Cisco has appointed former Google engineer Vijoy Pandey as its new Service Provider CTO. Vijoy joins Cisco from Google where he headed engineering for that company’s data center, cloud and WAN networks, developing software systems for intent-driven automation, diagnostic telemetry,… Read More ›
Month: June 2018
“Data is the new currency in the IT world and the UC space is no different in leveraging AI and Machine Learning to derive valuable insights from all the employee and customer interaction data,” 8×8 chief product officer Dejan Deklich… Read More ›
Swiss operator Sunrise Communications has put the first Swiss 5G antenna into operation, only half a year after successfully conducting the world’s most extensive 5G test in Switzerland, together with its technology partner Huawei Technologies. Sunrise’s 5G network offers fiber-like… Read More ›
Telstra is leading the pack for 4G upload speeds in Australia, according to OpenSignal’s latest data – averaging 10.6 Mbps, followed by Vodafone with 7.8 Mbps and Optus on 6.8 Mbps. “Telstra’s victory is impressive since Vodafone dominated our download… Read More ›
For Australia to position itself as an international leader in digital skills and employment would require an extra 100,000 ICT jobs – in addition to the 100,000 already forecast over the next 5 years, according to new data released by… Read More ›
Macquarie Telecom has signed a six-year agreement valued at more than A$100 million, with NBN Co, to provide telecommunications and data services to Australia’s business community. The deal – which will see the enterprise telco creating 50 new jobs – combines… Read More ›
Silver Peak has announced a $90 million strategic investment from TCV, enabling it to speed up its go-to-market expansion plans and cement its position as a primary global provider of SD-WAN and cloud-first WAN edge services. “With more than $100… Read More ›
Nokia, China Telecom and Intel will demonstrate virtual reality gaming at Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2018, to show how a high-performance cloud with embedded intelligence can enable the delivery of extremely low-latency services to the mass market. Nokia said 5G… Read More ›
Nutanix has launched a new channel partner program, aimed at key partners focused on the mid-market. The firm’s new Velocity program includes accelerated selling processes, incentives and marketing investments for strategic, mid-market focused channel partners. As part of the program, Lenovo… Read More ›
Huawei Technologies Australia Chairman John Lord AM has used a speech delivered at the National Press Club in Canberra to try to dispell what he classed as myths around the way the Shenzhen-based firm operates, warning his audience also that… Read More ›
Vodafone Australia is poised to switch on its first new mobile site under the Victorian Government’s Regional Rail Connectivity Project (RRCP). The telco said the first site built under the RRCP agreement – located in Kilmore East, along the line… Read More ›
As Australian streaming providers of World Cup 2018 scramble to deal with technical issues, football fans seek for alternative sources, with for instance the number of subscriptions of virtual network service (VPN) Surfshark rising by 600% since the start of… Read More ›
San Jose based video services provider Ooyala has landed a deal with global entertainment, sports and news firm Turner Asia Pacific to deliver its Flex Media platform to help Turner automate tasks, simplify workflows and speed up the time to… Read More ›
The potential direct economic loss due to cybersecurity incidents for Australian businesses can hit A$29 billion per year, the equivalent of 1.9% of Australia’s GDP, according to a new Microsoft commissioned Frost & Sulivan study.
Cleveland, Ohio based power management firm Eaton has named Filip Banovac as its Australia and New Zealand Services GM.
US cloud access security broker Bitglass is continuing its drive into the Asia-Pacific region with the selection of international business tech distributor Westcon-Comstor as the company’s first value-added partner in New Zealand.
Driven by the accelerated adoption of new technologies such as software-defined networking, as well as intense competition and price erosion, the Australian data and IP market revenue is forecast to decline at a CAGR of 1.3% over the period 2017-2022,… Read More ›