Stories by Hafizah Osman

  • Balmain hosts Cloud services in NEXTDC datacentre

    Non-bank commercial loan manager, Balmain, has selected NEXTDC’s S1 Sydney datacentre to host its Cloud services and some production, client-facing systems, in a deal arranged through its relationship with Telstra – a NEXTDC premier partner.

  • REFFIND acquires WooBoard

    Employee experience technology company, REFFIND (ASX:RFN), has acquired global employee peer recognition and rewards company, WooBoard. WooBoard is used internally by companies to allow employees to send recognition and share updates instantly using a gamified, social Cloud-based platform.

  • Dell's focus is firmly on its channel

    Dell, as an organisation, is on a transformational journey at the moment and the channel route is the main way it intends on penetrating the market, according to its A/NZ channel and alliances general manager, Geoff Wright.

  • Lucas Vear to head Viatek’s NetSuite practice

    NetSuite practice of business technology specialist, Viatek, has named Lucas Vear as its new general manager of Cloud applications. Viatek entered the NetSuite space two years ago, with the acquisition of CN Group.

  • WatchGuard A/NZ strengthens its channel play

    The channel is key for WatchGuard, and the company will be increasing its investments to aid the channel in supporting business security, according to its A/NZ regional director, David Higgins. But instead of increasing the number of disties and partnerships, Higgins said it will be focusing on strategic alliances.

  • Readify acquires Huegin Consulting

    Technology services company, Readify, has acquired data analytics company, Huegin Consulting. This acquisition marks Readify's second buy-out in 12 months as the company continues on its path to become Australia’s first development, design and data powerhouse.

  • ASG re-signs a Federal Government contract

    Perth-based IT services provider, ASG Group (ASX:ASZ), has landed itself another Federal Government contract, following the recent score of a $9 million managed services contract with the Victorian Department of Education and Training (DET).

  • Optus Wholesale 100Gbps international service goes live

    Telecommunications provider, Optus, has lit up its first international 100Gbps service. Optus Wholesale has officially delivered the service for a US-based partner on the Southern Cross Cable Network (SCCN) that connects Australia to the US’ West Coast via New Zealand, Fiji and Hawaii.