Displaying items by tag: AARnet

Higher education organisations in four countries have teamed up to help prevent and mitigate cyber attacks on their sector.

Published in Security

Australia’s Academic and Research Network AARNet has launched high-bandwidth services delivering one Terabit per second on the AARNet spectrum of the new Japan-Guam-Australia South subsea cable system (JGA South) connecting Sydney, Australia and Piti, Guam.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Tuesday, 26 January 2021 08:14

AARNet's Hancock gets a gong

Chris Hancock, CEO of AARNet, has been made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the 2021 Australia Day Honours.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Thursday, 28 November 2019 14:50

JGA South cable lands at Sydney

The Japan-Guam-Australia South subsea cable system (JGA South) has been landed at Sydney's Narrabeen Beach.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Australia’s Academic and Research Network (AARNet) has launched live high-bandwidth services delivering more than one Terabit per second for research and education on its spectrum of the new Indigo subsea cable system connecting Sydney, Perth and Singapore.

Published in Data

The first employee of Australia's Academic and Research Network, Geoff Huston, is still very much a nerd and one not inclined to puff up his own achievements – which include playing a pivotal role in setting up the Internet in this country 30 years ago. He believes the Internet has become toxic with inadequate security.

Published in Networking

Sunday marks 30 years since the first packets were transmitted on the Internet in Australia. The network came to Australia because of a recognition by the Australian Vice Chancellors' Committee, now Universities Australia, that the country was suffering a serious brain drain as many researchers were leaving the country.

Published in Networking

The INDIGO subsea cable system linking Australia with the Southeast Asian region has been commissioned and is ready for use by consortium members, following completion of the Singapore to Perth to Sydney cables.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Australia's Academic and Research Network and global networking vendor Cisco have conducted a successful test of transmitting data at 600Gbps on the AARNet production network, using the Cisco Network Convergence System 1004.

Published in Networking

A consortium comprising Telstra, AARNet, Google, Indosat Ooredoo, Singtel and SubPartners has announced a significant milestone in the construction of the INDIGO subsea cable system with the installations of the INDIGO West and INDIGO Central cables completed as scheduled.

Published in Data
Monday, 29 October 2018 20:27

INDIGO subsea cable nearing completion

Installation of the INDIGO Central subsea cable is due to be completed in early December, and will provide a “new and unique” subsea communications link between Sydney and Perth.

Thursday, 20 September 2018 06:33

INDIGO cable first stage done with landing in Perth

The first section of the INDIGO subsea cable system has been completed with the landing of the INDIGO West cable at Floreat Beach in Perth, according to a statement from Singapore telco, Singtel.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

A new international submarine cable contract has been agreed between Queensland’s Sunshine Coast Council and telecoms network operations company RTI-C Connectivity, with claims the cable will deliver Australia’s fastest telecommunications connection to Asia and second fastest to the US.

Wednesday, 04 April 2018 15:19

Japan-Guam-Australia cable system build underway

Construction of the Japan-Guam-Australia Cable System has officially commenced, with the 9500-kilometre fibre optic undersea cable designed to deliver a capacity of more than 36 terabits per second (Tbps).

Networking and infrastructure group Superloop says that "significant progress" has been made on construction of the Indigo submarine cable connecting Singapore, Jakarta, Perth and Sydney.

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 01:10

Whitford joins Superloop from Vocus

Dark fibre connectivity and digital services provider Superloop has drawn former Vocus senior executive Dan Whitford to its management ranks to take up the position of general manager of strategic sales for the Asia Pacific region.

Published in People Moves

A consortium of major tech players, including Google and Telstra, has joined forces to build a new international subsea cable systems under an agreement with Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN).

The Southern Cross Trans-Pacific Optical Research Testbed (SXTransPORT) dual submarine optical fibre links between Sydney and North America have been upgraded to 100Gbps.

A partnership between DropBox, AARNet and CAUDIT means Australian research and educational institutions no longer have to pay for data resulting from traffic to and from the service.

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