Stories by Helen Yeatman

  • UXC snaps up Lanlink

    ASX-listed IT services firm, UXC, has acquired voice and data networking service provider, Lanlink, confirming rumours that have been circulating through the channel for the past four weeks.

  • Pacific ICS whips up Metastorm

    Australian distributor and service provider, Pacific ICS, has been appointed the exclusive distributor of Metastorm’s business process management (BPM) software.

  • ED appointed Borland distie

    Express Data has signed up as distributor Borland’s Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) software products in an effort to tap in to the growing demand for application development tools in the enterprise sector.

  • The great distributor reshuffle

    The increasing rationalisation of vendors’ distribution channels has local distributors carefully monitoring market trends and their own business models to ensure their places in the value chain.

  • Taking the notebook plunge

    Unlike their desktop counterparts, whitebox notebooks have been slow to win public appeal and grow their tiny share in the notebook market. Helen Yeatman explores some of the challenges and opportunities facing whitebox notebook vendors.

  • Channel lovin’

    Vendors, distributors and resellers came out of their closets recently to celebrate the bizarre love triangle that is the Australian IT industry.

  • The Power Mac G5 has landed

    Apple resellers around the country are celebrating the arrival of a small supply of 1.6GHz and 1.8GHz Power Mac G5s and the launch of the new 40GB iPod which is scheduled to hit Australian stores in two weeks.

  • Panasonic goes after corporate

    Panasonic is going after the corporate market and has launched a new business unit, Panasonic Business Systems Australia (PBSA), dedicated to meeting the specific needs of the corporate sector.