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Managed Services
Optus Business to offer Cisco Meraki managed cloud networking
"“This is a natural extension of our Optus-Cisco partnership and truly provides businesses with operational improvements from day one of deployment."
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Unified Communications
Optus Business to offer UC platform powered by Cisco
Optus is currently the first and only tier one telco in Australia to deploy the BroadCloud platform as a complete cloud-based solution.
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Telecommunications
Government welcomes new regional Optus mobile sites
The project will cost $7.8 million to build. $5.5 million of this is Federal funding, while the other $2.3 million comes from Optus.
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Network Infrastructure
Optus Business and Cisco to join forces on Commonwealth games network infrastructure
The jointly commissioned network will span the GC2018’s 37 locations, including operational, command and sporting venues.
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Trustwave
Gartner positions Trustwave as a new “Leader” in MQ for managed security services
Trustwave was previously positioned as a Challenger in the 2017 version of the report, marking its first appearance in the report.
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Customer experience
Optus inks deal with NiceInContact to ramp up customer experience
Optus Business has expanded its long-standing relationship with NICE with the closing of a new, customer experience focused deal.
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Innovation
Canberra IT experts showcase skills in Singapore this week
"Singapore is an exemplar in building and implementing smart city capabilities, to solve global issues such as cyber security threats."
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Cloud
Optus Business & Canberra Data Centres score major cloud contract for Federal Govt
Optus Business and Canberra Data Centres have scored a contract with numerous Federal Government agencies to deliver a Federal private cloud network.
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Cloud
BlackBerry ups local software security push with new partners
BlackBerry has signed up three new partners to deliver, deploy and support its AtHoc secure crisis communications software locally.
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Optus
Enterprise competition drags Optus revenue and profit down
Optus has reported revenue and profit drops for the latest financial year as heightened competition in the enterprise market bites.
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Cybersecurity
Optus Business launches Cyber Education program for Australian students
Optus Business has launched a new Cyber Education program designed to encourage students to consider a career in cybersecurity.
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Digital Transformation
Cisco and Optus collaboration to drive AU digital transformation
Optus Business and Cisco firmly believe a smart network is fundamental to the business transformation journey.
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Cybersecurity
Optus opens $10 million Advanced Security Operations Centre for 'truly global cyber view'
Optus Business has opened the doors to its new $10 million Advanced Security Operations Centre (ASOC), attracting managed security services providers.
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Optus Business
Singtel and Optus Business extend ANZ contract
“Optus Business is focused on delivering leading ICT managed services to Australian enterprises and government organisations."
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Retailers
Optus Business scores $20 million wi-fi contract for Vicinity shopping centres
Optus has announced plans to roll out high-speed public wi-fi for visitors to 81 Australian shopping centres and six corporate sites.
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Telecommunications
QBE signs on for multimillion dollar deal with Optus
It will see Optus deliver voice, mobile and data network services for QBE for the next three years.
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Cybersecurity
New Cyber Security Hub to support AU businesses and government
“As Australian enterprises and government agencies increasingly embrace the digital economy, cyber security is a top priority."
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Point of Sale / POS
Optus launches Retail Assist for Australian retailers
Optus has developed Retail Assist, its newest mobile point-of-sale software for Australian retailers.
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Cloud
Optus slashes jobs in transformation for 'sustainable growth'
Optus is restructuring for 'sustainable growth' with up to 480 jobs expected to be cut.
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Distribution Central
Aussie partners claim Avaya awards
Telstra, Optus, Westcon Asia Pacific and Distribution Central honoured at Avaya Asia Pacific Partner Awards.