April 2007

  • April 30, 2007 30 Apr'07

    Upgrade path leads to VoIP

    When insolvency specialist Ferrier Hodgson relocated to offices in central Sydney, a refresh of its ageing PBX system to voice over IP seemed like the right call. For years, the company had leased a PABX system. Ferrier's IT manager, Mustafa ...

  • April 30, 2007 30 Apr'07

    Apple hit by more laptop battery problems

    Another laptop battery problem has hit Apple. This time the problem, in MacBook and MacBook Pro lines, is not said to pose a fire hazard.

  • April 30, 2007 30 Apr'07

    Premier Travel Inn extends card services outsourcing deal

    Premier Travel Inn has extended its business-to-business card services technology deal with Atos Origin.

  • April 30, 2007 30 Apr'07

    Lindy revives floppy with external USB drive

    Lindy Electronics has launched an external USB floppy disc drive to help users access data on discs using their floppy-less laptops and desktops.

  • April 30, 2007 30 Apr'07

    PricewaterhouseCoopers reveals faults in Swansea Council's £83m outsourcing deal

    Swansea City Council failed to apply key principles of IT management properly when it agreed an £83m outsourcing deal that is struggling to deliver anticipated benefits, a report by auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers has concluded.

  • April 30, 2007 30 Apr'07

    Janet launches SMS service for network users

    The Janet educational and research network has signed a deal with messaging firm PageOne to supply SMS text services to network users.

  • April 30, 2007 30 Apr'07

    Heathrow Express claims Wi-Fi first

    Heathrow Express has claimed a world first for its deployment of wireless broadband on trains that travel underground through 6km of tunnels.

  • April 30, 2007 30 Apr'07

    Weekly capacity checks as site goes into IT overdrive

    Price comparison site has begun reviewing the capacity of its hardware, bandwidth and IT staffing levels every week to help it manage the rapid expansion of its business.

  • April 30, 2007 30 Apr'07

    Peer voices concern about data sharing

    Government plans to share data across departments could be hampered by the poor quality of government data, a cross-bench peer warned at the Infosec conference.

  • April 30, 2007 30 Apr'07

    Gigabit made easy – and affordable

    IMB Building Society has moved to gigabit Ethernet, but the supplier it used may come as a bit of a surprise if you think gigabit Ethernet is an enterprise-only technology.