South Australian Health Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) has deployed a new network infrastructure - including structured cabling and a management tool that provides a real-time view of the network physical layer.
With Mike Quigley retiring as NBN Co’s CEO, analysts believe the company will be on the hunt for a successor with a track record of managing large projects and negotiating with contractors.
Researchers have produced an optical switch using graphene that can achieve a response rate nearly 100 times faster than current technologies allow.
German researchers have set a world record in the energy-efficient integration of silicon for waveguiding in optical networks.
A group of academics involved in the search for extra-terrestrial intelligence (SETI) have formed a research network dedicated to sharing existing data and promoting more research.
Flinders University has teamed with Cisco and Dimension Data to build a campus network - including 802.11a/c Wi-Fi and a dedicated high-speed research network - for students and staff.
Tech website The Register is attempting to fund independent research into both Labor’s and the Coalition’s competing National Broadband Network (NBN) plans, by asking readers to open their wallets and make a contribution.
United Voice has adopted a new managed communications service to improve staff productivity.
Deputy Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has taken the mantle of Communications Minister, after Stephen Conroy stepped down in last week’s Labor leadership spill. Analysts say there will be no big changes between now and the election.
Masterpet has streamlined its nightly Veeam virtual machine replication and disaster recovery exchange between NZ and Australia. Using data acceleration software, Masterpet is now transmitting three times more data twice as fast over a 5 Mbps connection.
With ethernet now 40 years old, it would be easy to say that most of the innovation cycle is done and that all we have ahead of us is incremental evolution. But is that true? What will your new network look like?
The NBN asbestos debacle has deepened this week, with more dangerous sites continuing to be identified, talk of legal liability, the formation of an asbestos register and the head of one Telstra subcontractor leaving his company following the asbestos revelations.
Australian telcos accuse NBN Co of delaying finalisation of the special access undertaking, while NBN Co drops $9 million on TransACT’s FTTP network.
Govt warns ACCC against interfering in NBN; Insider details Google’s “immoral” tax avoidance schemes21 May, 2013
The Department of Broadband has warned the ACCC against interfering in NBN pricing and negotiations, while an ex-Google executive has blown the whistle on the company’s “immoral” tax avoidance.
The rapid global take-up in mobile devices has been breathtaking - a trend that is creating opportunities as well as serious challenges for organisations.