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SD-WAN refusing to fit neatly into a Service Provider’s traditional way of doing business

Change is something the service provider industry is used to. Since the mid-90s UK Internet Service Providers have been evolving and adapting, adopting new technologies and chasing after the new opportunities they represent, moving into new untapped markets when an existing market has become saturated and commoditised. By Martin Saunders, Product Director of Highlight.

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The network evolution for Service Providers

In the era of digitalisation, the telecommunications service providers requirements are rapidly changing. As an integrated provider, it is not just their job to provide high-performance infrastructures and secure services. They must also look to address the opportunities and challenges of new technologies and take appropriate measures to meet the new demands on their networks. The evolution of the networks presents challenges, but also numerous opportunities. By Adrian Taylor, Regional VP of Sales for A10 Networks.

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Enterprise mobility and the challenge of app expertise for CIOs

By Colin Yates, chief support officer at WorkMobile, an award-winning data capture solution.

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The real benefits of WiFi 6

Following the announcement that the new WiFi standard 802.11ax is on its way, businesses will be looking forward to sitting back and basking in the faster connection speeds that await. However, they could be missing out on a host of additional advantages. By Patrick Hirscher, EMEA Wireless Market Development Manager at Zyxel.

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Service providers on the edge

Common automation frameworks and the end of speed and security compromises. By Bart Salaets, Senior Solution Architect Director, F5 Networks.

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Microsoft Office 365: How to deliver the highest quality of experience

By Kalle Ward, VP of EMEA service providers, Silver Peak.

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Why more enterprises are adopting Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)

Networking has always been a hardware-centric affair. Organizations purchase, implement and maintain a wide array of routers, switches, load balancers and other gear on a device-by-device basis. The result is a highly complex network environment that is difficult to manage and lacks the agility to meet today’s changing business demands. By Marcus Doran – VP & GM at Rahi Systems Europe.

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What is 5G? A look into the future of mobile connectivity

With 5G services currently being rolled out globally, we thought a quick article explaining some of the technical aspects of the new service that portends to revolutionize wireless access in the coming months and years. To most, 5G will mean an even faster mobile data service compared to current 4G technology. But while this is true it is a gross oversimplification of what 5G is. By Timothy Francis – A/V Sales Engineer EMEA, Rahi Systems.

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Keeping connected in the age of SD-WAN

By Alan Stewart–Brown, VP of EMEA at Opengear.

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Decisions at the speed of light: how AIoT will allow 5G to take flight

5G marks the start of a technology revolution. By making high-speed connectivity ubiquitous, it will accelerate technology adoption across the country and transform how we work, play and innovate. By Jennifer Major, Head of IoT, SAS UK & Ireland.

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Videos

Alex Brew, Regional Director, Northern Europe at Vertiv., shares the company’s predictions for the data centre industry in 2023. Expect energy efficiency-related legislation and innovation - with alternatives to diesel generators and the final ‘arrival’ of liquid cooling on the horizon – alongside the excitement and uncertainty of 5G, edge and the metaverse!
Interview with Pallavi Otawkar, Vice President R&D Operations for ServiceMax. Women working in the IT industry share their experiences – covering the opportunities they have had, the challenges they have had to overcome during their careers to date, and offering plenty of constructive thoughts and observations as to what improvements still need to be made when it comes to improving diversity within the workplace.
Steve Donovan, atNorth’s recently appointed Chief Development Officer, is looking forward to his new role in growing the company’s data centre footprint and profile across the Nordics and, in time, beyond. He believes that atNorth is ideally placed to meet the ever-increasing demand for sustainability within the data centre industry.
Guro Bakkeng Bergan, VP and GM EMEA at Fivetran, discusses a recent Vanson Bourne report, conducted on behalf of Fivetran, which reveals that almost all companies recognise the importance of AI and, therefore, have plans to invest in the technology, but at the same time do not completely trust it, and also experience difficulty obtaining the data sets which are the ‘raw ingredients’ of successful AI implementations.

News

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Six Degrees welcomes Chris Dunning-Walton to its advisory team, as the company strikes new ground in the cyber security landscape.