In a move that the company claims is not in breach of the principle of net neutrality, Optus wants over-the-top companies like Netflix to pay to secure quality traffic on its network.
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While the cloud has appeared just in time to offer free (or at least cheap) and easy access to gigabytes of storage space, some people like to keep their data close to hand. Here are some of the best storage devices money can buy that will help you keep your data safe.
Palo Alto Networks, McAfee, Websense gateway systems allow malicious traffic to slip through the net
Researchers claim a number of high-profile gateway solutions do little to interrupt or prevent malicious communications.
Cisco's latest estimates of mobile network traffic predicts 10-fold growth, mainly via cloud, and mainly delivering video
Formerly just for the oil and gas industry, Tampnet is now hoping to tempt companies with a need for high performance onto its undersea fibre network.
Deploying complex, high performance applications both locally and in a cloud service provider's network can be very challenging. DivvyCloud believes that it has the solution to this problem.
As part of its FutureScape prediction series for 2015, IDC looked at the impending IoT space from a broad spectrum of angles, including network capacity, security and cloud.
International Telecommunication Union and Internet Society will jointly identify ways to build "long-term capacity" and provide advice on ways to combat spam, which accounts for 80 percent of global e-mail traffic.
The iPad Air 2's performance enhancements will appeal to those who run graphically demanding apps, although Apple's quest for thinness comes at the cost of reduced battery capacity. Last year's iPad Air remains a good option, but the Air 2 will be the power user's choice.
In addition to rolling out a private network in Queensland for emergency services during G20, Telstra will also test out prioritised traffic on its commercial 4G network.
A reader wrote in to ask about a 10Gb Ethernet network for home use. Sorry. Thunderbolt is the home network price and performance leader - not Ethernet. What happened?
The disk drive industry faces expensive technical challenges as they try to return to 40 percent capacity growth. Shingled drives could double disk density, if the performance kinks can be worked out. This firmware hack could do it.
Approval is contingent upon Telefonica selling up to 30 percent of its network capacity.
According to new research, the enterprise is ready to capitalize on the Internet of Things — but network capacity and security is scuppering adoption rates.
Cloud-based applications impose different types of stress on wide area networks that do traditional applications. Riverbed believes that SteelHead 8.6 can optimize network traffic to better meet business requirements.
Up to 100 people can now dial in at once for a video conference on cloud-based conferencing platform, Blue Jeans Network, which has upped its offering from a 25 participant capacity and introduced new record and share features.
You might be surprised to hear that while the U.S.'s average 4G speeds are among the worst in the world, the quickest you can find is from a Brazilian operator.
iiNet is investing over AU$15 million in the first half of this year in IT upgrades and improving network capacity.
Wi-fi performance in many schools is bad, so some conclude they don't have enough bandwidth. That may be true, but network management may also fix the problem.
As data usage continues to grow exponentially, IT managers will need to orchestrate multiple kinds of storage — including flash, hard disk and tape — in a way that optimises capacity, performance, cost and power consumption.
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