Stories by Stuart Corner

Motorola bringing AI and AR to public safety comms

Motorola Solutions, the arm of Motorola that focuses on mission critical communications for public safety and heavy industry customers, is working on multiple fronts to enhance the capabilities of its offerings by incorporating artificial intelligence, speech recognition and augmented reality technologies.

Dell Boomi rides the IPaaS wave

Dell Boomi, Dell’s integration platform as a service offering, is claiming triple digit growth in the Asia Pacific and Japan region on the back of what it says is a growth in hybrid cloud environments requiring organisations to integrate cloud based and on-premises applications.

D-Link devices get remote management

D-Link has formed an exclusive partnership with Poland-based AVSystem that will enable service providers and ISPs in New Zealand and Australia to remotely provision and manage D-Link devices they supply to their customers.

Telstra in the MooD for LTE-B

Telstra has detailed what it claims is a world first trial of the Multicast Operation on Demand (MooD) feature of LTE-Broadcast technology as it gears up to have LTE-B enabled across its cellular network in early 2018.

KB Food accelerates ERP with hyperconverged infrastructure

KB Food Group, Australia’s largest handler of fresh seafood, has replaced its ageing IT infrastructure with hyperconverged infrastructure built with DataCore’s Virtual SAN software and Lenovo x3650 servers, reducing its hardware footprint by 70 per cent and improving the performance of key processes by up to 14 times.

OpenStack Foundation launches open source Kata Containers

The OpenStack Foundation has launched a new project to develop open source containerisation software, Kata Containers, by combining components from two existing container software projects: Intel’s Clear Containers and Hyper runV, the runtime version of the software behind HyperHQ’s Hyper.sh containers as a service.

ANZ deploys Azure Stack to keep processing in-house

ANZ, the first — and so far only — named Australian customer for Azure Stack, Microsoft’s recently released on-premises version of its Azure public cloud service, is using the system to avoid having to move masses of data for a new application into the public cloud.

What cyber insurers look for

When he assesses a potential client for cyber risk insurance, Fergus Brooks, national practice leader of cyber risk at Aon, says he is much more interested in their operational approach to cyber threats than in their cyber threat protection technology.

OVH goes after Aussie SMBs’ cloud business with VMware HCX

France-headquartered global cloud service provider OVH is hoping to leverage VMware’s recently announced HCX software defined networking technology to exploit what it sees as a huge market among Australian SMBs wanting to move their in-house IT to the cloud.

It’s AI versus AI in the cybercrime arms race

Security experts are warning that the rising use of artificial intelligence by criminals will reduce both the time taken to breach a system and the interval between breach and exfiltration of sensitive data, and increase the effectiveness of phishing exercises by enabling the crafting of more personalised messages.