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  • IN PICTURES: Vivid Sydney 2015, Part 3: Darling Harbour + Pyrmont (+34 photos)

    The third and final part of our Vivid Sydney 2015 pictorial captures the Vivid Sydney Laser-Fountain Water Theatre and fireworks in Darling Harbour, the Mission Control light show on the Star casino, and the interactive drums in Pyrmont Bay Park, plus a few Vivid light moments in this area. Photos by Editorial Director, MIKE GEE.

  • IN PICTURES: ARN Breakfast - Securing the Perfect Firewall (Sydney Leg +20 photos)

    The ARN Breakfast is a new event, where select VIP guests were treated to a presentation from an international guest, Barracuda Networks’ senior consulting systems engineer for security, Zach Forsyth, over fine coffee and a hearty breakfast. Guests were then invited to a roundtable format discussion on the problems businesses are facing with security across networks. Photos by Ian Sharp

  • IN PICTURES: Vivid Sydney 2015: View from Kirribilli + Chatswood, Pt 2

    Vivid Sydney 2015 is beautiful, challenging and immersive. The 18-day festival of light, music and ideas features many of the world's most important creative industry forums, an extraordinary free public exhibition of outdoor lighting sculptures and installations and a cutting-edge contemporary music program. Simply, Vivid Sydney is where art, technology and commerce intersect. And there is plenty of technology. But what is most fascinating is the way that technology absorbs every age and interest group. Watch three-year-olds wowed by the light play and stories running across the Custom House or illuminating the Museum of Contemporary Art. Watch pensioners sitting by the water past the Passenger Terminal watching the sails tell their own stories in light and image. Everywhere there is a glow, a brilliance, an installation, a chance to interact with technology, to watch a big screen, a small screen, a giant screen where a whole city including suburban Chatswood becomes a canvas for ideas. Editorial director, MIKE GEE, delivers a special three-part coverage of Vivid Sydney 2015. this is part two.

  • IN PICTURES: Vivid Sydney 2015 - Circular Quay and The Rocks, Pt 1

    Vivid Sydney 2015 is beautiful, challenging and immersive. The 18-day festival of light, music and ideas features many of the world's most important creative industry forums, an extraordinary free public exhibition of outdoor lighting sculptures and installations and a cutting-edge contemporary music program. Simply, Vivid Sydney is where art, technology and commerce intersect. And there is plenty of technology. But what is most fascinating is the way that technology absorbs every age and interest group. Watch three-year-olds wowed by the light play and stories running across the Custom House or illuminating the Museum of Contemporary Art. Watch pensioners sitting by the water past the Passenger Terminal watching the sails tell their own stories in light and image. Everywhere there is a glow, a brilliance, an installation, a chance to interact with technology, to watch a big screen, a small screen, a giant screen where a whole city becomes a canvas for ideas. Editorial director, MIKE GEE, delivers a special three-part coverage of Vivid Sydney 2015. It begins here.

  • Avaya awards its top Asia-Pacific channel partners

    Business communications company, Avaya, recently announced the winners of its Asia-Pacific Avaya Connect Channel Partner Awards for 2015. The awards were presented at the annual Avaya Executive Partner Forum (AEPF) event, which was held in Bangkok.

  • Optus Vision 2015: Patairidis - from telco to ICT company

    Optus Business MD, John Paitaridis, laid out the company’s new ICT focused vision for 2015, which is seeing it move away from traditional telco operations, at the company’s annual partner conference, Optus Vision 2015, held at Sydney’s Town Hall,

  • IN PICTURES: Ingram Micro Experience 2015 - Brisbane

    The Ingram Micro Experience 2015 is making its way around Australia - and ARN was the official media partner and sponsor of Brisbane's keynote speaker, Dan Gregory, of Gruen Transfer fame. This leg was held at Brisbane City Hall, and saw Ingram and its partners showcasing their products, services and the latest technology, alongside business panels and thought leadership from industry experts. Photos by ALLAN SWANN.