The Adtec linked emergency response telephone system (ALERTS) is designed for large companies, so they can connect a connect a crisis team automatically if there is a disaster - whether man-made or natural.
Service office provider Regus, is learning the hard way that a cheap ISP provider can be a disaster after hundreds of their customers in Australia found that they had no Internet or phone services this morning.
Microsoft has launched the new version 9 of its Internet Explorer Web browser, promising "a faster, richer and more immersive Web experience" - but consulting group Ovum has labelled it a non-event, at least as far as most business users are concerned.
Expedia.com who has upset Australian travel retailers because they don't charge fees like Australian operators, is launching a free app allowing travelers to book hotel rooms from their Phone and iPod touch mobile devices.
Regus, the global serviced office Company who brag about their IT capabilities, including IP phone and video conferencing services have left customers in Sydney without inbound phone services for nearly a week with management blaming server issues for the problem.
Panasonic, who are looking for aggressive expansion across several categories, has moved to outsource a large part of their sales, training and store merchandising operations to US Company Crossmark who have more than 2,000 employees in Australia.