One in two Australian enterprises are in the midst of implementing Web services, according to research released by CSC.

Two vendors have announced they will marry their forms processing technologies and image capturing technologies.

A new tool for the pockets of mobile information workers is on the market thanks to a partnership between Microsoft Australia and Telstra.

IBM, Veritas Software, Hitachi and Sun Microsystems have joined to spruik for standards for interoperability between storage management applications overseen by the Storage Networking Industry Association.

Australasian distributor Digistor has signed a deal with IBM to onsell its TotalStorage NAS 100 hardware, using the marketing gimmick of likening the device to a pizza box.

McData will pitch the new device in its Sphereon range of Fibre Channel switches to what it calls the "mid-range market" of storage area network users.

IBM's quarterly results, which showed what amounted to parity in its storage business, gave a nice polish to what was a largely positive week for tech stocks in general, including storage.

Autonomy has added a new application to its IDOL knowledge management software suite which automatically profiles the expertise of employees.

Quantum has said it will spin off its network attached storage business into a separate company called Snap Appliance which will merge with a third independent company.

Australian storage vendor executives are in the midst of some furious back-room lobbying in planning for the establishment of a local chapter of the Storage Networking Industry Association.