MetroNet joins CloudJumper Partner Program

MetroNet  has joined with CloudJumper to become an authorized WaaS solution delivery partner. Through the partnership, MetroNet will now offer customers Office 365, hosted Quickbooks services, and hosted workspace solutions, based on the CloudJumper nWorkSpace™ platform.

Syncsort acquires Cogito

Syncsort has completed the acquisition of Cogito Ltd., maker of specialized software that can access IBM z Systems mainframe data, significantly improve the performance of IBM DB2® and CA IDMS™ database management systems on IBM z/OS, and lower mainframe costs for the world's largest enterprises. This is Syncsort's third acquisition of a UK-based mainframe software company, all of which deepened its capability to bridge the gap between Big Iron and Big Data.

BSO launches ‘Gateway to Mexico’

BSO has established a point of presence (PoP) in McAllen Data Center, the largest colocation provider in South Texas. The PoP in McAllen will further enhance BSO’s North to South US connectivity and network reach across the Americas with its single point of entry to the growing Mexican and South American markets. McAllen Data Center’s customers will also benefit with access to global markets East and West of the US in Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific on BSO’s extensive network.

All-new Haltian small sensors utilize Wirepas Connectivity

Haltian expands its Internet of Things (IoT) platform with small sensors. The platform consists of the Thingsee gateway plus the Thingsee POD and TAG sensors. The sensors can be used for tracking and monitoring assets, goods and people in a completely new, and a far more cost-effective manner. The Thingsee router delivers the data collected from the sensors directly to the client’s back-end systems via a mobile connection.

Arista expands to next-generation telemetry

Arista Networks has introduced next-generation telemetry and analytics capabilities designed for modern cloud networks. The new Arista EOS® (Extensible Operating System) and CloudVision® features provide customers with deep visibility into today’s network workloads, workflows, and workstreams on a network-wide basis, accelerating completion of day-to-day tasks and reducing operational costs.

GasTerra extends IT infrastructure management outsourcing with Atos

GasTerra , an international operating trade organization in natural gas, and Atos have extended their existing agreement for the outsourcing of IT Management with another three years. This will not only allow for substantial savings on costs but it will also provide GasTerra with the opportunity to develop its ambition to further increase its overall efficiency.

Masergy expands Global Cloud Communications Service

Masergy Communications is expanding its Global Office solutions. Responding to growing demand by enterprise organizations seeking a global communication presence with a true local calling experience, Masergy has broadened its Global Office service deployment to now include Mexico and Italy. Global Office is available across six continents.

QTS and Canonical unveil OpenStack Cloud

Responding to increasing demand for flexible, open source and cost-predictable cloud solutions, QTS Realty Trust and Canonical have introduced a private, fully managed OpenStack cloud solution available from any of QTS’ geographically diverse and highly secure data centers in mid-September.