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Fluvius in Belgium continues its network upgrade with Teleste’s Intelligent Optical Nodes

Teleste continues to supply its intelligent optical nodes to Fluvius, a leading multi-utility operator in Belgium. The now-agreed deliveries consist of 750 of Teleste’s AC8810 intelligent 1.2 GHz nodes to Fluvius’ network upgrade in the Flanders region, extending the cooperation between the companies that started the project in 2019. The value of the agreement is estimated to be […]


CyrusOne joins the EUDCA Board of Directors and Policy Committee

The European Data Centre Association (EUDCA) has announced that CyrusOne Inc. has joined the Board of Directors and Policy Committee as an associate member, bringing great value with its experience and leadership in support of the organisation’s efforts to monitor, educate and encourage best practice in data centre policy in Europe and around the world. […]


Information overload: Why Coronavirus is driving the demand for data

The amount of data is expanding rapidly and it all needs to be stored somewhere. John Hall, Managing Director of Proximity Data Centres, explores why colocation services via Edge data centres can offer the perfect solution to cope with the demand of data during COVID-19. The rise in digital services has placed a big demand on content […]


Juniper Networks provides Deutsche Telekom with managed SD-WAN platform

Juniper Networks, a leader in secure, AI-driven networks, has partnered with T-Systems, one of the world-leading cross-manufacturer digital service providers, to create and deliver a managed SD-WAN infrastructure as part of an end-to-end service overlay solution for companies with complex network and connectivity requirements. With this service offering, T-Systems is focusing on the adoption of […]


Siklu and Exertis Hammer partner to deliver wireless connectivity across northern Europe

Value-add distributor, Exertis Hammer, and a global market leader in millimetre-wave wireless solutions, Siklu, have announced a distribution agreement that will greatly expand Siklu’s reach to wireless connectivity resellers, data centres, integrators, service providers and OEMs in the UK, Ireland, Benelux and Scandinavia. Exertis Hammer has been supplying Ethernet, Fibre Channel and InfiniBand networks for […]


Reducing data centre energy costs – a top priority according to poll

A poll from Secure I.T. Environments Ltd, one of the UK’s leading design and build companies for modular and containerised data centres, has revealed that reducing energy costs (46%) and improving energy efficiency (39%) are key priorities for 2020 among IT professionals. The poll, which was conducted across the Data Centre World event, found nearly a third (29%) […]


Power grid operators in Poland choose Nokia private wireless solution

Nokia has announced that Polish energy sector company PGE Systemy has chosen its 5G-ready, industrial-grade private wireless solution, following the successful trial of a 450 MHz PoC network in operation since April 2019. This marks a critical first step in evaluating the use of the 450 MHz band to support the wide-area operations of energy […]


Proximity Data Centres secures major new investment to equip UK with regional Edge data centres

Proximity Data Centres Limited, one of the UK’s fastest growing regional Edge colocation providers, has announced major new funding from ICG-Longbow, the real estate division of Intermediate Capital Group PLC.   This new funding commitment will support Proximity in its strategic £80 million rollout of regional Edge data centres and will enable Proximity to continue its expansion to offer national capability to help customers keep pace with increasing data requirements driven by the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the Internet of Things (IoT).   […]


Deep Dive: Timothy Arnold, Head of Colocation, Six Degrees

Six Degrees is a cloud-led managed service provider. It works as a collaborative technology partner to businesses making a digital transition. Timothy Arnold is Head of Colocation at the company and he tells us how he likes to relax and unwind outside the office. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement in the […]


Mining company unearths best practice solution for infrastructure performance

Alfred H Knight (AHK) is a UK-based mining and metals enterprise that provides a comprehensive range of inspection and analytical services for the mineral and metal industries worldwide. Matthew Underhill, Head of Infrastructure, discusses his role in the business and how it implemented a NetApp solution to simplify its operations, as well how the company […]


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