Stories by David Watson, Computerworld

Intergen appoints Wellington GM

Emma Barrett has been appointed general manager of Intergen's Wellington office. Barrett, who joined Intergen in 2004, was involved in setting up and fronting the company's project management office before becoming Wellington GM. She worked for Onyx Software implementing Microsoft CRM products before joining Intergen.

HP makes Australian buy

Hewlett-Packard is to acquire Tower Software, an Australian document and records management software vendor which has clients in New Zealand. HP is offering $A3.39 (NZ$4.29) per share for Tower, whose local customers include Hutt City Council and Wanganui District Council. Tower’s three major shareholders, which include private equity firm Quadrant, have agreed to sell.