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Smart Cities Council A/NZ releases new development code
The new standard of practice is designed to ensure smart cities are built in ways that are sustainable and deliver numerous benefits to citizens.
Hands-on review: Expand your Wi-Fi network with D-Link’s Covr-2202
The Covr-2202 Tri-Band Seamless Wi-Fi System points each have six internal antennas connected to two 866Mbps 5GHz and one 2.4GHz radios.
Netgear report shows offering tops two competitors
The Netgear sponsored Tolly Group report evaluates Insight Pro network management solution against competitors.
Frost & Sullivan - Aussie SD-WAN deployment set to explode
A survey has found that 51% of Australian enterprises plan to deploy SD-WAN in the next 12-24 months as WAN optimisation remains critical.
Ruckus and Easyweb to roll out free WiFi across NT
Once implemented, this project will help improve the ability of local businesses to advertise tours and services.
Hands-on review: ASUS Lyra Trio – Wi-fi extenders with bundled protection
The Lyra Trio sets the bar high for future products with its reception, performance, ease of use, as well as its features.
Wi-Fi is getting a new name and numbering system
The Wi-Fi Alliance says it has made the changes so that people can understand what Wi-Fi technology their device supports, and when they’re connecting to older Wi-Fi technology.
Razer's new high-performance Wi-Fi router is optimised for the gaming experience
This week Razer launched Sila, a high-performance Wi-Fi router that’s optimised for gaming, streaming, and downloading multimedia content.
D-Link launches latest Wi-Fi mesh system in A/NZ
The high-powered mesh networking solution is designed for seamless Wi-Fi coverage of small to medium spaces.
Connectivity downtime costs local business over $4,000/hour
Ruckus Networks’ State of Wi-Fi survey finds almost half of Australian organisations deal with Wi-Fi downtime up to five times per month.
Downtime a crippling issue in APAC State of Wi-Fi Study
Ruckus has released findings from its study of 1200 organizations in APAC who collectively have lost US$53m from downtime in the last 12 months.
The channel-only managed networks platform for SMBs
Netgear has released Insight Pro, a platform that leverages the cloud allowing networking resellers and services providers enhanced efficiency.
Intel adds U and Y series to 8th gen family
They are designed for maximum connectivity speeds and come with a range of upgrades to suit modern requirements.
Allied Telesis releases first WLAN hybrid solution for enterprise
The Channel Blanket hybrid wireless solution delivers multi- and single-channel WLAN capabilities simultaneously using a single access point design.
The opportunities in wifi for partners... and us all
Ruckus president Ian Whiting was surprisingly insightful when it came to the social applications of wireless technologies.
Exclusive - Ruckus ready to shake up A/NZ networking market
Ruckus is no longer just wifi and is ready to take on the incumbents. Three business leaders explain how A/NZ partners can gain from this growth.
Causing a Ruckus - The next networking Big Dog
This week, Ruckus Networks held its Big Dogs conference in Seoul showcasing new offerings and discussing the opportunities in their sights.
Ruckus’ new access point leverages .11ax for complex networks
The new offering is ready for IoT and LTE and uses the latest 802.11ax technology.
Cambium Networks launches enterprise-class outdoor Wi-Fi access point
High capacity outdoor Wi-Fi deployments must withstand challenging outdoor environments, such as high winds, rain, and extreme temperature ranges.
Chorus to expand Wi-Fi trials following Christchurch success
Chorus and N4L announced they are expanding a trial that uses Chorus network infrastructure to bring free internet into the homes of students.
Dimension Data and Cisco take anti-poaching tech into Africa
The expansion follows a successful pilot in South Africa which reduced rhino poaching incidents by 96%.
D-Link launches new Wi-Fi range extender
The AC2600 Wi-Fi Range Extender includes four external antennas and amplifiers designed to optimise coverage and maximise range.
Hands-on review: This Wi-Fi router is both aesthetic and effective
The Blue Cave is a dual-band wireless router which claims to provide superior Wi-Fi coverage with a Smart Home friendly look.
Chorus and Spark comment on the impact of last night’s storm
The majority of weather issues have been caused by power outages.