The 24th November is Black Friday, which marks the largest online retail event of the year and sees discounted items available across major high street outlets and at online retailers. According to data prepared by price comparison site GoCompare, which surveyed approximately 2 000 individuals, the projected UK consumer spend this Black Friday will be around the £3 billion mark, with 49 per cent expecting to shop online. So with Black Friday consumers poised to spend, how prepared are the ‘e-sellers’?
France-IX, the leading Internet Exchange in France, and Coriant, a leading supplier of packet optical, IP, and SDN solutions to Tier 1 global service providers, web-scale Internet operators and IXPs, have teamed to enhance the scalability, flexibility, and efficiency of France-IX’s optical transport infrastructure to address its members’ rapidly growing demand for peering capacity driven by content-hungry end-user applications.
Upgraded national backbone network carries 400Gbit/s across Germany.
There is no better way to understand trends in any industry than by going directly to those leading the way in that space. With this in mind, Schneider Electric commissioned a new 451 Research study designed to shed light on hybrid IT environments at large enterprises from across the globe. This research was conducted through intensive, in-depth interviews with C-suite, data centre and IT executives and offers peer lessons and perspective into innovative deployment of technologies others in the industry can use to evaluate and manage their own hybrid landscapes.
Zayo Group Holdings has named Phil Mottram as chief revenue officer (CRO) and Annette Murphy as managing director of Europe. These key executive appointments will further strengthen Zayo’s efforts to drive global growth.
Orange and Red Hat collaborate to fuel technology innovation within community projects; Orange uses Red Hat OpenStack Platform to drive network transformation.
It’s all about transformation in 2018, as global brands and government agencies look to use technology to better serve their customers, and differentiate themselves from the competition.
Global leader in seamless payment implements agile network across 88 locations.
Colt will further extend its network expansion strategy to better serve the needs of its multinational customer base.
Creates seamless link between end user experience and network performance management.
Juniper Networks is disaggregating optical line system hardware from network control software, rolling out a new optical solution that brings unprecedented levels of flexibility, cost control and multi-layer visibility to packet-optical transport. Juniper’s end-to-end metro packet transport portfolio gives service providers the necessary building blocks to deploy new services built on cloud, 5G, IoT, multi-gigabit broadband and other advanced technologies.
Extreme Networks has completed its acquisition of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.’s data center switching, routing and analytics business.
Riverbed SteelCentral Aternity provides UK’s largest builders’ merchant with real-time visibility to fix problems faster, improving colleague productivity and user experience.
Virtual Instruments has revealed technology integration initiatives with Cisco to dramatically simplify and lower the cost of real-time performance and availability monitoring for business-critical infrastructures.
Scientists have taken an important step towards using ‘twisted’ light as a form of wireless, high-capacity data transmission which could make fibre-optics obsolete.
Company launches MSP-Centric Managed Networking Product Line and other critical product updates during DattoCon London.
Talari Networks has released its new E1000 appliance for service-chaining hosted third-party applications with increased high-availability and throughput, delivering up to 2Gbps full-duplex performance.
Virtual Instruments has formed a new partnership with Gigamon to meet a broader set of customer needs for the Virtual Instruments’ network-attached storage (NAS) product portfolio.
Colt introduces fastest-in-market connectivity between key exchanges of Hong Kong and Singapore, as well as Australia and Japan.