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Is Scenario 6 really the best NBN choice?

The NBN Co Strategic Review proposes that Malcolm Turnbull change the network into a hodgepodge of access technologies known as Scenario 6. But will this cheaper Optimised Multi-Technology Mix look as appealing during 2014 as relative benefits are weighed and strategies revised?

January 13, 2014 by

ACCC approves Optus HFC deal

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has approved decommissioning Optus' Hybrid fibre-coaxial network, on the grounds that the competitive benefits soon won't be relevant to the NBN.

July 19, 2012 by

EMC pulls Hadoop into Greenplum analytics

EMC has wrapped Hadoop into its Greenplum analytics software to create a platform for analysing structured and unstructured data.The Greenplum Unified Analytics Platform (UAP), announced by EMC on Thursday and due for general availability in the first quarter of 2012, mixes the Greenplum database with Hadoop technology from MapR and a social network built for analytics.

December 9, 2011 by

Olympics organisers test BT unified comms

Organisers of the 2012 London Olympics are testing BT's cloud-based voice network for the event, the telco said on Wednesday.BT said it has delivered the network, based on Cisco hosted unified communications technology, to connect 25 Olympic venues.

November 9, 2011 by

Enterprises not warming up to UTM

Businesses perceive unified threat management tools to be incompetent and insufficient in addressing security threats, IT security vendor says, while pointing to lack of understanding of UTM's benefits.

November 4, 2011 by

Skills shortage risks NBN benefits: NetApp

The IT skills shortage could limit the benefits flowing from Australia's National Broadband Network (NBN), according to Peter O'Connor, storage vendor NetApp's vice president for Australia/New Zealand and ASEAN.

July 26, 2011

More on MPS vs. MDS

With customer pressure to deliver continuous, quantifiable benefits to print and imaging processes, MPS providers and their office product channel partners will need to expand from print device management to also focus on automating document processes and workflows. This means document capture services will play an increasingly important role in MPS by providing front-office document scanning and workflow capabilities from network multifunction devices.

May 30, 2011

Selling the NBN dream

A little over a week ago Fairfax and News Ltd each ran a story about a collection of prominent Australians who would sell the benefits of the National Broadband Network to the Australian population.

May 4, 2011 by

Cisco details green datacentre

Cisco has unveiled a new, environmentally-conscious datacentre, designed to demonstrate the value of having a homogenised network hardware stack.The Allen, Texas-based facility, announced on Friday, uses Cisco's Unified Fabric, Unified Computing and Unified Networking services hardware to create a homogenous network backbone.

April 18, 2011 by

Free broadband will help the NBN's case

Some of the major benefits to society from a ubiquitous broadband network will come from government services, including health and education. That means access to these services needs to be free, so everyone is able to make use of the channel, displacing other, more costly, ways of interacting.

October 27, 2010 by

Why can't Labor sell the NBN's benefits?

The National Broadband Network (NBN) is Australia's biggest-ever infrastructure project, we're told. So you'd think the government could do a better job of selling its benefits than TV advertising containing little more than vague generalities and Communications Minister Stephen Conroy's magic smart dishwasher.

October 24, 2010

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