The 3000-strong Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment insists an amended Notice of Intent still complies with New Zealand's All of Government 'cloud first' policy.
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In line with their policy on antimalware signatures and software, Microsoft will continue to create and distribute the MSRT for Windows XP users until July 2015.
Redmond software giant issues policy changes inline with US and Australian government agencies.
Software giant Microsoft has said that the Abbott government should reconsider its National Broadband Network policy.
The one thing that Microsoft must never imitate is Apple's restrictive policy about software that it does or does not allow to run on its systems.
Google has expanded the capabilities of its mobile device management tools for Google Apps for Business, Government and Education customers.On Monday, software engineer Hong Zhang wrote a blog post explaining the new features, which include a better view of the handsets and tablets being managed, as well as more granular policy controls.
The company says Oracle has broken a contract with HP by cancelling support for its software on Intel's Itanium microprocessor, and it wants the court to force Oracle to change policy
The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) has outed the draft of its open-source software guide, following a change to its policy forcing agencies to consider free and open software as seriously as proprietary offerings.
The company that many consider to be the poster child for proprietary software has publicly welcomed a significant new federal government policy which will require departments and agencies to evaluate open-source software wherever possible, describing it as "sensible and pragmatic".
After reading the changes to open-source policy released by the government today, I couldn't help thinking that getting a greater percentage of open-source software into government is going to be just as difficult as getting more Australian-grown smaller scale companies supplying government.
The patent is still complete tripe, and should never have been filed
Privately held PSS provides software that analyzes data governance policy and disposal of information. The general idea is to help companies meet legal requirements while holding the line on storage costs.
VMware has introduced vCloud Request Manager, which works on top of vCloud Director to automate approvals, manage software licenses and set up policy 'blueprints'
Windows management vendor Centrify this week released Centrify Express, its new integration package for Windows Active Directory services. The software toolkit is a free, lite version of its Centrify Suite, which provides greater policy and identity management capabities, and features such as server isolation and encryption of data-in-motion.
As part of the NSW Government's Keep Them Safe program, the state's Department of Community Services (DoCS) recently implemented Oracle's Policy Automation software to help it judge when children need protection.
Software tenders that have taken place since the government published its open source policy in February have ignored those guidelines, according to database firm Ingres.
Software tenders that have taken place since the government published its open-source policy in February have ignored those guidelines, according to database firm Ingres
Burton Group's Chris Wolf has fired a salvo in Oracle's direction concerning its x86 hypervisor licensing policy. This is a long extract from a much more in depth piece but it is necessary to see what Chris is saying in order to understand the context (my emphasis added and apologies to Chris for ripping so much of his excellent post):Oracle is requiring customers who wish to deploy Oracle products on x86 hypervisors to license Oracle software by physical server CPUs.
Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I discuss Google's downtime, Twitter's @reply policy changes and backpedaling, the COOL-ER eReader as possible Kindle Killer and talk with Rob Ellison, CEO of CUCKU, the social backup software for Windows.Click here to listen to the podcast.
The government has announced its policy on open-source software, and says it will attempt to avoid vendor 'lock in' and save taxpayers' money
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