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Saturday July 13, 2019

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IT salaries jump sharply

IT salaries jump sharply

Sorry to bring you the news, but your team might know this already...

 

NBN Co blames Telstra for makeshift cabling

NBN Co blames Telstra for makeshift cabling

Network provider said cabling work was 'inherited' from Telstra.

 

Telstra wins govt SMS services deal

Telstra wins govt SMS services deal

Dept of Employment hands over $5m contract.

 

Data#3 expects bumper full year results

Data#3 expects bumper full year results

After 'disappointing' FY2018.

 

Domino’s delivers software with a bitter taste for resellers

Domino’s delivers software with a bitter taste for resellers

FINAL FANTASY Shadowbringers Pizza and Gaming Bundle cheaper than DVD.

 

HPE's Patrick Devlin jumps to Aruba

HPE's Patrick Devlin jumps to Aruba

Replacing Anthony Smith, who is now Aruba's APJ channel chief.

 

Ingram Micro wins Blancco's business

Ingram Micro wins Blancco's business

Size matters, says data erasure and mobile device diagnostics vendor.

 

Hot desking is a hot mess, says CRN poll

Hot desking is a hot mess, says CRN poll

‘It is a stupid idea and a fad’ say 69% of readers.

 

Tape drought hits Australia

Tape drought hits Australia

Legal action between Sony and Fujifilm could see LTO-8 evapor-8 into clouds.

 

MSY set to be acquired by mining company for $17.5m

MSY set to be acquired by mining company for $17.5m

Lanka Graphite to climb out of a hole by buying no-frills reseller.

 

DiData's Steve Nola to head NTT Australia

DiData's Steve Nola to head NTT Australia

Fate of former NTT Australia execs is a mystery.

 

Dodo to refund $360k after ACCC slap

Dodo to refund $360k after ACCC slap

Said slow plan with low data allowance was 'perfect' for streaming.

 

MacTel pinches CBA exec as CFO, appoints new director

MacTel pinches CBA exec as CFO, appoints new director

And renews its call for NBN Co to up speeds in the regions.

 

Arq Group enterprise and SMB leaders depart

Arq Group enterprise and SMB leaders depart

Also hires new head of mass and middle market.

 

Tenable partner Penten wins Army security contract

Tenable partner Penten wins Army security contract

$2.2 million for secure comms and security response.

 

Adelaide MSP lands $8m govt healthcare software deal

Adelaide MSP lands $8m govt healthcare software deal

Chamonix IT to develop HIPS software for the Australian Digital Health Agency.

 

Former Artis Group boss jumps to Veritec

Former Artis Group boss jumps to Veritec

Chris Greatrex to lead NSW business.

 

Samsung says ACCC lawsuit isn't waterproof

Samsung says ACCC lawsuit isn't waterproof

Smartphone giant prepares dry argument to defend watery ads.

 

Australian Fintech GBST sparks global bidding war

Australian Fintech GBST sparks global bidding war

SS&C Technologies Holdings increases its offer.

 

Telco unions, Telstra brawl over redundancy benefits

Telco unions, Telstra brawl over redundancy benefits

Shifting workers to InfraCo is causing friction.

 

Megaport partners with Melbourne cloud specialist The Migration Company

Megaport partners with Melbourne cloud specialist The Migration Company

Plan to jointly accelerate cloud migrations.

 

Microsoft partners rage against channel changes

Microsoft partners rage against channel changes

‘Why do you hate us? We make you money!” is a common sentiment.

 

Reseller fears Microsoft backlash after starting licencing petition

Reseller fears Microsoft backlash after starting licencing petition

More than 800 people have let their anger be known.

 

Microsoft's channel chief opens up on ending internal use rights

Microsoft's channel chief opens up on ending internal use rights

Feedback hasn't been great, says Schuster.

 

Microsoft says Edge is finally ready for the enterprise

Microsoft says Edge is finally ready for the enterprise

Just four years after launch.

 

Microsoft’s class of 2008 has started dying out

Microsoft’s class of 2008 has started dying out

And that actually gives you a good reason to consider Windows Server 2019.

 

EDS founder Ross Perot dies, aged 89

EDS founder Ross Perot dies, aged 89

Former US presidential candidate founded services giants that live on as DXC and NTT.

 

Double delight for Linux lovers new kernel and Debian debut

Double delight for Linux lovers new kernel and Debian debut

Support for tenth-gen Intel Core CPUs in the kernel, UEFI comes to Debian.

 

IBM closes Red Hat deal

IBM closes Red Hat deal

The deal is done. Now to see how it boosts Big Blue's cloud.

 

Apple brings back parental control app removed over privacy concerns

Apple brings back parental control app removed over privacy concerns

Removal was criticised by developers for shutting down services Apple also offers.

 

Pure Storage to divide and conquer with new distie plan

Pure Storage to divide and conquer with new distie plan

Formally splits distie-managed and Pure-managed resellers.

 

Internal user rights blew Microsoft's budget says channel chief

Internal user rights blew Microsoft's budget says channel chief

Gavriella Schuster also acknowledged it was an unpopular move.

 

Here's everything Microsoft announced for Azure at Inspire

Here's everything Microsoft announced for Azure at Inspire

New programs! New features! And... a new box!

 

HPE aims new Primera storage at Dell EMC’s heart

HPE aims new Primera storage at Dell EMC’s heart

Channel told to target VMAX refreshes.

 

McAfee in talks for US$1 billion IPO: report

McAfee in talks for US$1 billion IPO: report

Could come as early as this year.

 

Cisco to build 5G muscle with $2.8 billion Acacia acquisition

Cisco to build 5G muscle with $2.8 billion Acacia acquisition

Seeks bigger chunk of 5G spending by telecom companies.

 

Oracle streamlines startup recruitment program

Oracle streamlines startup recruitment program

Startups can now enrol online.

 

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