Nadia Cameron

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Dell dumped by Australian regional government

Dell will be unable to supply desktop PCs to NSW Government agencies for at least three years under the state's newly announced whole-of-government supplier panel.

Dell looks to move beyond direct sales model

Dell CEO Michael Dell has dropped his biggest hint yet that the PC vendor is looking at an indirect channel. In a leaked internal memo to staff, Dell listed several key steps the company would need to take in order to retain a dominant position in the PC market.

Microsoft touts Virtual Server as NT migration tool

Microsoft Corp. is pushing its upcoming Virtual Server 2005 software as the means for partners to migrate customers from NT Server 4.0 systems across to Windows Server 2000 and 2003.

Australia gets open source think-tank

A newly formed, Australian-based open source advisory group aims to deliver expert advice and information on free and open source software (FOSS).

ISPs call for investigation into Telstra pricing

Internet service providers ( ISPs ) are calling for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to investigate Telstra Corp. Ltd.'s latest cut-price Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) broadband product offering, pointing out the A$29.95 retail price tag is in fact higher than the cost of porting a customer on the telco's wholesale network.

Optus launches new business VoIP service

SingTel Optus Pty. Ltd. has announced a new scalable voice over IP (VoIP) solution to converge voice and data communications onto a single network to extend the reach of VoIP services into the small to medium business market.

Government takes cautionary stance on open source

The Australian government has no plans to support legislation which requires open source software solutions to be included in all future departmental information and communication technology (ICT) contracts, and will continue to uphold a neutral stance on open-source software, the National Office of Information Economy (NOIE) has stated.

Acer introduces Linux to business PC line-up

Open-source software has gained another foothold in the business PC market following Acer Inc.'s announcement that it will begin offering the Linux operating system across a select range of its commercial desktop platforms.

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