The PRWIRE Press Releases https:// 2002-03-19T13:00:00Z Elixir appoints IC Consulting 2002-03-19T13:00:00Z elixir-appoints-ic-consulting Elixir has appointed IC Consulting as sole distributor of its eReporting solutions for Australia. The deal is a part of on going e-initiatives taken by IC Consulting to help Australian businesses get ahead of the competition by providing them with the best available range of solutions from around the world. Mr. Scott Farrell, Principal Consultant at IC Consulting announced the local release of the latest version of Elixir Report 3.0 - a "design once, report anywhere" cross-platform reporting Java tool. "Elixir is one of the most innovative solutions provider with a Java and EJB focus. Elixir Report 3.0 offers a range of applications to support a better eReporting Management approach," said Mr Farrell. Built on web-ready architecture, Elixir Report 3.0 has been nominated as "Best Java Reporting Tool" from JDJ (Java Developer's Journal). It brings enhanced XML enabled eReporting capabilities. One can design and build reports which work across various applications and databases, existing or future, providing a streamlined platform to effectively package and publish information. Subsequently, it remain compatible with any future changes in database, OS platform or system interfaces. - ends - About IC Consulting IC Consulting is a Sydney based eBusiness & eSecurity solutions provider. IC has a sound technical expertise with a keen client business focus. The client list includes - AMP, Department of Defence, Cover-More, British American Tobacco, Caribee, Freemans to name a few. More information about IC Consulting and its solutions can be found at www.icconsulting.com.au IT journalists and PR consultants reap performance benefits 2002-02-19T17:03:00Z it-journalists-and-pr-consultants-reap-performance-benefits IT journalists and PR consultants now have much speedier access to the ITJourno.com.au and MediaConnect.com.au web sites following bContents decision to move its hosting and technical support services to IC Consulting. We chose IC Consulting because of their technical excellence, said bContent managing and editorial director Philip Sim. Any hosting provider can boast about the speed of their server or the size of their pipe, but the real value for us is that when something goes wrong, we have a partner who has the technical know how to work out where the problem lies and have it fixed with minimum interruption. Were a Domino-based site and we havent come across anyone who knows that platform better than IC Consulting. Sim said users of ITJourno.com.au and MediaConnect.com.au have already expressed appreciation for what is now a much more reliable and speedier service. One of the first things we did in partnering with IC Consulting was to fine-tune our database performance and as a result our home page is now being served more than 30 times faster than it was previously. Thats the kind of performance improvements your users notice. IC Consulting was founded in 1997 by Scott Farrell to help Australian firms compete globally by providing eBusiness related technologies. Since then, IC Consulting has built a strong client base that includes AMP, Cover-More, Caribee, Freemans, British American Tobacco and Department of Defence. IC Consutling provides a range of hosting solutions for Australian Businesses, including : Lotus Notes, Domino, DB2 and Websphere. Farrell is a former IBM executive. He is also a lecturer at the Macquaries Graduate School of Management on e-business and e-commerce. His Masters study included a postgraduate research thesis on IT System Design and Why IT projects fail.