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11 Dec: The importance of the humble patch lead

By 2003, 4 exabytes of data had been generated worldwide. This volume of data is now generated every two days… The 2012 Winter Olympics in Sochi generated more data than all previous Olympics combined. Year on year we generate more and more data in shorter periods of time. With the rise in video this trend will only continue and IoT will add vast amounts of data to that. The effects of these developments on the world…

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10 Dec: Ubiquiti UniFi USW-Flex switch

Build and expand your network with the UniFi USW-Flex. The USW-Flex is a configurable Layer 2 Gigabit switch with auto-sensing 802.3af PoE. It offers five RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet ports – 1 input that supports 802.3bt PoE++ and 4 outputs that supply up to 15.4W per port to your devices. Switching Performance The USW-Flex offers the forwarding capacity to simultaneously process traffic on all ports at line rate without any packet loss. PoE Flexibility The USW-Flex…

UniFi Switch Gen 2

26 Nov: New Product: Ubiquiti UniFi Switch Gen 2

Ubiquiti have announce the Unifi Switch Gen 2 which have been redesigned and offer a number of important enhancements: They are considerably quieter than the Gen 1 switches     With powerful hardware and software they offer a variety of features including 10G SFP+ ports, PoE+ or PoE++ and Layer 3 switching in the future. Redundant Smart Power Touch screen that can be synchronised across a switch stack. Information displayed includes: System information Errors Warnings…

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25 Nov: End of Life: Plantronics/Poly CS500 series

The CS510, CS520 and CS530 products have reached end of life. The last order date will be May 15, 2020, and the last ship date will be July 15, 2020, or while supplies last. For replacement products, see the chart below. Note that not all of the headsets listed are available in Australia. Part Number Model Description Replaced By Replacement Part Number Replacement Model Description 84691-01 CS510, OTH, MON, DECT 6.0, NA ➜ 213010-01 Savi…

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21 Nov: Carrier embargo 2019/2020

As we approach the end of 2019, it’s time to issue a reminder that between Monday the 16th of December 2019 and Sunday the 12th of January 2020, there is an embargo on all network changes so only essential maintenance will be done – no Moves Adds or Changes and no Local Number Porting. Due to the changes required by NBN and the ISDN shutdown, Telstra are swamped with Local Number Porting requests so any…