Networking

ACCC gives provisional approval for Optus HFC to NBN migration agreement

28 May, 2012

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued a draft determination proposing authorisation of the agreement between NBN Co and SingTel Optus for the migration of Optus’s HFC subscribers to the National Broadband Network (NBN) and the subsequent decommissioning of parts of Optus’s HFC network.


Huawei Australia staff to ride 1656 km in Tour de Cure fundraiser

04 May, 2012

Huawei Australia is cheering on the cyclists riding in the sixth annual Tour de Cure. Huawei’s Corporate Relations and Programs Manager, Lisa Connors, has committed to complete the 11-day, 1656 km ride from Brisbane to Mission Beach in Queensland and will ride alongside Sunrise Sports Presenter Mark Beretta and 90 other cyclists from corporate partners including Optus, Commonwealth Bank, Lexus, Harvey Norman and more.


Sibelco increases network speed by 80 times with Riverbed WAN acceleration

13 April, 2012

In late 2010, Sibelco, a processor and supplier of raw materials for the primary and manufacturing industries, had a problem. Its sprawling IT infrastructure was suffering from slow network speeds and poor data transfer capacity. When new telecommunications infrastructure proved too expensive, WAN acceleration was able to provide a user experience of 80 times that of the raw line speed.


Cola distributor removes WAN bottlenecks with FatPipe line aggregation

10 April, 2012

Admiral Beverage Corporation, a producer and distributor of Pepsi-Cola products, has increased its WAN speed and reliability by aggregating bandwidth from private and public lines of different kinds.


The importance of a clean VPN

10 April, 2012 by Sandeep Joshi*, Country Manager, SonicWALL

Virtual private networks (VPNs) offer a way to allow mobile devices to securely access the corporate network from locations with suspect security outside of the firewall - like cafes and hotels offering free public Wi-Fi. But if misused, these VPN tunnels can act as back doors for virulent material. Keeping the VPN clean is of utmost importance. SonicWALL’s Country Manager, Sandeep Joshi, explains.


SonicWALL Mobile Connect secure remote access

02 March, 2012

The SonicWALL Mobile Connect client app for Google Android smartphones and tablets provides users with network-level access over encrypted SSL VPN connections. With the app installed, mobile users can access these resources across SonicWALL appliances, including SonicWALL Aventail E-Class Secure Remote Access (SRA), SRA for SMB and Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFWs).


Tekdis GX400 3G + GPS multipurpose intelligent gateway

13 February, 2012

The GX400 multipurpose intelligent gateway from Tekdis has been designed to provide the versatility and scalability required for location-aware M2M applications.


Infor10 Motion cloud-based mobile platform

13 February, 2012

Infor has launched Infor10 Motion, its cloud-based mobile platform, and two new apps: Infor10 Road Warrior, a mobile CRM application with embedded business intelligence, and Infor ION ActivityDeck, which allows users to respond to tasks, receive real-time alerts and approve pending requests.


CalAmp Viper SC radio modems

17 January, 2012

CalAmp Viper SC radio modems deliver up to 48 Kbps IP over narrowband UHF and VHF channels allowing secure data from field assets to the company LAN.


SonicWALL E-Class SRA EX9000 remote access appliance

05 January, 2012

The SonicWall E-Class SRA EX9000 running on the Aventail 10.6 architecture enables IT in large enterprises to provide remote network access for a range of mobile devices running Windows and Windows Mobile, Apple Mac OS and iOS, Google Android and Linux.


WA racing organisation supports e-commerce with Cisco network

04 January, 2012

As part of a complete IT infrastructure modernisation program, Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) has implemented a Unified Computing System (UCS) and a core and distributed network from Cisco.This has allowed RWWA to better support its online transaction system.


NPO achieves 97% WAN traffic reduction

19 October, 2011

Mental health support organisation Mind Australia has deployed WAN optimisation technology, allowing it to reduce traffic congestion, save money and enable its mobile staff to provide better services and support out in the field, especially in regional areas.


ISP feeds hungry customers with web caching

12 August, 2011

New Zealand ISP CallPlus has implemented a web caching solution to help manage a 50% growth in customer hunger for internet content from outside New Zealand.


SonicWALL WAN Acceleration Appliance (WXA) Series

22 June, 2011

The SonicWALL WAN Acceleration Appliance (WXA) Series, an extension of the current SonicWALL Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) suite, consists of the WXA 5000 virtual appliance, the WXA 2000 and WXA 4000 hardware appliances and the WXA 500 Live CD. The series improves WAN performance between regional and branch offices and reduces traffic by up to a claimed 95%. It gives users faster access to mission-critical applications.


Mining the network for WAN efficiencies

21 June, 2011

International oil and gas exploration company Ophir Energy has deployed WAN optimisation technology, allowing it to save hundreds of thousands of dollars in equipment and annual WAN support costs connecting its African, European and Australian offices.


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