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  • NSW Budget: $100M for police technology

    The NSW government will spend $100 million over four years to equip police with new technology, under measures announced in Tuesday’s budget.

    Written by Byron Connolly23 June 15 13:15
  • Optus to help digitise schools

    The Queensland Education Leadership Institute (QELi) and Optus will create technology solutions for schools across the state following a new agreement between the companies.

    Written by Byron Connolly15 June 15 15:06
  • Tablets replacing PCs at Australian schools: IDC

    The Australian education sector is increasing its spending on tablets and cloud infrastructure as demand for PCs fall, according to analysts at IDC.

    Written by Adam Bender30 April 13 14:07
  • Growing confidence in cloud security

    Cloud computing is blowing into 2013 on the winds of confidence, with IT professionals increasingly convinced that the security controls are adequate, but still very, very leery.

    Written by Ellen Messmer02 Jan. 13 12:04
  • 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
  • Sydney school marries Moodle with Live@edu

    Sydney grammar school Redlands has opted for the Cloud-based Live@edu e-mail system over an on-premise system and integrated the open source Moodle learning management system with it in the process.

    Written by Rodney Gedda20 April 11 12:08
  • MGM Wireless offers Cloud to schools

    IT services company MGM Wireless (ASX:MWR) has begun offering its student management systems as a Cloud-based solution in an attempt to increase availability of its solution.

    Written by James Hutchinson08 April 11 11:25
  • St Laurence's makes a KACE for simplified support

    Plagued with budget restraints and constant limits on available skill sets, St Laurence’s College IT manager, Anthony Kennedy, was forced to look for a simplified systems management solution to replace the vast majority of the school's IT support infrastructure.

    Written by Chloe Herrick23 Feb. 11 12:14
  • Students tweet telescope takeover

    Students from three Melbourne high schools have taken control of CSIRO’s famous Parkes telescope in NSW using the internet, posting their results on Twitter.

    Written by Georgina Swan12 Aug. 09 12:38
  • Telstra, Catholic schools build $146m broadband network

    More than 1550 Catholic schools and Catholic education offices around Australia will be connected to Telstra’s network infrastructure following a two-year, $146 million broadband project announced today.

    Written by Rodney Gedda13 July 09 14:05