Samira Sarraf

Senior Writer

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

How COVID-19 has affected Australian financial software users’ plans

Aussie-hosted conferencing apps performed better during COVID-19

Aussie-hosted conferencing apps performed better during COVID-19

Video conferencing apps Google Meet, Microsoft Teams and Skype performed better due to lower latency during May 2020 as these used Australian-based servers.

IT hires are the top priority for Australian businesses

IT hires are the top priority for Australian businesses

Survey reveals greatest demand is for infrastructure professionals, software developers and engineers, and cloud architects and engineers.

2020 Australia tech conference guide

2020 Australia tech conference guide

Computerworld Australia’s updated guide to in-person and virtual events for technology and IT pros.

After COVID: The AIIA’s proposal to grow Australia’s economy through technology and training

After COVID: The AIIA’s proposal to grow Australia’s economy through technology and training

The plan focuses on building a national digital backbone and a digital Australia that is secure and resilient, building digital skills for the future, and reformimg taxes, incentives and government procurement.

Australian small businesses advance their digitalisation, thanks to COVID-19

Australian small businesses advance their digitalisation, thanks to COVID-19

A study revealed that 79 per cent of small and medium business employees are looking to take on a more virtual future via additional software investments.

How to become a successful SRE in Australia

How to become a successful SRE in Australia

Computerworld Australia asked site reliability engineers about what they do and to share tips for those looking to follow this career.

How to have a successful career as a data engineer in Australia

How to have a successful career as a data engineer in Australia

Organisations in Australia are more and more looking for data engineers and data scientists to help them make sense of their data and improve the way they make business or run their businesses through the smart use of its existing...

Free tech resources to help Australian IT during the COVID-19 pandemic
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Free tech resources to help Australian IT during the COVID-19 pandemic

Several technology vendors have made software or services available at no cost to help Australian organisations to adapt to a growing work from home reality and keep their businesses running.

Why Aussie telcos are connecting voice services to Microsoft Teams

Why Aussie telcos are connecting voice services to Microsoft Teams

Macquarie Telecom and Optus join Vocus and Telstra in providing internal voice calls via Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft could be the first to launch a cloud region in New Zealand

Microsoft could be the first to launch a cloud region in New Zealand

Proposed data centre is not a guarantee that an Azure region will operate in New Zealand anytime soon, as government approval is needed.

How the Australian internet has kept running during the pandemic

How the Australian internet has kept running during the pandemic

Quick adjustments by broadband providers and streaming services helped, but the underlying network remains a mishmash of technologies that create longer-term risk.

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