A year after introducing strict new complaints-handling requirements, the telecoms regulator ACMA has released data showing telcos received a total of 1.4 million complaints over the full 2018–19 financial year - but concerns over telcos providing "late or inaccurate data" have resulted in the authority excluding the data provided by Optus from its report.

Australian telecommunications company Vocus Group has announced a major step forward in its Future State program with the appointment of Arista Networks, Ciena's Blue Planet and DGIT Systems as partners to deliver the program.

Australian health insurer, nib health funds, has successfully migrated the system of record for its corporate health insurance business, GU Health, to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud.

Australian miner Newcrest Mining has deployed Microsoft cloud, AI and IoT technologies at its underground, block cave gold mine in New South Wales to monitor and manage crushed ore bin levels.

Russian security outfit Kaspersky says it will continue to provide details of advanced persistent threats (APTs or nation-state actors) no matter the country of their origin, but these details will only be available to customers who subscribe to their services.

The Australian Government has commenced the process in preparation for the auction of 2.4 GHz of essential spectrum in the mmWave 26 GHz band to support a “fast and efficient” rollout of a 5G network across Australia.

The US Department of Defence has awarded a US$10 billion 10-year cloud deal to Microsoft ahead of Amazon, with the latter firm having been favoured to get the contract. The contract runs until 24 October 2029.

A Windows 10 update has caused issues for users of the Australian Border Force's Integrated Cargo System, who are unable to log in to the ICS portal using Internet Explorer.

Monday, 28 October 2019 02:07

Kmart Group to train employees on AWS

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Amazon Web Services is working with Kmart Group, one of Australia’s largest retailers, Kmart Group to implement a major Cloud Guild training and enablement program to provide AWS certification to 100 percent of its IT workforce.

Data science is a complex, dynamic field of work with many industries to specialise in, from statistics to machine learning. In today’s article, we will be exploring one of these popular specialisations in data science: machine learning.

A recent press lunch on the ever more important topic of cybersecurity, nation state attacks, staying ahead of breaches, the demise of legacy security vendors and more was hosted by Zscaler, with guest speakers from Cenitex, Ecosystm and Richard Stiennon, author of a fascinating book on the next CyberWar.

An infection of Windows systems by the Emotet malware was the precursor to the recent ransomware attack on Victorian hospitals, the Australian Cyber Security Centre says, as part of a warning that Emotet, which has been around since 2014, is being spread in Australia by malicious emails.

Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies has launched the nova 5T smartphone in Australia, claiming it offers flagship performance at a price of $699.

Russian security outfit Kaspersky, formerly known as Kaspersky Lab, has opened its threat intelligence portal to a bigger audience from Thursday onwards. The service was previously available to business customers and as a premium service only.

The City of Newcastle has become the first local government in NSW to switch to 100% renewable electricity.

IT solutions and services provider NEC Australia has secured a $39 million deal for transforming the WAN, LAN and IP telephony environments for the WA Police Force.

Thursday, 24 October 2019 23:06

Splunk announcements at .conf19

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 Today at Splunk's annual conference, a number of updates and new products were announced.

Global cloud services and software solutions provider Bentley Systems and positioning technology company Topcon Positioning Systems have together launched a new, jointly owned company – Digital Construction Works.

Australian-listed wagering technology provider BetMakers Technology Group has launched a customised racing channel with wagering operator Pointsbet, confirming the new channel is now live on the GVC Australia-owned Neds website.

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