Social media outage caused global disruption

Facebook disruption hurt Instagram and WhatsApp business users. Facebook has issued an apology for a global outage on the 4th of October 2021, that caused disruption to all the people and businesses around the world who depend on the social media site.  Santosh Janardhan VP Infrastructure at Facebook issued the statement offering apologies for “the…

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Australian service provider passes 200 government cleared security staff

Security accreditations governed by the Department of Defence. Macquarie Telecom Group stated it has surpassed 200 government-cleared security staff, with plans to continue to grow that number, as it continues to invest in local skills and capability to protect Australia’s sensitive government and citizen data. Surpassing 200 security-cleared staff is…

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NSW DCJ signs A$7M cybersecurity deal

Conduct in-depth threat hunts to continuously validate the secure nature of the environment. The NSW Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) has signed deal to tightly integrated solution delivering a fully managed Security Monitoring Service, (Security Operations Centre (SOC) and Managed Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)) that offers real-time…

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Australia’s Defence Minister officially unveiled Intellicentre 5 Bunker datacentre

The unveiling follows Macquarie being listed this month as a Certified Strategic data centre providers by the Australian Government. Australia’s Minister for Defence, The Hon. Peter Dutton MP, today officially unveiled Macquarie Data Centres’ Intellicentre 5 Bunker (IC5), highlighting it as critical infrastructure supporting Australia’s data sovereignty, national cyber security…

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Supagas overhauls complicated and outdated technology

Complicated and outdated network, due to acquisition and growth. Australian supplier of LPG, industrial, medical, speciality and helium gases in Australia, Supagas has chosen Macquarie Telecom to provide it with provide VoIP, SD-WAN, nbn, mobile and data centre services to help accelerate the company’s cloud migration. Supagas has grown significantly…

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