The organiser of a celebration next month of the 40th anniversary of the invention of ethernet is using the occasion to highlight the need for economies in the western world to maintain the culture of innovation that spawned the creation of ethernet.
I've had a nightmare week. As a work from home journalist I'm totally dependent on Internet and telephone access but I found myself totally cut off after I moved house.
Adaptive Planning, a provider of cloud-based business analytics software has announced NSW Businesslink as a new client and has announced Adaptive Consolidation, a cloud-based solution for comprehensive close-and-disclose financial consolidations and analysis.
A survey of 167 Australian businesses undertaken for Macquarie Telecom by Deloitte Access Economics has found the majority expecting significant disruption and opportunity from the NBN but few prepared for the disruption of markets and business practices that it would bring.
US based Workshare has launched an Android app that enables documents to be exchanged securely via the cloud and for different versions to be compared. Its launch follows that of a similar app for iOS earlier this year.
Recruitment company, Talent International, has enlisted Sir Richard Branson to help it launch a new initiative that is says will shake up a recruitment industry that has become tired and stale.
Large companies around the world are planning significant spending on unified communications and collaborations solutions, and their preference is to run these systems in house but to have them managed by an external provider.
Cellular mobile telephony is 40 years old. Martin Cooper, general manager of Motorola's Communications Systems Division made the first cellular call, to his rival at AT&T's Bell Labs, from the streets of New York City on April 3 1973.
Cisco is to pay $US310m for UK based small cellular base station developer Ubiquisys, despite having an existing relationship with rival small cell company ip.access.
Service Stream (ASX: SSM), one of the contractors rolling out NBN Co's FTTH network, has deployed cloud-based mobile workforce management systems from US based TOA Technologies to help it manage its workers in the field.
Alcatel-Lucent has unveiled new software defined networking (SDN) technology that, it says, will overcome the limitations of today's networking technologies in highly virtualised data centre environments.
Australian IT managers surveyed by IT management software company SolarWinds say that finding the skills needed to exploit the opportunities provided by the NBN will be a major challenge.
After just 12 months in the job, the head of Cisco for Australia and New Zealand, Richard Kitts, has been promoted to an Asian role and Ken Boal, previously the head of Enterprise and Public Sector Business for Cisco ANZ, has taken his place.
Google's announcement that its public DNS service now performs DNSSEC validation has been hailed as "a huge step forward for Internet security" by the Internet Society.
TPG is to offer its business and consumer customers "military grade" security of their data under a partnership with Cocoon Data Holdings, a company founded in Australia but now headquartered in the US. It has made an investment in Cocoon and has forged a technical partnership with Cocoon and its subsidiaries, Covata Australia and Covata USA.
Singapore-based cloud technology advisory firm, CloudFX, has opened offices in Sydney and Melbourne and is looking to recruit up to 15 staff by the end of 2013.
Trend Micro has released in Australia its 'Custom Defence' product billed as the first product that enables organisations to detect and analyse advanced persistent threats (APTs) and targeted attacks, to rapidly adapt their protection and respond to these attacks.
Ericsson and Telstra have demonstrated transmission of data at 1Tbps per wavelength over 995kms of Telstra's existing fibre between Sydney and Melbourne - a tenfold increase on the best that current technology can manage.
Dell has joined the ranks of providers of mobile device management tools with its K3000 that became generally available this week.
LG has introduced its Optimus G LTE capable Android smartphone to the Australian market, and has positioned itself as being a challenger for market leadership.
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