Peter Dinham is a co-founder of iTWire and a 35-year veteran journalist and corporate communications consultant. He has worked as a journalist in all forms of media – newspapers/magazines, radio, television, press agency and now, online – including with the Canberra Times, The Examiner (Tasmania), the ABC and AAP-Reuters. As a freelance journalist he also had articles published in Australian and overseas magazines. He worked in the corporate communications/public relations sector, in-house with an airline, and as a senior executive in Australia of the world’s largest communications consultancy, Burson-Marsteller. He also ran his own communications consultancy and was a co-founder in Australia of the global photographic agency, the Image Bank (now Getty Images).
Sydney-based managed cloud services company UltraServe has signed up as a managed public cloud provider for Hybris Software – a SAP company – in a partnership which the company says will result in faster growth in both the global and Australian market.
The big US online accounting software provider Intuit, which entered the Australian market in its own right just over one year ago, has launched a set of new developer tools which it says will open up global access to a cloud-based small business market for Aussie developers.
PayPal has provided Australian small businesses with access to funding to help them grow their businesses with the launch of its new loan product Working Capital.