Stories by Stuart Corner

Nginx sees significant microservices adoption in Australia

Nginx — the US company behind the open source Nginx load balancer, web server and content caching software that powers most of the world’s highest traffic websites — has opened an office in Australia as part of its push into Asia Pacific.

Australian start-up Fleet Space aims to enable IoT globally

Adelaide-based startup Fleet Space Technologies is a small company with big ambitions: “to design, build and launch the technology that will become the digital nervous system for our planet, drive a connected world and unlock the next industrial revolution.”

Optus gives Aussies public 5G preview

For the next 10 days the Australian public will have its first chance to experience some of the features of 5G: Optus has opened a public 5G demonstration centre in Kurrawa Park at Broadbeach on the Gold Coast that will be run for the duration of the Commonwealth Games.

Infinidat ramps up ANZ operations

Israeli storage company Infinidat — which say it offers a revolutionary and highly cost-effective approach to storage — has named Newcastle-based IT services provider Regional IT and New Zealand IT services company Spectrum as its first customers under a revamped approach to the local market that has seen all its original Australian team, and its distributor, replaced.

Nation states driving the cybercrime industry

There was a “meteoric rise” in the sophistication of cyber attacks in 2017 as a result of techniques developed by well-funded nation states trickling down to the criminal community, according to cyber security company CrowdStrike.

Startup Daisee applies AI to business problems

​Daisee, an Australian startup focussed on applying artificial intelligence to commercial problems has been formally launched after six months in stealth mode, revealing how it has been able to optimise supply chain issues for one of its first customers.

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.