QUESTnet 2018 would like to acknowledge the industry’s support of the conference, in particular our sponsors.
Extreme Networks delivers software-driven solutions from the enterprise edge to the cloud that are agile, adaptive, and secure to enable digital transformation. Our 100% in-sourced services and support are number one in the industry. Even with 30,000 customers globally, including half of the Fortune 50 and some of the world’s leading names in business, hospitality, retail, transportation and logistics, education, government, healthcare and manufacturing, we remain nimble and responsive to ensure customer and partner success. We call this Customer-Driven Networking.
Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, is a leading provider of next-generation networking solutions for enterprises of all sizes worldwide. The company delivers IT solutions that empower organisations to serve the latest generation of mobile-savvy users who rely on cloud-based business apps for every aspect of their work and personal lives.
Aruba prides itself on innovating at the speed of the ecosystem and building smart network infrastructures. Our customer first, customer last philosophy means that we listen to our customers and actively work to solve their business IT challenges.
To learn more, visit Aruba at http://www.arubanetworks.com. For real-time news updates follow Aruba on Twitter and Facebook, and for the latest technical discussions on mobility and Aruba products visit Airheads Social at http://community.arubanetworks.com.
AusCERT is a leading Cyber Emergency Response Team for Australia and provides information security advice to its members, including the higher education sector. We are a single point of contact for dealing with cyber security incidents affecting or involving member networks.
As a not-for-profit security group based at the University of Queensland, AusCERT helps members prevent, detect, respond to and mitigate cyber and Internet based attacks.
Formed in 1993, AusCERT is one of the oldest CERTs in the world and was the first CERT in Australia to operate as the national CERT, which it did until 2010.
Phone: 1800 648 458
Cisco is a Silicon Valley technology company with a significant education focus. Cisco is focused on exploring and enabling digital transformation where students can learn more and faculty can research in new ways, in new places, with new connections to resources around the world. Cisco has made a major commitment to education in Australia, across Innovation, STEM education and collaboration with universities.
DXC Technology is the world’s leading independent, end-to-end next-generation IT services company, uniquely positioned to lead clients through change by helping them use technology to deliver new outcomes for their business. We have the resources, global reach and scale to help clients apply the power of technology and confidently guide them toward the future.
DXC Technology’s technology independence, global talent and extensive partner network combine to deliver powerful next-gen IT services and solutions in the market. Our strength comes from:
World-class talent: We are investing to attract, retain and upskill the talent that will lead global business tomorrow.
Clear and confident vision: We have met the challenges of innovation many times before, and have a clear and confident vision for navigating the future.
Technology independence: Working with our global partner network, we deliver best-of-breed solutions to meet each client’s unique needs and technology preferences.
DXC Technology has responded to the changing market conditions with new acquisitions, partnerships and offerings to position us favourably in high-growth markets for next-generation IT services and solutions.
DXC is a leader in working with organisations in government, industry, academia and the wider community as we make the shift to a digital-enabled economy. Learn more at www.dxc.technology/au.
F5 makes apps go faster, smarter, and safer for the world’s largest businesses, service providers, governments, and consumer brands. F5 delivers cloud and security solutions that enable organisations to embrace the application infrastructure they choose without sacrificing speed and control. F5 works with many of the world’s leading technology companies to improve manageability, strengthen security, and ensure faster and more successful deployments. Joint customers benefit from the integration and interoperability that result from this close collaboration. For more information, go to f5.com. You can also follow @f5networks on Twitter or visit us on LinkedIn and Facebook for more information about F5, its partners, and technologies.
Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) secures the largest enterprise, service provider, and government organisations around the world. Fortinet empowers its customers with intelligent, seamless protection across the expanding attack surface and the power to take on ever-increasing performance requirements of the borderless network – today and into the future. Only the Fortinet Security Fabric architecture can deliver security without compromise to address the most critical security challenges, whether in networked, application, cloud or mobile environments. Fortinet ranks #1 in the most security appliances shipped worldwide and more than 350,000 customers trust Fortinet to protect their businesses. Learn more at www.fortinet.com, the Fortinet Blog, or FortiGuard Labs.
