IT Management > Research & development

Innovation R&D lab for Melbourne

04 November, 2010

Tellabs will create an innovation solutions research lab in Australia which is expected to generate up to 25 jobs by the end of 2011.

IBM chooses Gold Coast for new software team

25 October, 2010

In a coup for the city, the Gold Coast has ‘outgunned’ rival cities to lure international IT specialist IBM to establish a new software development team.   

IBM to establish R&D lab at University of Melbourne

14 October, 2010

Under a new agreement with the Victorian Government, IBM will create a new research and development laboratory at the University of Melbourne.

NICTA names new CEO

14 October, 2010

Australian research institute NICTA has announced that its new CEO is Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte, a robotics expert from the University of Sydney.

Australian research delegation heads to Brussels for peak European Commission ICT event

27 September, 2010

A delegation of leading Australian ICT research institutions is on its way to Brussels to participate in the European Commission’s biennial ICT research event.

Institute for a Broadband-Enabled Society attracts new partner

09 September, 2010

Clarity, an Australian software company dedicated to simplifying the operation and management of telecommunications networks, has joined the Industry Partner Program at the University of Melbourne’s Institute for a Broadband-Enabled Society (IBES).  

Aussie universities join IBM's clean water research program

08 September, 2010

University of Sydney and Monash University will work with China’s Tsinghua University and global academics to improve water quality.

A passion for high performance and high availability

08 June, 2010 by Merri Mack

The challenge for Steve Maddocks, AARNet’s Director of Operations, is to keep AARNet’s vital network in an optimal state, which means high performance and high availability that meet the service level agreement of 99.999%. Achieving this gives him an immense sense of satisfaction. Maddocks explains to Voice&Data’s Merri Mack that the key to success is a strong emphasis on measurement.

Pulsed laser will speed up information highway

01 June, 2010

Silicon chips may soon be able to transmit and process information at extremely high speeds using light, with help from a University of Sydney invention.

Warren & Brown Technologies joins University of Melbourne (IBES) team

26 May, 2010

Australian-owned telecommunications product developer and manufacturer Warren & Brown Technologies (WBT) has become the latest company to join the Industry Partner Program at the University of Melbourne’s Institute for a Broadband-Enabled Society (IBES).

Energy-efficient reseach centre for communications industry

29 April, 2010

Bell Labs, University of Melbourne and the Victoria state government are teaming up to open an eco-oriented research centre in Australia.  The AU$10 million centre will focus on researching energy-efficient technology for the communications industry.

High-speed, untappable communications on drawing board

07 January, 2010

QuintessenceLabs, a leader in quantum communications technology for networking, communications, national security and defence, has teamed up with researchers at RMIT to develop quantum-optic encryption in a silicon photonic chip.

NICTA celebrates opening of ATP premises

04 December, 2009

NICTA's Australian Technology Park Laboratory and corporate head office has opened. It will cater for 134 researchers, corporate staff and 63 PhD students to support collaboration.

AARNet reaches 20-year milestone

27 November, 2009

AARNet, the pioneer of the internet in Australia, has launched a book to commemorate its historical milestones. It is still going from strength to strength and will not rest on its so far admirable achievements, with a role to play as a testbed for the NBN and ensuring the regional blackspots, such as between Geraldton and Perth in Western Australia, are covered.

CSIRO sells search engine

06 July, 2009

CSIRO has announced the sale of its Funnelback search engine technology company to content management company Squiz.

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