Stories by Hafizah Osman

  • IN PICTURES: Inside NCI's facilities (+29 photos)

    By Hafizah Osman | 17 April, 2015 21:22

    The National Computational Infrastructure (NCI), which is funded by the Australian government's national research infrastructure strategy (NCRIS), is home to one of the southern hemisphere's fastest supercomputers, file systems, research Cloud, and data catalogues. Software, systems and services company, NetApp, has inked a $2 million deal with the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) to provide it with a variety of high performance flash storage solutions. We take a sneak peek into NCI's facilities...

  • NetApp secures $2m supercomputing deal with NCI

    By Hafizah Osman | 17 April, 2015 19:47

    Software, systems and services company, NetApp, has inked a $2 million deal with the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) to provide it with a variety of high performance flash storage solutions.

  • ShoreTel launches its UC app for the Apple Watch

    By Hafizah Osman | 16 April, 2015 15:05

    Unified business communications solutions vendor, ShoreTel has entered into the apps for wearables space with the introduction of its unified communications (UC) app for the Apple Watch. Named ShoreTel Mobility for Apple Watch, the app aims to transform the Watch into a communications and collaboration tool for mobile professionals.

  • Tasmania’s Glenorchy City Council moves fully into the Cloud

    By Hafizah Osman | 16 April, 2015 12:43

    Tasmania’s Glenorchy City Council is leading the way for other Australian local governments by transforming its business into a fully Cloud-based operation.

  • AWS and VMware are market leaders in IaaS and on-premises Cloud platforms: 451 Research

    By Hafizah Osman | 16 April, 2015 10:50

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) remains the leader in Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) adoption among enterprise IT buyers, while VMware leads in the on-premise Cloud platform, according to IT research and advisory company, 451 Research.

  • Broad Investments completes acquisition of MyMac and Monsta Industries

    By Hafizah Osman | 15 April, 2015 16:53

    Broad Investments (ASX:BRO) has announced the successful completion of its two acquisitions – privately owned premium Apple reseller in Australia, MyMac, and importer and wholesaler of Apple accessories, Monsta Industries.

  • Tablets to become EFTPOS terminals

    By Hafizah Osman | 15 April, 2015 16:19

    Marketing technology service provider, Rewardle, has partnered with mobile payments and transactions processing company, Mint Payments (ASX:MNW), to integrate Mint’s mobile payments and processing capability into the Rewardle platform.

  • DDoS attacks in Australia are shorter but potent: Arbor Networks

    By Hafizah Osman | 15 April, 2015 15:48

    Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack activity in Australia is shorter in duration, but still just as dangerous, according to DDoS and advanced threat protection company, Arbor Networks. In its latest Q1 DDoS attack report, it claimed that the average attack length was 22 minutes in Australia, as compared to 46 minutes in Asia-Pacific.

  • Lenovo adds Officeworks to its list of channel partnerships

    By Hafizah Osman | 15 April, 2015 13:40

    Lenovo has partnered with Australian retailer, Officeworks, to bring a range of its computing devices to consumers, micro-businesses, and SMB markets. As per the terms of the deal, selected Lenovo notebooks, tablets, and desktops will be made available at more than 154 Officeworks stores across Australia.

  • Kaseya nabs best MSP Solution award

    By Hafizah Osman | 15 April, 2015 11:42

    IT management and services company, Kaseya, has been recognised as a leading contributor to the development of technology for managed service providers. The company took home the Best MSP solution award at the MSP World 2015 conference in Orlando, Florida thanks to its Cloud-based IT management software.

  • Sophos’ Mobile Control 5 to simplify mobile device management

    By Hafizah Osman | 15 April, 2015 10:35

    Security solutions company, Sophos, has made available its Sophos Mobile Control 5 (SMC 5) solution, that aims to further simplify mobile device management. This can be done through setting security and data policy by user, across all three major mobile platforms in this one solution.

  • Kogan.com partners with Qantas Frequent Flyer

    By Hafizah Osman | 14 April, 2015 10:40

    Australian online retail store, Kogan.com, has entered into a direct partnership with Qantas Frequent Flyer. As per the agreement, all Australian shoppers on Kogan.com’s site will be able to earn Qantas Frequent Flyer points when they shop online.

  • NSW government invests in new payment technologies

    By Hafizah Osman | 14 April, 2015 10:05

    The NSW government has issued a statement which has outlined its commitment to upgrading some of the payment technologies it utillises. It will be investing in new technologies that will support contemporary payment methods such as PayPal and emerging solutions such as Apple Pay.

  • Record number of NSW premises face NBN copper disconnection: iiNet

    By Hafizah Osman | 13 April, 2015 11:25

    A record number of NSW premises will soon have their copper telephone lines disconnected as part of the compulsory transition to the National Broadband Network (NBN).

  • GK Horizons nabs Adaptive Insights Asia-Pacific partner award

    By Hafizah Osman | 13 April, 2015 10:20

    Cloud-based service provider, GK Horizons, has been awarded the 2014 Asia-Pacific partner of the region title by Cloud performance management and business intelligence company, Adaptive Insights.

 

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