Networking > WANs

SD-WAN's future in an MPLS world

11 December, 2017 by Nathan Hill, Head of SD-WAN Sales and Technical Consulting, Macquarie Telecom

We've long lived in an MPLS world, but SD-WAN is now breathing down its neck.


Avoid network downtime

15 March, 2017

As our reliance on technology continues to grow, so too does the requirement for seamless, uninterrupted network performance. Today's enterprises depend on adequate IT infrastructure to function and any network downtime can spell disaster when it comes to productivity and, ultimately, profits.


The era of the software-defined WAN

06 December, 2016 by Andrew Collins

Do you want lower costs, faster provisioning and better availability for your networks? It's time you looked at software-defined WAN.


Olympics to keep Aussie IT orgs on their toes

09 August, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A new survey suggests that 79% of Australian IT departments will keep a closer eye on network performance during the Games, while 73% plan to limit access to Olympic content.


Data#3 deploys Cisco network for WA's ECU

26 July, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Brisbane-based Data#3 has deployed the latest Cisco wired and wireless technology for Edith Cowan University in a campus network overhaul.


Verizon launches SDN/NFV services in Australia

22 July, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Verizon Enterprise Solutions has announced the global launch of its SDN/NFV based Virtual Network Services portfolio.


Ericsson teams with Cisco to develop future networks

11 November, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Ericsson and Cisco have entered a broad-ranging partnership to collaborate on developing and selling networking technologies, with a special focus on SDN/NFV architecture.


Multimillion-dollar revamp of Edith Cowan's network

30 October, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Brisbane's Data#3 has been awarded a multimillion-dollar contract to overhaul Edith Cowan University's communications network with the latest Cisco technology.


NETGEAR ProSAFE Click Switch

19 February, 2015

NETGEAR has launched the ProSAFE Click Switch, in 8-port and 16-port Gigabit Ethernet models, designed to improve cable management and reduce unsightly cords in connected businesses.


O'Ring unmanaged Ethernet switches

17 February, 2015

O'Ring-Networking's unmanaged Ethernet switches from Ethernet Australia offer a simple, rugged and affordable industrial-grade solution where no advanced configurations are needed when connecting Ethernet-enabled devices.


FCI SAS storage interfaces

12 February, 2015

FCI SAS storage interfaces are suitable for storage hardware applications that can be deployed in data centres and telecommunications, with 6 to 12 GBps channel bandwidth requirements that meet or exceed the respective SAS 2.1 and SAS 3.0 industry standard specifications.


Taxpayers, ISPs could subsidise rural NBN: NBN Co CEO

22 April, 2014 by Andrew Collins

Taxpayers or companies building their own fibre infrastructure in the city could subsidise the cost of building the NBN in rural Australia, new NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow has suggested.


Four telcos sign up for NBN FTTB trial

13 March, 2014

M2, iinet, Optus and Telstra have signed up to participate in an NBN Co pilot of fibre-to-the-building (FTTB) technology in Melbourne.


NBN Co loses third head of construction in three years

13 February, 2014

NBN Co's head of construction, Richard Thorpe, is leaving the organisation. Thorpe will be the third construction head to leave the company in three years.


Researchers hit 1.4 Tbps in real-world test

23 January, 2014

Researchers from Alcatel-Lucent and BT claim to have achieved transfer speeds of up to 1.4 Tbps across existing core fibre. With a spectral efficiency of 5.7 bits per second per Hertz, the researchers believe this is the fastest speed ever achieved in commercial-grade hardware in a real-world environment.


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