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Google to buy drone maker Titan Aerospace 
1 day 22 hours ago | Comment Now 
In internet push.
 
Dropbox to open Sydney office 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
No plans for local data centre.
 
Energy rating stickers proposed for servers, storage 
By Brett Winterford | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Report recommends NABERS for data centres be mandated.
 
Ninefold outage affects Aussie apps 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Sydney facility stutters.
 
US, ICANN face opposition over transfer of internet address control 
Apr 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Republicans want protections from foreign govt intrusion.
 
NBN should be all fibre: NICTA boss 
By Munir Kotadia | Apr 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Red tape also holding back progress.
 
Melbourne takes second stab at GPS bus tracking 
 
NSA snooping on Huawei HQ servers 
By Will Dunham | Mar 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Opening the way to "networks of interest" around the world.
 
Michael Gindy quits IAG for cloud venture 
By Brett Winterford | Mar 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Insurance Australia Group hunts for new CTO.
 
Four data centres pledge to conduct NABERS audit 
 
iSeek launches cloud services 
By Andrew Colley | Mar 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Independent data centre operator expands in Sydney and Brisbane.
 
Big-name websites downed by massive Hostworks outage 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Power upgrade goes catastrophically wrong.
 
US govt to shed control of internet addresses 
Mar 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
To hand over to ICANN.
 
Lufthansa pushes in-flight BYOD 
By Victoria Bryan | Mar 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
Rivals dismiss on-board streaming as "in its infancy".
 
Victoria prepares to outsource govt networks 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Kicks off TPAMS replacement.
 
Brandis threatens to mandate 'three strikes' 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
ISPs urged to submit voluntary piracy code.
 
How do we serve three billion new internet users? 
By Brett Winterford | Feb 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Sustainability a key issue as activity shifts to the developing world.
 
Cisco stung by switch memory glitch 
Feb 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Power-cycling can cause failure.
 
Patrick's container-carrying robots damaged at sea 
Feb 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Delays forecast for Sydney Port automation project.
 
Kordia offers direct connect to Amazon cloud 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Low latency promised to NZ customers.
 
Tenders called for $216m DFAT network replacement 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Ageing infrastructure failing to meet modern demands.
 
Half of users abandon smart meter trial  
By Andrew Colley | Jan 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Audit questions price tag for under-subscribed retail program.
 
Atlas Iron warns against truck tracking trial 
By Ry Crozier | Jan 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pays its share of road use.
 
Equinix commits US$60m to Melbourne data centre 
By Ry Crozier | Jan 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
First Australian presence outside Sydney.
 
New Pacific cable system to be built 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Linking Vanuatu, Solomons and PNG.
 
Bulletproof wins new customers during ASX re-listing 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Welcomes Seek, Racing Victoria and Bauer Media.
 
OptiComm upgrades core network 
By Ry Crozier | Jan 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pushes old core routers out to edge.
 
Great Firewall mishap reroutes Chinese internet traffic 
By Paul Carsten, Pete Sweeney | Jan 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
To a US-based anti-censorship service.
 
LogMeIn cuts off free remote access 
Jan 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
'Large percentage' of user base impacted.
 
SAP delays profit goal for cloud 
 
Megaport pumps $18m into Singapore dark fibre 
By Ry Crozier | Jan 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Permission to set up in city-state.
 
Nokia-Siemens Networks under pressure to perform 
By Ritsuko Ando | Jan 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Tie-up with Alcatel-Lucent?
 
Victorian government set to go 'cloud-first' 
By Paris Cowan | Jan 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Cost-cutting and service delivery drive first annual ICT strategy update.
 
Asciano, Aurizon seek GPS trial on freight trucks 
By Ry Crozier | Jan 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Data to calculate road charges, cut red tape.
 
Will Myer be back online by 2014? 
Dec 30, 2013 | Comment Now 
Online store expected to be down for a week.
 
Who will be iTnews’ Education CIO of the year? 
 
Telstra dials up co-lo space in NextDC 
By Ry Crozier | Dec 17, 2013 | Comment Now 
No plans to build its own co-lo facilities?
 
Google opens first Asian data centres 
By Clare Jim | Dec 12, 2013 | Comment Now 
Abandons build plans in Hong Kong.
 
Tasmanian govt kicks off network overhaul 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 10, 2013 | Comment Now 
Prepares for contract expiry in 2015.
 
NSW Govt moves into south coast data centre 
By Ry Crozier | Dec 6, 2013 | Comment Now 
May share facility with Canberra in future?
 
WA govt hits go on $52m network infrastructure panel 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 4, 2013 | Comment Now 
Twelve vendors to share the pie.
 
Nextgen trials 400Gbps Sydney-Canberra link 
By Ry Crozier | Dec 3, 2013 | Comment Now 
Pushes lit capacity on single route above 1Terabit/s.
 
Meet the man anointed to save Bell Labs 
By Ry Crozier | Dec 3, 2013 | Comment Now 
How he plans to resurrect the famed research firm.
 
Qld to set up whole-of-gov cloud infrastructure panel 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 2, 2013 | Comment Now 
Submissions due after Christmas.
 
Brisbane devs raise $4k for open source router 
By Darren Pauli | Nov 27, 2013 | Comment Now 
Crowdfunding the fight against NSA snooping.
 
AARNet upgrades backbone to 100 Gigabit Ethernet 
Nov 26, 2013 | Comment Now 
Fourth-generation network.
 
Inside Huawei and Cisco's ceasefire 
Let's not mention the whole government backdoor thing, agreed?
 
Macquarie Telecom profit plummets 
By Stephanie McDonald | Nov 24, 2013 | Comment Now 
Invests capital in data centres, cloud.
 
Telstra Global nears transformation finish-line 
By Ry Crozier | Nov 21, 2013 | Comment Now 
'Heart-lung' systems transplant comes in ahead of schedule.
 
Netflix flicks to active-active operations 
By Brett Winterford | Nov 15, 2013 | Comment Now 
Bridges Amazon regions - and introduces Chaos Kong.
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