Data centres

No time for a holiday for Australian electrical infrastructure

16 November, 2009

The demand for and reliance on electricity has far outstripped the ability of the public suppliers to deliver it. Moreover, many power outages occur inside the average Australian installation. Eaton issues advice to protect against power outages during severe weather, heat, electrical storms and cyclones.

Hewlett-Packard SMB storage devices

15 October, 2009

Hewlett-Packard has launched two storage solutions aimed at small to medium businesses (SMBs): the StorageWorks X500 Data Vault Series and the StorageWorks X3000 Network Storage Systems High Availability (HA) Bundles.

Media converters

12 October, 2009

ICP Electronics Australia has launched a range of ORing media converters, the IGMC Series which provide industrial-grade gigabit connectivity to extend the communications distance.

IP boot manager

17 September, 2009

IP Boot Manager 9280 acts as a manager for your PC and server and will auto reboot, restart and reset up to eight PCs or servers.

APC three-phase UPS

08 September, 2009

APC has introduced the MGE Galaxy 3500, a three-phase, general-purpose uninterruptible power supply (UPS). With an optimised footprint in a sturdy enclosure, the MGE Galaxy 3500 is suitable for a wide range of applications in the 10-40 kVA segment from small electrical rooms up to highly demanding industrial environments.

Management integration for cloud computing

08 September, 2009

NetApp has introduced new products and enhancements to complement VMware vSphere4 and VMware View to assist customers to optimise their desktop and cloud computing environments.

Blackout tracker

08 September, 2009

Eaton Corporation has tracked power outage information in the United States and Canada since 16 February 2008 in an effort to educate visitors on the causes and impact of power outages.

Aussie technology provides evidence for bushfire commission

07 September, 2009

After the 2009 Victorian bushfires, a company running a small-scale pilot project to monitor bushfire hotspots suddenly found itself propelled onto centre stage. Victorian company EYEfi had installed four monitoring cameras on fire towers in and around Victoria’s Yarra Valley.

Partnership leads to innovative data centre

19 August, 2009

A local company and an international company are working together to deliver an innovative solution for data centres.

Interference analyser

17 August, 2009

Agilent has introduced an interference analyser option for its FieldFox RF analyser, an integrated RF handheld for wireless installation and maintenance (I&M). The company has also introduced claimed industry-first spectrum analyser features.

Network video recorder family

17 August, 2009

D-Link has released a family of internet-based surveillance products - network video recorders (NVRs) - designed with advanced features and compact size to meet the camera monitoring needs of small-to-medium businesses.

Hot aisle containment ensures availability of services

17 August, 2009

Queensland internet solutions provider ECN Internet had experienced rapid growth over the past 12 months and needed to build a new data centre to make sure it could deliver its services.

Handheld field tester

17 August, 2009

TechRentals has introduced the JDSU Smart Class E1/Datacoms into its rental fleet.

Mini industrial servers

22 July, 2009

Kontron has released the 1U mini-format industrial server range Kontron KISS 1U Short that features a 25% reduced installation depth. The compact format offers the latest multicore processor performance, two SATA hard disks with optional RAID functionality and two PCI expansion slots for customer-specific expansion options.

Carrier ethernet test set

17 July, 2009

Fluke Networks has introduced the LinkRunner Duo CE carrier pocket ethernet test set, which it says reduces costs by offering a simpler go/no-go test set that permits fast, efficient and affordable testing of both fibre and copper links, while eliminating costly callbacks and the resulting troubleshooting sessions.

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