Stories by Hafizah Osman

  • HP delves into the private Cloud space

    By Hafizah Osman | 30 April, 2015 16:16

    HP is increasing its focus into the private Cloud space with the introduction of its new solution – the HP Helion Rack. It is a new pre-configured, pre-tuned and pre-tested private cloud solution, based on OpenStack and Cloud Foundry technologies integrated with HP server hardware.

  • UPDATED: Fortinet restructures A/NZ management team

    By Hafizah Osman | 30 April, 2015 12:00

    Cyber security company, Fortinet, has restructured its entire management team within the A/NZ region with new appointments, promotions, and hires.

  • CloudFlare gets on NextDC’s M1 datacentre

    By Hafizah Osman | 29 April, 2015 15:50

    Internet performance and security company, CloudFlare, has picked datacentre-as-a-service provider, NextDC (ASX:NXT), as its new datacentre partner. The company joins other vendors in housing its data on NextDC’s M1 datacentre.

  • CloudRuckus and Connector Systems sign exclusive distie agreement

    By Hafizah Osman | 29 April, 2015 14:38

    Wi-Fi-as-a-Service (WaaS) provider, CloudRuckus, has inked an exclusive distie deal with specialist value added distributor, Connector Systems. As per the terms of the agreement, Connector Systems will have the exclusive rights to distribute CloudRuckus’ Cloud-based Ruckus WLAN controller service in Australia.

  • Rackspace expands its relationship with Akamai

    By Hafizah Osman | 29 April, 2015 12:16

    Managed Cloud company, Rackspace, has further built on its relationship with Content Delivery Network (CDN) services company, Akamai Technologies, by collaborating on a new content delivery networking service.

  • Polycom builds on its unified communications offerings

    By Hafizah Osman | 29 April, 2015 10:39

    Video, voice, content collaboration and communication technology company, Polycom, has announced an array of new offerings that aims to help IT administrators make smarter decisions, drive adoption and protect their unified communications and collaboration investments.

  • Dell to aid enterprise customers' move towards software-defined networks

    By Hafizah Osman | 28 April, 2015 16:41

    Dell Networking has expanded its datacentre portfolio, with the addition of three new open networking solutions. The new Z9100, S4048, and the S3048 were created to aid enterprise customers in their move toward software-defined networks and next generation datacentres.

  • IN PICTURES: Cisco’s Women Rock IT event (+15 photos)

    By Hafizah Osman | 28 April, 2015 12:34

    The Northern Sydney Institute, part of TAFE NSW, and Cisco, recently joined forces to host the Women Rock IT event, as part of the International Girls in ICT Day on April 23. The event hosted more than 100 young women (and some men) from the Northern Sydney Institute, Bradfield College, and local high schools as well as girls and young women from the wider community to challenge stereotypes and pursue a career in IT.

  • The Australian security appliances market is at its best: IDC Australia

    By Hafizah Osman | 28 April, 2015 11:54

    Who said it is the death of appliances? It’s not so for security appliances, according to market research, analysis, and advisory firm, IDC Australia.

  • Facebook rolls out video calling feature in Messenger

    By Hafizah Osman | 28 April, 2015 10:50

    Social networking conglomerate, Facebook, has added on a video calling feature to its Messenger application. The new update enables users to have face-to-face conversations with family and friends on the app itself.

  • Schneider Electric names DPSA distributor of the year

    By Hafizah Osman | 28 April, 2015 10:03

    Specialist datacentre infrastructure distributor, DPSA, has been named 2014 distributor of the year by APC by Schneider Electric. The award was presented at the recent APC by Schneider Electric Channel Awards in Sydney.

  • Technology investment in SMEs set to escalate in 2015: Robert Half

    By Hafizah Osman | 24 April, 2015 14:30

    SMEs are intending to increase their investments into technology in 2015, according to a recent study by global recruitment company, Robert Half. And almost two thirds of the CIOs polled in this study identify new projects as the top driver of technology recruitment this year.

  • IN PICTURES: Fuji Xerox Printers' product solutions forum

    By Hafizah Osman | 24 April, 2015 12:07

    Fuji Xerox Printers recently held its product solutions forum at the Sydney Olympic Park. About 60 distributors and resellers attended the event, which saw the company unveil its new Smart Series print solutions and discuss the current state of the printing industry. The attendees also sat through workshops and networked over lunch.

  • Bulletproof increases focus on southern region in Australia with new senior hire

    By Hafizah Osman | 24 April, 2015 11:59

    Australian Cloud services provider, Bulletproof (ASX:BPF), will be increasing its focus on the southern region of Australia with the hire of a new senior staff. Neil Waller has been named Bulletproof southern region manager, and he will be leading the company’s southern region’s sales team.

  • HP nabs Randstad most attractive employer in ICT award

    By Hafizah Osman | 24 April, 2015 10:33

    Multinational IT company, HP, has been named most attractive employer in ICT by recruitment and HR services company, Randstad. HP received the award at Randstad’s annual awards ceremony, which was recently held at Doltone House in Sydney.


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