Siemon offers free ‘WheelHouse Interactive Data Centre Guide’

Siemon has launched a free ‘Interactive Data Centre Guide’ as part of its WheelHouse™ portfolio.  Focusing support for data centre professionals, this online educational resource centre provides comprehensive data centre guidance for selecting, designing and deploying the business-critical infrastructure upon which the entire data centre relies.  Its aim is to ‘connect the world to a higher data centre standard’ by offering comprehensive resources in one immediately accessible and easily navigable interactive guide.

Cisco to acquire Jasper Technologies

Cisco is to acquire Jasper Technologies, Inc., a privately held company based in Santa Clara that delivers a cloud-based IoT service platform to help enterprises and service providers launch, manage and monetize IoT services on a global scale. Under the terms of the agreement, Cisco will pay $1.4 billion in cash and assumed equity awards, plus additional retention based incentives.

Beabloo selects Hortonworks

Hortonworks has expanded its European customer base by adding Beabloo, the global omnichannel digital marketing company. With Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP(tm)), Beabloo can process and analyse huge amounts of unstructured data to help its merchant customers increase revenues whilst optimising the retail experience.

Huawei and Dynatrace collaborate

Huawei has announced collaboration with Dynatrace, the global leader in digital performance management, to jointly innovate and develop the first holistic ICT Customer Experience Management (CEM) solution.

Utility contract for Sudlows and Interserve

Interserve, working in partnership with Sudlows, has completed a contract to support a FTSE 100 utility company in the development and delivery of its data centre strategy. This is the latest in a number of key consultancy projects forged through an on-going collaboration between the data centre specialist and the international support services and construction group.

Protecting customers from DDoS attacks

France-based SdV Plurimédia, the leading hosting provider for the international media industry, has implemented the SmartWall® Threat Defense System (TDS) to protect its world-class data centers against DDoS attacks. With the Corero solution in place, SdV Plurimédia brings an optimum level of reliability to its networks and guarantees DDoS protection to its customers as part of its 99.999% Service Level Agreement (SLA).