Stories by Iain Ferguson

Telstra deploys new routers

Telstra has moved to deploy new gigabit switch routers across its Internet Protocol (IP) network to accommodate exponential traffic growth.

Victorian government beefs up compliance work

The Victorian government has beefed up its commitment to Y2K compliance, allocating an extra $133.5 million to ensure departments and agencies don't suffer from the millennium bug.

Scrimshaw foreshadows CBA network

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) is considering implementing a virtual private network encompassing up to 100,000 devices nationwide, according to the bank's top information technology executive.

Scrimshaw foreshadows CBA network revamp

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) is considering implementing a virtual private network encompassing up to 100,000 devices nationwide, according to the bank's top information technology executive.

Internet vendor stock bubble to burst

The "bubble" of over-inflated United States (US) Internet vendor stock prices is set to burst as the value "is not there," according to Oracle chief executive officer (CEO) Larry Ellison.

Netscape averts local closure

Netscape has decided not to close its Australian offices after local managing director Rob Stewart made a rescue dash to the troubled Internet vendor's head offices in the US.

Telstra nets $US203 million Qantas upgrade deal

Qantas is on the verge of awarding a $300 million ($US203 million) contract for a complete revamp of its domestic networking and telecommunications infrastructure to Telstra.
Qantas executives said the airline had awarded "preferred supplier" status to incumbent Telstra for replacement of telephony, computing, Internet and intranet links between administrative and operational offices around Australia.

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