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CSC to build cloud computing on Cisco, EMC & VMware's Vblockview story

http://www.itwire.com – CSC is to embrace Vblock - the server, storage and networking 'packages' produced by Cisco, EMC and VMware - as the preferred technology stack for cloud offerings "to help customers more easily and securely migrate their business processes to the cloud." (IT news)

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The first rule of data protectionview story

http://www.itwire.com – Disaster recovery starts with moving your data off the premises, according to a senior technical specialist. (IT news)

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Training the key to avoiding software security flawsview story

http://www.itwire.com – The same types of exploits have remained the most common for at least three years. Are developers slow to learn? (IT news)

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IT reorganisation reduces cost, improves service at design firmview story

http://www.itwire.com – Architecture and design firm Hassell has dramatically improved the effectiveness of its IT operations by reorganising it around a service desk with selective outsourcing. (IT news)

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ACMA takes the measure of the digital economyview story

http://www.itwire.com – The ACMA has produced a timely analysis of major developments in information and communications technologies that explores the implications of these changes. (IT news)

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Apple set to distort reality again at Sept 1 iEvent?view story

http://www.itwire.com – Apple has sent out invitations to a “special event” on the 1st of September at which a new Apple TV, a new Facetime compatible iPod Touch, 99c TV show rentals and presumably “one more thing” are set to be unveiled. (IT news)

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Why can't I have broadband too? A bush dweller perspectiveview story

http://www.itwire.com – With all the talk about the NBN, most of the discussion and analysis has been based on “city folk” from what I have seen. So in the interests of balanced reporting, I thought it opportune to give a perspective from “the bush”.   (IT news)

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Brisbane school takes Microsoft's DIY BI routeview story

http://www.itwire.com – A large part of Microsoft's business intelligence (BI) strategy is about putting BI into the hands of end-users by making it part of the platform - notably in SQL Server 2008 R2. (IT news)

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Australia drops the ball on green ITview story

http://www.itwire.com – More than four out of five Australian IT departments have never seen their power bill – a stark example of how a lack of metrics has led to Australia falling behind the UK and US when it comes to greening ICT. (IT news)

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Tasmanian Government Innovation Strategy builds on NBNview story

http://www.itwire.com – The NBN's uncertain future notwithstanding, Tasmania's premier, David Bartlett has launched an innovation strategy spanning five sectors of the state's economy but with a strong focus on the NBN and the state's digital economy. (IT news)

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Clouds combat computing costsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Australian organisations moving to a private cloud are expecting return on investment in less than two years, while those enterprises plumping for public clouds expect 20 per cent annual savings on their IT bills. While it’s business agility that large organisations claim they want from the cloud – the hip pocket benefits aren’t being sneezed at. (IT news)

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ACMA heavies Optus over delays in implementing premium SMS barringview story

http://www.itwire.com – The ACMA has extracted enforceable undertakings from Optus following Optus' inability to meet the 1 July 2010 deadline to have in place a system that would enable its mobile customers to request barring of premium SMS messages. (IT news)