CommsWire - 25 January 2019


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Indigo completes installation of new subsea cable system
A consortium comprising Telstra, AARNet, Google, Indosat Ooredoo, Singtel and SubPartners has announced a significant milestone in the construction of the INDIGO subsea cable system with the installations of the INDIGO West and INDIGO Central cables completed as scheduled.

Hawaiki, PacketFabric sign deal to extend connectivity
Auckland-based Hawaiki Submarine Cable has signed an agreement with PacketFabric, a scalable platform that offers connectivity-as-a-service, to provision secure, low-latency trans-Pacific capacity on Hawaiki's submarine cable system and extend the reach of PacketFabric’s software-defined networking platform in the Asia-Pacific region.

Labor says no evidence for Switkowski claims on NBN sale value
The Australian Labor Party has labelled valuation claims of the national broadband network made by NBN Co chairman Ziggy Switkowski as bizarre and said no evidence has been produced to back up the price tag he has put on the company.

Office 365 mail down in Europe for more than a day
Users of Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft 365 in Europe have been unable to access their mailboxes for more than a day, with a borked domain controller apparently the reason.

BigCommerce ditches legacy IBM platform for Google Cloud 
Ecommerce vendor BigCommerce has ditched its existing IBM platform and completed the migration of its hosting infrastructure to Google Cloud.

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