Networking

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.


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.


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