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Fairfax IT: Optus completes cut over from Excite network

Oct 22, 2001, 08:56 (1 Talkback[s])


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"Telecommunications carrier Optus today said it had completed moving its cable broadband Internet service across to the Optusnet network.

...The spokesman said the mail systems were housed on a pair of Sun servers while part of the Excite@Home network. They now have been migrated to a cluster of 22 redundant, load-balanced Linux servers.

Two Sun servers handing DNS services for the Excite@Home network also has been replaced by arrays of Linux boxes linked to a load balancer in both Sydney and Melbourne."

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