Home Industry Market Western Australia plans massive technology precinct


JUser: :_load: Unable to load user with ID: 63
Western Australia's industry and enterprise minister, Francis Logan, has unveiled plans for what he claims will be Australia's biggest technology precinct and the only one dedicated to information and communications technology.

The State Government had committed $8.55million for the initial infrastructure requirements for the long-term project. It will be created through a sevenfold increase in the size of the current 42ha Bentley Technology Park, already one of the biggest in Australia. According to Logan, it will be home to telecommunications, information services and computer gaming companies, as well as companies that service this sector including specialised lawyers, patent specialists and financial houses.

$2.2million will be spent to construct a high-speed fibre network within the existing park that will be linked to the CBD and provide initial connection speeds of 1Gbps. This will eventually be expanded to incorporate the whole precinct, providing access speeds up to 10Gbps.

Logan said the Bentley Technology Precinct would establish Western Australia as a dynamic technology-driven destination and secure its international standing as an innovation leader; creating a culture of innovation, with cutting-edge architecture and eco-friendly services. "It will be Australia's Silicon Valley - but with soul."

He claimed that numerous ICT companies from around the world were looking to move into the precinct and said that US-based Interzone, which develops online entertainment products, has already established its game development studio there.

 "The Bentley Technology Precinct will become a destination where business meets research and research has access to business; where knowledge is shared among companies and partnerships are established," Logan said.

"The precinct will become a lifestyle, integrating people, business, technology and education within an energetic and vibrant environment. Cafes, bars and restaurants will become boardrooms and central, shared facilities will provide mentoring and support for companies at all stages of commercialisation. Sustainable transport options will be explored and pathways expanded for a pedestrian friendly location.

"The precinct will be an environment where established businesses can grow and new businesses have opportunities and support to develop, further strengthening the future growth of the State's economy."

The draft structure plan for the precinct was developed in consultation with the neighbouring Curtin University of Technology, City of South Perth, Town of Victoria Park, Government departments, industry, academia, researchers and the community. The community and other stakeholders are encouraged to provide feedback on the draft plan via a blog site http://www.communityofminds.com.au


Our Mesh WiFi system MW3 is the first in Australia market with price below AUD$200 for a set of three.

· Best valued product
· Strong signal covering up to 300m2 for MW3 and 500m2 for MW6
· Aesthetically pleasing and light weigh (blend into any room deco)
· Wireline backhauls supported
· Product units are pre-paired and easy to setup
· Not requiring phone number or email address to set up
· Wall penetration (better than other similar brands)
· Seamless WiFi roaming
· User friendly app with controls to setup a guest network, parental controls for disabling groups of devices you allocate to individuals, QoS and more



Australia is a cyber espionage hot spot.

As we automate, script and move to the cloud, more and more businesses are reliant on infrastructure that has the high potential to be exposed to risk.

It only takes one awry email to expose an accounts’ payable process, and for cyber attackers to cost a business thousands of dollars.

In the free white paper ‘6 Steps to Improve your Business Cyber Security’ you’ll learn some simple steps you should be taking to prevent devastating and malicious cyber attacks from destroying your business.

Cyber security can no longer be ignored, in this white paper you’ll learn:

· How does business security get breached?
· What can it cost to get it wrong?
· 6 actionable tips



Popular News




Sponsored News