Networking News, Features, and Interviews

  • Juniper extends data center interconnect options

    Large data center interconnect users needing high-speed connectivity and bandwidth for access to massive cloud resources have a new option to handle these demands. Juniper today rolled out its Open Cloud Interconnect package.

    22 March 17 05:11 Written by Michael Cooney
  • HPE unveils a new SimpliVity appliance

    Two months after acquiring SimpliVity for US$650 million, Hewlett Packard Enterprise is beginning to reshape the company's converged infrastructure offering in its own image.

    22 March 17 04:16 Written by Peter Sayer
  • Gen 6 performance unleashes the all-flash data centre

    Business leaders are embracing digital transformation as a critical factor for success and they expect IT to help them innovate faster, increase profitability and gain a competitive advantage. But this is putting new pressures on IT organisations and pushing mission critical storage environments to the limit.

    21 March 17 12:21 Written by Phillip Coates, Brocade
  • TPG registers NBN growth

    TPG and its subsidiary iiNet added 112,000 NBN customers in the first half of FY17, the telco reported today.

    21 March 17 10:00 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • The FCC chief's call to action could push 5G along faster

    U.S. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has pledged his agency will respond more quickly to new technology proposals, a move that might influence the direction of 5G development around the world.

    16 March 17 08:55 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • The big CBRS promise: private enterprise LTE wireless networks

    If you can get past that unappealing acronym, you just might find that CBRS (Citizens Broadband Radio Service) is worth paying attention to as a serious wireless network alternative for enterprises in the not-too-distant future.

    15 March 17 02:45 Written by Bob Brown
  • Extreme grabs Avaya’s networking business for $100M

    Extreme’s Ed Meyercord, President and CEO said he expects the deal will broaden the company’s software and strengthen its presence in vertical markets such as healthcare and manufacturing.
    Norman Rice, an executive vice president with Extreme added that some of Avaya’s strengths included its networking fabric and Network Micro-Segmentation technology that helps customers secure enterprise components.

    08 March 17 09:58 Written by Michael Cooney
  • Optus teams with Cisco for managed business communications services

    Optus has announced a range of Cisco-based business services covering contact centre, collaboration, managed Wi-Fi and video-conferencing to be provided under what the two companies say is a new intensive collaboration to deliver the workplace of the future.

    08 March 17 09:48 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Wholesale ditching of FTTN not an option, NBN argues

    NBN’s fibre to the node rollout is capable of being upgraded to fibre to the curb (FTTC) down the track, but any decision to ditch the current deployment of FTTN would impact the rollout’s speed and the company’s financial health, NBN executives have argued.

    08 March 17 06:00 Written by Rohan Pearce
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