Juniper Networks brings simplicity to networking with products, solutions and services that connect the world. Through engineering innovation, we remove the constraints and complexities of networking in the cloud era to solve the toughest challenges our customers and partners face daily. At Juniper Networks, we believe that the network is a resource for sharing knowledge and human advancement that changes the world. We are committed to imagining groundbreaking ways to deliver automated, scalable and secure networks to move at the speed of business.
Australian business is experiencing unprecedented change through digital disruption. Innovation in technology is creating fresh opportunities for companies to operate, generate new revenue models and thrive in this new digital era.
It’s why so many organisations are looking for someone who understands the full breadth of managed technology and services, from applications, security and cloud to collaboration and contact centres. Someone who can deliver connected, integrated and trusted experiences on premise or as a service.
Today, thousands of Australian organisations entrust Optus Business to be that partner – from government and education to large enterprises, and across a wide range of industries – we help our customers create experiences for their customers and employees across all the spaces in which they live, work and play.
Regardless of whether your priority is creating connected and personalised experiences for customers, mobilising and engaging with your employees, or creating safe and secure connected spaces to improve collaboration, the Optus Smart Network underpins every experience so your business can achieve its end goal.
Backed by the international strength of the Singtel group and the power of our mobile, fixed and satellite networks, regional strength and local expertise, we bring together best of breed partners to create the solution that’s right for your business.
Make work easier.
ServiceNow was founded on a very simple idea: that work should be easier. That getting simple stuff done shouldn’t be so hard and complex stuff should be manageable. We started with IT—creating a System of Action to streamline and automate unstructured work, eliminating the back and forth emails, phone calls, and manual processes that waste time, money, and sap productivity.
Today, your entire enterprise—HR, customer service, security, and beyond—can tap into the power of the Now Platform™ to create a better experience for employees, users, and customers, and transform the way work is done.
ServiceNow makes work, work better for people. Our cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital experiences that help people do their best work. For more information, visit: www.servicenow.com.
Australia’s Academic and Research Network (AARNet)
Australia’s Academic and Research Network (AARNet) is a national resource – a National Research and Education Network (NREN). AARNet operates as a not-for-profit company limited by shares and is owned by the universities and CSIRO.
AARNet network infrastructure interconnects the Australian research and education communities with the global research and education communities, the public Internet, software tools and resources such as scientific instruments, data storage, high performance computing, content and service providers, across multiple 10, 40 and 100 gigabit per second links.
AARNet’s range of innovative and cost-effective services for the research and education sector includes consulting, networking and cloud services – solutions for data storage and transfer, data protection, unified communications, video conferencing and roaming.
Over one million users—researchers, faculty, staff and students—at institutions across Australia rely on the network. AARNet supports education across the life-long learning spectrum and research across a diverse range of disciplines in the sciences and humanities, including high energy physics, climate science, genomics, radio astronomy and the arts.
AARNet’s powerful network infrastructure, expertise and services enable Australia’s participation at the forefront of teaching, learning and research on a global scale and are fundamental to driving innovation in today’s digital economy.
During the last twenty five years ATI Australia has provided a full range of services for many Universities across Australia. We are particularly delighted to sponsor the QUESTnet conference again this year.
The ATI team have the skills and technical knowledge essential to address the particular requirements of your project. The telecommunications systems ATI designs provide:
Speeds: from 10 Mbit/sec up to 10Gig/sec for all applications including voice, video and data.
Reliability: ATI provides robustly designed systems which are backed up by our highly skilled wireless support team who can draw on local spares pool to minimise network issues.
Support: ATI is committed to providing ongoing maintenance support for all networks under our care.
Cost: ATI offers flexible purchasing options from capital purchase to long term leasing with a variety of support options tailored to match your budget.
ATI firmly believes that a successful business depends not only on quality of service but on how that service is delivered. We are committed to ensuring the service we deliver fully meets our Customers’ expectations.
Come and meet us at the QUESTnet Conference, we welcome the opportunity to discuss your network requirements.
Whether you know it or not AV is part of your everyday. It is the beating heart of professional workplaces. With 30 years of leading expertise, avt help organisations make the best technology decisions in order for them to teach, reach, collaborate and share ideas. Our dynamic and innovative products span across conference rooms, stadiums, theatres, classrooms, network operation / command centres, hotels, broadcast facilities and many more. However, we go beyond the delivery of a product and aim to deliver excellent customer experiences. It’s simple, because we make sure it is.
