It’s not Intel, it’s ‘industry standard’

Microprocessor supplier AMD (Advanced Micro Devices) is on a mission to convince Australian government agencies not to specify Intel-based hardware for their computer systems. It doesn’t even like the words ‘Intel or compatible’. It wants Intel not to be mentioned at all, and replaced with phrases like ‘industry standard’. Better still, it wants agencies to […]

Outsourcing push could double promised 12,000 APS job cull

By Julian Bajkowski The Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU) has ratcheted up pressure on the Abbott government to resist a push to hive off thousands of federal public service jobs to multinational outsourcers like Serco and G4S – which it claims is likely to be recommended by the forthcoming National Commission of Audit. The […]

Hewlett-Packard opens carbon efficient data centre

By Lilia Guan   Hewlett-Packard has opened its Aurora Data Centre for business in Sydney, New South Wales.   The centre is a facility, which supports a range of IT services, said vice president of Enterprise Services, HP South Pacific – Alan Bennett.   He told Government News the facility will address the challenges faced […]


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