Paris Cowan

Paris Cowan joined iTnews in July 2013 after a stint at Intermedium, a news and data analysis firm based exclusively on government IT procurement. At Intermedium, Paris reported on new IT projects underway in state and federal agencies, interviewed public sector CIOs and was subsequently promoted to Online Editor in June 2012. While public sector IT will remain her key focus at iTnews, she has been given a broader remit to cover technology programs across several industries.

Recent articles by Paris Cowan

SA asks IT suppliers: how should we spend $100m?

SA asks IT suppliers: how should we spend $100m?

Pitch the state govt something, anything.
Paris Cowan Jul 2 2015, 11:14AM Services
NSW govt budget reveals coming IT projects

NSW govt budget reveals coming IT projects

Revealed: all the tech funding news.
Paris Cowan Jun 23 2015, 1:28PM Services
Datacom snatches $242m deal off IBM

Datacom snatches $242m deal off IBM

IBM's 15-year relationship with Dept of Health over.
Paris Cowan Apr 1 2015, 11:30AM Hardware
South Australia looks at driverless cars

South Australia looks at driverless cars

Govt to modernise motoring legislation drafted in the 1950s.
Paris Cowan Feb 11 2015, 10:01AM Mobility
South Australia locks in $525m telco panel

South Australia locks in $525m telco panel

Three-year probe brings back same six suppliers.
Paris Cowan Jan 23 2015, 8:01AM Collaboration
DiData mods O365 so teachers can access student emails

DiData mods O365 so teachers can access student emails

WA project raises privacy concerns.
Paris Cowan Oct 3 2014, 4:00AM Cloud
Reseller caught pretending to be Telstra partner

Reseller caught pretending to be Telstra partner

ACCC canes Zen Telecom with $225,000 fine.
Paris Cowan Oct 1 2014, 1:05PM Collaboration
Photos: See inside the NSW Gov's Silverwater data centre

Photos: See inside the NSW Gov's Silverwater data centre

Behind the scenes at Australia's greenest facility.
Paris Cowan , Steven Kiernan Aug 18 2014, 11:05AM Photos
First suppliers join Microsoft on Qld govt panel

First suppliers join Microsoft on Qld govt panel

Digital Sense and NewBase signed up by ‘cloud-first’ state.
Paris Cowan Aug 8 2014, 11:59AM Cloud
Partner sought for Qld ambulance mobility project

Partner sought for Qld ambulance mobility project

iPad app trialled, but now for the real thing.
Paris Cowan Jul 29 2014, 7:15AM Software
Govt contract torn up over data sovereignty

Govt contract torn up over data sovereignty

Defence ends agreement with supplier.
Paris Cowan Jul 29 2014, 6:50AM Software
Transport for NSW chooses NEC, IBM for mega-deals

Transport for NSW chooses NEC, IBM for mega-deals

Massive data centre and end user contracts up for grabs.
Paris Cowan Jul 29 2014, 6:45AM Hardware
Dating site stored passwords as plain text

Dating site stored passwords as plain text

Cupid Media breached Privacy Act, says Commissioner.
Paris Cowan Jun 27 2014, 12:59PM Security
IT money to burn in NSW budget

IT money to burn in NSW budget

Systems integration and networking opportunities galore.
Paris Cowan Jun 18 2014, 7:00AM Services
Suppliers will connect to new Victorian gov cloud

Suppliers will connect to new Victorian gov cloud

$9.5m being spent to create single network.
Paris Cowan , Tony Yoo May 5 2014, 11:15AM Cloud
Microsoft reveals massive Qld Office 365 rollout

Microsoft reveals massive Qld Office 365 rollout

Nearly 150,000 Qld govt staff could migrate.
Paris Cowan Apr 10 2014, 12:57PM Cloud
SAP reveals Sydney data centre

SAP reveals Sydney data centre

Will move "swiftly" on partner program for local HANA cloud.
Steven Kiernan , Paris Cowan Apr 1 2014, 12:41PM Cloud
NSW looks for clarity on hosting data offshore

NSW looks for clarity on hosting data offshore

New guidance on data offshoring.
Paris Cowan Mar 14 2014, 11:55AM Cloud
Microsoft hits back at Australia's 'barrier' to offshore cloud

Microsoft hits back at Australia's 'barrier' to offshore cloud

Office 365 hosted from Singapore.
Paris Cowan Mar 5 2014, 11:19AM Cloud
Melbourne IT announces $50.4 million Netregistry buyout

Melbourne IT announces $50.4 million Netregistry buyout

Hoping merger will arrest customer churn
Paris Cowan Feb 28 2014, 9:22AM Services

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