Stories by Leon Spencer

Telco trouble behind Aussie airport system outage

​A "major" telco failure was behind the system outage that left some of Australia’s busiest airports resorting to manual processing of travellers.

Written by Leon Spencer22 May 17 18:30

Plutus Payroll named in $165M tax fraud case

Plutus Payroll has been named as the company allegedly at the centre of a $165 million tax fraud investigation by the Australian Federal Police.

Written by Leon Spencer18 May 17 15:16

IBM awarded $13.7M Govt mainframe deal

​IBM has won a $13.7 million deal from the Department of Human Services for the provision of mainframe storage infrastructure.

Written by Leon Spencer11 May 17 11:45

Govt cautioned over broadband tax laws

ACCAN has warned the government that its move to introduce its proposed broadband tax could hit low income earners.

Written by Leon Spencer09 May 17 17:21

Revenue tumble tops tough year for IBM Australia

​IBM Australia reported a $31 million fall in revenue for the year ending December 2016, while seeing a $36.5 million tumble in net profit for the period.

Written by Leon Spencer02 May 17 12:23

Optus flags further redundancies

​Optus has flagged plans for further redundancies after moving to cut more than 300 jobs across a range of business areas.

Written by Leon Spencer28 April 17 11:24

Atlassian HipChat breach prompts mass password reset

An attack affecting Atlassian’s HipChat platform that may have seen users’ information compromised has prompted a mass password reset for the company’s services.

Written by Leon Spencer26 April 17 09:56