Samira Sarraf

Senior Journalist

With years of experience covering technology and business across the IT channel, Samira Sarraf now reports for CIO and Computerworld on all aspects of enterprise ICT.

Vocus uses NBN satellite to upgrade telco services for WA plant

Australian government looks to cut support costs with Rimini Street deal

Australian government looks to cut support costs with Rimini Street deal

Rimini Street is the latest technology provider to sign a volume sourcing agreement (VSA) with the federal government's Digital Transformation Agency (DTA).

Biometrics encryption, SOC service among AustCyber-backed projects

Biometrics encryption, SOC service among AustCyber-backed projects

AustCyber has revealed 13 out of 17 cyber projects to receive the second round of funding through AustCyber’s Projects Fund, first announced in June 2019.

ASX prepares to launch DAML training service

ASX prepares to launch DAML training service

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) is looking at DLT Solutions, DataSphere and Sympli to help it grow revenue and provide new services to customers.

Government believes blockchain could boost finance sector competition

Government believes blockchain could boost finance sector competition

The federal government says that blockchain technology may provide an opportunity to reduce costs and increase efficiencies in the financial services sector, as well as enhance the competitiveness of new market players and support...

Federal government prepares for 'GovERP' trial

Federal government prepares for 'GovERP' trial

The Department of Finance has announced an industry briefing to "prepare and educate" the market on the GovERP project before launching "multiple approaches to market".

Learning the lessons from Queensland’s SPER debacle

Learning the lessons from Queensland’s SPER debacle

The Queensland Audit Office has issued a better practice guide for entities involved in ICT projects following the results of the audit on the SPER project.

Microsoft says Teams ready for use with classified government data

Microsoft says Teams ready for use with classified government data

Microsoft Teams is now certified at the Protected level following a recent assessment of Microsoft Office 365 platform.

Screen scraping a ‘time bomb’: Up Bank

Screen scraping a ‘time bomb’: Up Bank

Melbourne-based neobank Up has told a Senate committee that screen-scraping practices are a time bomb waiting to happen.

Australian Electoral Commission develops public-facing APIs

Australian Electoral Commission develops public-facing APIs

The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has used Microsoft Azure to develop and manage its first suite of public-facing APIs.

New ANU-based supercomputer ‘Gadi’ is now fully operational

New ANU-based supercomputer ‘Gadi’ is now fully operational

Gadi, the National Computational Infrastructure’s (NCI) newest supercomputer, is now fully operational less than two months after the first tests took place.

Why Ambulance Victoria rolled out Workplace by Facebook

Why Ambulance Victoria rolled out Workplace by Facebook

Workplace by Facebook has enjoyed 81 per cent adoption across Ambulance Victoria and is increasingly used to deliver two-way communication for its 6500-strong workforce.

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