NICTA serves up Plan-Bview story

http://www.itwire.com – Australian would-be entrepreneurs will get a crash course in how to ditch and repitch their business plans during a sell-out workshop being hosted by NICTA tomorrow. (IT news)

Aussie IT exposed to disasterview story

http://www.itwire.com – There’s a big hole in Australian IT spending with 15 per cent of businesses admitting that they don’t spend a red cent on disaster recovery or business continuity services. It’s even worse internationally where 22 per cent of companies spend zilch on the issue. (IT news)

$4.9m for NBN health services to remote and regional childrenview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Federal Government is to provide $4.9m to give children with hearing or vision impairment in regional and remote Australia access to specialist services and therapies through the National Broadband Network (NBN). (IT news)

Riverbed tops Gartner's WAN optimisation Magic Quadrantview story

http://www.itwire.com – Gartner has positioned Riverbed Technologies well ahead of competition in its latest Magic Quadrant for wide area network optimisation vendors. (IT news)

Telcos team up to interconnect video conferencing systemsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Nine major telcos, including Telstra, have joined forces to form the Global Meeting Alliance, dedicated to facilitating video communications between customers on their respective networks. (IT news)

Yep, Telstra’s 4G in 4G zones is definitely worthwhileview story

http://www.itwire.com – If you’re in a 4G coverage area and you’re sporting a 4G LTE capable device, it should come as no surprise to discover that 4G devices deliver vastly better ping and download speeds than 3G devices. (IT news)

BusyBox replacement project fuels animated verbal spatview story

http://www.itwire.com – It's been some time since there was a good old-fashioned verbal spat in the free and open source software community. (IT news)

Long-time NASA astronaut Shannon Lucid retiresview story

http://www.itwire.com –  American astronaut Shannon Lucid has retired from NASA after over three decades of being a NASA employee, including being an astronaut on the Russian space station Mir and the International Space Station.   (IT news)

Data balloons and cloud bursts prompt rethinkview story

http://www.itwire.com – The challenges which enterprises are facing in terms of managing ballooning end user data stores, and information stored on virtual servers or in clouds, has prompted CommVault to update its Simpana suite of information management tools, bringing forward the release of some functions originally slated for inclusion in Simpana 10 which isn’t expected to be released before 2013. (IT news)

Cisco's new WiFi access point helps networks meet BYOD demandview story

http://www.itwire.com – Cisco has introduced a new Wi-Fi access point designed to meet the demands placed on enterprise Wi-Fi networks by the influx of smartphones and tablets into the corporate environment. (IT news)

Japanese supercomputer predicts 2012's climate patternsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Climate variations in the Indian and Pacific Oceans will drive the planet's climate in 2012.   (IT news)

Norton harnesses cloud to safeguard your identity: free downloadview story

http://www.itwire.com – Symantec has launched its new “Identity Safe” cloud service for ID protection and simple, secure password management as a free download for Windows PCs, Apple’s iDevices and all those Androids. (IT news)