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

SaaS to send many outsourcers to the wall

SaaS to send many outsourcers to the wall

Will body shops cut it in a cookie-cutter world?
Brett Winterford Apr 18 2013, 11:53AM Cloud
Young IT workers get free ACS insurance

Young IT workers get free ACS insurance

Bundles protection against lawsuits into ACS membership.
Brett Winterford Mar 25 2013, 7:13AM Security
Gillard's 457 hypocrisy

Gillard's 457 hypocrisy

Opinion: A product of her own policies?
Brett Winterford Mar 15 2013, 12:33PM Strategy
Australia held back by archaic IT operations

Australia held back by archaic IT operations

Glenn Gore calls for IT shops to embrace NoOps.
Brett Winterford Feb 19 2013, 11:33AM Services
More delays for Qld's IT vision

More delays for Qld's IT vision

Will Bates' resignation further stall the release of the State's IT audit?
Brett Winterford Feb 18 2013, 8:07AM Services
NSW Police settles Micro Focus battle

NSW Police settles Micro Focus battle

At what cost to the Government?
Brett Winterford Jan 29 2013, 3:50PM Software
Amazon hires creme of Australia's IT talent

Amazon hires creme of Australia's IT talent

Three reasons AWS has done its homework on Australian IT.
Brett Winterford Jan 11 2013, 9:02AM Cloud
CenITex scandal sparks calls for IT ethics training

CenITex scandal sparks calls for IT ethics training

How can IT win back the trust of business leaders?
Brett Winterford Jan 4 2013, 1:05PM Services
Australia's new mobile spectrum up for grabs

Australia's new mobile spectrum up for grabs

Final reserve prices and terms published for telcos.
Brett Winterford Jan 4 2013, 1:03PM Mobility
PC sales revised over soft demand for Windows 8

PC sales revised over soft demand for Windows 8

Fujitsu the latest to warn the market.
Brett Winterford Jan 2 2013, 1:22PM Hardware
In pictures: Inside SuccessFactors' Sydney cloud

In pictures: Inside SuccessFactors' Sydney cloud

A peek at SAP's new facility.
Brett Winterford Nov 22 2012, 11:44AM Photos
AWS goes live in Sydney, partners named

AWS goes live in Sydney, partners named

Launched at 30 percent price premium.
Brett Winterford Nov 13 2012, 12:11PM Cloud
SAP buyers demand license overhaul

SAP buyers demand license overhaul

Software vendor refuses to provide price list.
Brett Winterford Oct 31 2012, 4:17PM Cloud
Woz predicts RIM-like decline for spinning disk vendors

Woz predicts RIM-like decline for spinning disk vendors

Weighs in on data centre future.
Brett Winterford Sep 25 2012, 10:31AM Hardware
Rules of engagement: the VCE battle

Rules of engagement: the VCE battle

How to live in harmony with shareholders and channel.
Brett Winterford Sep 19 2012, 3:21PM Hardware
Clean IT attracts wider European momentum

Clean IT attracts wider European momentum

Austria, Hungary and Romania consider joining.
Brett Winterford Jun 8 2012, 8:22AM Security
Cisco says mea culpa on bounced emails

Cisco says mea culpa on bounced emails

Claims problem fixed.
Brett Winterford Apr 10 2012, 7:38AM Cloud
Cisco blacklists thousands of legit Aussie mail servers

Cisco blacklists thousands of legit Aussie mail servers

IronPort configuration error.
Brett Winterford Apr 5 2012, 11:50AM Collaboration
Equinix brings expansion plans forward

Equinix brings expansion plans forward

Accelerated roadmap fuels Amazonian-scale speculation.
Brett Winterford Apr 3 2012, 2:14PM Cloud
Emerson hands keys to first NBN PoI

Emerson hands keys to first NBN PoI

Stands by coalition-proof contract.
Brett Winterford , James Hutchinson Mar 22 2012, 12:49PM Cloud

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