CommScope is at the forefront of shaping infrastructure, products and solutions that enhance people’s lives. We make communication faster, easier and more efficient for today’s always-on world. We exist to enable and improve the way we learn, work and live, constantly challenging what’s available now and thinking beyond to meet the needs of what’s next.
In the ground, in buildings or through the air, CommScope understands that your network must be robust and reliable. Our solutions are built with products and systems that are modular, cost-effective and easy to install and maintain. We believe the smallest details can give you an edge in performance and a better experience. Whether it’s by improving capacity, finding ways to decrease latency and boost performance or creating connectivity solutions that are easier to use, CommScope can help you discover more intelligent solutions for success.
For more than 40 years, we’ve been leaders in innovating the network infrastructure of the future. Developments such as the Internet of Things, seamless connectivity and 5G introduce new requirements and demand creative thinking. With our unmatched expertise in copper, fibre and wireless infrastructure, rely on us to enhance and migrate your network to outperform today and be ready for the needs of tomorrow.
As the number of connected devices and the amount of data they use increase at exponential rates, we understand your need for continuous improvements. From material and product design and patented components to applications and architecture, we aim to deliver solutions that enhance the speed, efficiency and performance of your network.
CompNow is an award winning Australian owned and based Systems Integrator active in the Australian market since establishment in 1990. Since its inception, CompNow has grown from a small IT reseller to one of Australia’s largest privately-owned IT & IT Service providers and is recognised as having “best of breed” practices and personnel across many specialist IT areas.
We deliver cost effective, customised procurement, deployment & support services for Universities, K-12 Schools, Government, and Business, supported by a locally based engagement and service delivery structure. Our technology delivery encompasses a broad range of ICT solutions from desktop, mobile and server infrastructure through to networks, storage, and security, ICT end-point management services, Digital Signage, and IPTV.
CompNow understands Higher Education’s unique procurement and operational requirements. Specifically the need to have clear, concise and transparent product & services offer, and a solid strategic partnership that assist Institutions to realise their operational & IT service efficiency goals overtime. CompNow have been engaging with Universities across the nation in redesigning procurement and IT services delivery models for end-user compute for many years. Our methodology is to collaborate with our clients to develop a complete lifecycle management plan.
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Comscentre is specialised Australian owned business communications service provider offering enterprise-grade products and managed collaboration services. We customise our solutions from on-premises to cloud hosted and hybrid based on your needs. Our expertise is present in every communications solution we deliver. We can combine a solution into your business that spans the design, building and managing every aspect, or simply one element.
Giving your IT management team more time to focus on core business and give you the peace of mind that your communications systems are in excellent hands
Comscentre has offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and Asia.
Cylance® is the first company to apply artificial intelligence and machine learning to cybersecurity, improving the way companies, governments, and end-users proactively solve the world’s most difficult security problems. By coupling sophisticated technology with a unique understanding of an attacker’s mentality, Cylance provides the products and services to be truly predictive and preventive against advanced threats.
Cylance’s award-winning product, CylancePROTECT®, quickly and accurately identifies what is safe and what is a threat, not just what is in a blacklist or whitelist. CylancePROTECT provides enterprise endpoint security without a cloud connection or frequent updates and uses a fraction of the system resources associated with legacy solutions.
Complementing CylancePROTECT, CylanceOPTICS™ is an AI driven endpoint detection and response (EDR) solution designed to extend prevention through root cause analysis, scalable threat hunting, and immediate response with consistent visibility into threats against endpoints.
Cylance’s Consulting Services provide pre-attack penetration and vulnerability testing, compromise assessments, and post-attack incident response.
Cylance specializes in securing critical infrastructure and key resources for education, energy, financial services, government, healthcare, heavy industry, oil, gas, retail, technology, and other industries.
Visit www.cylance.com or call +1-877-973-3336 for more information.
A leading Australian IT services and solutions provider, Data#3 Limited (DTL) is focused on helping customers solve complex business challenges using innovative technology solutions.
Built on a foundation of over 40 years’ experience, combined with world-leading vendor technologies, Data#3 delivers an integrated array of solutions spanning cloud, mobility, security, data & analytics and IT lifecycle management. These technology solutions are delivered by combining Data#3’s services across consulting, procurement, project services, resourcing and managed services.
