Data networking and communications > Data network systems

Building for the future

05 September, 2016

Canberra Data Centres (CDC) was formed in 2007 with the purpose of being a trusted partner for data centre services. CDC currently operates three data centres, each of which is custom-designed and built to provide the utmost functionality, security and reliability, with a focus on environmental concerns.

Data developments

26 August, 2016

A team of Dutch scientists has made a major breakthrough in rewritable memory storage, developing a one-kilobyte device with an information density they say is two to three orders of magnitude beyond current hard disk and flash technology, according to research published in Nature Nanotechnology.

New telecoms architecture

25 August, 2016

A new project from the EU promises to improve telecommunications technology through the delivery of higher bit rates, resulting in lower-cost, faster access.

The cost of network pressure

02 August, 2016 by Luke Mackinnon, Chief Technology Officer

Enterprises in all sectors are becoming technology businesses in their own right. IT infrastructure now not only supports operations, but also increasingly drives customer interactions and overall business success.

Cabling planning guide for intelligent buildings released

02 August, 2016

Network infrastructure specialist Siemon has released a new guide to assist infrastructure architects design flexible zone cabling solutions for use in intelligent buildings.

nbn second satellite launch date announced

28 July, 2016

nbn's new satellite, Sky Muster II, will blast off 5 October this year from the French Guiana Space Centre in South America. The company says it weights 6.400 kg, making it one of the world's largest communication satellites, and it is set to orbit 36,000 km into the sky.

NBN: will we ever get there?

26 July, 2016 by Dannielle Furness

In the history of our fine country, has there ever been a more maligned infrastructure project than the NBN?

Smart Cities Council ANZ launched

20 July, 2016

Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand has been launched, with a goal to make cities livable, workable and sustainable.

How small cell systems deliver on big wireless traffic demands

07 July, 2016

With wireless network traffic growth booming, carriers are increasingly dependent on small cells to deliver on increased demand. They improve network capacity, geographic coverage and spectrum efficiency, and allow mobile equipment to communicate at lower RF power levels (extending user per-charge operating time).

Global Switch secures subsea project

15 June, 2016

The Trident Subsea Cable telecommunications infrastructure project, which will provide high-speed, high-capacity connectivity between Australia and Asia, will locate Points of Presence (PoPs) at Global Switch's data centres in Sydney and Singapore, when the Asian region cable network is built.

Smart Cities plan to support public lighting policy

02 June, 2016

The Australian Government has announced a multimillion-dollar plan to assist in the creation of smart, interconnected cities across the country.

NetComm Wireless NF17ACV gateway

20 April, 2016

NetComm Wireless has introduced the NF17ACV VDSL/ADSL Wireless AC1600 Gigabit Gateway, designed to deliver a faster wireless experience on Australia's nbn and New Zealand's Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) fibre networks.

Smart cities webinar: 4G LTE & infrastructure

14 April, 2016

Among all the talk of 'smart cities', how are cities actually using available cellular technology to enable this intelligence? Find out by sitting in on a Digi International-hosted webinar Thursday, 21 April.

Telstra deal prompts questions

13 April, 2016

Earlier this week Telstra announced a $1.6 billion deal with nbn co, which quickly drew the attention of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). The deal would see Telstra providing planning, design, construction and construction management within the existing Telstra Hybrid Fibre-Coaxial (HFC) footprint, according to the media release.

Panasonic and Boeing unite

04 April, 2016

Panasonic Corporation has announced that Panasonic Avionics (a division that supplies in-flight entertainment and communications) has been selected to provide the Cabin Services System (CSS) on the new family of Boeing 777X aircraft. The company currently supplies CSS on all Boeing 787 Dreamliners and 747-8 Intercontinental aircraft.

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