Softcat joins select ranks of Cisco Gold Partners

Softcat has achieved the Cisco Gold Partner Accreditation following a concentrated two-year investment in training and resources, cementing its reputation as one of the most proficient and committed Cisco resellers in the UK. Softcat’s private and public sector customers will benefit from advanced technical support for Cisco’s solutions across its four key architectures: networking, security, collaboration and data centre.

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Over 100,000 ADVA FSP 150 circuits deployed by Openreach

ADVA Optical Networking says that Openreach, the infrastructure division of BT Group, has deployed over 100,000 FSP 150 circuits into its Ethernet Access Direct (EAD) services. This figure marks a major milestone and represents one of the largest installed bases of Ethernet connectivity in the world. One of the key reasons for this success is the ADVA FSP Management Suite that enables Openreach to drastically simplify the provisioning of new services and rapidly respond to customer requests.

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Mobility benefits put at risk by companies' inattention to work-life balance and security issues

The proliferation of mobile devices is driving an array of positive changes in workplace culture and how we work. But these always-on mini-computers are also upending our sense of “work-life” balance, fanning executive anxieties about security and privacy, and forcing IT departments to overhaul their information-security approaches, according to The personalisation challenge: business culture and mobile security, an Economist Intelligence Unit report, sponsored by HP Networking.

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In December 2018, Juniper Networks acquired HTBASE and its multicloud container product, Juke. Over the last six months, the team has been busy enhancing the innovative multicloud container platform. Today, Juniper is introducing Juke version 2.2 with a new user interface, integration with Kubernetes and its container storage interface (CSI), as well as new snapshot and scheduler capabilities.
The fifth annual Cisco® Global Cloud Index (2014-2019)  forecasts that global cloud traffic will more than quadruple by the end of 2019, from 2.1 to 8.6 zettabytes (ZB), outpacing the growth of total global data center traffic, which is forecast to triple during the same time frame (from 3.4 to 10.4 ZB)., a cloud networking company delivering software-defined infrastructure, has partnered with Kolibrić Telecom, an international network service carrier, to deliver ultra-low latency fibre connectivity between Frankfurt and Istanbul. The companies collaborated to identify and design the lowest latency fibre routes, taking into account specific end customer requirements.
Company adds key channel resources and strategic focus to meet accelerated market demands.
New capabilities enable telecoms providers to maximize network investments with dedicated virtual network connections for IoT and differentiated services.
120km structured cabling supports next-gen CCTV with facial recognition, high density Wi-Fi, EPOS terminals, dynamic digital signage; all assets IP-converged & managed centrally.
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Technical Discussion: High Performance IP Replication

Why is it so challenging to achieve high performance IP Replication over distance between data centers? Check out Brocade subject matter experts discussing the challenges of achieving high performance IP replication over distance, including how Brocade addresses this architecturally and test results comparing IP storage replication workloads showing you the level of performance you can achieve with Brocade's solution.

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