Voice continues its march forward

Posted on October 17, 2018

Voice Search

Whether it’s directions, recipes, weather reports or a command to play music, there’s no doubt that voice recognition software is paving the way forward for technology. In 2017, Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers partner Mary Meeker said, “Voice is beginning to replace typing in online queries. Twenty…

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Expect the worst, prepare for the best

Posted on October 10, 2018

Expect Worst

In today’s data-driven world, a solid business continuity and disaster recovery plan is no longer just a ‘nice to have’ — it is a core part of every organisation’s strategy. While a few years ago it may have been considered sufficient to have a backup server ticking over on standby in case of…

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Jitter — a real phenomenon

Posted on October 03, 2018

Jitter

It’s never a good sign and always seems hard to avoid, particularly on voice and video devices — Jitter. It probably gives you the shivers just thinking about it — your new technology getting a bout of the jitters.Much like the jitters that overcome people, jitter on devices is a very…

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Asia is the next big thing in global connectivity

Posted on September 26, 2018

Asia Connectivity

There perhaps was a time when Australian businesses could have felt a bit left out in the digital race. For much of its history, the IT sector seems to have been dominated by North America. The US, of course, is home to Silicon Valley and all the tech giants that inhabit it, such as Apple, Cisco, and…

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Vocus’ infrastructure helps secure Australia’s digital future

Posted on September 12, 2018

ASC Government Event - Robert Mansfield AO and Senator Mitch Fifield

Vocus’ commitment to infrastructure that will secure Australia’s digital future was the focus of a Canberra parliamentary briefing, hosted by company Chairman Bob Mansfield AO. The Hon Mitch Fifield, Minister for Communications and the Arts and The Hon Sussan Ley, Assistant Minister for Regional Development…

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Why is latency the next big thing in networking?

Posted on September 10, 2018

Latency

Remember latency? Around five years ago, as improvements to WordPress and other blogging platforms led to a mini-explosion in website numbers, latency was all the rage. The speed at which your website would load was crucial to your online presence, businesses were told. This was old news for many larger…

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Smiley face: video is the new norm

Posted on August 29, 2018

Video New Norm

Gone are the days where dialling into businesses meant going through a large switchboard, hoping the person you wanted to speak to wasn’t already busy talking on the phone to someone else. Nowadays people want video calling and collaboration, particularly in the era of remote working and fragmented organisations. Since…

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