A report by Gartner analyst Bruce McCabe suggests the Government has been too fast and too fragmented in its approach to electronic procurement, but channel players on the ground disagree.
Integration and Services: News
Microsoft Australia has announced a core group of "ASP Aggregators", the partners that will take Microsoft products to market via the application service provider (ASP) model.
The Federal Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, Senator Richard Alston has defended the upcoming third generation (3G) spectrum auctions, claiming the rules the Australian Communications Authority have set out for the auction will maximise benefits to the consumer.
The winners of the Australian Internet Awards for 2000 have been announced, covering a wide variety of Internet usage and formats.
IT services provider Oakton Computing has posted revenues of $11.8 million for the 1999/2000 financial year, up 47 per cent on the previous year, and improved its net profit by 67 per cent, posting $4.1 million.
ARN: When did Office National first look into using the Internet as a sales and distribution tool? Harman: Office National came about after the merger of three Office and IT buying groups, APT, Office Network and Office Force, in July 1999.
At least 130 Internet companies have shut down this year, with the pace quickening in recent months.
Global online exports will surge to $US1.4 trillion in 2004, with cross-border e-marketplace trade surpassing $400 billion.
Bandwidth is to become a commodity item in the near future and traditional wholesale telco suppliers are going to have to add value to survive, according to Senior Ovum consultant, Sue Uglow.
NeuLevel, a joint venture between domain-name registrars Melbourne IT and NeuStar, has been awarded the opportunity to negotiate with ICANN (International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) to operate a new registry for the .biz top level domain (TLD).
Palm announces new local content partners, Telstra and Australia Post enter into $100M swap, Analysts predict huge e-commerce growth
e-business service provider eGlobal has announced the availability of Check Point Software's virtual private network (VPN) and Firewall software via the ASP model.
New message for SPs, iReality rests LibertyOne fate on ZIVO business, IT&e loses its CEO
The Federal Government has announced it has begun to trial an electronic tendering system to allow potential suppliers to browse and search a directory of advertised Government tenders, download tender documentation and submit bids for supply contracts in a secure environment.
Peoplesoft has appointed Tripoint Online as its exclusive ASP partner to deliver the vendor's new direct channel ASP solution, servicing the Asia-Pacific region from a Sydney data centre.
Hosted supply-chain solutions are giving business-to-business (B2B) trading exchanges a new challenge by offering suppliers an environment that, for the moment, may have more appeal than the buyer-meets-seller services of exchanges, according to analysts and vendors.
Netspace offers free one-month Internet access trial in an attempt to gain new customer base
The Australian Stock Exchange has queried several listed technology companies over their financial health after Q3 statements revealed many may not have the capital or the revenue to continue past March 2001.
Caching service to make Australian Web sites faster for overseas users
corProcure CEO appointed, Austrade links to Europe for B2B trade, Tequinox CEO quits
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