Events organiser Key3Media has closed down its Australian operations, sounding what might be the final death knell for the giant tech trade show.

Hewlett-Packard and EMC, the biggest and third biggest storage vendors in the world, have sued each other over patent infringements, bringing into focus a new schism in the storage industry.

McData has extended its Intrepid line of director-class Fibre Channel switches, this time with a 140-port model that more than doubles the capabilities of its predecessors.

Storagetek has released a new disk array capable of using drives with 146GB capacity, but industry focus has already turned to tape drives with 200GB capacity coming from the company next week.

The distasteful row between Hewlett-Packard and EMC over patent infringements gave a slightly off-colour hue to the industry this week, as investors worried about lost focus.

Concord, the education content management application vendors based in Australia and the USA has signed a global reseller deal with Blackboard. Colin Bell, CEO of the Australian arm says the deal will have a strong impact in Australia.

Network Appliance has moved from the network attached storage area into what it calls a "unified storage approach" based on standardised networking technologies.

The New South Wales Department of Public Works and Services has chosen Objective and Tower Software as the first two in its suite of five records management software providers for NSW state agencies.

An American exhibition is the ideal place to see the future of document management, according to Mario Veronese, HPA's National Manager of information services. Xplor 2002 kicks off at the end of October in California, and Mr Veronese says ...

GIO insurance has announced that it is moving its workers compensation operation towards a paperless environment with the adoption of Tower Technology's IDM document management system.