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More tips to Green your data centre

With energy consumption by IT growing, CIOs should take steps to green their data centres, according to Schneider Electric. The Australian carbon tax, effective July 1, puts additional pressure on businesses to increase efficiency.

Written by Adam Bender22 June 12 13:48

Gradual increase in IPv6 traffic seen in June

IPv6 traffic didn’t spike on World IPv6 Day, but did see a gradual and significant increase starting two weeks before the actual day, 6 June, according to Arbor Networks. Internet Protocol version 6 traffic grew from 0.06 per cent to 0.15 per cent in that period, it said.

Written by Adam Bender21 June 12 15:57

Mobile, social disrupt financial sector

Mobile payments and social media are forcing banks to change business practices or die, financial officials and technology consultants said at a Sydney conference hosted by Asia-Pacific Banking + Finance.

Written by Adam Bender20 June 12 13:44

Digital Dividend auction set for April 2013

The Digital Dividend auction for spectrum highly sought by Australian wireless carriers will occur in April 2013, said Senator Stephen Conroy, minister for broadband, communications and the digital economy. The auction will determine who gets Australia’s 700MHz and 2.5GHz spectrum after TV broadcasters shut off analog broadcasts at the end of 2014.

Written by Adam Bender19 June 12 15:08

Curtin University acting CIO talks wireless upgrade, BYOD

Curtin University seeks to harness the power of portable devices without overwhelming its wireless network, according to the university’s acting chief information officer, Ian Hill.

Written by Adam Bender19 June 12 11:54

Digital Dividend announcement may be ‘imminent’

An announcement on timing of the Digital Dividend spectrum auction is expected early next week, said Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association CEO, Chris Althaus. The auction will reallocate Australia’s 700MHz and 2.5GHz spectrum.

Written by Adam Bender15 June 12 14:26

IBM signs up for Tasmanian data project

IBM has joined Tasmania’s $42 million data project, SenseT, with National ICT Australia and Aurora Energy also joining the project.

Written by Adam Bender15 June 12 11:17

Telstra trial detects 5.4 per cent botnet infection rate

Telstra has successfully trialed using DNS poisoning to prevent botnets on the BigPond network, Telstra principal domain expert, Barrie Hall, said at an [[artnid: 427605|Internet Industry Association event to review iCode]]. The company detected an alarming number of infections, he said.

Written by Adam Bender14 June 12 15:05

IIA plans amendments to iCode by late September

The Internet industry seeks to update its voluntary cybersecurity best practices, iCode, to better reflect technological trends and also improve education and messaging to Internet users, industry officials said at an Internet Industry Association (IIA) event in Sydney.

Written by Adam Bender14 June 12 14:10

Analyst: NBN Co data usage prediction doesn't consider price

Cisco data about future Internet usage cited by NBN Co to justify its national broadband build fails to consider the impact of price, said Intelligent Business Research Services (IBRS) analyst, Guy Cranswick.

Written by Adam Bender13 June 12 13:53