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How secure is your smart home?

13 April, 2020 by Amy Steed

Smart home technology has undergone a recent surge in popularity, with the average Australian household now containing 18.9 IoT-connected devices.

New emergency communications system for Los Angeles

18 February, 2016

The emergency services agencies in Los Angeles will now be able to communicate directly with each other thanks to a new emergency data communications system.

OSA 5410 Series synchronisation distribution and assurance devices

29 October, 2014

The OSA 5410 Series is a family of compact and cost-effective synchronisation distribution and assurance devices that utilise Syncjack on any network. Following a toolbox approach, the members of the OSA 5410 series can be used in a variety of network synchronisation applications including IEEE 1588v2 Access Grandmaster, Boundary and Slave Clock, GNSS receiver and Primary Reference Time Clock (PRTC), synchronisation signal conversion and sync probe applications.

BCI Australia construction information mobile app

25 February, 2014

BCI Australia has released its construction information mobile app that delivers project leads directly to an iPhone or iPad.

High-tech aged care

24 January, 2013

Bethsalem Care is an aged care facility serving the Christadelphian community of Adelaide. For almost 60 years they have provided care and hostel-style accommodation for church members and the wider community. Around 10 years ago, the board realised the nature of aged care was changing. Not only was demand increasing, but the community wanted assurance of a graceful transition from retirement to full-time care.

Sennheiser DW Office single-sided DECT headset

03 December, 2012

DW Office is a single-sided DECT headset that enables calls to be made in high definition for voice clarity. It uses ActiveGard technology to protect hearing and the headset can be connected to both desk phone and softphone.

Cabling the cloud

13 October, 2012

In its simplest sense, the ‘cloud’ in the context of ‘cloud computing’ can be viewed as a alternative term for the internet. In the perfect vision of a cloud-based world, the size, power and location of network devices is not a concern for the user. Once the user has plugged into the cloud, the transmission, receiving and storing of data takes place without any concern for the mechanics of how this happens. This concept has long been accepted in the consumer world, but now cloud service providers are applying a similar philosophy to the business world.

Spirent TestCenter C1

29 April, 2012

Spirent TestCenter C1 incorporates a Layer 2 through Layer 7 router, switch and application optimisation and security device test solutions in a portable form factor. With support for two line-rate 10 G test ports and the suite of Spirent test solutions, it is suitable for users looking for a professional, converged test tool instead of relying on multiple open source utilities or ad hoc testing methods.

Opnet APM Xpert application performance management suite

10 November, 2011 by

The Opnet APM Xpert application performance management suite is said to accelerate problem resolution, enable problem prevention and improve the efficiency of both IT infrastructure and IT staff resources.

Spirent HyperMetrics mX modules

09 November, 2011

The Spirent HyperMetrics mX modules address 4G network challenges of mobility, application performance, interoperability and mobile backhaul.

Flir E60 InfraRed Camera

28 October, 2011 by

Available to rent, the Flir E60 InfraRed Camera is a user-friendly thermal image camera. Featuring a 3.1 megapixel digital camera with 76,800 pixels (320 x 240) resolution and 60 Hz refresh rate, it is suitable for locating issues with electrical equipment, identifying faults in circuits and aiding in research and development or predictive maintenance identification.

Chunghwa Telecom selects Spirent for cloud security testing

04 August, 2011 by

Chunghwa Telecom Laboratories (CHTTL), the research and development arm of Chunghwa Telecom in Taiwan, has chosen solutions from Spirent Communications to help validate the security of its cloud computing centres.

Reducing 4G/LTE testing time with trial acceleration

01 August, 2011

The GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association) recently published an update to its Evolution to LTE report. The findings: more than 200 operators are investing in LTE, with 154 LTE network deployments in progress or planned in 60 countries, including 20 networks which have commercially launched. A further 54 operators in 20 additional countries, according to the GSA, are engaged in LTE technology pilot trials or tests ahead of formal commitments to deploy commercial networks.

Why test your new cloud? Ten things you need to know

04 March, 2011

With the promise of a robust and broad range of next-generation networking offerings, the awareness of cloud computing’s advantages is widely acknowledged.

Cloud computing testing for Taiwanese operator’s R&D Lab

15 October, 2010

Chunghwa Telecom Telecommunication Laboratories (CHTTL), the research and development arm of Chungwa Telecom, has selected Spirent to validate the performance, availability, security and scalability (PASS) of cloud computing environments. CHTTL will use Spirent’s expertise in cloud computing testing to enable Chunghwa Telecom to become Taiwan’s largest cloud computing and data centre provider.

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