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02 Nov: Schneider Electric and the University of Birmingham Dubai Build Green, Energy Efficient Data Centre On-site at New Campus

Schneider Electric and the University of Birmingham Dubai Build Green, Energy Efficient Data Centre On-site at New Campus

Students and academics at the University of Birmingham Dubai’s new campus are set to benefit from one of the UAE’s most advanced on-site data centres – a high-performance, highly energy efficient facility reflecting the University’s sustainability aspirations. READ MORE…

27 Oct: Securing More Power From Within

Securing More Power From Within

Secure Power Ltd has made some key changes within within its team. Nick Morley has been named the company’s new service director, while Alicia Hewitt has been promoted to service manager and Ashlee Doughty and Sheila Fisher have been promoted into the first of a number of new business development and contract retention roles. READ MORE…

13 Oct: STL Access Solutions appoints global industry pioneers to its Technology Advisory Council

STL Access Solutions appoints global industry pioneers to its Technology Advisory Council

STL has announced a Technology Advisory Council for its Access Solutions business, which focuses on wireless and open networking technologies. The council will constitute Hank Kafka, Guy Lupo and John Medamana, senior professionals who are pioneers in the areas of wireless systems, software orchestration systems, software-defined networking, and passive optical networks. READ MORE…

12 Oct: Business Strategist from Fortune 500 Company Joins Exciting New Venture – Reinforcing the Potential of DataQube’s Breakthrough Edge Data Centre System  

Business Strategist from Fortune 500 Company Joins Exciting New Venture – Reinforcing the Potential of DataQube’s Breakthrough Edge Data Centre System

DataQube has actively recruited for a number of key roles following the successful deployment of a fully operational unit that is 5G-ready. The first new member to join the team is Philippe Rechsteiner, who has been appointed as CFO to help drive the company in the next stage of its development. READ MORE…

30 Sep: The path to successful SD-WAN implementation

Ross Duke, Technical Director, MLL Telecom looks at the fact that enterprise organisations in the public and private sectors increasingly require managed network providers capable of offering not only network design, consultancy and monitoring, but also the technical knowledge and skills necessary for managing emerging and future technologies. The implementation of SD-WAN is a prime example.

28 Sep: Data Centre Transformation: Empowering a Culture of Sustainability 

Data Centre Transformation: Empowering a Culture of Sustainability

Sustainability has become one of the key market differentiators within the data centre sector with many providers making great strides in their sustainability ambitions, but what other actions can the sector take to slow the effects of carbon emissions? Rob McKernan, Senior Vice President, Secure Power Europe Region, Schneider Electric investigates. READ MORE….

22 Sep: Supporting hybrid learning: the key lies in advanced IT monitoring

Supporting hybrid learning: the key lies in advanced IT monitoring

As universities look to deliver a seamless digital experience to their students, their IT teams must make use of transformational AIOps in IT monitoring to maintain organisational performance and secure the hybrid learning experience of students. Article by Daniela Streng, VP & GM EMEA at LogicMonitor. READ MORE…

22 Sep: Smart Buildings Show announces full conference programme for 2021

London, United Kingdom, 21st September 2021 – Smart Buildings Show, the UK’s leading, dedicated smart buildings event, has unveiled its 2021 conference programme. The event, supported by headline sponsor Bluetooth, will take place at ExCeL London on 6-7 October 2021, featuring industry-leading speaker sessions from some of the sector’s most renowned brands, including Bluetooth, Johnson Controls, Microsoft, Schneider Electric, Siemens Smart Infrastructure and Vodafone.

22 Sep: The Road to Net Zero: Kao Data Becomes First UK Data Centre to Transition from Diesel to Renewable HVO Fuel

The Road to Net Zero: Kao Data Becomes First UK Data Centre to Transition from Diesel to Renewable HVO Fuel

Kao Data has announced it has taken a further step towards its Net Zero ambitions by becoming the UK’s first data centre to transition all backup generators at its Harlow campus to HVO (hydrotreated vegetable oil) fuel. READ MORE…

14 Sep: How Your Network Became “The Bermuda Triangle” and How You Can Fix It

How Your Network Became “The Bermuda Triangle” and How You Can Fix It

When COVID-19 hit, virtually all users left on-premises overnight to work from home. Networking teams immediately had to solve a whole new world of problems – from connectivity, to performance, to security – within what Hansang Bae, Field CTO at Netskope calls a ‘Network Bermuda Triangle of Uncertainty’. READ MORE…

14 Sep: Interos Enhances AI-powered Platform

Interos Enhances AI-powered Platform

Interos has announced that it has significantly enhanced its AI-powered platform to deliver instantaneous visibility into the extended supply chains of organisations worldwide and to provide powerful continuous insight into three major risk categories impacting global vendor relationships. READ MORE…

