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Future-proofing networks to support rising data centre demand and network connectivity

Network service providers have never played a more fundamental role as organisations across the Middle East adapt to the ‘new normal’ and accelerate their digitalisation journeys. That is the view of Feras Hani, Infrastructure System Engineer, CommScope, who tells Intelligent CIO how organisations can future-proof their networks in support of rising data centre demand and […]

Spirent and MultiLane join forces to enable 800G ecosystem

Spirent Communications, a leading provider of test, assurance and analytics solutions for next-generation devices and networks, has announced that it has partnered with MultiLane, a global leader in data centre interconnects, to offer vendor-neutral testing solutions supporting the 800G ecosystem. This milestone is a result of the two companies’ joint mission to enable 800G infrastructure development and adoption […]

Colt and Getlink to install and operate new fibre optic network through Channel Tunnel

The Colt and Getlink agreement will bring new dark fibre and data services to the Channel Tunnel for the first time in a generation, deploying the latest connectivity technology between the UK and mainland Europe. Colt Technology Services and Getlink have announced a 25-year contract, which will see Colt install its IQ Network through the […]

University of Utah Hospital refreshes Infoblox network infrastructure to improve reliability and capacity

In response to the demands of COVID-19, the University of Utah Hospital has improved its Infoblox network infrastructure, ensuring productivity and reliability among staff and better patient-centered care. For 10 years in a row, University of Utah Health (U of U Health) has ranked in the top 10 participating medical centers nationwide including twice as […]

O2 cools down data centres to save energy as 4G and 5G hot up

As the world heats up, data centre facilities must discover smarter ways to cool down. Jorge Ribeiro Rousse, Director of Service Platform Strategy and Engineering, Virgin Media O2, discusses how it implemented EkkoSense’s software technology to monitor and control temperatures at its mobile network site in order to keep its mobile network running, delivering cooling […]

Digital Realty announces availability of AWS capability on PlatformDIGITAL

Digital Realty has announced the deployment of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect 100Gbps capability at the company’s Westin building exchange in Seattle and on its Interxion Dublin campus in Ireland, bringing one of the fastest AWS Direct Connect capabilities to PlatformDIGITAL. Digital Realty’s platform connects 290 centres of data exchange with over 4,000 participants around the world, […]

Proximity rolls out tier 1 carrier and cloud gateway connectivity services

Proximity Data Centres has announced two new connectivity services to accelerate the choice of high speed, low latency connectivity solutions available to enterprise customers using its rapidly growing portfolio of UK-wide Edge colocation data centres. These initiatives will be delivered in tandem with Next Connex, a specialist provider of integrated data networking infrastructure, hosting and […]

Kalaam Telecom acquires Kuwaiti ISP leader Zajil Telecom

Kalaam Telecom, Bahrain’s technology solutions provider, has announced the acquisition of Zajil International Telecom Co. (KSCC), one of Kuwait’s longest-established ISP and ICT services companies, with the aim of creating a regional powerhouse which will drive Digital Transformation in the GCC region and beyond. The acquisition will create a combined entity with revenue of US$100 […]

An Edge Computing breakup: Out with the old and in with the new

With more and more people working from home as a result of the pandemic, business leaders have been faced with Edge complexities as the scale of Edge Computing use has increased. Dave Russell, Vice President of Enterprise Strategy at Veeam, and Rick Vanover, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Veeam, discuss how Edge Computing will […]

Schneider Electric launches Easy Rack Series in Europe

Schneider Electric, a Digital Transformation of energy management and automation solutions provider, has announced the launch of its Easy Rack Series available exclusively in Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Available in a variety of sizes, the Easy Rack series is designed to be quick and easy to install, while simple to scale, […]

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