Networking > WANs

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.


Brocade appoints Schliesser as distinguished engineer

15 January, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Brocade's new distinguished engineer, Benson Schliesser, will help shape the company's future software defined networking and network functions virtualisation strategies.


Vodafone's Bill Morrow is the next NBN Co CEO

12 December, 2013 by Andrew Collins

Bill Morrow, the CEO of Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA), will reportedly be announced as the new CEO of NBN Co today.


TPG Telecom to acquire AAPT for $450m

09 December, 2013 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

After selling off AAPT's consumer division in 2010, Telecom NZ has found a buyer for the telco's remaining wholesale and corporate business.


Australia not prepared for next-gen broadband

09 December, 2013 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Industry and government must invest in capability building if Australian businesses and individuals are to fully reap the benefits of next-gen broadband, a new report urges.


Quigley hits back at criticism

05 December, 2013

Mike Quigley has defended the decisions made by NBN Co during his time at the organisation and highlighted "deliberate efforts to impede the progress of the NBN" in a speech at a TelSoc event this week.


Leaked NBN report projects FTTN delays

03 December, 2013 by Andrew Collins

An NBN based on the Coalition's FTTN-focused model is unlikely to be completed on time and would not support the same business-class features as Labor's FTTH-based model, according to a document prepared for the incoming Abbott government and leaked to the media.


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