Stories by Kate Palmer

Creative shakes a tail feather

LAST Christmas, Apple’s iPod was the only game in town. This year, other brands, including Singapore-based Creative Labs, are aiming for a slice of the digital music player boom. Creative says its recently launched line of MP3 players beats the iPod benchmark on both price and features.

Telstra hits acquistion trail

TELSTRACLEAR has acquired local security consultancy Sytec in a deal worth $12 million. The purchase includes Sytec subsidiary company DMZGlobal, an application service provider. Sytec, established in 1987, employs over 140 staff - all will be retained.

Packeteer breaks barrier

Packeteer says it has broken through the gigabyte barrier with the just released PacketShaper 10000 Series hardware for its range of WAN appliances.

HdS opens in Brisbane

Hosting and Datacentre Services (HdS) has opened a Brisbane office to showcase New Zealand software applications and offer storage and datacentre services.