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Netskope expands NewEdge Security Private Cloud across Europe and the Middle East

Netskope, the SASE leader, announced expansion of the Netskope NewEdge network across Europe and the Middle East, with new data centres brought online in Manchester, UK, Marseilles, France, Zurich, Switzerland and Fujairah, UAE. All of the additional presence and capacity has been activated in direct response to customer demand, as enterprises worldwide embrace a SASE […]


Using innovative technology to improve Africa’s digital interconnection capabilities

Africa’s technology capabilities are rapidly progressing and it is largely down to the efforts of companies such as Teraco and Africa Data Centres. We hear how both data centre companies are working to ensure Africa can keep up with Digital Transformation demands in the data centre space and how they are enhancing connectivity across the […]


Nokia expert on enabling the warehouse of the future through Optical LAN

The warehouse of the future must have a fast, efficient communications network connecting everything and everyone. This is the view of George Verdes, Head of Sales for Transportation and Logistics in MEA at Nokia, who tells us here how Nokia’s Optical LAN is enabling this vision.  Global lockdown in 2020 and beyond has resulted in […]


Proximity announces strategic relationship with ITS Technology Group to deliver fibre network

Proximity Data Centres, one of the UK’s fastest growing regional Edge colocation data centre providers, has announced a strategic marketing partnership with ITS, a leading UK wholesale provider of full fibre infrastructure.   The partnership follows the announcement of a joint venture between ITS, the Liverpool City Region (LCRCA) and construction partner, NGE, in February. […]


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. As a result of Nokia and Intel’s close working partnership, the AirFrame products will be upgraded immediately following the availability of the […]


Xilinx revolutionises the modern data centre with Alveo SmartNICs

Addressing the demands of the modern data centre, Xilinx has announced a range of new data centre products and solutions, including a new family of Alveo SmartNICs, smart world AI video analytics applications, an accelerated algorithmic trading reference design for sub-microsecond trading, and the Xilinx App Store.  Today’s most demanding and complex applications, from networking […]


Nokia partners with Microsoft on cloud solutions for enterprise

Telecom quipment vendor Nokia, has signed an agreement with Microsoft to develop new market-ready 4G and 5G private wireless use cases designed for enterprises. The collaboration will combine Nokia’s Cloud RAN (vRAN) technologies with Microsoft Azure cloud-based services and developer ecosystem to drive end-user functionality via new business cases. The initiative, stated Nokia, supports its […]


Juniper Networks announces intent to acquire Apstra to transform data centre operations

Juniper Networks, a leader in secure, AI-driven networks, has announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Apstra, a leader in intent-based networking and automated closed loop assurance. Juniper’s strategy is to change the way networks are built, operated and secured in the cloud era by using AI-driven automation. Apstra accelerates […]


Aramco and stc unveil Dammam 7 supercomputer

Aramco and stc have announced the launch of Dammam 7, a new supercomputer among the top 10 most powerful in the world. The supercomputer presents new opportunities in both exploration and development and enhances Aramco’s decision-making on exploration and investment decisions. According to Aramco, the move is the next step in its Digital Transformation, complementing […]


Enterprise Digital Transformation drives the changing face of SD-WAN security

As Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) has grown in popularity with businesses, it has been increasingly used to connect public and hybrid cloud services to the enterprise network and secure home-based teleworking. This brings its own security risks. Roque Lozano, Vice President of IP & Optics for Middle East and Africa at Nokia, explains how […]


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