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New Australia–US cable commissioned

09 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The consortium behind the Southern Cross Cable Network has contracted Alcatel Submarine Networks to supply the 72 Tbps Southern Cross NEXT subsea cable.


StartupAUS welcomes Shorten's Budget reply

08 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Bill Shorten's focus on R&D and emerging industry sectors in his Budget reply is a welcome response for a beleaguered industry, according to StartupAUS.


Critical infrastructure providers struggling to stay secure

08 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nine in 10 critical infrastructure providers have been damaged by a cyber attack in the last two years, with half experiencing downtime from an attack.


National AI ethics consultation welcomed by CSIRO

08 April, 2019

A national consultation about the ethics of artificial intelligence (AI) has been welcomed by CSIRO.


Helping your clients stay ahead of the curve

27 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Dell EMC

The small business landscape is evolving, but with the Dell Expert Network, IT consultants can help their clients stay ahead of the curve.


Social media — to blame, or just a mirror?

27 March, 2019 by Robert Hudson, President, ITPA | Supplied by: Information Technology Professionals Association (ITPA)

Like any tool, social media itself has no agenda or bias and is not the root cause of the problems we're seeing, says ITPA's Robert Hudson.


Do you have the right insurance cover?

27 March, 2019

Unfortunately, it's not as clear as 1's and 0's when working out what cover you need to ensure you're meeting your professional and contractual requirements. Our partner, Guild Insurance is here to help you choose the right cover to meet your needs.


Australian PC market returns to decline in Q4

26 March, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian PC market fell 2.5% during Q4 after two quarters of significant growth, but the monitor market had a strong performance.


Communications Alliance updates cabling and wiring rules

22 March, 2019

Rules for telecommunications customer premises cabling products and wiring are being updated, with new drafts developed by the Communications Alliance.


New Mirai variant found in the wild

21 March, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A new variant of the Mirai IoT botnet has been uncovered that seems to have been designed to target devices designed for use by businesses.


Telecoms trade worker shortage stemmed

20 March, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian telecommunications industry is no longer facing a shortage of qualified trade workers, according to the Department of Jobs and Small Business.


What every IT pro needs to know about privacy

19 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Salinger Privacy

Privacy is about more than information security, and new laws mean IT professionals need an understanding of privacy obligations as part of their toolkit.


Do you remember how to switch off? Your wellbeing may depend on it

18 March, 2019

Set aside some time where you can switch off and enjoy today for what it is, without worrying about things that don't matter as much as they first appear.


Telstra commits to improving regional service quality

14 March, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Telstra has announced plans to invest in reducing fault repair times and improving the reliability of landline coverage in regional and rural areas.


Companies blame customers for poor CX

13 March, 2019

In a remarkable twist, some companies are blaming their customers for shortfalls in customer experience satisfaction.


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