GitHub — the global service, recently acquired by Microsoft, that provides Git-based online source code repositories accessible by multiple developers — is widening its focus beyond code to offer support for the whole software development lifecycle, and for collaboration around any kind of data or document.
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Symantec formally launched its next-generation security operations centre (SoC), expanding its decade old security SoC in Chennai, in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
The New Zealand government-funded, student-focused managed network run by Crown Company Network for Learning (N4L) that provides internet services for more than 800,000 students and teachers in 2400 schools across New Zealand will receive its first major refresh since its launch in 2013.
The US$300 million, 15,000km Hawaiki submarine cable linking Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific and United States has gone into commercial service after a 27 month construction by TE SubCom.
Data literacy, according to Mike Capone, CEO of analytics software company Qlik, is to the information age what traditional literacy — reading and writing — was to the industrial age: a skill essential to anyone wanting to fully participate in the workforce, and one required by all organisations for every facet of their operations.
Telstra has turned on LTE broadcast technology throughout its network, enabling real-time data to be multicast to all users on a cell site instead of each user requiring a separate strea
Russian anti-virus vendor Kaspersky Lab’s campaign to counter the damage to its reputation and its revenues inflicted by the US and other governments in recent months rolled into Sydney this week, with the company holding a press lunch to flesh out details of its recently announced plans to open a ‘transparency centre’ in Switzerland.
South Australia’s Flinders University has deployed Okta’s cloud-based identity management system to provide single sign-on for staff and student access to more than 70 university applications and to streamline on-boarding of students.
Digital signing company DocuSign has installed its software in three Microsoft Azure data centres in Australia – in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra – to enable it to meet the on-shore storage requirements of Australian government customers.
Optus has launched the Optus Innovation Hub, a dedicated workspace within the Sydney Start Up Hub to enable its small and medium business arm to tap the creativity and disruptive power of small businesses for the creation of future Optus SMB products.
MEF, formerly the Metro Ethernet Forum is on a mission: To save the world’s telcos from being relegated to providing basic connectivity in every greater volumes without proportionate increases in revenues, according to its senior vice president Dan Pitt.
PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT (Hong Kong Telecom), has launched a global software-defined wide area network service (SD-WAN) using technology from recently acquired Console Connect, a US startup that conducted most of its R&D and software development in Brisbane.
Endpoint security specialist Ziften has joined Microsoft’s Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) Advanced Hunting project, further integrating protection for Windows, MacOS and Linux environments.
Australian Securities Exchange listed online retailer and mobile virtual network operator Kogan.com (ASX: KGN) will offer telecommunications services in New Zealand under an agreement with Vodafone.
Spark has announced plans to accelerate its transition to an agile operating model, announced in August 2017, and has downgraded guidance for its full year EBITDA in light of the expected costs of this acceleration.