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Sparkle to invest in deployment of BlueMed multi-fibre cable

Sparkle, an international service provider in Italy and among the top 10 global operators, has announced a long-term investment for the deployment of BlueMed, a submarine multi-fibre cable linking Palermo with Genoa. The new cable – planned to be operational by 2020 – will cross the Tyrrhenian Sea connecting Sparkle’s Sicily Hub open data centre in Palermo, which […]

Nexans simplifies data centre network monitoring and scale-up

As new trends such as 5G and edge computing put more strain on data centres, the race for efficiency, reliability and scalability continues. To help data centres effectively address their physical layer-related challenges, Nexans launched new cutting-edge solutions that include LANsense AIM software for network monitoring, LANmark ENSPACE high-density fibre solution and Slimflex Cat. 6A […]

Liquid Telecom selects Nokia to deploy channel network

Liquid Telecom Kenya, part of the leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, and Nokia have announced a two-year partnership to upgrade their existing fibre network to support OTN/DWDM technology with an initial network capacity of 500G. This will result in a faster and more reliable connection along the route from the Indian Ocean to data […]

Handbook gives IT Managers key insights into DC and networking trends

R&M, a globally active developer and provider of cabling systems for high-quality network infrastructures, based in Wetzikon, Switzerland, has announced the availability of the Data Center Handbook 2019. The handbook, aimed primarily at planners and operators of data centres, is a rich source of information on how to successfully design, build, manage and support a […]

Nexans launches LANsense AIM and new copper and fibre solutions

During Data Centre World Nexans is launching its new LANsense Automated Infrastructure Management (AIM) solution. It is also presenting its cutting-edge LANmark ENSPACE ultra high density fibre solution and Slimflex copper Category 6A solution. As new trends such as 5G and Edge Computing put more strain on data centres, the race for efficiency, reliability and […]

Data highway expands rapidly through Africa

Paratus Africa has announced that it recently activated additional capacity between West Africa Undersea Cable System (WACS) and Lusaka, Zambia. This follows the recent Paratus Trans Kalahari Fiber project that was built between the WACS landing station in Swakopmund and the Zambian Sesheke border. This is a prime example of how land-locked countries that do […]

West Africa Cable System Upgrade II is completed by Huawei Marine

Huawei Marine has completed the West Africa Cable System (WACS) Upgrade II. The project was signed a year ago before being put into commercial use last October. The upgrade realised 32*100G wavelengths configured on the longest optically amplified single fibre span stretching 11,500km from South Africa to Portugal. As the longest 100G submarine cable system […]

Siemon brings data centre infrastructure expertise to Oman

Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, has joined forces with Signify, formerly Philips Lighting, a leader in lighting, connected lighting and lighting for the Internet of Things, and value-added distributor Mart Networks to deliver an Emerging Technology Forum which presented innovative solutions and technologies that are making next generation data centres and intelligent buildings […]

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