October 22, 2001

Optus completes cutover from Excite network

Author: JT Smith

"Telecommunications carrier Optus today said it had completed moving its cable
broadband Internet service across to the Optusnet network... 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Two Sun servers handing DNS services for the Excite@Home network also has been
replaced by arrays of Linux boxes linked to a load balancer in both Sydney and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." Story at Fairfax IT.


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