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Navigating uncertain times with on-demand content

Posted on April 01, 2020

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During times of crises, like the recent bushfires and COVID-19, we’ve seen a significant increase in a need for on-demand content—people want meaningful, practical information available at their fingertips to help them make thoughtful decisions that impact themselves and their families. But…

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Improve teamwork and collaboration with video

Posted on March 25, 2020

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Unified communications (UC) platforms are fast becoming one of the premium tools for improving employee collaboration and productivity in Australian businesses today. They support geographically dispersed teams and enable greater workforce flexibility and mobility. In today’s workplace, that’s crucial. According…

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Getting your SD-WAN upgrade underway

Posted on January 13, 2020

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Network upgrades are a process – they don’t happen overnight. But they don’t have to be difficult. In fact, that’s one of the key benefits of a managed service. The service provider assumes some of the risk, takes care of the bulk of the work, and via a service level agreement guarantees that the upgraded…

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SD-WAN: what you need to know

Posted on December 04, 2019

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You may have heard about SD-WAN, one of the fastest-growing tech sectors. In fact, the International Data Corporation estimates that the SD-WAN market is poised to reach $5.25 billion by 2023. The reason is simple: software-defined WAN allows businesses to extend their network capabilities to branch…

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Connecting productivity in Australia’s resources sector

Posted on November 28, 2019

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The fourth industrial revolution, Industry 4.0, the integration of the virtual and physical worlds – it’s called many things, but one thing is certain – it’s exciting for business. And the Resources Technology Showcase in Perth has shown us just how exciting the prospects are for Australia’s resources…

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Keeping your network secure with SD-WAN

Posted on November 27, 2019

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Network security is a moving target. Every time you add a new network service (digital transformation, or DX), you are expanding your attack surface, while adversaries develop newer, faster and more clever ways to hack into your systems, steal or corrupt your data and degrade your network performance.…

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Six Insights on Cyber & Network Security

Posted on November 26, 2019

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We recently joined 1000-plus senior IT leaders at the Gartner IT Symposium on the Gold Coast to listen, learn and discuss IT leadership in the emerging Digital Society. As part of the program, Andrew Wildblood, our Chief Executive, Enterprise & Government at Vocus, hosted a panel discussion on…

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The Three Big Threats To Data-Driven Businesses

Posted on November 15, 2019

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The modern, data-driven business For businesses that manage their own data and application needs end-to-end in-house, there’s usually a 50/50 split between logical or cyber threats and natural or physical threats. This model places the entire risk from threats to data, applications, and infrastructure…

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Managed service options for SD-WAN

Posted on November 13, 2019

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Today’s workforce requires fast, secure access to email, enterprise applications, and the cloud, regardless of device or location. Increasingly, SD-WAN is becoming the ‘solution du jour’ for distributed enterprises as they adapt their networks to cater to a rapidly evolving workforce. The…

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