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.
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 scalable enterprise and branch routing portfolio can support rapidly growing mobile, video and cloud computing applications.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 has announced the opening of offices in Sydney and Melbourne, with Wayne Neich leading the company's strategic growth.
STA Travel has signed a five-year regional network contract with Azzurri for network monitoring, hardware support, firewall and WAN management and network connectivity.
A major CSIRO breakthrough in wireless technology is designed to bring broadband to people living beyond the optical fibre network in the bush.
Coca-Cola Amatil deploys Panasonic Toughbooks and finds they come up trumps in tough conditions.