Stories by Brian Corrigan

  • Union wins first award for telco workers

    A "significant" new award covering pay and conditions for up to 10,000 telecom workers has been issued by the Australian Industrial Relations Commission. It is the first time an award has been made specifically for the telecommunications industry.

  • Optus signs $16m ING deal

    Optus has signed a three-year deal to provide managed telecommunication services for the Australian arm of Dutch investment, insurance and banking organisation ING.

  • Five developers in Nokia alliance

    Nokia has launched a global security alliance with five software developers that completed a testing and evaluation process for interoperability with its IP security appliances.

  • ProCurve looks for the limelight

    Despite being the third-biggest networking vendor in the world, HP's networking division ProCurve believes it is largely unknown in these parts. With that in mind, a new channel program is being rolled out to remedy the situation in Australia and throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Intellitron seals WRQ appointment

    Queensland-based distributor Intellitron has surfaced as the latest channel partner for WRQ's software. The alliance will see Intellitron targeting large government contractors, resellers, retailers and small businesses across Australia with WRQ Reflection terminal emulation and PC-Unix integration solutions.

  • The buying path

    IDG has conducted a comprehensive survey of the products and brands that Australian businesses intend to buy in the coming year.

  • Alphawest is best for DEST

    Technology services and infrastructure specialist Alphawest has won a contract to supply and implement an electronic document and records management system (EDRMS) for the Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST).

  • Network protector seeks channel links

    The Brisbane-based manufacturer of a new network protection appliance is appealing for resellers and distributors to help it bridge the gap between development and market success.