Articles about Australia
Bulletproof has been hiring cloud architects to provide technical support for its continuously growing customer base that is moving to the cloud.
The Australian government is calling on the Productivity Commission to work out how best to deliver mobile broadband capability for the country's law enforcement and emergency services.
NBN Co paid AU$330,000 to use project-management methodology in six sites, but only used it in one despite FttP rollout improvements.
It's hard to know which is more interesting: That the NBN Co 2014-17 Corporate Plan readily admits that we still know almost nothing concrete about this government's multi-technology mix rollout, or that a leaked final version of the never-released 2013-16 plan suggests the previous government was indeed getting its act together.
Xero has seen strong growth across its first three initial markets, and now plans to work on accelerating growth in the US after the company 'did not execute to plan'.
Australia's Quickflix has announced that it hopes to raise AU$5.7 million, as US internet media streaming provider Netflix makes plans to launch locally.
This week, NBN Co commenced construction on its one millionth premises, the company said in a Senate Estimates hearing, where it also revealed that it has yet to gain access to any part of the hybrid fibre-coaxial networks that it expects will make up almost a third of its final footprint.
Casting a vote at a computer is not on the horizon for Australians, but a parliamentary committee has endorsed electoral rolls, and the scanning and storage of ballot papers.
Westpac is eyeing local tech startups for the development of innovative business solutions, with the bank awarding real-estate app developer realAs AU$40,000 at its inaugural Westpac Innovation Challenge event, held in partnership with accelerator BlueChilli.
Cloud security platform provider CipherCloud has picked up $50 million in a funding round, which was led by Transamerica Ventures.
IBM will be helping Fire and Rescue NSW move its corporate workload to the IBM cloud infrastructure, which is based in the NSW government's datacentre.
The Queensland government wants to remove barriers to agency information sharing, overcome barriers to an IT-as-a-service environment, and optimise its whole-of-government procurement arrangements, according to its new 'ICT Renewal Action Plan'.
An unreleased September 2013 draft of NBN Co's 2013-16 Corporate Plan suggests the previous board adjusted for rollout difficulties.
Technology spend has been forecast to grow in both Australia and New Zealand, but the ones with the spending power are not in IT.