Largest submarine network connecting Australasia to the US

Southern Cross and Ciena achieve world’s longest single-span submarine service Southern Cross Cables Limited today announced the launch of its Southern Cross NEXT (“NEXT”) cable, along with the implementation and testing of 400GbE services across the 15,840km network. In what is believed to be another world first for the longest…

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Macquarie deal to pioneer CO2 data centre tech in Australia

The cooling tech that can cut data centre CO2 emissions by 45% is used in Australia. Macquarie Data Centres, part of Macquarie Telecom Group, has signed a multi-year deal with ResetData, an Australian-first provider using Submer data centre technology. The partnership will see Submer cooling technology used in Australia for…

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Human leadership as the next evolution of leadership

Only 29 per cent of employees believe their leader exhibits human leadership. A survey of more than 230 HR leaders revealed that 90 per cent believe that to succeed in today’s work environment, leaders must focus on the human aspects of leadership. Yet, another Gartner survey of nearly 3,400 employees, also conducted…

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45 per cent of people haven’t felt happy for more than two years

88 per cent of people are looking for new experiences to make them smile and laugh. People want brands to make them smile and laugh, but business leaders fear using humour in customer interactions according to a new research report from Oracle Fusion Cloud Customer Experience (CX) and Gretchen Rubin, five-time New York…

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Hyperscalers need to better communicate their impressive ESG potential

The leading data and analytics company note that hyperscalers are very aware of their capabilities. Hyperscalers are actively engaging with ESG, and this offers impressive benefits to customers, according to GlobalData, which found potential environmental and commercial benefits ranging from customer energy savings of 20 per cent or more, to…

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Sime Darby Motors partners with Syncron

Malaysian auto distributor to exceed customer expectations. Sime Darby Motors Malaysia has teamed up with Syncron to optimize service parts inventory and to accelerate the digitalization of spare parts processes for its Ford and Hyundai branches. Syncron Inventory™ eliminates the need to manage aftermarket parts inventory using a manual Suggested Order…

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Protecting patient data with Rubrik

Iconic Australian health service ensures 24/7 operations and rapid ransomware recovery. Rubrik, the Zero Trust Data Security Company, today announced it has helped the Royal Flying Doctors Service Queensland (RFDSQ) protect business-critical data and minimise the risk of ransomware attacks against the organisation. Now, Rubrik gives RFDSQ cyber resiliency and ensures business continuity so that the health service can continue saving lives across the state. Covering more than 1.7 million…

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Australia and New Zealand broadband networks deliver similar download speeds

Upload speeds on both the 100/20 and Ultrafast speed tiers were also higher in New Zealand. New Zealand and Australian consumers on fibre to the premises connections receive very similar download speeds. The report also shows New Zealand has more consistent performance during the evening hours, but Australian consumers on…

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