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  • Telstra, Optus and Suncorp eye geospatial data

    Big Australian telcos and insurance companies see business opportunities in analysing the location information transmitted by customers’ mobile devices, said speakers at yesterday's Big Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence Summit.

  • Mobile computing at its finest

    Faced with the need to build a new air-conditioned server room to offer disaster recovery services for its clients, Christchurch firm Computer Concepts decided the most economical approach with the fewest regulatory hurdles was to put the servers in a 20-foot shipping container that happened to be sitting on its warehouse premises.