Networking News, Features, and Interviews

  • Rowland says govt supressing unflattering NBN information

    Labor’s broadband spokesperson, Michelle Rowland, has accused the government of suppressing unflattering information about the NBN, citing its refusal to release redacted portions of the 2013 strategic review into the National Broadband Network.

    07 Dec. 16 16:03 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Regional Australia is crying out for equitable access to broadband

    Internet and broadband connectivity are the foundation of the networked economy. But to ensure the benefits of the networked economy are evenly distributed, the Australian government needs to ensure access to the internet to encourage and support innovation.

    07 Dec. 16 09:40 Written by Thas Ampalavanapillai Nirmalathas
  • Tackling the growing network divide

    Today's digital divide is about whether your network is designed to be a growth engine for your business or whether it’s holding it back.

    01 Dec. 16 14:21 Written by Jason Baden, Brocade
  • 2016 will be 1 second longer: Google can help you cope

    Like a man eager to show off his new watch, Google is encouraging anyone running IT operations to ask it for the time. The company will let anyone use its NTP (Network Time Protocol) servers, a move to help IT shops cope with the next “leap second,” which will be tacked onto 2016.

    01 Dec. 16 10:39 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • NBN leaks: AFP won’t have access to documents seized in raid

    The House of Representatives has upheld a claim of parliamentary privilege made by Labor MP Jason Clare in relation to documents seized by the Australian Federal Police in an August raid on the Department of Parliamentary Services.

    01 Dec. 16 10:03 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • IBM warns of rising VoIP cyber-attacks

    IBM says common Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and SIP and Cisco Skinny Client Control Protocol (SCCP) are most common targets.

    01 Dec. 16 09:06 Written by Michael Cooney
  • Tips for building SD-WANs

    Keep these recommendations in mind as your WAN evolves to ensure an efficient and effective cloud and Internet-centric architecture

    30 Nov. 16 07:42 Written by By Archana Kesavan, Product Marketer, ThousandEyes
  • Huawei dreams of all-wireless future

    For the much-hyped next generation of cellular technology, 5G, the first major commercial use case for the emerging technology could be delivering broadband to consumers presently underserved or poorly served by fixed networks, according to Huawei.

    25 Nov. 16 09:07 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Hawaiki cable construction starts

    Construction of the 14,000 kilometre Hawaiki submarine cable that will link New Zealand to Australia, Hawaii and mainland United States has started with a ground breaking ceremony at Bream Trail Farm, Mangawhai Heads, Northland attended by NZ prime minister John Key and communications minister Amy Adams.

    24 Nov. 16 09:13 Written by Stuart Corner
  • ‘Fibre to the curb’ rollout one step closer, NBN says

    NBN has signed an agreement with NetComm Wireless for the supply of distribution point units (DPUs) that will be used in the roll out of ‘fibre to the curb’ (FTTC — also called fibre to the distribution point or FTTdp).

    22 Nov. 16 16:29 Written by Rohan Pearce