Stories by Darren Pauli

Emphasise protection security topguns say

IT security managers wanting to increase security budgets should establish KPIs, create scorecards and emphasise how security enables device management, according to speakers at a security and continuity conference in Sydney.

Australian IT managers unfazed by XP cut-off

Despite Microsoft's plan to phase out OEM shipments of Windows XP in a bid to push customers to Vista, Australian IT managers says they are sticking with the older operating system even if the software giant pulls support.

Playstations take up server spill

A new virtual hosting solution has been launched that draws on spare processing power from multiple devices and platforms to reduce the cost of provisioning additional servers.

SQL Server SP2 to arrive post-Vista

Microsoft has released its community technology preview (CTP) for SQL Server 2005 service pack 2 for downloa. It will arrive 'downunder' in the first quarter of 2007.

Will bits hit the FAN?

With data storage demands rising every year, and technology lagging behind, analysts say big business will adopt file area networks (FANs) by 2008.

Australian business wants notebooks to fly

Australian Business State Chamber has sent an open letter to the Federal Minister for Transport, Warren Truss, and the CEOs of Australian airlines seeking urgent storage provisions for laptops on planes.