The Parliamentary committee investigating IT pricing will increase pressure on major IT vendors as public hearings continue, said MP Ed Husic. The ongoing inquiry is a product of a campaign by Husic to find out why Australians pay more for IT software and hardware than other countries.
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Increasing Internet congestion, the proliferation mobile devices and heightened security risks are today’s biggest challenges to delivering Web content, according to Akamai Technologies co-founder Tom Leighton.
Telstra will pay Visionstream $120 million over three years to build and maintain its national Wideband and Dedicated Digital Network (DDN), under a contract renewal signed by the companies.
Three mobile companies riding on the Optus network said they’re planning 4G moves following Optus's announcement that it [[artnid: 432213|launched 4G business services]] in Sydney and Perth.
The Australian Government Information Management Office said it plans by October to launch a Data Centre as a Service Multi Use List (DCaaS MUL) to deliver Cloud services to government agencies. AGIMO released an approach to market 31 July.
Metronode has emphasised the energy efficiency of its new centre, opened today in Derrimut, Victoria.
New apps from Telstra allow customers to manage their accounts on an iPhone or Android device.
Huawei announced it has completed a simultaneous service test of GSM, UMTS and Wi-Fi wireless networking technology, a first for the industry.