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Stories by Hafizah Osman

  • Apple Watch paves the way for smartwatch adoption in channel

    When Apple first introduced its iPhone and iPad, not only did consumers go ballistic, the channel did too. Its launch resulted in people bringing in their mobile devices (and soon tablets of other brands) to the workplace, requesting it be used as a business productivity tool.

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

    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...

  • ShoreTel launches its UC app for the Apple Watch

    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.

  • Tablets to become EFTPOS terminals

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.

  • partners with Qantas Frequent Flyer

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

  • NSW government invests in new payment technologies

    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.