Transporting St.Pancras Station to a wireless future

WIFI Metropolis has installed a Xirrus Wi-Fi network throughout St. Pancras International Station. Famous for being the home of the UK’s first high speed rail link and the country’s main Eurostar hub, St. Pancras has a rich history and originally opened its doors in 1868 at the height of the steam age and glamorous rail travel.





Angola Cables to peer at NAPAfrica

Angola Cables, a leading telecoms operator, is expanding its network reach and peering capabilities across the globe. With an aim to become a major IP transit and MPLS player in sub-Saharan Africa, Angola Cables has chosen NAPAfrica as its peering point. NAPAfrica is Africa’s largest Internet Exchange Point (IXP), with over 240 unique connected networks and 140Gbps peering traffic. NAPAfrica, which is colocated within all Teraco data centre facilities, provides peering across sub-Saharan Africa from Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town.



Tieto continues to support Folksam

Folksam, one of the largest insurance companies in Sweden, has chosen Tieto as its strategic IT and business partner to support the company’s IT-infrastructure modernization journey. The extended agreement is valid for three years and covers both application services and modernization of the current IT infrastructure.





Rackspace achieves ten Microsoft Partner Competencies

Rackspace has achieved seven gold and three silver Microsoft Partner Competencies for capabilities spanning application development, cloud platform support, data management, business applications, mobility and productivity. Microsoft Partner Competencies recognise companies in the Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) for their proven expertise in delivering quality solutions in a specialised area of business.



Connected cars: who controls your car without you knowing?

Kaspersky Lab researchers have examined the security of applications for the remote control of cars from several well-known car manufacturers. As a result, the company’s experts have discovered that all of the applications contain a number of security issues that can potentially allow criminals to cause significant damage for connected car owners.



Cloud aggregator Vuzion goes international with expansion into Ireland

Vuzion, the cloud aggregator, has announced its first international business, Vuzion Ireland, the appointment of Kieran McDonnell, as country manager, and the opening of an office in Sandyford, Dublin. Vuzion Ireland brings a new set of capabilities to support the Irish IT reseller community achieve faster growth with cloud solutions.




Tieto to provide Järfälla municipality with future-proof IT services

Tieto has signed an extensive outsourcing agreement with the municipality of Järfälla in the Stockholm region. The purpose is to provide future-proof application and IT services that will ensure a smooth digital transition and make everyday life for citizens easier. The contract is initially for four years, including two extension options for a total period of up to eight years, with a value of approximately EUR14 million.


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