Vocus Communications (ASX: VOC) has announced that its second Melbourne data centre (MEL 2) will go live in September 2013.
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Australia and New Zealand pet products company, Masterpet, has reduced nightly data replication exchanges between Wellington and Sydney from 40 minutes down to 22 since the introduction of data acceleration software.
Ninemsn owner Mi9 has plans to shift more of its news sites into the cloud as consumer demand for digital content grows.
Australia’s dependence on the Internet has made it a target for a significant volume of Web threats, according to a new Deakin University report.
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic students in New Zealand no longer complain about network speeds or downtime since the introduction of new switches.
New Zealand auction website, Trade Me, has reduced the time it takes to replicate data between its Wellington and Auckland data centres by 90 per cent since deploying data acceleration software.
A House of Representatives committee has urged parliament to begin a far reaching inquiry into cyber safety, cultural, policy and literacy issues for Indigenous Australians.
A standing committee has urged the Senate to pass the Privacy Amendments (Privacy Alerts) Bill 2013, stating that mandatory data breach notifications would benefit both Australian consumers and industry stakeholders.
The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) has thrown its support behind mandatory data breach notification, saying it would lead to better security of private and financial information.
The Communications Alliance has joined the Association for Data-driven Marketing and Advertising (ADMA) in criticising the federal government’s proposed mandatory data breach notification law, saying that the legislation will come at a cost to industry and that there was not enough consultation.
Advancements in mobility, cloud computing and security are moving so fast that IT departments are struggling to keep up, according to a new IBM report.
Scammers continue to take Australians for a ride with losses of A$93.4 million reported to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) last year.
Thirty-nine per cent out of 100 Australian data centre employees surveyed by Campos Research & Analysis indicated that they were not measuring power usage in their facility.
Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus has asked the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) to conduct an inquiry into privacy protection.
Qantas customers were unable to book flights online last night and this morning after the company’s website suffered a server outage.