Mobile fronthaul architecture for Orange

Infinera and EBlink have formed a partnership to deliver both fiber and wireless based solutions and to provide an end-to-end fronthaul architecture. In a live field trial with Orange, the Infinera TM-Series and EBlink's FrontLinkT solutions delivered mobile fronthaul networking services for Orange's 4G network in western France, interconnecting baseband units (BBU) and remote radio heads (RRH) from several of Orange's Radio Access Network (RAN) vendors.

Access to global cloud providers available at Teraco through Internet Solutions’ CloudConnect

Internet Solutions (IS), a pan-African communications service provider, has connected at Teraco, a vendor neutral data centre provider in South Africa, enabling clients to have a secure connection and single point of access to Google, Amazon Web Services, Dimension Data Cloud and Microsoft Azure and Office 365 via IS’s CloudConnect product. This is a significant shift and example of the adoption of cloud to deliver IT services more effectively.

Seamless SQL Server 2005 end-of-life upgrades?

Vision Solutions has introduced its newest migration software offering, Double-Take SQLMove. Vision Solutions designed the product, which uses the company’s Double-Take replication technology, to help customers migrate effortlessly from Microsoft SQL Server 2005 to a supported version. Microsoft will end extended support for SQL Server 2005 on 12th April 2016. After that date, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates to companies running SQL Server 2005.

Tintri joins Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance

Tintri has joined the Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance (ECA). This collaboration reinforces Tintri’s commitment to deliver solutions integrated with Microsoft products to help customers streamline and automate access to their cloud-based environments. This comes on the heels of Tintri’s certification for Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track, and the first Gold level data centre competency among next generation storage companies.