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Top IT news stories of the week

Who made the news - and why

  • Report - IT&T job market fares better than most: IT&T online job ads continue to disappear but the sector is faring better than others, according to the latest Olivier Job Index.
  • EMC Appoints Ingram Micro as distributor: Ingram will sit alongside the storage vendor's inaugural local distributor, Westcon Group, and have full access to EMC's portfolio.
  • Strathfield rises out of administration: Strathfield Group creditors have declared the embattled retailer has pulled itself out of voluntary administration through the approval of a Deed of Company Arrangement.
  • Server shipments down for the first time in six years: The combination of a weakening economy and the uptake of virtualisation has caused regional server shipments to experience a decline for the first time in more than six years.
  • Telstra ups broadband ante: The telco giant will upgrade its Melbourne hybrid fibre coaxial (HFC) cable broadband network to increase speeds to 100Mbps by Christmas.
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