Networking News & Opinions

iiNet names new CEO, CTO 
Jul 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Update: Confirms Malone's replacement.
 
Sydney Trains brings train data into the digital era 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Aims to deliver travellers better information.
 
SBS celebrates World Cup streaming success 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Web traffic records fall, but uptime rate stays on track.
 
Telstra picks Adelaide for first wi-fi network hotspot 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Prepares pre-Christmas construction.
 
Australia to house new spy base for military comms 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Geraldton facility gets expanded.
 
Qantas checks in with cloud computing 
By Brett Winterford | Jul 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Impressed with results of public cloud bake-off.
 
Westpac swaps Blackberry for Android 
By Brett Winterford | Jun 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Bank arms staff with tech arsenal.
 
Google tests domain registration service 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Debuts Google Domains.
 
Swinburne downs systems for major kit upgrade 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Replaces network, identity management; plots cloud.
 
China enlists online firms to cleanse web of terror content 
Jun 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Gets private sector to 'uphold responsibilities'.
 
Bendigo Bank's mobile payments app is Redy 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Users pay via QR-code scanning app.
 
Unitrends acquires NICTA spin-off, Yuruware 
By William Maher | Jun 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Big win for cloud migration software start-up.
 
Telstra offers first funding lifeline to NICTA 
By Brett Winterford | May 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Collaboration to help close funding gap.
 
Megaport wins data centre spat with TPG 
By Allie Coyne | May 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
But TPG hints at potential court case.
 
Equinix promotes top sales gun to country manager 
 
Father of iview departs 
By Penny Wolf | May 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
ABC restructures two roles to one.
 
Feros Care wins new funding for telehealth rollout 
By Penny Wolf | May 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Successful NBN pilot leads to ongoing deployment.
 
SP AusNet Vic smart meter rollout delayed indefinitely 
By Allie Coyne | May 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
AMI systems struggling under load.
 
Microsoft targets enterprise with Azure updates 
By Brett Winterford | May 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Attempts to build a bridge between Windows and Azure.
 
Nextgen to build $100m subsea cable for gas customers 
By Penny Wolf | May 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Additional clients join in coming months.
 
Ambulance Victoria exploits data to improve service 
By Penny Wolf | May 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Seeks to reduce strain on 000.
 
Tasmanian emergency comms in dire state 
By Allie Coyne | May 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Stalemate over whole-of-gov network.
 
Victoria to invest $9.5m into single government network 
 
Defence picks Lockheed Martin for mammoth compute deal 
By Paris Cowan | May 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
IBM misses out on key contract.
 
ING Direct transforms backend in major overhaul 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Bank-in-a-box moves into primary data centre.
 
INPEX to deploy subsea transponder networks 
Apr 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Track remotely operated submersible.
 
Google to buy drone maker Titan Aerospace 
 
Dropbox to open Sydney office 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
No plans for local data centre.
 
Energy rating stickers proposed for servers, storage 
By Brett Winterford | Apr 15, 2014 | 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.
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