Stories by Sarah Stokely

  • A pain in the financial year end

    Tax changes that took effect from July 1 are already an end of year financial headache, but accounting software vendor, MYOB, has added to the pain, according to one of its resellers.

  • Harris opens in Perth – Adelaide next

    IT fulfilment specialist, Harris Technology, has hit the west coast, opening the doors of its latest business centre in Perth, yesterday. The 17-strong WA operation is based at Osborne Park.

  • US survey: 1 in 5 have fired for email abuse

    Feel like you spend a quarter of your work day wading through a flood of emails? You aren't alone. A new American survey has found that workers spend an average of a quarter of their workday emailing. But nearly half of their workplaces weren’t monitoring or enforcing policies to control email use.

  • Rivals plucking Daisytek business ahead of sale?

    While the carve-up of Daisytek Australia is still in the works, some industry observers are speculating that Tech Pacific may have already snaffled the lion’s share of the troubled distributor’s PC consumables business.

  • Security breakdown

    The news isn’t good. Security breaches and worm, virus and Trojan attacks are all soaring. And the bottom line is remarkably simple — no business is safe unless the correct security policies and technologies are in place. Sarah Stokely breaks down the grim truths revealed in the 2003 Australian Computer Crime and Security survey and looks at some remedies.

  • Imation takes on Ingram Micro

    Imation has signed a distribution deal with Ingram Micro. The distributor has taken on the full range of Imation data storage products and they are available immediately.

  • Express Online takes on Canon projectors

    Canon has signed Express Online as the first Australian distributor for its projector products. The addition is a new category for the online distributor, which was already carrying the vendor's laser printers.