Category Hardware

I.B.M. Mainframe Evolves to Serve the Digital World

By  Steve Lohr, New York Times: I.B.M. is introducing on Tuesday a new line of mainframe computers, adding yet another chapter to a remarkable story of technological longevity and business strategy. he new model, the zEnterprise EC12, has strengthened the traditional mainframe’s skill of reliably and securely handling vast volumes of transactions. That is why the […]

No. 1 Story SAP’s cloud arm opens Aust data centres

Spotify has been in business since 2008, but Australians have learned to expect lengthy delays before such services arrive here. But Spotify finally launched in Australia this week. Several vendors were quick to inform their Australian customers that they can use their devices to listen to the streaming music service. A premium account ($11.99 per […]

Customers are Masters, says hardware chief

MORE than half the people shopping for whitegoods at Masters hardware stores use smartphones to check competitors’ prices, group chief executive Don Stallings says. He said to get those sales over the line in a traditional store, customer service and the personal touch had to be of the highest quality. Speaking at the Bulky Goods […]