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  • Interop: 12 killer (and free) tools for network engineers

    Visibility is key to troubleshooting network woes, but getting such access can be expensive. To help out, a veteran networking pro shared with attendees of the big Interop conference in Las Vegas his list of a dozen mostly free “killer” tools.

    05 May 16 01:11 Written by Tim Greene
  • Budget 2016: NBN approaches limit of government funding

    Barring disaster, this year’s federal budget will mark the final government injection of capital into NBN, with $8.8 billion earmarked for the National Broadband Network rollout.

    03 May 16 21:24 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • The IoT company behind the curtain

    Greenwave Chief Scientist Jim Hunter explores the promise of the Internet of Things – and the challenges it still faces.

    03 May 16 20:08 Written by John Gallant
  • Interop at 30: New technology, new missions

    The Interop conference convening this week will be a far cry from the gathering of a small group of technology pioneers who sought interoperability among Internet devices 30 years ago.

    03 May 16 02:39 Written by Tim Greene
  • How the IoT and cloud are paying off for Woodside

    The Internet of Things is not just hype for Woodside, with a combination of networked sensors, cloud infrastructure and analytics already paying dividends for the oil and gas company.

    28 April 16 13:19 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • iiNet founder joins NBN board

    Michael Malone, the founder of Internet service provider iiNet, has joined the board of NBN as a director, the federal government has announced.

    26 April 16 08:31 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • OpenStack cloud’s “killer use case”: Telcos and NFV

    At the OpenStack Summit in Austin, one emerging use case for the open source cloud computing platform involves telecommunications providers like AT&T and Verizon using OpenStack to deliver virtualized network features to customers.

    26 April 16 07:09 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Mesosphere open sources DC/OS data center management platform

    Cloud computing startup Mesosphere has decided to open source its platform for managing data center resources, with the backing of over 60 tech companies, including Microsoft, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Cisco Systems.

    19 April 16 21:27 Written by John Ribeiro
  • Telstra pushes ahead with multi-cloud strategy

    Telstra has launched a new offering designed to make it easier for its business customers to directly connect to cloud platforms using the telco’s network.

    19 April 16 13:17 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Trade commission will review contentious Cisco-Arista patent dispute

    Specifically the ITC granted full review of the three patents that Arista is allegedly infringing under the initial determination issued by the presiding judge on Feb 2. In February, the ITC made an initial determination that Arista infringed on three Cisco patents in its switches -- patents associated with a central database for managing configuration data (SysDB) and private VLANs.

    13 April 16 08:42 Written by Michael Cooney
  • Envisioning a 65-story datacentre

    Two young architects have designed a data center that challenges how the structures are built. Instead of constructing a flat, sprawling complex, they are proposing a data center that reaches skyscraper heights.

    12 April 16 20:00 Written by Patrick Thibodeau
  • Competition concerns over Telstra role in NBN HFC rollout

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is concerned that Telstra may potentially have unfair advantages when it comes to selling services on the hybrid fibre-coaxial (HFC) portion of the National Broadband Network.

    11 April 16 10:55 Written by Rohan Pearce

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