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Equinix, IBM in hybrid cloud collaboration

Neutral co-location cloud provider finalises deal with IBM to offer its SoftLayer cloud subsidiary in data centres worldwide.

Getting your holiday retail plan right

Outdated retail forecasting and analytic systems are preventing retailers from capitalising sales during the busiest times of the year.

First look: The BlackBerry Classic

BlackBerry is trying to win back customers with a new smartphone that harkens back to its traditional design hallmarks: a keyboard, a track pad and a row of home keys.

Keeping online shoppers happy with three simple tips

The holiday period is a critical time for retail businesses and with Australians increasingly turning towards online shopping a business’ performance online hinges on application performance.

Top tech toys for high-flying executives

With Christmas around the corner, these gadgets are the perfect fit for those looking to combine business with cutting edge technology.

Why 2015 will be the year the cloud grows up

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By the end of next year, one of the global infrastructure–as–a–service providers will drop out of the race and price cutting will be the new normal for those left standing.

Swinburne, CA Technologies in virtualisation breakthrough

CA Technologies and Swinburne University of Technology’s joint research breaks new ground on "opaque data processing".

The fall of 'jerk tech' - why social good is the new black

The unrelenting disruption of technology is changing the way we work and play. But is it changing the values of big corporates, who exist to make a buck?

Bulletproof acquires Pantha Corp

Listed cloud firm buys Manly-based consultancy in a $3.9 million deal.

Windows 10 set for a January reveal

Microsoft is continuing the slow tease of Windows 10, with more bits and pieces to see the light on January 21.

Wearables wish list for 2015

From headbands harnessing the power of REM sleep to cufflinks with USB drives, the new year is going to be weird and wonderful for wearable tech.

Apple, IBM deliver first fruit of joint labour

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One new app, developed jointly by the erstwhile rivals promises to help telecom service workers find their way to customer appointments in the field more quickly.

The best tech releases of 2014

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Shopping for a smartphone, tablet, notebook or desktop is never easy. Take the guesswork out of the equation with our list of the tech that warrants attention this holiday shopping season.

Why your cloud needs a back-up plan

IT leaders must hold the cloud to the same standards of continuity, compliance, and security as they would their on-premises infrastructure.

The yin and yang of changing tech markets

BlackBerry and Microsoft are two tech companies battered by changing markets, their similarities and differences give us some pointers of the trends in the industry.

REVIEW: The Ninja Sphere

It’s Australian developed, it runs Ubuntu Linux, and it’s about to control homes worldwide.

NEC Australia signs $55m NT government end-user computing contract

IT services firm's latest contract with the NT government will see it support 20,000 end-users across the territory.

Microsoft to deliver Office 365 from Australian data centres

The cloud productivity suite, to be served from local data centres by April, opens a world of new possibilities.

Seagate data recovery services make their way to Australia

Services to be delivered in partnership with Australian surveillance solutions providers Q Security Systems and Rhino Co Technology.

The once in a lifetime overhaul that Centrelink deserves

The Department of Human Services is considering upgrading its 30 year old Income Support Integrated System (ISIS) in the new year. It's an incredibly risky task but this is too big an opportunity to ignore.

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