Cloud Services: Automating End-to-End Performance Management and Control

Cloud Services: Automating End-to-End Performance Management and Control
Future Tech 2025: An Interview with Ross Goodfellow, Managing Director, Serenus

In this Future Tech interview, we're speaking with Ross Goodfellow, Managing Director at Serenus. Ross Goodfellow is an experienced ICT executive who has held senior roles with Equant, BT/Infonet, Fujitsu and Macquarie Telecom. Outside Australia and New Zealand, Ross also has extensive international experience in the APAC region, including India, China, Japan and Singapore. Ross' expertise spans business strategy, management, sales and technology innovation, with a focus on networking, infrastructure and Cloud Computing. Ross sees the tremendous potential Cloud Computing holds for business services and, in response, he founded Serenus in 2013. Serenus provides innovative Cloud management technologies, Cloud networking services and management consulting services.


ICT Directory showcase for region

Online tool: Vicki Grossman (centre front) with other ICT Illawarra directors and stakeholders at the launch of the directory and website. Picture by Greg Ellis.

by Greg Ellis, Illawarra Mercury

Illawarra's ICT cluster has launched a new online directory of information, communication and technology companies in the region.

ICT Illawarra (ICTI)'s directory will give Illawarra-based ICT companies visibility and a means of promoting their capabilities.

The directory is also a supply-chain resource base for companies to collaborate on joint projects or commercial opportunities.


CeBIT 2015

Advantage Wollongong is showcasing the city's information technology expertise at Australia's largest IT industry event in Sydney on Wednesday and Thursday. The Advantage Wollongong stand is part of the NSW government's presence at CeBIT.

Advantage Wollongong is in partnership with Wollongong City Council, the University of Wollongong and NSW Trade & Investment. It is the fourth year Advantage Wollongong has featured the city's IT capabilities at CeBIT, after Wollongong became the first city to exhibit there in 2012. 


National Broadband Network opens business opportunities in the Illawarra

Opportunities: Paul Fletcher, parliamentary secretary to the Minister for Communications, with business members and representatives from NBN discuss the potential of fast broadband. Picture: ADAM McLEAN

Wollongong and Kiama could soon become central business hubs for big companies, with the National Broadband Network now connected to 18,000 premises, allowing faster access to the internet compared with other parts of Australia.

On Monday, business leaders met Paul Fletcher, parliamentary secretary to the Minister for Communications, to talk through current needs of the region, the challenges they faced with the NBN, the opportunities it could bring, and where the region was heading.



ICT Illawarra (ICTI) is an industry association formed to raise awareness of local Information & Communications Technology (ICT) businesses and facilitate the growth of the regional ICT industry. ICTI aims to inspire, advocate and engage with Illawarra technology businesses to showcase this region as a rapidly growing ICT hub with an abundance of smart businesses and tech-savvy young talent.

ICTI also strives to facilitate the goal of achieving recognition for the Illawarra as a dynamic and attractive place for Australian and International ICT companies to do business, by promoting the region’s infrastructure, technology capabilities, educational resources and talent pool.