CommsWire - 21 June 2019

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Apple explores shifting production out of China: report
Apple is thinking of making major changes in its supply chain and has asked its major suppliers to analyse the costs that would be involved in moving between 15% and 30% of production from China to countries like India, Vietnam, Mexico, Indonesia and Malaysia.

Equinix, IBM Cloud expand collaboration
Global data centre operator Equinix is collaborating with IBM Cloud in Melbourne – and other cities around the world – in a move it says will help enterprises accelerate hybrid cloud deployments.

Optus, Adelaide Crows agree long-term esports deal
Australia’s second largest telco Optus has further strengthened its ties with AFL club Adelaide Crows, agreeing to a long-term partnership with the club’s esports operations.

Huawei re-signs as major sponsor of NRL’s Canberra Raiders
Huawei Australia has signed a new two-year contract to continue as major sponsor of the National Rugby League team, Canberra Raiders.

Board chairman Leptos resigned for own reasons: auDA
The chairman of the board of auDA, Chris Leptos, has quit his post, but the organisation, which oversees the Australian domain namespace, has given no reason for the sudden departure.