Businesses need security tools that are integrated, coordinated, and able to communicate with each other across the network to provide unified "context-aware" protection, says Sophos CTO.
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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?
Telstra has acquired unified communications company NSC to boost its cloud, managed network, security services, and afford it with more contact centre resources.
Why act when you can react? The social network benefits from its incumbency.
Software-defined networking promises to deliver enormous benefits, from reduced costs to more efficient network operations. Here’s why SDN belongs on your network roadmap.
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.
Ariba Network plus Dynamic Discounting give startup Mediafly cash flow benefits, help in managing capital
We feel that this Ariba Discovery concept is extremely valuable to us as a small organization, as we look to scale as a lead generation opportunity and ultimately, as we’re transacting business.
Preconfigured wireless connectivity in devices such as Amazon Kindle simplifies customers' purchasing decisions and can lead to increased sales for service providers, analyst says.
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.
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.
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.
Personal cloud gives users benefits of ease and convenience, but lack of interoperability, security and potential high network access costs can drag adoption down, note analysts.
The world is still waiting for a Facebook iPad app, but Facebook's head of mobile products discusses a recent acquisition is helping the social network deploy a unified experience on a larger scale.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The converged networking architecture, which goes up against Cisco's Unified Fabric, uses a single network layer to drive down latency and get the most out of hardware
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.
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.
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