Software vodcasts from CeBIT Australia

Software vodcasts from CeBIT Australia

Summary: This is a selection of short interviews with executives from Salesforce.com, Intranet Dashboard, McAfee and IBM, which were conducted at the CeBIT exhibition in Sydney last week.

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This is a selection of short interviews with executives from Salesforce.com, Intranet Dashboard, McAfee and IBM, which were conducted at the CeBIT exhibition in Sydney last week.

Please use the Playlist button to select from the four videos.

Beware of free software: iD
Campbell Dobbin, director of Melbourne-based Intranet Dashboard, warns CIOs to watch out for vendors that sell you their software on the cheap but then expect you to sign expensive support contracts.

Govt needs open-source: IBM
Mary Ann Fisher, program executive for IBM's global government division, and also a keynote speaker at CeBIT, tells us why open source and standards-based software is so important for government customers.

McAfee eyes data leakage
Michael Sentonas, services director at McAfee, dropped by the ZDNet Australia stand to warn us that 40 percent of Australian organisations that took part in a recent survey had no idea they were "leaking" confidential data.

Salesforce.com on Australia
Jim Steele, president of Salesforce.com, spoke to us shortly after his keynote presentation. In this video, Steele explains how Salesforce.com's Australian operations have grown over the past five years and tells us why he thinks CeBIT in Sydney is special.

Topics: IBM, CEBIT

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Munir first became involved with online publishing in 1998 when he joined ZDNet UK and later moved into print publishing as Chief Reporter for IT Week, part of ZDNet UK, a weekly trade newspaper targeted at Enterprise IT managers. He later moved back into online publishing as Senior News Reporter for ZDNet UK.

Munir was recognised as Australia's Best Technology Columnist at the 5th Annual Sun Microsystems IT Journalism Awards 2007. In the previous year he was named Best News Journalist at the Consensus IT Writers Awards.

He no longer uses his Commodore 64.

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