connected community services and more!
Feb 6 2019 12:00PM
Federal finalists fly in iTnews Benchmark Awards 2019

Federal finalists fly in iTnews Benchmark Awards 2019

Helping disadvantaged workers, improving blood flow and conducting a colossal cloud migration.
Feb 6 2019 10:15AM
USB stick survives being eaten by seal, pooped out and frozen for a year

USB stick survives being eaten by seal, pooped out and frozen for a year

If it's your USB stick and you want it back, send more poop, say crack seal scientists.
Feb 5 2019 9:47PM
iTnews Benchmark Awards 2019: Consumer finalists revealed

iTnews Benchmark Awards 2019: Consumer finalists revealed

Juice, data centre consolidations and selling insurance with AI.
Feb 4 2019 6:55AM
Brumby quits Huawei Australia board, slams China trade war

Brumby quits Huawei Australia board, slams China trade war

Becomes chancellor of La Trobe University. Chair John Lord stays.
Feb 1 2019 11:50AM
Blow up the pokies? NSW wants an app for that

Blow up the pokies? NSW wants an app for that

$2.5 million up for grabs for innovation like VR used to promote responsible gambling.
Jan 31 2019 7:00AM
Benchmark Awards 2019 Finalists: Melanoma Institute creates secure workspace

Benchmark Awards 2019 Finalists: Melanoma Institute creates secure workspace

Researchers share patient records between hospitals and offshore researchers.
Jan 31 2019 7:00AM
VMware cloud storage scales with mysterious new AWS instance type

VMware cloud storage scales with mysterious new AWS instance type

It’s like network storage all over again, with added cloud.
Jan 30 2019 12:00PM
iTnews Benchmark Awards 2019: Education finalists revealed

iTnews Benchmark Awards 2019: Education finalists revealed

Social robots, cheat-stoppers and CRM consolidation top the charts
Jan 30 2019 11:57AM
iTnews Benchmark Awards 2019: Health finalists revealed

iTnews Benchmark Awards 2019: Health finalists revealed

Telemedecine, procurement reform and digital workspaces take the top three slots.
Jan 30 2019 7:10AM
Procurement departments can't play chicken in a minefield of risks

Procurement departments can't play chicken in a minefield of risks

Supply chains can ground aircraft or force police to handle irate fried chicken fanciers.
Jan 29 2019 6:55AM

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