01 Sep: Knowledge gaps around SASE may hinder business progress 

Knowledge gaps around SASE may hinder business progress

The shift to remote working saw a rise in platforms to facilitate virtual operations and, in response, businesses began adopting technology solutions to strengthen their cybersecurity stance and improve network performance. Michael Wood, CMO at Versa Networks, looks at one of these solutions – the Secure Access Service Edge (SASE). READ MORE…

31 Aug: Fluke Reliability’s eMaint CMMS software added to RS Components’ maintenance solutions to enhance reliability workflows for customers 

Fluke Reliability’s eMaint CMMS software added to RS Components’ maintenance solutions to enhance reliability workflows for customers

Fluke Reliability has announced a partnership with RS Components to provide eMaint computerised maintenance management system software to help RS Components’ customers predict failures, eliminate downtime, and improve reliability. READ MORE…

31 Aug: Future Facilities’ solution employed to maximise efficiency of France’s first Tier IV Colocation Data Centre

Future Facilities’ solution employed to vet the design and maximise operational efficiency of France’s first Tier IV Colocation Data Centre

Future Facilities’ 6Sigma Digital Twin solution has been employed by Thésée DataCenter, both in the design and ongoing operational running of its Tier IV-certified French data centre. READ MORE…

20 Aug: Primeur signs a new international partnership with Advanced Cyber Solutions

Primeur signs a new international partnership with Advanced Cyber Solutions

Primeur has signed a new partnership for the use and resale of its Enterprise Data Integration and GDPR compliance solutions with Advanced Cyber Solutions further strengthening its strategy of expansion and growth with the aim of becoming the leading reference in Italy and internationally in the world of Enterprise Data Integration. READ MORE…

19 Aug: Radiation-Hardened MOSFET Qualified for Commercial and Military Satellites and Space Power Solutions

Radiation-Hardened MOSFET Qualified for Commercial and Military Satellites and Space Power Solutions

Power supplies in space applications operate in environments that require enhanced radiation technology to withstand extreme particle interactions and solar and electromagnetic events. Microchip’s M6 MRH25N12U3 silicon transistor withstands extreme space environments and extends the reliability of power circuitry. READ MORE…

18 Aug: Next phase of growth: Indigo announces brand refresh after an impressive year of growth

Next phase of growth: Indigo announces brand refresh after an impressive year of growth

Indigo has announced record growth after a year that saw demand for services increase significantly. As the company enters a new phase of growth, Indigo has unveiled a refreshed brand that includes changing the brand name of the company to Indigo from Indigo Telecom Group. READ MORE…

13 Aug: Corning Introduces Revolutionary Fibre Designed to Accelerate Network Transformation to 5G, Cloud and Beyond

Corning Introduces Revolutionary Fibre Designed to Accelerate Network Transformation to 5G, Cloud and Beyond

Corning has introduced its latest innovation, Corning SMF-28 Contour optical fibre, to help telecommunications operators address the ever-expanding number of connected devices, build out of 5G networks and advances in cloud computing. READ MORE…

12 Aug: Airedale Launch Updated EasiCool Evo Precision Air Conditioner with 57% More Cooling Power  

Airedale Launch Updated EasiCool Evo2 Precision Air Conditioner with 57% More Cooling Power

Airedale has launched the latest in its EasiCool range of precision cooling units, EasiCool Evo. Updated with new technology and with an extended operated envelope, the EasiCool Evo has been specifically designed with the global small/edge data market in mind. READ MORE…

11 Aug: Cloud connectivity: why most UK business leaders have turned to NaaS

Cloud connectivity: why most UK business leaders have turned to NaaS

With cloud technology playing such a vital role, organisations must now turn their focus on optimising their investments in the cloud. Eric Troyer, CMO at Megaport says that to do so many organisations are looking to Network as a Service (NaaS) providers for their expertise in cloud connectivity. READ MORE…

05 Aug: Poor collaboration between security and networking teams holding back Digital Transformation projects in Europe

Poor collaboration between security and networking teams holding back Digital Transformation projects

Netskope has revealed new research showing a major breakdown in collaboration between two of the central components of the IT team – networking and security. 44% of network and security professionals described the relationship between the two teams as ‘combative’ (13%), ‘dysfunctional’ (10%), ‘frosty’ (10%) or ‘irrelevant’ (10%). READ MORE…

02 Aug: Nokia AirFrame enhanced with 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors

Nokia AirFrame enhanced with 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors

Nokia has announced that its Nokia AirFrame data centre solutions will be upgraded with the 3rd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors to increase their compute capacity, faster data lanes and higher memory capacity. The AirFrame products will be upgraded immediately following the availability of the latest processors. READ MORE…

