Networking News, Features, and Interviews

  • New cloud, HPC services to help drive research in South Australia

    eResearch South Australia is preparing for the imminent retirement of its Tizard supercomputer, officially launching a high-performance computing system dubbed TANGO and preparing to unveil a new cloud infrastructure service.

    24 Aug. 17 11:30 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • How Google is speeding up the Internet

    Google has developed an algorithm that speeds up TCP/IP, the internet’s primary data transmission protocol, by up to 14%.

    22 Aug. 17 20:00 Written by Brandon Butler
  • ACCC issues warning on NBN scammers

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s Scamwatch service has so far this year received more than 300 complaints about National Broadband Network-related scams.

    22 Aug. 17 11:26 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Cisco brings its SDN to Amazon, Microsoft and Google’s public cloud

    Today Cisco announced it is developing a way to integrate its software defined networking product named Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) with public clouds from Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.

    22 Aug. 17 03:02 Written by Brandon Butler
  • NBN prepares for field trials of gigabit HFC technology

    NBN is preparing to launch field trials using the DOCSIS 3.1 cable broadband standard, which is capable of delivering gigabit speeds over hybrid fibre-coaxial (HFC) connections.

    21 Aug. 17 06:00 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Telstra expects $3 billion NBN hit

    Telstra’s CEO Andrew Penn said today that the telco believes the hit to its earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA from the National Broadband Network will be at the higher end of its previous forecasts.

    17 Aug. 17 10:51 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • ASX to make decision on blockchain system in December

    The operator of the Australian Securities Exchange, ASX, will complete an ​assessment of blockchain-style distributed ledger technology (DLT) as a replacement for its CHESS system by the end of the year, the company said today.

    17 Aug. 17 10:47 Written by George Nott
  • ACSC warns businesses over router attacks

    The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has warned businesses to lock down their networking gear after a number of organisations were targeted by attackers seeking to access the configuration files of Internet-facing routers in the hope of obtaining device admin credentials.

    16 Aug. 17 13:40 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • ‘The tragedy of the commons’ in the IoT ecosystem

    I recently attended a cybersecurity conference in Australia and it was amazing to me just how polemic Internet of Things (IoT) and Operational Technology (OT) is right now.

    16 Aug. 17 09:32 Written by Michael Smith, Akamai
  • The Hunt Is On, Is Your Print Network at Risk?

    What IT managers look out for when selecting a hardware provider to ensure their printers are secured

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