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OpenStack Stein: A new cool drink of open-source cloud

The future of cloud-based services Jason McGee, IBM fellow, VP and CTO, IBM cloud platform, talks about how IBM continues to grow within the open-source community. While OpenStack is concerned with more than just Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud these days, it’s still primarily an open-source cloud open-source consortium. In its latest ...

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Can the internet be saved?

Net Neutrality: What is it and why should you care? In the effort to maintain an open internet, some think we need more government intervention while others trust the free market to keep the big telecoms in check. The good news is that the House of Representatives passed the Save ...

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Full fibre the least faulty NBN technology

An NBN FttN node getting a Nokia line card installed (Image: Corinne Reichert/ZDNet) Fibre-to-the-premises (FttP) is the least faulty technology in NBN’s arsenal, according to figures disclosed by the company. Responding to Senate Estimates Questions on Notice, the company responsible for the National Broadband Network (NBN) broke down its 409,821 ...

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NBN has purchased almost 30,000 kilometres of copper

(Image: Chris Duckett/ZDNet) The company responsible for deploying Australia’s National Broadband Network (NBN) has almost doubled the total amount of copper it has purchased since October 22, 2017. “As at 19 February 2019, NBN Co has purchased 29,460km of copper cable, which has typically been used for the link between ...

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KT 5G being launched by Ericsson

KT 5G being launched by Ericsson KT’s 5G network will be commercially launched in early April, with the Korean carrier partnering with Ericsson for the deployment. Ericsson has announced being chosen by Korean carrier KT to help launch its 5G mobile network by early April. KT will be launching commercial ...

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