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Rumin8 reveals Perth plant advancing commercial methane reduction
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perth
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western australia
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rumin8
Rumin8, an Australian climate tech company, unveils a Perth plant to prove the commercial viability of their methane-reducing feed and water supplements for livestock.
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Brett Pickens announced as new CEO of Certis Security Australia
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nsw
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western australia
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job moves
Security firm, Certis Australia, welcomes industry veteran Brett Pickens as its new CEO, bringing over 20 years of global experience to his new role.
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Crowdsourced funding in Australia holds steady in 2023
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travel
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nsw
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software
Amidst overall funding decreases, crowdsourced funding in Australia remained steady in 2023, securing $71m for local businesses.
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Equinix report explores Australian mining leaders' tech views amidst uncertainties
Tue, 28th Nov 2023
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data centre operators
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mining
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skills shortage
Equinix's latest report reveals Australian mining leaders maintain optimism amidst geopolitical and economic challenges, acknowledging technology's crucial role in industry adaptation.
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Telstra invests AUD $24 million in fibre infrastructure across Western Australia's Pilbara region
Fri, 17th Nov 2023
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digital transformation
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connectivity
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productivity
Telstra earmarks $24m for fibre network expansion in Western Australia's Pilbara region, advancing Industry 4.0.
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Avec expands with appointment of Mornay Vivier
Mon, 13th Mar 2023
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nz
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perth
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western australia
Avec, an IT project delivery company operating across Australia and New Zealand, has appointed Mornay Vivier as its Practice Manager – Business Analysis.
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Western Australia govt launches new innovation strategy
Fri, 9th Dec 2022
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government
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investment
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western australia
The McGowan Government has outlined its vision for the state to become a renowned global hub of invention, investment, innovation and impact.
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Curtin University appoints Professor Andrew Turpin as inaugural Lions Curtin ophthalmic big data chair
Fri, 8th Jul 2022
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data science
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computer science
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perth
Professor Andrew Turpin has been appointed as the inaugural Lions Curtin ophthalmic big data chair to enhance research in eye health using data science.
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Western Australia CUA panel picks ASI as preferred supplier
Wed, 6th Jul 2022
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smartphones
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cloud services
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pc hardware
Western Australia's Common User Arrangement (CUA) panel has chosen ASI Solutions as a preferred supplier for device hardware.
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The GrowHub appoints Prince Abdul Qawi of Brunei & Paddi Creevey as board of advisors
Fri, 10th Jun 2022
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western australia
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southeast asia
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job moves
HRH Prince Abdul Qawi of Brunei and Paddi Creevey OAM have joined The GrowHub's board of advisors for expansion and food sustainability initiatives.
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REIWA first major deployment of Salesforce CMS in APAC
Wed, 4th May 2022
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big data
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bi
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cdp
The Real Estate Institute of Western Australia has upgraded a number of its sites with integrations from Salesforce implementation partner, Mav3rik.
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New Tech Start programme helps SA women enter space industry
Tue, 22nd Feb 2022
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edutech
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microsoft
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micro-credentials
Tech Start will provide the connections and pathways to help women pursue a career in the growing space and defence industry.
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Data#3 launches security initiative for Australia’s WA Government Sector
Tue, 22nd Jun 2021
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microsoft
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government
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data#3
Data#3 launches cybersecurity initiative for WA Government Sector, leveraging Microsoft licensing and expertise.
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Data#3 to exclusively provide MS licences to WA Government
Thu, 23rd May 2019
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microsoft
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licensing
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government
The technology services provider has won two contracts with the Western Australia Government, becoming its sole Microsoft licence provider.
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WA council first to adopt new Datacom tech for local government
Tue, 20th Nov 2018
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datacom
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local government
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community
The early adopter Shire of Majinup’s initial priority is to use Datascape to help it engage more closely with its community.
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WA Govt invests $500k into dedicated cybersecurity team for public sector
Thu, 21st Jun 2018
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cybersecurity
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public sector
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edith cowan university
Western Australia's McGowan Government invests over $500,000 in cybersecurity team to enhance public sector security.
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Cirrus Networks eyes doubled revenue as founder Frank Richmond eyes a return to the UK
Mon, 22nd May 2017
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managed services
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partner programmes
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Cirrus Networks expects to double its revenue to $40+ million this year, with founder Frank Richmond stepping down from the day to day operations.
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$2.5m transaction sees Cirrus snap up NGage
Tue, 28th Mar 2017
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perth
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cirrus networks
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shares
Cirrus has acquired Melbourne’s NGage Technology Group for $2.5 million expanding the Perth-based IT solutions provider’s footprint into Victoria.
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Cirrus Networks inks three new resources deals
Thu, 31st Mar 2016
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cirrus networks
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integration
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perth
Perth’s Cirrus Networks has secured three contracts in the resources sector, worth more than $1 million all up.
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Promapp secures Geraldton WA contract
Thu, 31st Mar 2016
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cloud services
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partner programmes
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business
Cloud-based software firm Promapp has secured a contract to provide the Geraldton council in Western Australia with its cloud services.
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Empired inks $10 million Horizon Power deal
Wed, 25th Nov 2015
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cloud services
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managed services
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partner programmes
Empired continues its multi-million dollar run, signing a $10 million, five year infrastructure managed services contract with Horizon Power.
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Fujitsu wins $80m managed infrastructure services deal
Fri, 2nd Oct 2015
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network management
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fujitsu
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it spending
Fujitsu has signed an $80 million managed infrastructure services contract with financial services company Link Group.
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Cisco IoE innovation centre launches in Perth, Sydney to follow
Fri, 3rd Jul 2015
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big data
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bi
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collaboration
Cisco has launched an IoE innovation centre in Perth in an effort to ‘ignite innovation, growth and job creation in the knowledge economy'.
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Enabling expands Australian offices
Tue, 5th Feb 2013
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crm
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erp
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enabling limited
ANZ tech services provider reports growth in Western Australia and Queensland.