Siemon highlights 'low-cost' performance risks

Siemon has released the results of comprehensive testing on the performance of plug and play optical fibre cable assemblies used in 40 and 100 Gigabit applications. Outlined in a new white paper ‘A Closer Look at Plug and Play MPO/MTP Assemblies’, the results clearly show that lower-cost generic assemblies from unknown suppliers can compromise performance in today’s high speed fibre optic links.










Aberdeenshire Council readies students for the digital frontier

Aberdeenshire Council has selected Aerohive Networks to deliver a wireless system across the council’s entire school estate, its libraries and corporate buildings. The council identified the need for a “fit for purpose” wireless environment to support an increasing move towards digital learning within schools across Aberdeenshire. The solution was also seen as a key enabler for the council’s new Digital Strategy, Innovate Aberdeenshire.












Veritas launches enterprise data management solution designed to accelerate digital transformation

Veritas Technologies has launched NetBackup 8.0 and an integrated Enterprise Data Management solution to help organisations manage data in the cloud and extract new business value as they transform for the future. The new solution builds on the foundation of Veritas’ NetBackup to integrate data visibility, application resiliency and copy data management so organisations can uphold their most critical asset—data.