China Mobile selects Brocade

China Mobile has selected an advanced network functions virtualization (NFV) solution from Brocade to support its most strategic corporate development initiative. Deployment of the Brocade(R) Virtual Traffic Manager (vTM) within key China Mobile data centers will help the company deliver highly available and agile cloud services, while keeping operating costs under control.



Quintillion selects Ciena

Anchorage-based Quintillion is deploying Ciena’s  8700 Packetwave Platform to support the first phase of its 15,000-kilometer intercontinental subsea fiber system that is planned to connect Europe and Asia by way of the Alaskan and Canadian Arctic. With power and space limitations in the North American Arctic, the compact size and low power consumption benefits of the 8700 efficiently provides a scalable, secure and reliable solution.


SSE makes strategic appointments

SSE Enterprise Telecoms – a leading provider of network infrastructure services, and part of the SSE Group – has announced three strategic hires with the appointment of Conrad Mallon as Chief Network Architect, Paul Clark as Director of Service Delivery and Mike Magee as Director of Service Solutions.  The appointments strengthen SSE Enterprise Telecoms’ strategy to deliver industry-leading products on a world-class network while providing the best customer service in the telecoms sector.








Teleena and Cumulocity form partnership to accelerate IoT adoption

Teleena, a global IoT and MVNO enabler, has formeda strategic partnership with Cumulocity, the leading IoT device management and application enablement platform provider. With this strategic partnership Teleena will roll-out its IoT Suite with all functionalities for enterprises to build transformational IoT solutions and monetize new business models.



Making networking a 'Doddle'

Cradlepoint has re-engineered the enterprise network model for click & collect company Doddle, as it prepares for expansion.  The re-engineered network model has reduced Doddle’s business CapEx and technology OpEx by nearly 50 per cent, by enabling greater flexibility for deployment and maintenance.











Buying local pays off for IT Protocol

  Picking a data centre can be a difficult decision. Most likely an organisation’s checklist will include the need for high-tiered facilities offering great connectivity, high broadband speeds and multiple service options. Satisfying these needs will often point to the direction of major cities to be near key business hubs. But thiswas not the case for network security and infrastructure architecture company IT Protocol who decided to buy local in its partnership with colocation provider, Aegis Data just over a year ago.



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