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Nokia and Vocus launch optical network in Australia of the Adelaide , Brisbane and Darwin links to ensure Vocus can address growing data consumption demands while also delivering ultra-high speed and reliable experiences for their customers .”

The upgraded , higher capacity optical network allows Vocus to provide the latest generation of quality optical services in connecting Darwin to Hypercloud Data centers , regional locations and international submarine cables .

Nokia has announced that Vocus has deployed Nokia ’ s solution to set up the 200G optical links covering more than 4,100 km between Brisbane and Darwin .

Nokia ’ s 1830 Photonic Service Switch ( PSS ) is used to upgrade Vocus ’ optical network between Adelaide , Brisbane and Darwin to deliver 200G with the capability to easily provide 300G and 400G in the near future . With this initiative , the Vocus capacity upgrade covers more than 7,100 km of fiber .
Rob McCabe , Head of Enterprise , Australia and New Zealand , Nokia , said : “ This upgrade improves both the current and future capacity
Nokia ’ s solution is based on a flexible spectrum hybrid architecture with Colorless , Directionless , Contentionless Flex-grid ( CDC-F ) architecture at the terminal sites at Adelaide , Brisbane and Darwin and a simpler Colorless-Flexgrid ( C- F ) solution at regional drop sites providing a total warranted capacity of 10.8Tb ( 54x200G ) between Adelaide-Darwin and Brisbane-Darwin .

Tanium expands cloud-based endpoint management platform to new countries

Tanium has announced that its cloud-based endpoint visibility and control solution , Tanium as a Service ( TaaS ), is now available via local data centers in Canada , the UK , Brazil and Australia to support customers .

By delivering TaaS via local data centers , Tanium is able to provide customers in these regions with enhanced TaaS performance , better support for their compliance programs and high-fidelity endpoint data to inform their critical IT decisions .
Additionally , TaaS has recently become available on the AWS Marketplace , which makes it the first endpoint management tool to be delivered on the platform . This allows AWS customers of all sizes to access the full range of TaaS capabilities , such as incident response and the remote delivery of fixes or patches to vulnerable devices .
These announcements come as many organizations are stepping up their support for a remote or hybrid workforce which demands the kind of increased business agility that can be provided by clouddelivered , as-a-service solutions .
TaaS leverages Tanium ’ s patented architecture . It allows customers of all sizes to perform important IT operations , risk and security tasks with zero infrastructure and therefore no infrastructure related overheads . The platform offers organizations a high level of scalability and visibility as their number of endpoints grows .
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