Affordability remains NBN Co’s main problem, says Budde

The NBN Co continues to have a problem with the affordability of its network, independent telecommunications consultant Paul Budde says following the company’s announced of its FY22 results on Tuesday. Budde told iTWire in response to a query that the results were not in any way a surprise. The NBN Co said its revenue had … Read more

Proven tips to run your branding campaigns on a budget

GUEST OPINION: Branding is an essential part of operating a successful business. It sets your business apart in a competitive landscape and makes your products recognizable. But small organizations often struggle with money constraints when it comes to running successful campaigns. However, you cannot skip on them if you expect to stay in the race. … Read more

Rolling out SD-WAN? Here’s how to quantify ROI & business value

How can you be sure you are getting the most ROI for your network transformation and modernization projects with SD-WAN? Test and you shall perceive. Validation is key to ensuring SD-WAN services meet your expectations of cost savings in network operation, faster deployment, efficient load balancing, and increased performance. This is also how the IT … Read more

NBN Co ups revenue 10% for FY22, but red ink remains on balance sheet

The NBN Co, the company rolling out Australia’s national broadband network, recorded $5.1 billion in revenue for the full-year 2021-22, an increase of 10% year-on-year. But the company has yet to hit profitability, with the loss for the period being $1.46 billion. This latter figure was not, expectedly, highlighted by the company in its statement … Read more

mycar Tire & Auto picks Macquarie Telecom to modernise its network

More than 270 mycar Tyre & Auto stores across Australia have Macquarie Telecom’s NBN and SD-WAN services, yielding improvements in communication and network connectivity for the tire brand. mycar says it is currently focused on expanding its national presence and building a tire and auto brand to buck the trends and expectations people have about … Read more

Reliable access to broadband, mobile, landline services in focus for ACCAN conference

Ensuring that consumers have reliable access to broadband, mobile and landline services, no matter where they live in Australia is the focus for the upcoming 2022 Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) conference under the theme Better Basics. ACCAN says the aim of this year’s conference – to be held online on September 14 – … Read more

Portworx by Pure Storage recognised as the leader in Kubernetes Storage for three consecutive years by GigaOm

COMPANY NEWS: Pure Storage and Portworx by Pure Storage identified in GigaOm Radar Reports for leadership in Enterprise Kubernetes Storage and Cloud-Native Kubernetes Data Storage Pure Storage®the IT pioneer that delivers the world’s most advanced data storage technology and services, today announced it was named the leader for the third two year in the GigaOm … Read more

Dubber Launches on NUWAVE’s iPILOT Platform for Global Integration with Microsoft Teams

COMPANY NEWS: Dubber Corporation Limited (Dubber) announced that it has signed a Foundation Partner agreement with Nuwave Communications, Inc. (NUWAVE). NUWAVE, based in Las Vegas, Nevada, is one of the fastest growing providers of Microsoft voice services in North America and a key player in the Microsoft Operator Connect calling program. Dubber Unified Conversational Recording … Read more

iTWire – Workday completes IRAP Assessment

COMPANY NEWS: Workday, Inc., a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, today announced it had completed an Information Security Registered Assessors Program (IRAP) assessment at the “PROTECTED” level, allowing Workday customers to securely process data, in compliance with the IRAP assessment guidelines. This completion assessment follows Workday’s recent appointment to the … Read more

Test if you’re prepared for hackers with breach and attack simulation

GUEST OPINION: Breach and Attack Simulation is the tool that evaluates the strength of your cybersecurity by simulating attacks against your system. As Chief Security Officer Window Snyder states, “One single vulnerability is all an attacker needs.” Unless you get targeted by hackers, how can you know whether your system has weaknesses that could be … Read more