Brett Winterford

One of Australia’s most experienced technology journalists, former iTnews Group Editor Brett Winterford has written about the business of technology for 15 years.

Awarded Business Journalist and Technology Journalist of the year at the 2004 ITjourno awards and Editor of the Year at the 2009 Publishers Australia 'Bell' awards, Winterford has extensive experience in both the business and technology press, writing for such publications as the Australian Financial Review and The Sydney Morning Herald.

As editor of iTnews Brett has led a team of award-winning journalists; delivered speeches at industry events; authored, commissioned and edited research papers, curated technology conferences [The iTnews Executive Summit and Australian Data Centre Strategy Summit and also shares the judging of the annual Benchmark Awards.

Brett's areas of specialty include enterprise software, cloud computing and IT services.

Recent articles by Brett Winterford

Netflix in Australia: will telcos play along?

Netflix in Australia: will telcos play along?

With only Sydney AWS data centres, service will need assistance.
Brett Winterford Nov 19 2014, 3:55PM Services
Megaport spins off pay-per-use interconnect operations

Megaport spins off pay-per-use interconnect operations

ASX listing a possibility.
Brett Winterford Oct 28 2014, 10:17AM Collaboration
Azure Australia government-ready, says Microsoft

Azure Australia government-ready, says Microsoft

Security credentials come ahead of local Azure launch.
Brett Winterford Oct 9 2014, 12:15AM Data centre
Landmark deals drive Canberra Data Centres' national expansion

Landmark deals drive Canberra Data Centres' national expansion

Aussie outfit backed by ASI Solutions takes on data centre giants.
Brett Winterford , Steven Kiernan Sep 16 2014, 6:30AM Data centre
$150m shot in the arm for NEC Australia

$150m shot in the arm for NEC Australia

Defence deal accelerates transformation from vendor to integrator.
Tony Yoo , Brett Winterford Sep 11 2014, 11:30AM Services
Gartner sued over vendor's poor Magic Quadrant placing

Gartner sued over vendor's poor Magic Quadrant placing

Analyst firm will "vigorously" fight defamation accusations.
Brett Winterford Aug 11 2014, 1:17PM Strategy
IBM's shock channel deal with Apple

IBM's shock channel deal with Apple

Join forces in "radical" iOS enterprise reseller agreement.
Juha Saarinen , Brett Winterford , Tony Yoo Jul 16 2014, 10:35AM Mobility
Equinix announces Australian country manager

Equinix announces Australian country manager

Top-performing sales manager promoted.
Brett Winterford May 21 2014, 12:25PM Data centre
Microsoft Azure plays enterprise catch up

Microsoft Azure plays enterprise catch up

Long-awaited demands met as new features announced at TechEd.
Brett Winterford May 13 2014, 9:49AM Cloud
Energy star stickers for servers

Energy star stickers for servers

Government seeking industry views on new ratings scheme
Brett Winterford Apr 15 2014, 10:43AM Hardware
Four secrets of AWS's low prices

Four secrets of AWS's low prices

How Amazon Web Services can offer such cheap cloud.
Brett Winterford , Steven Kiernan Apr 14 2014, 6:37AM Cloud
Defies logic that Office 365 isn't hosted in Australia

Defies logic that Office 365 isn't hosted in Australia

[Blog post] Why stop at Azure?
Brett Winterford Mar 7 2014, 11:55AM Cloud
Conexus acquired by global supply chain giant

Conexus acquired by global supply chain giant

Mobile peripherals distributor now part of PCH International.
Brett Winterford Dec 30 2013, 11:09AM Mobility
Coalition's U-turn on internet filter

Coalition's U-turn on internet filter

Turnbull endorses, defends, scraps "poorly worded" policy in one night.
Allie Coyne , Brett Winterford Sep 6 2013, 1:38PM Services
Bankwest prepares Windows 8 migration

Bankwest prepares Windows 8 migration

Big leap from XP.
Brett Winterford Aug 19 2013, 1:17PM Mobility
Qld IT projects receive new review model

Qld IT projects receive new review model

Minister Walker: 'The buck stops with me'.
Brett Winterford Jul 8 2013, 10:56AM Security
Global cloud planned by Telstra

Global cloud planned by Telstra

Services to go live in Asia and UK.
Brett Winterford Jun 27 2013, 8:55AM Cloud
NSW lets cloud suppliers in to new data centres

NSW lets cloud suppliers in to new data centres

Can a centralised IT hub be 'market led'?
Brett Winterford Jun 6 2013, 11:19AM Cloud
Spooks test Android security

Spooks test Android security

Three Samsung devices up for accreditation.
Brett Winterford Jun 4 2013, 11:11AM Mobility
No more QLD govt CIO

No more QLD govt CIO

DG to take over, Peter Grant moved to new position.
Brett Winterford May 29 2013, 8:25AM Strategy

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