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  • The CIO who became an ‘accidental activist’

    Jo Stewart-Rattray is no stranger to isolation - as a child growing up in a rural area, and as the only woman in a boardroom or a client meeting.

    Written by Divina Paredes28 June 19 10:30
  • In depth: What SDN is and where it’s going

    Software-defined networking (SDN) established a foothold in cloud computing, intent-based networking, and network security, with Cisco, VMware, Juniper and others leading the charge

    Written by Michael Cooney17 April 19 19:20
  • Second private equity firm circles Vocus

    Vocus is the subject of a second acquisition bid, with the telco revealing this morning that Asian private equity firm Affinity Equity Partners had lodged a preliminary takeover offer.

    Written by Rohan Pearce11 July 17 10:47
  • Facebook's 100-gigabit switch design is out in the open

    Facebook’s 100-gigabit switch design has been accepted by the Open Compute Project, a step that should help to foster an open ecosystem of hardware and software on high-speed networking gear.

    Written by Stephen Lawson19 Oct. 16 10:29
  • Queenstown now fully-fibred

    The government has announced completion of the Ultra-Fast Broadband fibre to the premises network in Queenstown.

    Written by Stuart Corner29 July 16 12:10
  • Here's what the new Intel will look like

    The PC market has been in trouble for ages, but last year took the biscuit. Shipments dropped below 300 million for the first time since 2008, and IDC declared it the worst year in history. That explains a lot about what happened at Intel this week.

    Written by Agam Shah21 April 16 10:45
  • Korea's working on a cool combination: 5G and the Winter Olympics

    South Korean carrier KT has said it wants to launch the first 5G network at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. On Thursday, KT announced a successful trial of one potential 5G technology in that mountain resort region.

    Written by Stephen Lawson08 April 16 08:43
  • The LED revolution is here

    Huawei is getting into networked streetlamps with a system that will let third-party developers add other smart-city capabilities.

    Written by Stephen Lawson17 March 16 12:53
  • AMD ships delayed ARM server chips to a cautious market

    AMD wants to counter concerns that system administrators may have about placing ARM servers in data centers with its new chips code-named Seattle, which are now shipping in volume after a long delay.

    Written by Agam Shah14 Jan. 16 17:01