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Enhanced network capabilities: the race for performance is top priority for Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise product releases

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, a leading provider of communication, network and cloud solutions tailored to customers’ industries, has announced the worldwide availability of new models in its OmniSwitch 6900 switching range, designed for enterprise data centres and core networks.  The company continues to improve its portfolio as part of its Digital Age Networking (DAN) strategy to ease the Digital Transformation […]


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, […]


Equinix Metal delivers physical infrastructure at software speed

Equinix has announced that Equinix Metal has significantly advanced its global scale, features and ability to enable as-a-service consumption of the full value of Platform Equinix. With these new and enhanced capabilities, Equinix Metal customers can consume interconnected infrastructure with the control of physical hardware and the low overhead and developer experience of the cloud, […]


Introducing Aruba ESP, the industry’s first cloud-native platform built for the intelligent edge

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, has introduced Aruba ESP (Edge Services Platform), the industry’s first AI-powered, cloud-native platform that predicts and resolves problems at the network edge before they happen. Built on AIOps, Zero Trust network security and a Unified Infrastructure for campus, data centre, branch and remote worker locations, Aruba ESP delivers an […]


The next step for AI: Make it smarter with Edge Computing and HCI

As the hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) market continues to grow exponentially, the next big frontier for HCI now sits at the Edge of the network. Phil White, CTO, Scale Computing tells us why it’s time for HCI to embrace and include Edge Computing to enable the growth of AI. It is unsurprising that the hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) […]


Six Degrees expands public sector service offerings

UK-based managed service provider Six Degrees has announced that public sector organisations will be able to benefit from a comprehensive range of networks and telecommunications services offered via the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Network Services 2 framework. This follows the company’s recent announcement that it will be delivering a total of 80 cloud and security […]


Ageing networks can hamper cloud performance

The cloud, IoT and even hyperconverged infrastructure require a robust and solid network to relay the information to and from the data centre they are connected to. But an old, legacy network can severely hamper this and lead to downtime and sub-standard connections, which is why Netshield South Africa is offering businesses an alternative, to […]


Opengear expert on the benefits of out-of-band management

Alan Stewart-Brown, VP Sales EMEA at Opengear discusses how out-of-band management reduces mean time to repair (MTTR) in distributed IT environments. Where are my devices located? The wave of transformation brought about by digitisation, the Internet of Things and increasingly decentralised hardware landscapes and systems brings new challenges for IT departments. They have to manage […]


Cyxtera integrates zero-trust security into global data centre footprint

Cyxtera Technologies, the secure infrastructure company, has announced the integration of AppGate SDP, its software-defined perimeter solution, across its 50+ best-in-class data centres to deliver zero-trust capabilities to customers. AppGate SDP leverages micro-segmentation to apply the principle of least-privileged access to the network, which reduces the attack surface. Providing an on-demand, free edition of AppGate […]


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