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Be Broadband finally puts network switch-over back on track

Be Broadband has unveiled a new starting date for the migration of customers from the older broadband infrastructure it rents from BT to its own, new core network.The move will boost bandwidth for the O2-owned operator, and it will also help Be move to IPv6 — it will, however, also mean changing customers' static IP addresses.

June 13, 2012 by

Finance dept to proof network for outages

The Department of Finance and Deregulation will upgrade its IT data infrastructure network to remove points of failure as well as enable the the introduction within three years of new technologies such as Voice over IP (VoIP) and wireless networking.

June 16, 2010 by

Productivity Commission flags VoIP plans

Australia's Productivity Commission is the latest government agency to signal it will migrate at least some of its telephony infrastructure to a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) solution. The commission this week called for vendors to pitch for work replacing legacy TDM PABX telephony systems with Internet Protocol (IP) alternatives.

December 5, 2006 by

Abacus International

After four years and spending 1 percent of its yearly revenue on the project, Abacus International finally has a new and efficient network.The new TCP/IP network infrastructure replaces legacy systems which, up until 2005, had been in use since the 1960s. The older network was unable to keep up with the increase in business transactions and higher demand for bandwidth.With the new upgraded network, Abacus is now able to cost-effectively roll out new applications that benefit its customers.

July 5, 2006 by

Optus keen on Juniper kit

in brief SingTel subsidiary Optus has started deploying routing hardware from Juniper as part of an ongoing initiative to converge its infrastructure into a single, Internet Protocol (IP)-based network.Optus has picked Juniper's M320 multiservice routing platform, the carrier's networks managing director Bill Hope said in a statement issued by Juniper yesterday, "after an extensive evaluation," for its reliability, scalability and performance.

May 31, 2006 by

Wi-Fi VoIP a mobile phone killer for Edith Cowan

Perth's Edith Cowan University (ECU) will seek to use its new mesh wireless network to cut down its fleet of mobile phones by replacing them with wireless handsets enabled for Voice over IP (VoIP). Steve Johnston The university's information technology (IT) infrastructure manager Steve Johnston told a Sydney conference yesterday the move could save ECU a significant amount of money.

February 28, 2006 by

Commander set for IP telephony

Upgrading its core national network to interconnect with ADSL infrastructure is a priority for corporate comms specialist Commander as it moves toward an Internet Protocol-based (IP) telephony platform.In addition, the company is consolidating previously disparate customer relationship management systems into one system based on Microsoft's CRM package.

August 29, 2005 by

Vonage's Citron sure has a point about E911 access standards

Advanced IP Pipeline's just posted a provocative interview with Vonage CEO Jeff Citron.In it, he expresses strong reservations that even if the FCC dictates that telcos offer 911 infrastructure access to VoIP providers, such uniform standards would likely not be in place all that quickly.

May 11, 2005 by

Wireless LAN integrated circuits to generate $2.1 bln in 2008

As businesses and consumers have sought to wirelessly network PCs and other peripherals without the cost and complexity of installing and managing a cable infrastructure, the Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) IC market has grown rapidly over the past four years, reports In-Stat/MDR. The high-tech market research firm believes that through 2008, Consumer Electronics (CE) and Wi-Fi IP telephony will both represent significant market opportunities for Wi-Fi, and, by extension, WLAN ICs.

October 18, 2004 by

Telstra buys UK managed services firm

Telstra has extended its ICT services portfolio with the AU$127 million acquisition of PSINet UK, a provider of e-business infrastructure and corporate IP-based communication services.The telecommunications heavyweight said the acquisition would allow it to deliver ICT services to multinational companies operating between Australia and the United Kingdom.

August 24, 2004 by

Optus offers IP storage solution

Optus' answer in eliminating the need for costly deployment of new networking infrastructure is the EXPAN IP Storage, a fully managed, online data storage solution for IP users in the SME and large corporate sectors."This is ideal for companies with an IP infrastructure requiring a networked repository.

March 24, 2004 by

Paving the way for a converged network

Provided byanalysis Enterprises continue to plan and evaluate the convergence of corporate communications over the IP infrastructure. IT organisations must pay close attention to the readiness of the underlying network infrastructure to ensure the highest level of availability and best possible end-user experience.

March 16, 2004 by

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