Chorus will trial Nokia wavelength services on its metro optical network in Auckland to enable it to offer on-demand assurance and fulfilment of Layer 1 services.
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The New Zealand Labour government’s first budget has allocated an additional NZ$3.9m over four years to the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT).
Telstra, in conjunction with Ericsson and Intel, has used a demonstration of online gaming to push the low latency characteristics of 5G wireless as one of the key benefits of the technology.
The Government has re-advertised for a chief technology officer after failing to find a suitable candidate from the first round of applicants late last year.
A select committee reviewing proposed new telecommunications in New Zealand legislation has recommended removing provisions that would have given network operator Chorus greater scope for its wholesale services.
The CEO and CIO of NSW eHealth, Dr Zoran Bolevich, has outline the goal of the state having a fully integrated digital health service within a decade.
Westpac group CIO Dave Curran has flagged skills sourcing as one of the biggest challenges facing banks, and says IT staff will have to get used to constant reskilling.
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.
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.”
VMware will have VMware Cloud Foundation, the bundle of its three key software products for virtualisation — vSphere, vSAN and NSX — available in AWS’s Sydney region from Q3 of 2018.
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.
Optus has revealed that it will offer a 5G-based fixed wireless alternative to NBN in some areas from January 2019.
Swinburne University of Technology gets some 5.5 million emails a month for students and staff and, says, chief information security officer, Steven Cvetkovic, almost 70 per cent of these are spam, phishing exercises or contain malware.
Apstra, a startup developing intent-based networking technology, has received a significant boost to its fortunes: Yahoo Japan, one of the largest ISPs in Japan, has deployed version 2.0 of Apstra’s AOS operating system for intent-based networking in its multi-vendor production data centre network.
In many ways JWH Group’s Pep Olivieri faces more challenges than the typical IT manager.