Stories by Sarah Stokely

  • Alert but not alarmed

    Efforts to pre-empt a SARS outbreak in Australia have spilled from government into the private domain as local IT companies start to adjust work practices to try and keep business running as usual.

  • New MD for Sophos, and a push for partnerships

    Anti-virus company Sophos has made some changes at the top, with a new Australian managing director and a renewed focus on strategic partnerships. The company claims it has captured about 40 per cent of the education sector’s anti-virus market through exploiting this strategy.

  • New hard disk recovery service

    NSW-based Service Solutions Technologies has launched a new hard disk recovery service that it claims recovered up to 33 per cent of faulty drives in preliminary trials.

  • Clariti opens new Brisbane office

    Queensland’s E-Minister, Paul Lucas, was crowing about the Smart State’s large presence in online security at the opening of networking and security services company Clariti’s new Brisbane office last week.

  • Enter the Chinese Legend

    Chinese motherboard vendor Legend QDI has dipped its toe into Australian waters, signing BCN Technology as its exclusive distributor for Australasia.

  • Lexmark beefs up channel marketing staff

    Lexmark has beefed up the responsibilities of its enterprise, corporate and government (ECG) marketing boss, Tim Champion, who now also heads up ECG business partner management and development across Australia and New Zealand.

  • Telecorp and FlowCom cut Green in half

    Sydney-based telecommunications specialists Telecorp and FlowCom have snapped up the remains of beleaguered ISP Green Communications, which went into voluntary administration in February.

  • Attache debuts software as a service

    Accounting software vendor, Attache, has dumped outright sales in favour of the recurring services revenue model, which will see the company offer its software on a 'pay per use' basis.

  • Maxspeed ahead

    Maxspeed’s latest product range is set to increase customer acceptance of thin client technology, according to Computer Research & Technology (CRT), a Dubbo-based integrator that distributes the product in Australia.

  • HP hits back at Dell printer plans

    With Dell’s new printer range expected in Australia towards the end of the year, rival HP has played down the threat from its arch-rival, warning that the Dell-Lexmark partnership could backfire.

  • Inkjets under fire

    Vendors need new strategies to bolster inkjet printer sales as multi-function printers begin to eat into their market, according to the author of new research into the local inkjet market.

  • FileNet courts resellers for local push

    FileNet is courting new business partners to help the company achieve aggressive expansion in the Australian market on the back of its new Enterprise Content Management (ECM) product architecture, P8.