29 Jul: Proact Joins LogicMonitor Partner Network to Expand Multicloud Infrastructure Monitoring Services Powered by AIOPS

Proact Joins LogicMonitor Partner Network to Expand Multicloud Infrastructure Monitoring Services Powered by AIOPS

LogicMonitor has announced its partnership with Proact IT Group AB. Proact joins a distinguished group of global resellers, systems integrators, MSPs and technology integrators who are already part of the LogicMonitor Partner Network. READ MORE…

27 Jul: Trusted Connectivity Alliance Welcomed Success of Integrated SIM Standardisation

Trusted Connectivity Alliance Welcomed Success of Integrated SIM Standardisation

The Trusted Connectivity Alliance (TCA) has published a new paper welcoming global standardisation efforts that have evolved integrated SIM functionality. TCA advocates global, open standards developed by recognised industry organisations including GSMA, ensuring that integrated SIM technologies can provide interoperability and security levels that match their embedded and removable SIM counterparts. READ MORE…

22 Jul: Ignion rebrand marks new era for IoT technology with its Virtual Antenna

Ignion rebrand marks a new era for IoT technology with its Virtual Antenna

Inspired by the wide adoption of its Virtual Antenna for IoT devices, Fractus Antennas has rebranded as Ignion, a change that marks a new era of expansion and growth. With over 25 million devices deployed in only the last five years, the benefits of Virtual Antenna are making themselves felt across the IoT industry. READ MORE…

20 Jul: Hitting ‘Pause’ On Digital Transformation At Your Organisation Will Only Delay Success 

Hitting ‘Pause’ On Digital Transformation At Your Organisation Will Only Delay Success

Before Covid-19 threw the world into disarray, many IT professionals were under immense pressure to increase the speed to deliver digital transformation. However, Simon Reynolds, Associate Director, Coeus Consulting believes that in many cases, progress since then has remained slow. READ MORE…

20 Jul: Ixxat Smart Grid Gateways enable IO and Wi-Fi sensors to be connected to energy networks

Ixxat Smart Grid Gateways enable IO and Wi-Fi sensors to be connected to energy networks

HMS Networks has expanded its Ixxat SG-gateway series for networking of energy components. Two new multi-IO versions allow traditional IO-sensors as well as sensors or devices in WiFi networks to be connected to energy systems using IEC 61850 and IEC 60870. READ MORE…

14 Jul: Faster wall-mounting for connectors

Faster wall-mounting for connectors

The metal housings in HARTING’s Han EMV and Han HPR series are now available in versions that enable contact inserts to be mounted from the rear, an option that simplifies the placement of interfaces on switch cabinet walls, increases the installation speed and lowers costs in the long term. READ MORE…

12 Jul: HelpSystems’ GoAnywhere MFT Achieves AS4 Drummond Certification Strengthening Company’s Security Suite Offerings

HelpSystems’ GoAnywhere MFT Achieves AS4 Drummond Certification Strengthening Company’s Security Suite Offerings

HelpSystems’ GoAnywhere managed file transfer (MFT) solution is now AS4-certified by Drummond Group. This certification recognises that GoAnywhere meets the full interoperability testing, so information is exchanged and received securely and according to the Applicability Statement 4 (AS4) standards. READ MORE…

08 Jul: Raydiall & Yazaki verify Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) connectors for 1000BASE-T1 with the support of Rohde & Schwarz

Raydiall & Yazaki verify Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) connectors for 1000BASE-T1 with the support of Rohde & Schwarz

Raydiall, with partner Yazaki, have developed a Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) connector for 1000BASE-T1 in accordance with the OPEN Alliance TC9 specification. Rohde & Schwarz assisted Raydiall to verify the development and test compliance of such connectors with the use of an R&S ZNB8 4-port vector network analyser. READ MORE…

07 Jul: Aqua Comms, Telia Carrier and Ciena Successfully Trial New 400GbE POP to POP Trans-Atlantic Service

Aqua Comms, Telia Carrier and Ciena Successfully Trial New 400GbE POP to POP Trans-Atlantic Service

Aqua Comms – the owner and operator of America Europe Connect-1, America Europe Connect-2 and CeltixConnect-1 – and Telia Carrier, have announced that the two companies have successfully completed a trial with Ciena to offer 400GbE commercial services between New York and Frankfurt. READ MORE…

06 Jul: Supermicro Expands NVIDIA Ampere Architecture-based GPU Product Line for Enterprise AI  

Supermicro Expands NVIDIA Ampere Architecture-based GPU Product Line for Enterprise AI Including an Industry-First 5 petaFLOPS in a 4U Tier 1 AI Platform

