Networking

Multicampus wireless for mobile med majors

17 June, 2011

Victoria’s Deakin University has deployed a federated wireless infrastructure upgrade, known as ‘DeakinSecure’. The new network is designed to improve connectivity for the increasing number of students spending course time in remote health locations such as public hospitals.


Bonded broadband a shot in the arm for 50 Kaliber Films

15 June, 2011

Growth at video media specialist 50 Kaliber Films in inner-city Melbourne meant that the company needed to increase the download and upload speeds of its internet connection.


Testing times for IPv6

03 June, 2011 by Merri Mack

Despite reports of the imminent end of IPv4 address space, many organisations are slow to make the switch to IPv6. Merri Mack reports on the importance of IPv6, World IPv6 day and Australia’s readiness for the switch to IPv6.


Unitronix AMP5072 1U MicroTCA application-ready system

25 May, 2011

The AMP5072 1U MicroTCA application-ready system features Serial RapidIO fabric with system timing module for wireless base station synchronisation. These systems integrate all the hardware components, operating system and software protocols, and are suitable for wireless application development.


Juniper Networks Universal WAN enterprise and branch routing portfolio

20 May, 2011

Juniper Networks’ Universal WAN scalable enterprise and branch routing portfolio can support rapidly growing mobile, video and cloud computing applications.


Riverbed Technology Steelhead and Cloud Steelhead enhancements

18 May, 2011

Riverbed Technology has announced that Steelhead wide area network (WAN) optimisation solutions have enhanced support for Citrix XenDesktop virtual desktop solutions and Cloud Steelhead has added compatibility with ESX-based public cloud services.


SMBs favour remote working but struggle with the technology

27 April, 2011

Research from analyst firm IDC reveals that more than 60% of Australian SMBs allow staff to work from home. However, many don't believe they are making the most of the mobility solutions available to them.


Health services provider bridges four centres with Wi-Fi

11 April, 2011

Winner of the Primary Health Service of the Year 2010 Victorian Public Healthcare Awards, Inner South Community Health Service (ISCHS) is a major provider of health and community services in the inner southern region of Melbourne. Servicing a catchment of 190,000 people, ISCHS’s work spans the continuum of prevention, early intervention and long-term management delivering specialist expertise in working with highly marginalised groups.


Vocus to acquire 59 km of dark fibre in Sydney and Melbourne

11 April, 2011

Vocus Communications, a telco wholesaler, will acquire 59 km of dark fibre in Sydney and Melbourne from Digital River Networks for a sum of $3.95 million, in order to expand into the supply of metro fibre services.


CSIRO reveals more efficient wireless broadband

22 March, 2011

A new CSIRO wireless project, Ngara, could be a boon for rural and regional broadband. The technology promises to be four times as efficient as competing wireless technologies.


Perth to Geraldton fibre backhaul link fills regional blackspots

11 March, 2011

In preparation for the NBN, Nextgen Networks has announced the completion of its Perth to Geraldton fibre backhaul link, which is intended to fill blackspots in existing regional broadband availability.


Motorola sets world record for data transmission over Cox network

09 March, 2011

Communications vendors Motorola and Cox have achieved return path data transmission speeds of 356 Mbps in Las Vegas tests, claiming a world record in the process.


Intelligence at the edge - wireless networking

07 March, 2011

The NBN has certainly engendered debate about fibre versus wireless. Motorola’s Roy Wittert enters the debate and charts the future of wireless networking in Australia.


Silver Peak Systems expands to Melbourne and Sydney

18 February, 2011

Silver Peak Systems has announced the opening of offices in Sydney and Melbourne, with Wayne Neich leading the company's strategic growth.


STA Travel extends network contract

04 November, 2010

STA Travel has signed a five-year regional network contract with Azzurri for network monitoring, hardware support, firewall and WAN management and network connectivity.


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