Data Management

SAP opens Sydney data centre

Cloud service provider says centre will improve speed and costs for SAP HANA clients.

UNIT4 signs deal with Monash University

UK management service to support global research grants and contracts processes.

Data industries must be prepared for $300bn Internet of Things

Gartner Inc says data management sector must transform itself to accommodate significant new challenges.

Hightail opens Australian office

US file sharing service launches APAC base to bolster global expansion.

MYOB narrows full-year loss

Accounting software firm optimistic for 2014 after revenue lifts 13% on cloud growth, BankLink buy; launching mobile payments in March.

TechnologyOne inks $15m schools deal

Group to provide administrative software to Catholic schools in Victoria.

Australian IaaS market to reach $380m by 2017

Infrastructure as a Service set to take off as more organisations switch to the IaaS provisioning model, and more vendors enter the local market.

Lifting the lid on IBM's 'Project Neo'

IBM's promising new project looks to break new ground with data visualisations, but its success will rely on how well it distinguishes itself from Cognos Insight.

Vic Govt's cyber security, data recovery plans roasted in Auditor General report

Reports also put the state principal government IT provider CenITex in the cross hairs.

Is Australia ready for the Internet of Things?

While we flounder with our broadband options, the global market is getting more connected than ever. The inability of our political and business leaders to invest and collaborate could cost us dearly.

Dooming public IT projects to failure

HealthSMART, myki, T-Card are all high profile public IT fiascos and the troubles start pretty much from the word go.

Mobile apps: the final frontier for brand loyalty

As smartphones slowly replace wallets, mobile apps look set to make loyalty cards redundant and will become the last vestige for harbouring brand affinity from consumers.

Deloitte scores double ICT deals

Professional services firm joins forces with cloud consultancy Quattro Innovation Group and SAP integrator NXG Business Solutions.

The future of payments will be shaped by value

Better technology may have already led to speedier payment solutions but the evolution of devices will make point-of sale devices redundant.

Who will lead the Coalition’s ICT agenda?

The Australian technology sector may be well represented in the cabinet but can it reasonably hope to be a priority industry under an Abbott government?

TECH TALK: CA Technologies' Peter Griffiths

CA Technologies’ executive vice president of enterprise solutions and technology highlights what's holding back enterprise IT innovation and why companies don't need a Chief Digital Officer.

Oakton expands IT agreement with David Jones

Signs company on for another three years, agree to onsite tech support.

Why NSA's snooping means little for US tech

Edward Snowden's move to expose the nexus between US tech giants and intelligence agencies was expected to damage the industry's financial performance abroad. However, they may actually end up helping.

Metronode to build second data centre in Western Australia

Firm says the move shows its strong comittment to the state.

Orica, ServiceNow awarded ITSM project of the year award

Prize awarded for project which standadised Orica's IT operations around the globe.