Supermicro Computer has extended its market leadership in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, High-Performance Computing, 3D-Graphics Visualisation, and Desktop Virtualisation. READ MORE…

04 Jul: MoCA unveil new President and Executive Officers as it maintains multi-gigabit network momentum

MoCA unveil new President and Executive Officers as it maintains multi-gigabit network momentum

MoCA, Multimedia over Coax Alliance, has announced a new MoCA President and Executive Officers following its annual election. Recently elected for one-year terms, the Executive Officers and President come together from all corners of the broadband networking ecosystem including service providers, original design manufacturers, product developers, and semiconductor companies. READ MORE…

01 Jul: Creating Reliable 5G Connectivity through Effective Fibre Cleaning

Creating Reliable 5G Connectivity through Effective Fibre Cleaning
As 5G connectivity rolls out, network providers must ensure fibre is installed and maintained correctly with all connections kept perfectly clean for optimal performance and reliability. Jay Tourigny, Senior Vice President, MicroCare, LLC looks at cleaning procedures to guarantee optimal network operation. READ MORE…

01 Jul: ABB expands partnership with investment in AFC Energy to further progress fuel cell innovation for data centre portfolio

ABB expands partnership with investment in AFC Energy to further progress fuel cell innovation for data centre portfolio

ABB has announced a strategic investment and development agreement with AFC Energy to further the advancement of fuel cell technology integration into its high-growth eMobility and data centre segments. READ MORE…

30 Jun: Vantage Data Centers Provides Renewable Energy Options to Customers at All Campuses Globally 

Vantage Data Centers Provides Renewable Energy Options to Customers at All Campuses Globally

Vantage Data Centers now provides access to renewable energy options at each of its North American and European campuses to enable customers to reduce their carbon emissions. Additionally, the company has hired two experts to lead its environmental sustainability commitments across the globe. READ MORE…

28 Jun: LinkIQ combines Fluke Networks’ Cable Performance technology with Switch diagnostics for trusted cable testing

LinkIQ combines Fluke Networks’ Cable Performance technology with Switch diagnostics for trusted cable testing
Fluke Networks has launched the LinkIQ Cable+Network tester which combines switch diagnostics with state-of-the-art cable measurement technology to enable installers, system integrators and network support professionals to easily troubleshoot network cabling and/or connect Power over Ethernet (PoE) devices. READ MORE…

24 Jun: IT security professionals demonstrate excessive trust despite concerns with remote work security programs 

IT security professionals demonstrate excessive trust despite concerns with remote work security programs

Apricorn has announced new findings from the Apricorn 2021 Global IT Security Survey, which found that in some instances, respondents have placed unwarranted trust in their employees, household members and third-party vendors. READ MORE…

23 Jun: Westermo launches managed Ethernet switch for the most demanding substation automation applications

Westermo launches managed Ethernet switch for the most demanding substation automation applications

Westermo has introduced a new managed industrial ethernet switch designed to provide extremely resilient data communication networks in the most demanding substation automation applications. The RedFox-5728 switch operates and delivers the most robust networks in extreme substation environments. READ MORE….

22 Jun: Anritsu’s MT8000A and MediaTek M80 5G Modem achieve over 7Gbps Downlink Throughput with FR1+FR2 Dual Connectivity

Anritsu’s MT8000A and MediaTek M80 5G Modem achieve over 7Gbps Downlink Throughput with FR1+FR2 Dual Connectivity

Anritsu has announced that its Radio Communication Test Station MT8000A achieved a downlink throughput over 7Gbps using FR1+FR2 Dual Connectivity technology and 256QAM modulation in 5G Standalone mode in conjunction with MediaTek’s latest M80 5G modem. READ MORE…

16 Jun: Fire, flood, malware, or acts of God – if your data is gone, it’s gone

Fire, flood, malware, or acts of God – if your data is gone, it’s gone
Users of data centres, cloud and SaaS providers believe that their data is secure and will come back online quickly in the event of a disaster. However, Stephen Young, Director of AssureStor, says many of these only provide a ‘best endeavours’ service if data is lost, and that’s frequently hidden away in their Ts & Cs. READ MORE…

16 Jun: ABB Delivers High Current and Power Density for Compact IT Equipment with MicroDLynx II

ABB Delivers High Current and Power Density for Compact IT Equipment with MicroDLynx II

Pushing the boundaries of advanced IT and networking devices requires improvements in component density and functionality. And for power and electrical engineers, this equates to designing board-level power modules in ever-shrinking, high-density packages. ABB’s new MicroDLynx II DC-DC converters help meet the power needs of demanding, data-hungry applications, providing highly accurate voltage regulation in a compact, 232sq mm footprint – with a power density of 167A sq in. READ MORE…

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