Listed on the ASX in 1997, Data#3 reported revenues of $1.1 billion in the 2017 financial year and has more than 1,100 employees.
As a member of the Dell Technologies unique family of businesses, Dell EMC serves a key role in providing the essential infrastructure for organizations to build their digital future, transform IT and protect their most important asset, information. Dell EMC enables our enterprise customers’ IT and digital business transformation through trusted hybrid cloud and big-data solutions, built upon a modern data center infrastructure that incorporates industry-leading converged infrastructure, servers, storage, and cybersecurity technologies.
Dell EMC brings together Dell’s and EMC’s respective strong capabilities and complementary portfolios, sales teams and R&D. We seek to become the technology industry’s most trusted advisor, providing capabilities spanning strategy development, consultative services and solution deployment and support to help our customers and partners drive the digital transformation of their businesses.
Delphix’s mission is to free companies from data friction and accelerate innovation. The Delphix Dynamic Data Platform allows data to be securely delivered to every stakeholder, across on-premise, cloud & hybrid environments, at the speed required to enable rapid development and delivery of applications and solutions. The Delphix Dynamic Data Platform provides a comprehensive approach to DataOps, enabling companies to easily deliver and secure data, wherever it exists. For more information visit www.delphix.com.
DiGiCOR is a dynamic Australian IT Solution provider, operating since 1997 with offices in major capital cities throughout Australia and New Zealand. We provide our clients with a wide range of value-added highly customisable solutions across server, storage and networking platforms, and offer quality systems that are custom-built in Australia with pre-sales and after-sales support.
DiGiCOR offers a range of unique and highly tailored HPC/GPU solutions that are dependent on your target workload and use case. Our unique approach to HPC focuses on achieving faster results while maintaining the optimal price/performance ratio.
DiGiCOR offers a range of technology solutions to help universities throughout Australia achieve their research results. We work closely with universities and institutes while leveraging innovative IT solutions to meet your IT budgets and requirements. Our unique HPC, GPU and IoT solutions are most welcomed by a number of universities and research institutes. If your research needs high performance computing, scalable storage or bespoke IoT appliances then speak to us.
As a Supermicro distributor, we deliver a wide range of Supermicro products, as well as server and storage customised to our client needs. Supermicro GPU solutions enable 4 GPU cards in 1U and 8 GPU cards in 4U. They save costs, rack space and improve performance. We have been designing and supporting Supermicro solutions since our establishment in 1997, partnering with best-in-breed technology vendors and our many university customers come to us time and time again because we offer the best value and pre and post-sales support that’s second to none.
Speak to a DiGiCOR representative to discover why more and more researchers are turning to Supermicro to give them the solutions that simply cannot be found anywhere else.
Enosys is a cyber security solutions specialist that provides full lifecycle services for next generation security technologies to corporate and public sector businesses across Australia.
Enosys improves their customers’ information security risk posture by championing industry leading technologies, frameworks and a risk-based approach to critical security controls. In an ever-evolving threat landscape, Enosys’ deep expertise, continuous innovation and 24×7 onshore Security Operation Centre deliver measureable security outcomes that protect business critical assets.
ISCS is an Australia owned distribution company offering access control, CCTV, biometrics and security solutions to the broader Australian marketing. Their product offering ranges from single, combo or mobile credentials, short & long range readers, encrypted single & multi format readers, biometrics, CCTV, VMS (Video Management System) to advanced rapid facial recognition solutions.
ISCS has the product range to suit all security needs backed by integration expertise to bring it together.
Liferay makes software that helps organisations create digital experiences on web, mobile and connected devices. Our platform is open source, which makes it more reliable, innovative and secure. We try to leave a positive mark on the world through business and technology. Hundreds of organisations in government and education use Liferay, including; ABC Education, NSW Department of Education, New York University, Stanford University and TAFE NSW. Visit us at liferay.com.
Maser NetworkiQ, a supplier to the Australian university market for over 10 years, will be promoting their comprehensive range of Network, Storage and Security solutions. Maser NetworkiQ helps universities manage data more intelligently to provide a better user experience, improved network and user security, and cost savings
Sandvine, now merged with Procera, is the undisputed market leading independent DPI provider. Sandvine’s solutions provide unparalleled real-time visibility into your campus network for quality assurance, planning, and differentiated services for students and faculty. Sandvine is now far more than just congestion management, also offering solutions for analytics/insights, optimisation and security.
