Data networking and communications

Aligning the data centre to meet the demands of smart cities and IoT

24 April, 2018 by Robert Linsdell | Supplied by: Vertiv Co

Smart cities and the Internet of Things are front of mind lately.

$40m data centre opens in Toowoomba

19 April, 2018 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric Australia

Australia's first Tier III regional data centre has officially opened for business in Toowoomba.

Thinxtra completes NZ IoT network rollout

06 April, 2018

Thinxtra's New Zealand IoT network is now complete, with 94% of the population said to be within coverage.

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

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

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric Australia

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

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 | 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.

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