Data networking and communications

OM5 — hype or the future of multimode?

13 March, 2018 by Clive Hogg, Technical Manager, Corning Optical Communications | Supplied by: Corning Optical Communications P/L

OM5 multimode fibre (MMF) was introduced with fanfare in 2016, but to date has seen very few deployments.

Rise of the machines

12 February, 2018 by Gavin Milton-White, Vice President Enterprise, Asia Pacific, CommScope* | Supplied by: CommScope Solutions Australia Pty Ltd

Asia Pacific is expected to have more than 8 billion connected devices by 2020. These devices will keep running with the help of billions of machines around the world. These machines will need to run 24/7 to keep up with demand.

Vocus to add 8 TBps capacity ahead of ASC

23 January, 2018 by

Vocus Communications is upgrading its domestic infrastructure to support the early customer demand for Australia Singapore Cable (ASC).

Google to build three new subsea cables

18 January, 2018 by

Google is expanding its global infrastructure by adding three new submarine cables and five new regions.

The infrastructure debacle that keeps getting worse

17 January, 2018 by Mark Gregory*

The government's plan for the nbn is a mess and recent events provide an insight into why the Prime Minister should heed the calls for change.

Warren & Brown Technologies 600 x 100 mm (24 x 4″) ducting raceway system

19 December, 2017 by | Supplied by: Warren & Brown Technologies

Warren & Brown Technologies' 600 x 100 mm (24 x 4″) ducting raceway system provides maximum capacity for routing and protecting optical fibre patch cords.

igus Honeycomb strain relief system

24 November, 2017 by | Supplied by: Treotham Automation Pty Ltd

The Honeycomb universal strain relief system saves engineering and assembly time while keeping cables and hoses safe in motion.

FITEL S179 Core Alignment Fusion Splicer and Cleaver

01 November, 2017 by | Supplied by: TechRentals

The FITEL S179 is a handheld, high-performance core alignment fusion splicer that delivers rapid splicing (6 s) and heating (9 s) with consistent results.

Delta InfraSuite Device Master data centre facility monitoring software

26 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: Delta Energy Systems

The Delta InfraSuite Device Master data centre facility monitoring software enables real-time management and monitoring of critical data centre equipment such as uninterruptible power systems (UPSs), cooling systems and environment control systems.

Schneider Electric brings big data and IoT to data centres

24 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric is bringing big data and IoT to data centres with its data centre management as a service architecture EcoStruxure IT.

Pier DC opens new facility in WA

23 October, 2017 by

Data centre operator Pier DC has opened a new Tier III-certified facility in Canning Vale, Perth.

Lost data leads to payment delays for installers

11 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: IDEAL INDUSTRIES (AUST) Pty Ltd

Poor test data sharing processes are resulting in lost test results, delayed job completions and cash flow problems, according to manufacturer of portable network and cable certification and testing equipment IDEAL Networks.

ABB TRIO-50.0 transformerless inverter

05 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

The ABB TRIO-50.0 transformerless inverter combines the performance and price advantage of a central inverter, with the flexibility and ease of installation of a string inverter.

Managing airflow in a data centre

18 September, 2017 by John Jakovcevic* | Supplied by: STULZ Australia Pty Ltd

With soaring wholesale prices pushing up electricity bills, it's more important than ever for businesses to assess energy usage and operational effectiveness.

Phoenix Contact PTFIX distribution blocks

14 September, 2017 by | Supplied by: Phoenix Contact Pty Ltd

The Phoenix Contact PTFIX distribution blocks with push-in connection technology help technicians save time as no tools are required to connect.

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