Cohesity is redefining enterprise infrastructure for secondary data and applications. Cohesity provide a singular software-defined, hyperconverged solution for backups, files, objects, test/dev and analytics. Universities worldwide are starting to understand that they can have a single solution for all their secondary data and applications from the edge to the cloud. Cohesity simplify operations and infrastructure, reduce TCO by up to 70%, offer near instant restore, and Google-like search capabilities.
To discuss your intelligent data requirements with Maser NetworkiQ, drop by Stand 25, attend their breakfast briefing on Thursday, or catch up with one of their team at a QUESTnet social event.
Pulse DC is Australia’s newest Tier III Uptime Certified Datacentre offering scalability, sustainability, and security. 100% Australian owned and situated 500m above sea level at the convergence point of major connectivity networks.
Pulse DC is designed to support Education, corporate and enterprise customers; local, state and federal government and global technology giants. With high power capacity and a large available footprint, this facility is ideal for any size business.
Pulse DC gives you the strategic high ground with superior service and extremely competitive pricing.
For enquiries or to schedule a site tour for your team call 1300 651 904 or email email@example.com.
Pure Storage helps companies push the boundaries of what’s possible. Pure’s end-to-end data platform – including FlashArray, FlashBlade and our converged offering with Cisco, FlashStack – is powered by innovative software that’s cloud-connected for management from anywhere on a mobile device and supported by the Evergreen business model. The company’s all-flash based technology, combined with its customer-friendly business model, drives business and IT transformation with solutions that are effortless, efficient and evergreen.
RIoT Solutions is a local, QLD based organisation employing 25+ full time staff. As the experts at Securely Connecting Everything™ and a wealth of enterprise ICT and industrial knowledge, we are regarded as the ‘safe pair of hands ‘for customers embarking on digital transformational projects.
We hold a high level of expertise in industrial network and IoT technologies and understand the challenges and requirements of building world-class smart and connected networks. Our team of network and security architects and engineers have extensive experience in the IT industry with a focus on mapping business requirements to technical outcomes.
SailPoint, the leader in enterprise identity governance, brings the Power of Identity to customers around the world. SailPoint’s open identity platform gives organisations the power to enter new markets, scale their workforces, embrace new technologies, innovate faster and compete on a global basis. As both an industry pioneer and market leader in identity governance, SailPoint delivers security, operational efficiency and compliance to enterprises with complex IT environments. SailPoint’s customers are among the world’s largest companies in a wide range of industries, including: 7 of the top 15 banks, 4 of the top 6 healthcare insurance and managed care providers, 9 of the top 15 property and casualty insurance providers, 5 of the top 15 pharmaceutical companies, and 11 of the largest 15 federal agencies.
New types of connected devices and compute platforms, from Cloud to IoT, have exploded the cyber attack surface. The old way of simply scanning on-premises IT devices for vulnerabilities is no longer enough. New types of connected devices and compute platforms, from Cloud to IoT, have exploded the cyber attack surface. The old way of simply scanning on-premises IT devices for vulnerabilities is no longer enough.
24,000 organisations around the world rely on us to help them understand and reduce cybersecurity risk. Our goal is to arm every organisation with the visibility and insight to answer four critical questions at all times:
- Where are we exposed?
- Where should we prioritise based on risk?
- Are we reducing our exposure over time?
- How do we compare to our peers?
We are the Cyber Exposure company.
Veeam is the global leader in Intelligent Data Management for the Hyper-Available Enterprise. Veeam Hyper-Availability Platform is the most complete solution to help customers on the journey to automating data management and ensuring the Hyper-Availability of data. We have more than 307,000 customers worldwide, including 75 percent of the Fortune 500 and 58 percent of the Global 2000. Our customer satisfaction scores, at 3.5X the industry average, are the highest in the industry. Our global ecosystem includes 57,600 channel partners; Cisco, HPE, and NetApp as exclusive resellers; and nearly 19,800 cloud and service providers. Headquartered in Baar, Switzerland, Veeam has offices in more than 30 countries. To learn more, visit https://www.veeam.com or follow Veeam on Twitter @Veeam_ANZ.