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  • Integ retrenches six staff

    By Helen Yeatman | 09 February, 2004 07:31

    Integ Communications, which recently completed a $1 million contract to replace Tower Australia’s voice communications network, has retrenched six staff as part of a business restructure.

  • SCO looks to widen Linux complaint against IBM

    By Scarlet Pruitt and Joris Evers | 09 February, 2004 07:05

    The SCO Group aimed more legal fire at IBM last week, filing a motion to amend its Linux complaint against the company ahead of a hearing due to take place Friday.

  • Robson to channel HP clarity

    By Brian Corrigan | 06 February, 2004 12:00

    Paul Robson has been appointed channel and customer marketing manager for the personal systems group (PSG) of HP Australia.

  • WatchGuard announces new MD, new Firebox product

    By Helen Yeatman | 06 February, 2004 12:00

    Security appliance vendor WatchGuard Technologies has appointed Jeff Hurmuses as managing director of the Asia-Pacific region. The announcement comes hot on the heels of the global launch of Watchguard’s new generation Firebox X appliance.

  • Optus growth again boosts SingTel

    By David Legard | 06 February, 2004 11:38

    Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel) has posted record revenue of $A2.34 billion for the third quarter of its fiscal year, the period from October 1 to December 31, 2003, 15.9 per cent up on the same quarter one year earlier.

  • Primus eyes SME telecomms

    By Computerworld Staff | 06 February, 2004 11:00

    Telecommunications carrier Primus Telecom has introduced an alternative business telephone service for the SME market providing high speed Internet access and local and long distance telephony over the digital network.

  • ZIPs putting the zap on antivirus products

    By Paul Roberts | 06 February, 2004 10:04

    E-mail users who were slow to update their antivirus software last week may have been surprised to receive a flood of e-mail messages containing ZIP files from long lost acquaintances, business partners and complete strangers.

  • ISS warns of holes in Check Point firewall, VPN server

    By Tim Greene | 06 February, 2004 08:42

    Users of Check Point Software Technologies firewalls need to upgrade them right away in order to shut down a vulnerability that can lead to the firewalls being taken over by attackers.

  • Accounting probe keeps CA under a cloud, CEO says

    By Stacy Cowley | 06 February, 2004 07:33

    Until the US government completes its investigation of Computer Associates International's past accounting infractions, the company will continue operating under a cloud, according to chairman and chief executive officer (CEO), Sanjay Kumar.

  • Casio looks to Hagemeyer for exposure

    By Howard Dahdah | 06 February, 2004 07:14

    Shriro Australia has lost the distribution rights for Casio's digital cameras to Hagemeyer.

  • Avanade names new MD

    By Computerworld Staff | 05 February, 2004 13:14

    Microsoft integrator Avanade has appointed Trevor Harper as managing director Australia and New Zealand to take charge of the company's overall business operations in the region.

  • Former Praxa CEO to lead LogicaCMG

    By Steven Deare | 05 February, 2004 12:02

    Services multinational, LogicaCMG, has appointed former Praxa CEO, Colin Holgate, as chief executive of its Australian operations.

  • Parallel Solutions takes HP parts to NZ

    By Jonathan Roe and Brett Winterford | 05 February, 2004 12:00

    Spare parts distributor, Parallel Solutions, has taken its success with vendor partner HP to New Zealand, replacing Tech Pacific.

  • HP to acquire Novadigm, Consera

    By Paul Roberts | 05 February, 2004 11:29

    HP has continued its strategy of using acquisitions to augment the HP OpenView management software, announcing an agreement to buy two management software companies: Novadigm and Consera Software.

  • StarOffice available for Solaris on x86 systems

    By Joris Evers | 05 February, 2004 10:08

    Sun Microsystems on Wednesday introduced a version of StarOffice 7 for the x86 variant of its Solaris operating system (OS), a preface to offering a complete desktop software system built around the Unix-based OS.

  • Microsoft releases public Windows XP beta for Athlon 64

    By Tom Krazit | 05 February, 2004 08:45

    Microsoft has made a beta version of Windows XP available to the public that runs on desktops or workstations using Advanced Micro Devices' Athlon 64 or Opteron processors, Microsoft said Wednesday.

  • Flaw may leave Cisco gear vulnerable

    By Phil Hochmuth | 05 February, 2004 08:42

    A hardware vulnerability may cause some high-end Cisco Systems switches and routers with specific configurations to crash, but only under specific circumstances.

  • Oracle increases PeopleSoft bid

    By Stacy Cowley | 05 February, 2004 08:38

    Oracle raised its bid for PeopleSoft to US$26 per share on Wednesday, boosting the all-cash offer's total to $9.4 billion.

  • 3Com bets big on VoIP lift

    By Julian Bajkowski | 05 February, 2004 08:33

    This will be the year that Australian enterprises fully embrace VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) in an effort to slash operating costs and integrate customer-facing applications and networks, according to network plumbing heavyweight 3Com.

  • It's not big but it's clever says Seagate

    By Chris Mellor | 05 February, 2004 07:38

    Seagate Technology is launching its new Small Form Factor (SFF) hard drive intended for server and storage consolidation needs early next week. Seagate claims that its new 2.5-inch enterprise disc drive platform will enable a new era of rack server and storage arrays and blade servers.

  • Silicon Memory Technologies sheds light on partnering with Seagate

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