The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
NBN Co’s special access undertaking (SAU) has at last been approved by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).
By Adam Bender | 13 December, 2013 12:19
The NBN Co’s 60-day strategic review of the NBN has generated a range of responses, with Shadow Minister for Communications Jason Clare saying that the Coalition government has broken its election promise to deliver 25 Mbps speeds by 2016.
By Hamish Barwick | 13 December, 2013 11:25
Cisco Systems forecast slower long-term revenue growth Thursday, citing conservative spending by its customers and uncertainty about the economy in some parts of the world.
By Stephen Lawson | 12 December, 2013 21:13
The ITU has taken a big step in the standardisation of G.fast, a broadband technology capable of achieving download speeds of up to 1Gbps over copper telephone wire.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 12 December, 2013 15:03
At least 90 per cent of Australians would get broadband speeds of about 50 Mbps by year-end 2019 under a Coalition proposal to overhaul the NBN.
By Adam Bender | 12 December, 2013 12:18
Juniper Networks in September made its software-defined network (SDN) controller known as Contrail generally available. Network World Senior Editor Ellen Messmer delves into the security strategy behind the Contrail controller in a discussion with Juniper's Senior Director of Product Management Jennifer Linn, and Chris Hoff, vice president of strategic planning in the security business unit at Juniper.
By Ellen Messmer | 11 December, 2013 19:42
About 365,000 U.S. residents have signed up for new health insurance through HealthCare.gov and other means, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced, but Republican lawmakers questioned whether millions of people would lose existing coverage by Jan. 1.
By Grant Gross | 11 December, 2013 18:50
Bob Muglia, executive vice president of Juniper Networks' software solutions division, has abruptly resigned from the company following the appointment of a new CEO.
By Jim Duffy | 11 December, 2013 17:25
Dell Software Wednesday introduced a suite of software and services for enterprise mobility management, including a "secure workspace" for mobile devices that lets enterprise IT managers separate work from data apps.
By Ellen Messmer | 11 December, 2013 15:23
Network World tested hundreds of products in 2013, but here are our top 10 tests of the year. In order to make the list, the product review had to be a comparative test of multiple products in a single category and it had to break new ground or deliver fresh insight into an important product area.
By Neal Weinberg | 11 December, 2013 11:23
The 60-day strategic review of the NBN will be released tomorrow, according to a spokesman for Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
By Adam Bender | 11 December, 2013 10:43
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission should limit the amount of spectrum that giant mobile carriers AT&T and Verizon Communications are able to buy in an auction scheduled for mid-2015, some U.S. senators said Tuesday.
By Grant Gross | 10 December, 2013 22:17
IT managers facing the task of explaining the business value of IT to the C-suite don't necessarily have an easy time of it. But eBay believes it has fixed this problem with a metric that translates IT resources into key business metrics
By Patrick Thibodeau | 10 December, 2013 20:22
Trends come and go in the technology industry but some things, such as IT system failures, bloom eternal.
By Chris Kanaracus | 10 December, 2013 14:32
At a glance, the Yellow Jacket looks like any other iPhone case, albeit a little bulkier – another of the numberless hollow exoskeletons for the most recognizable smartphone on the market. Flipping a small cover at the top of the Yellow Jacket down, however, reveals the sharp prongs of a 650,000-Volt stun gun – making the case protective in more ways than one.
By Jon Gold | 10 December, 2013 13:06
Citrix has started shipping a slimmed-down version of its GoToMeeting online meeting and video conferencing product that had been in beta testing since September.
By Juan Carlos Perez | 09 December, 2013 22:09
Qualcomm Monday announced the availability of a far-reaching proximity technology similar to what's already been deployed by Apple and other retailers to reach out to customers at store locations.
By Matt Hamblen | 09 December, 2013 17:47
The iOSphere sizzled as heated speculation and anticipation of the iPhone 6 being able to detect and recognize your face kept spirits buoyant. Though why remains a mystery.
By John Cox | 09 December, 2013 15:31
Verizon has signed an agreement to acquire EdgeCast Networks, in an effort to enhance its video delivery and Web services capabilities.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 09 December, 2013 14:26
Bringing faster broadband to Australia could disadvantage certain households and businesses if there is not sufficient education on how to take advantage of the increased speeds, according to a report by the CSIRO.
By Adam Bender | 09 December, 2013 12:25