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  • Curtin Uni CIO departs

    Curtin University’s chief information officer is leaving the role after close to six years.

    Written by George Nott26 Sept. 18 10:08
  • Huawei claims $136M WA railway deal

    Chinese technology giant, Huawei, has bagged a $136 million contract to build and maintain digital radio systems that deliver voice and data services across Perth’s rail network.

    Written by Byron Connolly09 July 18 09:39
  • States step out to woo Google HQ

    After the NSW government scuppered Google’s plan to establish a headquarters in Sydney CBD, politicians from other states are stepping out to woo the tech giant.

    Written by George Nott24 April 18 11:24
  • 5 areas of IT that are on the rise

    Service brokers, SaaS, IDaaS, ArcOps, and the ‘sharing economy’ are the future, says Vito Forte.

    Written by Byron Connolly12 June 15 16:01
  • Perth mayor drills down on big data

    The Lord Mayor of Perth has embraced big data to help the city better plan for population growth and make smarter infrastructure decisions.

    Written by Adam Bender05 Aug. 14 15:55
  • Optus speeds 4G, 3G+ deployments

    Optus is preparing 4G launches early next year in Adelaide and Canberra while simultaneously making enhancements to its existing 3G network, according to Optus managing director of networks, Guenther Ottendorfer.

    Written by Adam Bender04 Dec. 12 14:52
  • Behind the IT scenes at CHOGM

    As the main provider of IT services to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C), ASG Group project managed the provision of the entire technology environment for the CHOGM meeting and the parallel events. The requirements included the scope, design, build, test, deployment and decommission of a secure ICT solution to all event locations.

    Written by CIO Staff02 Nov. 11 15:49
  • 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
  • Perth school turns on interactive whiteboards

    Students at Hillside Christian College in Perth are now using a new interactive whiteboard solution won as part of a competition run by SPC and Goulburn Valley and Woolworths and supported by Panasonic Australia.

    Written by Rodney Gedda23 May 11 12:18
  • WA fibre network link goes live (updated)

    The competitive fibre backhaul link between Perth and Geraldton — part of the $250 million NBN Regional Backbone Blackspots Program (RBBP) — is live and open for business.

    Written by Georgina Swan11 March 11 12:51