The ISP is overhauling its 'core' network to increase resiliency and bandwidth, and to prepare itself for the switch to IPv6
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Britons are connected to the internet at an average speed of 4Mbps, compared with 14Mbps for South Koreans, according to Akamai's latest figures
Ethernet connectivity involving multiple operators could lead to businesses receiving a lower quality of service than they might expect, industry executives have said
Customers of Optus' hybrid fibre-coax (HFC) network who sign up for new home phone services are being given Voice over IP (VoIP) services rather than conventional circuit-switched land lines, the company has admitted — but prices have not been lowered in line with other commercial VoIP services.
As part of a push to unify its global network services, AT&T has announced it will be expanding its capabilities in the region -- but only in response to competitors who are already here, according to one analyst.
Leader in IP systems is moving into providing dedicated security equipment, with a camera of its own
commentary The year 2006 was one of extremes for the Australian telecommunications sector. For most of this year the nation stared ravenously at Telstra's carrot of a national fibre to the node broadband network that would finally deliver the sorts of speeds we will need for the coming wave of Internet services.
The University of Western Sydney (UWS) has remodelled its IT governance structure, with a standing committee of the university's board of trustees replacing an internal group of stakeholders. UWS IT Director Mick Houlahan told ZDNet Australia in a telephone interview this week the new model would give IT a significantly higher profile in the university's decision-making processes.
Fibre-to-the-home and IP telephony will be key parts of BT's 21st Century Network
If Indiana Jones were alive today, he'd eschew dull old archaeology for the thrills of distributed terabyte storage. At least, that's what the manufacturers would have us believe
Europe's largest fibre-optic network, carrying one-quarter of the region's IP traffic, faces shutdown amid bankruptcy and accusations of shady business practices. A ZDNet UK News Focus
Storage start-up BlueArc will use storage networking switches from Vixel within its Si7500 storage system, according to a deal the companies plan to announce Monday. The Vixel switches communicate using the high-speed Fibre Channel networking technology. Each of BlueArc's six-foot tall Si7500 cabinets can accommodate as much as 8.8 terabytes of storage and connect to the outside world using the ordinary TCP/IP (transmission control protocol/Internet protocol) networking standard. --Stephen Shankland, Special to ZDNet News
Never mind the fibre feel the IP...