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  • ​Merck signs mega support deal with Unisys

    Pharmaceutical giant, Merck, has signed a massive five-year contract that will see Unisys provide end user IT services to its 48,000 staff worldwide.

    Written by Byron Connolly27 April 16 10:55
  • Australian IT spend to increase despite global decline

    Australian IT spending for 2015 will increase 2.1 per cent from last year, reaching almost A$78.1 billion, despite an overall decline in worldwide IT spending, according Gartner forecasts.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner01 July 15 15:53
  • Tech spending to hit $76B

    Technology spending in Australia will reach $76 billion in 2014, an increase of 2.3 per cent over last year, according to Gartner’s latest quarterly forecast.

    Written by Byron Connolly01 July 14 10:16
  • BMC's MyIT May Be the Future of IT Services

    This week BMC Software unveiled MyIT, which wraps a friendly user interface over internal IT systems. The release capitalizes on the reason why BYOD is big: Today's consumer applications are easier to use than corporate apps. Other vendors should take notice of BMC, if they want to stay in business, CIO.com columnist Rob Enderle writes.

    Written by Rob Enderle02 Nov. 12 15:11
  • Oakton 1H profit falls 5.5%

    Softening market conditions impacted Oakton's (ASX:OKN) revenue and profit for 1H12, but the IT and consulting services company appears back on track in the second half.

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling14 Feb. 12 18:07
  • UXC buys NZ Oracle JDE provider

    UXC Limited (ASX:UXC) has bought New Zealand's Jireh Consulting Services, an Oracle JD Edwards partner, and plans to merge the business with its Red Rock Consulting division.

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling10 Feb. 12 17:39
  • 10 worst sales tactics of IT outsourcing companies

    IT service providers are big on talk of innovation these days—except when it comes to their own sales practices. It seems as if many vendor sales teams have been pulling from the same bag of frustrating and ineffective tricks to try to win deals since the dawn of IT outsourcing.

    Written by Stephanie Overby10 Dec. 11 05:18
  • CSG loses appeal in Fuji Xerox case

    CSG (ASX:CSG) has lost its appeal against a court ruling that Fuji Xerox Australia had justifiably terminated a dealer agreement the companies had shared

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling07 Nov. 11 18:18
  • Empired extends $14m contract with Main Roads WA

    Perth-based IT services company, Empired (ASX: EPD), has extended its three-year $14 million infrastructure and project services contract with roading contractor, Main Roads Western Australia, for a further two years.

    Written by Hamish Barwick26 Oct. 11 13:35
  • Resource Development Group closes acquisition

    Resource Development Group (ASX:RDG) has closed the $4.5m purchase of electrical engineering and IT services firm Intellect Systems

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling21 Oct. 11 19:03
  • OpenWorld 2011: Infosys seeks high-value IT work

    Infosys chief S.D. Shibulal has signaled his intention to add more Australian customers to its books as the Indian outsourcing company moves into a period of expansion into higher-value consulting and systems integration work.

    Written by Tim Lohman06 Oct. 11 09:04
  • Datamotion shrinks FY11 loss by 36%

    Data security company DataMotion (ASX:DMN) reduced its FY11 loss to $953k, as cost reduction efforts made up for an unsuccessful mining investment

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling27 Sept. 11 19:01