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Quick glossary: Hybrid cloud

Quick glossary: Hybrid cloud

Hybrid cloud technology is becoming a standard model for many modern enterprises, but the terminology can be difficult to fathom. This glossary of 25 hybrid cloud terms will help you gain an understanding...

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CeBIT 2012 opens: photos

CeBIT 2012 opens: photos

Business-technology exhibition CeBIT 2012 kicked off today, bringing together a who's who of technology players. Many exhibitors appeared to be playing it safe, with booth babes absent from view. Instead, a few took BYO to heart, and brought their own trucks, caravans and bikes.

May 21, 2012 by in CXO

The latest in emergency tech: pics

The latest in emergency tech: pics

The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials Australasia conference gives vendors a chance to show off the latest and greatest tech for keeping the public safe and dealing with emergency situations. ZDNet Australia took a sneak peak at some of the tech on show.

March 12, 2012 by in Government

It's DAMsmart! Behind the scenes: photos

It's DAMsmart! Behind the scenes: photos

Australian media preservation and digitisation company DAMsmart is responsible for processing thousands and thousands of hours of culturally significant footage. Here's a glimpse at some of the tech used behind-the-scenes at their Canberra office.

April 29, 2011 by in Government

Installing a new supercomputer: timelapse

Last week, iVEC, a joint venture of the CSIRO and four Western Australian universities, oversaw the installation of the second portion of the Australian Government's $80 million supercomputer investment. The supercomputer will provide the grunt to process data for research projects such as the global Square Kilometre Array (SKA) initiative.

January 22, 2012 in Government

A world without Wikipedia

Jimmy Wales jumped on the "screw SOPA" bandwagon this week and led Wikipedia into a 24-hour blackout to protest, causing panic, confusion and general hysteria among the knowledge-seeking population. But ask yourself this: what if Wikipedia never came back online?

January 19, 2012 in Government

Aus internet safe from kill switch: Conroy

Following the internet blackout in Egypt over the last week, Communications Minister Stephen Conroy this morning said that he didn't think the Australian Government had the power to pass a law to make internet service providers cut off the internet.

February 2, 2011 in Government

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