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Moxa EDS-405A/and EDS-408A-PN ethernet switches

27 January, 2013

The Moxa EDS-405A/and EDS-408A-PN from Madison Technologies are 5- and 8-port managed ethernet switches. With embedded PROFINET, the PN switches can be easily integrated into the Simatic Step 7 engineering tool. It is more convenient for automation engineers to configure through Step 7 and monitor with automation HMIs.

First areas of regional SA to receive high-speed NBN fixed wireless

23 January, 2013

The company building Australia’s National Broadband Network, NBN Co, has unveiled the local government areas where planning proposals will be lodged to deliver high-speed fixed wireless broadband.

Management solution for embedded applications

21 January, 2013

Backplane Systems Technology has announced the release of ACECS (Avalue Cloud Enabled Convoy Service) software which provides convenient management solutions for embedded applications. It enables users to remotely control configurations, monitoring and automatic alerts by email or SMS, providing system maintenance backup and recovery if needed.

Adlink USB-7230/7250 isolated USB digital I/O modules

14 January, 2013

Adlink Technology has released its USB-7230 and USB-7250 isolated USB digital I/O modules, enriching its DAQ/DIO product line with USB form factor. Suitable for I/O expansion or portable applications, both models present an alternative evolution base to Adlink’s PCI-7230/7250 and LPCIe-7230/7250.

Schneider Electric StruxureWare Data Centre Operation v7.2 Data Centre Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software

10 January, 2013

The StruxureWare Data Centre Operation v7.2 Data Centre Infrastructure Management (DCIM) software identifies underutilised servers, enabling the optimisation of IT equipment within the data centre.

Avaya network upgrade helps Sydney Adventist Hospital move to electronic health records

08 January, 2013

Sydney Adventist Hospital (SAH) has upgraded its network to support growth and deliver around-the-clock connectivity to doctors and other staff. The hospital deployed Avaya Ethernet Routing switches across the hospital and is also upgrading to Virtual Services Platform 9000 core switches, to provide the backbone of the network for the next decade.

Nextragen Trace series IP-based voice, video and IPTV test solutions

01 January, 2013

Nextragen specialises in the development of testing, monitoring and analysing software solutions to measure and ensure quality in next-generation networks.

Comment invited on Teltra’s ‘pull through’ process

20 December, 2012

The ACCC is inviting comment on a discussion paper relating to Telstra’s migration plan that involves what is known as the ‘pull through’ process. Telstra says it may need to use this process to connect some premises to the NBN.

NBN goes west

28 November, 2012

Broken Hill, in the far west of New South Wales, has been selected as the location for an NBN satellite ground station that will play a crucial role in providing Australians in isolated areas with access to fast broadband.

IEEE1588 clarified by sync experts

20 November, 2012 by Oscilloquartz

Over the last few years, telecom operators have started to introduce packet based networks and thus two letters became the most pronounced ones: ‘I’ and ‘P’. This being said, the migration to a packed based technology invariable comes with a lot of interrogations and changes. Our company Oscilloquartz had to adapt our offering and services to propose new tailored solutions for our customers.

Nutanix Complete Cluster turnkey platform

23 October, 2012

Nutanix’s Complete Cluster turnkey platform employs VMware’s core virtualisation technology and Fusion-io flash for cost-effective virtualised Hadoop deployments that demand high IO performance and rapid capacity expansion without the need for a SAN or NAS.

Fluke Networks Optiview XG tablet

18 October, 2012

Visualisation capability on Fluke Networks OptiView XG Tablet gives network engineers an instant view, reducing troubleshooting time.

Spirent Communications VDI testing suite

21 September, 2012

Spirent Communications now offers enterprise IT managers and network system developers the ability to validate at scale the performance and security of their advanced network virtualisation and virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployments.

VSS Monitoring network packet broker appliances

19 September, 2012

VSS Monitoring has introduced a suite of NPB appliances and software capabilities which are claimed to deliver the industry’s only fabric-system approach for enhancing global visibility and operational performance for network monitoring and security systems.

Virtualisation - a critical solution demanding critical testing

01 August, 2012 by Daryl Cornelius, Director Enterprise, Spirent Communications EMEA

The complexity of combined business IT systems has lead to a proliferation of hardware installations. When adding a major new software system, the safest option has often been to install it on its own dedicated server, rather than risk unforeseen problems from resource conflict or software compatibility with other software systems. Thus data centres evolved with ever increasing numbers of servers, many running at as little as 5 to 10% capacity, contributing to the fact that IT power consumption already has a larger carbon footprint than the airline industry.

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