In Pictures: CeBIT Australia 2012

See Dell, HP, Panasonic, Lenovo, D-Link and more at CeBIT Australia 2012

  • Tech companies are out in force at CeBIT Australia 2012, showing off everything from desktops and laptops to printers, storage and networking products. CeBIT spans three exhibition halls, the biggest one dedicated to IT products and communication.

  • The entrance to the CE/IT/Communications hall at CeBIT Australia 2012.

  • Communications vendors including D-Link and Telstra have exhibition booths at the show.

  • Panasonic shows off its ToughBook rugged laptops and tablet products.

  • This Panasonic-branded van is kitted out with ToughBook products inside, and travels to exhibitions to show products.

  • A full range of Tough products were on display.

  • Alienware's Airstream trailer was on display with notebooks and desktop PCs inside.

  • Attendees were encouraged to try out Alienware products including peripherals like headphones.

  • One of Alienware's newest products is this M17x performance notebook.

  • Dell's stand was the biggest at CeBIT, with the chance for any attendee to win an XPS 13 Ultrabook.

  • The stand focused on big-business IT, with demonstrations and talks on choosing Dell products.

  • Dell has products to suit businesses from small to enterprise, including thin clients and servers.

  • An end-to-end solution for business users was demonstrated at the show.

  • A wide range of Dell workstations, monitors, notebooks and other products were on display.

  • The Lenovo stand focused on the company's ThinkCentre and ThinkPad products.

  • Lenovo ThinkCentre all-in-ones and desktop PCs were on display.

  • Two ThinkCentre all-in-ones showed Lenovo videos demonstrating uses of the range.

  • A vintage motorcycle was shown toting a range of ThinkCentre and ThinkPad devices.

  • ThinkPad laptops and clients were demonstrated to attendees.

  • The Samsung stand was a polygonal dome showcasing IT products including PCs, notebooks, printers and mobile devices.

  • Attendees could sign up to win a Samsung Series 7 Slate PC.

  • A spire from the top of the Samsung stand showed what was on offer.

  • LG's stand demonstrated the myriad uses for its range of digital signage and specialist displays.

  • The area was divided into themed areas including a mock airport and train station.

  • LG representatives occupied the Food Zone.

  • D-Link showed off its cloud products and networking solutions at CeBIT.

  • Its enterprise-level networking hardware attracted attention.

  • Networked surveillance tech was also on show.

  • Wireless and wired D-Link IP cameras were hooked up to a series of displays.

  • Some high-end wireless technology was being showcased.

  • Storage giant Western Digital had a booth showing off its high-end storage products for business and enterprise users.

  • WD TV Live media streamers and TVs displayed promotional videos to attendees.

  • This demonstration showed 4 WD Thunderbolt Duo external storage devices hooked up to a MacBook Pro for blazing fast transfers.

  • WD's range of My Passport portable hard drives were on display.

  • This case for the My Passport drives is waterproof and floats.

  • The neatly arranged cables of the WD Thunderbolt Duo setup.

  • HP's stand showed off a wide range of business and enterprise technologies, with plenty of staff on hand for explanation.

  • HP's professional-level notebooks and workstations attracted a lot of attention.

  • Business all-in-ones ranged from the tiny t410 thin client to the powerful Z1 workstation.

  • The HP Smart Zero t410 thin client can run on only an Ethernet cable - it doesn't even use enough power to require an AC adapter.

  • Ultrabooks were all the rage at HP's stand — here's two Envy laptops and a Folio business notebook.

  • The extremely high-end Z1 workstation and its consumer-oriented Omni 27 variant were on show.

  • Serious enterprise users visited the virtualisation section.

  • Staff explain all-in-ones to attendees.

  • The NBN promotional team was also out in force, with a semi-trailer packed to the gills with technology to show off the advantages of the National Broadband Network. Minister for Broadband Stephen Conroy took a tour of the trailer at CeBIT yesterday.

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