Networking News, Features, and Interviews

  • Huawei sues US government over 5G ban

    Huawei will challenge the constitutionality of a law being used to prevent it from providing 5G equipment to US telecommunications carriers through a ban on government use of its products and services.

    07 March 19 14:11 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Chorus profit plummets 36 per cent

    Chorus has reported net profit after tax for the six months to 31 December of $30 million, down from $47 million in the same period last year.

    26 Feb. 19 09:27 Written by Stuart Corner
  • ICANN urges adopting DNSSEC - now

    Continuing attacks on directory name services have prompted ICANN to prompt enterprise DNS uses to push their suppliers for DNSSEC services to block some of these attacks that can compromise corporate data.

    26 Feb. 19 08:57 Written by Michael Cooney
  • Cisco warns on Hyperflex security vulnerabilities

    Cisco has identified two “High” security vulnerabilities in its HyperFlex data centre package that could let attackers gain control of the system.

    22 Feb. 19 06:27 Written by Michael Cooney
  • Spark blames Southern Cross for NPAT decline

    Spark has reported a 5.6 percent decline in net profit after tax for the six months to 31 December to $153m saying this was due to a decision by Southern Cross Cable — in which it holds a 50 percent stake — to withhold paying a dividend pending potential investment in the Southern Cross Next cable.

    20 Feb. 19 12:17 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Farmers call for better rural connectivity

    Federated Farmers has dismissed the Government's pledge to create regional digital hubs in rural areas as merely "a drop in the required connectivity bucket".

    08 Feb. 19 16:59 Written by Stuart Corner
  • InternetNZ saves .NZ domain names from Flag Day failure

    InternetNZ says its work over the past six months has saved thousands of .NZ domain names from failing today, 1 February, as a result of a global change to the domain name system that came into effect today in what has been named DNS Flag Day.

    01 Feb. 19 10:11 Written by Stuart Corner
  • InternetNZ calls for boost in teleworking

    The latest research into New Zealanders' use of and attitudes to the Internet has identified an opportunity to increase the level of working from home, relieving pressure on transport infrastructure.

    01 Feb. 19 10:10 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Cisco extends ACI to public cloud

    Cisco has extended its Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) software-defined networking solution to the public cloud, with the vendor announcing today that ACI would support Amazon Web Services and Microsoft’s Azure.

    29 Jan. 19 20:36 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Vodafone 'pauses' rollout of Huawei gear in core network

    Vodafone, the world's second largest mobile operator, said it was "pausing" the deployment of Huawei equipment in its core networks until Western governments give the Chinese firm full security clearance.

    29 Jan. 19 11:48 Written by Reuters