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  • Pacnet builds on OpenStack for NFV

    Adding support for network functions virtualization (NFV) to its network-as-a-service platform meant that Pacnet had to delve into OpenStack's source code and modify Neutron — the open source cloud computing project's networking component.

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    No break-up of NBN Co – yet: Turnbull

    The government has indicated in its initial response to the third Vertigan panel report, which was released last night and includes an assessment of competition settings for the telco market, that it has no short-term plans to break up NBN Co.

  • Will enterprises skip Windows 8 for 10?

    Microsoft’s big reveal of Windows 10 has created the possibility that many enterprises won’t ever adopt the Windows 8 operating system.

  • Eftpos goes live with payments infrastructure overhaul

    Eftpos has switched on new centralised payments infrastructure that is meant to speed up the rollout of products including Eftpos online and mobile payments.

  • TasWater archives to deal with data deluge

    Tasmanian bulk water authority TasWater is implementing tiered storage to better manage its growing data volumes.

  • Queensland speed cameras to get digital upgrade

    The Queensland Police Service (QPS) is set to bring nine analog film speed cameras into the digital age, with high resolution images from the cameras to be electronically transmitted back to the QPS traffic camera office for processing.

  • NBN Co completes penultimate satellite station

    NBN Co has completed construction of its ninth satellite ground station at Waroona in Western Australia as it builds out infrastructure to provide residents in remote and regional areas with high speed broadband services.

  • Telstra to carry out Etihad Stadium tech upgrade

    Telstra (ASX: TLS) will carry out a multimillion dollar technology upgrade of the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, including deploying 1600 IPTV-capable screens and a Wi-Fi network by February 2015.

  • Vic's TCV plans SAN overhaul

    The Treasury Corporation of Victoria (TCV), which manages the state's funding requirements and provides financial services and advice to government agencies, is planning to overhaul its storage area network, issuing a request for tender over the weekend.

  • Website monitoring tool helps fire service save lives

    As 627 bushfires raged across NSW for two terrifying weeks in October last year, the NSW Rural Fire Service's website was accessed by 5.7 million people seeking real time information.