Networking News & Opinions

Route leak cuts access to Amazon Web Services 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 2, 2015 | Comment Now 
BGP bungle downs big-name clients.
 
Extra leap second could cause headaches for IT admins 
 
Optus set to be first with voice over wi-fi 
By Andrew Colley | Jun 30, 2015 | Comment Now 
Telstra 'looking closely'.
 
Boeing-led consortium wins $900m Defence comms upgrade 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 29, 2015 | Comment Now 
ADF to move off ageing Parakeet trunk.
 
Network failure blinds NZ air traffic radar  
By Juha Saarinen | Jun 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Planes could land, not take off.
 
Amazon to build solar farm to power data centres 
By Brendon Foye | Jun 11, 2015 | Comment Now 
Customers urge company to be transparent on renewable energy.
 
SpaceX plans to use satellites to deliver internet 
Jun 4, 2015 | Comment Now 
To provide regional areas with broadband.
 
Pawsey wins $21.6m funding  
By Penny Wolf | May 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
Package extends to 2020-21.
 
Why food could be the future of the internet of things 
By Ry Crozier | May 26, 2015 | Comment Now 
Networking ready-meals and rice fields.
 
DHS moves into new CDC data centre 
By Paris Cowan | May 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
Enters final stages of big rationalisation.
 
Communications moves data centre offsite in $18m deal 
By Brendon Foye | May 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
Signs infrastructure-as-a-service deal with ASG.
 
Cisco CEO steps down after 20 years  
May 5, 2015 | Comment Now 
Chambers to be replaced by sales VP Chuck Robbins.
 
Victoria commits $14.7m to fix video conferencing in courts 
By Paris Cowan | May 1, 2015 | Comment Now 
Network upgrade to boost bandwidth 300 percent.
 
Victorian govt to encrypt all police radios 
By Paris Cowan | Apr 29, 2015 | Comment Now 
Promises an extra $25m for digital network replacement.
 
NSW Health CIO commends data centre flood recovery 
By Paris Cowan | Apr 28, 2015 | Comment Now 
Central facility back up and running within hours.
 
Yarra Valley Water offers self-service with new online portal 
By Brendon Foye | Apr 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Seeks to reduce reliance on call centres.
 
Melbourne's fire brigade eyes new UAVs 
By Ry Crozier | Apr 22, 2015 | Comment Now 
Fully operational with budget.
 
Telstra turns to cloud for own application resiliency 
By Ry Crozier | Apr 22, 2015 | Comment Now 
New approach to keep transactions humming.
 
Nokia, Alcatel agree to $22 billion merger 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
Aim to take on market leader Ericsson.
 
AWS launches machine learning service 
By Russell Brown | Apr 10, 2015 | Comment Now 
Takes on IBM's Watson and Microsoft.
 
NEC wins $11m deal to overhaul Vic triple-zero 
By Paris Cowan | Apr 7, 2015 | Comment Now 
State looks to eliminate phone queues in natural disasters.
 
Japanese companies demo 40Gbps passive FTTP tech 
By Juha Saarinen | Apr 2, 2015 | Comment Now 
Claim forty-fold capacity increase.
 
Aussie enterprises, switch vendors in brite box catch-22 
By Ry Crozier | Mar 31, 2015 | Comment Now 
Is there a future smaller than Facebook-sized facilities?
 
Roy Hill receives first trains destined for automated haulage 
By Ry Crozier | Mar 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
Systems will eventually enable driverless capability.
 
How a 50c fan pushed Teachers Mutual Bank to active-active 
By Ry Crozier | Mar 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Core banking outage forces data centre overhaul.
 
Cisco signals end to workforce volatility 
By Andrew Colley | Mar 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
Says transformation is "largely done".
 
How a school funded a microwave link with Google Apps 
By Ry Crozier | Mar 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
Cloud cuts data centre costs in half.
 
Scale wins in Aussie race for cloud racks 
By Ry Crozier | Mar 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
Stakes high as DC operators battle for slice of cloud business.
 
How Telstra axed modular from Clayton data centre design 
By Ry Crozier | Mar 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
'Value engineered' out of the project.
 
IPv6 laggards to face tough questions from investors 
By Andrew Colley | Mar 16, 2015 | Comment Now 
US ARIN chief says IPv4, CGNAT infrastructure has five years left.
 
Inside AusPost's switch to active-active data centres 
By Ry Crozier | Mar 16, 2015 | Comment Now 
How it overcame a provider change midway through the project.
 
NSW Justice opts for 'everything-as-a-service' 
 
Telstra flags more Aussie regions for public cloud 
By Ry Crozier | Mar 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
Potential two-city presence.
 
NextDC betas open DC management tool 
By Penny Wolf | Mar 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
Enters SaaS market with vendor-neutral solution.
 
Telstra wi-fi put to the test by over 700k users 
By Andrew Colley | Mar 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Over 140TB delivered wirelessly.
 
Australia Post completes data centre overhaul 
Mar 4, 2015 | Comment Now 
Laying foundations for the future.
 
EU places bets on 5G 
Mar 4, 2015 | Comment Now 
Believes technology can help drive economic growth.
 
HP to buy wi-fi equipment maker Aruba 
Mar 3, 2015 | Comment Now 
$3.5b deal bolsters BYOD offering.
 
Supernap's $1bn bet on Reno 
Feb 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Nevada facility larger than all Australia's co-lo combined.
 
DHL to load test IT systems at $120m Sydney campus 
By Ry Crozier | Feb 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Head of IT lays out DHL's strategy.
 
ICON network sell-off to begin in June 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
Review to assess security implications of third-party ownership.
 
News Corp turns attention to cloud 'glue' 
By Ry Crozier | Feb 11, 2015 | Comment Now 
'Mind the gap' and performance teams augment technology.
 
NEXTDC, Telstra test new path to renewable energy 
 
Woodside lays out major tech strategy 
By Ry Crozier | Feb 4, 2015 | Comment Now 
Invests in remote operations, analytics, innovation hub.
 
Fujitsu Perth data centre suffers power outage  
By Allie Coyne | Feb 2, 2015 | Comment Now 
Storms down services for WA Health.
 
Shrinking IPv4 address pools hinder internet growth 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
Cost of old-style addresses expected to rise in 2015.
 
Tasmania to overhaul authentication in new network deal 
By Paris Cowan | Jan 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
Tendering to start ‘very soon’.
 
Qld to overhaul wi-fi in state schools 
By Paris Cowan | Jan 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
Classroom networks struggle with device boom.
 
Verizon enterprise cloud plans 48 hour outage 
By Penny Wolf | Jan 5, 2015 | Comment Now 
[Updated] Company leaves customers with no options.
 
Hockey mulls selling off Canberra's secure fibre network 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
MYEFO: ICON privatisation on the cards.
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