Displaying items by tag: outages

Imagine you just bought a brand new car featuring all the latest bells and whistles. You're itching to take advantage of speed camera detection and try out the heated seat backs and armrests. Unfortunately, when you try to turn your car on, nothing happens. If the vehicle doesn't work, then what's the point of having it and all its exciting features?

Published in Guest Opinion

When Gmail was telling me it was "offline" earlier today, in an outage I experienced that didn't seem to affect very many, and which resolved itself after about 15 minutes, I found some very interesting tweets reminding us all of some major tech moments that happened this week in history.

Published in Fuzzy Logic

Telecoms lobby group and peak industry body Communications Alliance has welcomed the release of a set of draft propositions by the counsel assisting the Royal Commission into Natural Disaster Arrangements, and its focus on information flows between Governments and essential infrastructure owners and operators, to enhance coordinated engagement and response during national disasters.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Tuesday, 25 August 2020 09:57

Optus launches new network status map

Optus has announced the release of a new network status map, called Network Experience Maps (NE-Maps), which it claims transforms customers mobile and website experience by enabling them to raise an issue with the mobile network “when and where” a problem is occurring and opt-in to SMS/email updates about a known or reported issue.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Sixty-five percent of Australian and New Zealand IT professionals have experienced disruptions or outages when working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, a higher number than their counterparts around the world, according to a new study.

Published in Home Tech

In contrast to both the Asia Pacific region and rest of the world, the outage numbers for Internet Service Providers in Australia didn’t peak in March to coincide with the majority of Covid 19 lockdown orders, according to a new 2020 Internet Performance report.

Published in Internet of Things

New Zealand energy transmission start up Emrod is claiming a world-first development and launch of high-power, wireless power transmission as an alternative to existing copper line technology.

Published in Energy

Phillip Britt is, in my biased view, one of the few people on the face of the earth who was born to be an Internet service provider. From all appearances, Britt enjoys his work as the head of Aussie Broadband; he does something which very few tech entrepreneurs — Cloudflare's Matthew Prince is another who comes to mind — do: come clean with customers when there is a screw-up.

Published in Open Sauce

By Rami Rammaha, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Gigamon

GUEST OPINION:  The only certainty about today’s work environment is uncertainty and change. One primary inhibitor for organisations embracing any kind of transformation is network complexity. Complex networks are too expensive to operate and audit, and often have too many outages.

By Rami Rammaha, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Gigamon

GUEST OPINION:  The only certainty about today’s work environment is uncertainty and change. One primary inhibitor for organisations embracing any kind of transformation is network complexity. Complex networks are too expensive to operate and audit, and often have too many outages.

Published in Networking

The outages experienced by many companies in the US on Tuesday (Australian time) were apparently due to T-Mobile making changes to its network configuration resulting in a series of cascading failures for its users which affected both voice and data networks, the chief executive and co-founder of web-infrastructure and website-security company, Cloudflare claims.

Published in Security

Congestion, and outages across the national broadband network have remained at low levels, with no material increase compared to previous months due to increased usage across the network during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to NBN Co chief executive Stephen Rue.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

GUEST OPINION by Steve Coad, Cohesity: The growth and development of cloud platforms and services has had a profound and long-lasting impact on corporate IT. Rather than having to deploy and manage complex infrastructures, organisations are now able to ‘rent’ capacity and capability as required.

GUEST OPINION by Steve Coad, Cohesity: The growth and development of cloud platforms and services has had a profound and long-lasting impact on corporate IT. Rather than having to deploy and manage complex infrastructures, organisations are now able to ‘rent’ capacity and capability as required.

Published in Cloud

Telcos are required to do a welfare check on people who have tried to call during a large network outage of telecommunications systems, under newly legislated rules for emergency call services in Australia.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Wednesday, 13 March 2019 14:30

Bendigo Bank hit by outage

Bendigo Bank has been hit by a major IT outage which has put its online services and ATMs out action for most of today.

Published in Networking

Telstra Internet subscribers, who are connected by the company's HFC cable network, suffered outages in western parts of Brisbane last month, and not NBN users, as claimed by a user in that area.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

26 OCT 2017

By Nicki Pereira

Unplanned outages have a real business impact

Your business is impacted when IT disasters and system outages occur and these impacts have a direct or indirect cost associated with them.

Thursday, 21 September 2017 21:20

Macquarie Telecom deploys SD-WAN for United Way

Macquarie Telecom has deployed its SD-WAN service to Australian not-for-profit United Way, with the upgrade enabling United Way to consider new digital services it can launch with a simpler and more scalable network.

Published in Deals

Queensland’s Redland City Council has deployed a new modular data centre from Vertiv as part of a strategy to reduce the risk of weather-related outages.

Published in Data Centres
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