New survey highlights worrying lack of guidance from employers on use of personal devices

A survey commissioned by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has shown many employers appear to have a ‘laissez faire’ attitude to allowing staff to use their personal laptop, tablet computer or smartphone for work business, which may be placing people’s personal information at risk.

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Network topology mapping

SolarWinds has announced the release of SolarWinds Network Topology Mapper (NTM), a network mapping, discovery and inventory solution that joins SolarWinds' comprehensive suite of network management solutions.

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Opengear enhances Virtual Serial Port connectivity

Opengear has upgraded its Opengear virtual serial port software through a new partnership with Eltima Software.

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Allied Telesis: Neue Netzwerkkarte (NIC) verbessert Secure-Client- und VoIP-Integration für den Edge-Bereich 

Endgeräte mit Kupferleitungen können dank der neuen Lösung über Glasfasernetze kommunizieren

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Don’t future-proof your data centre: Prepare to evolve

With demand for storage and networking capabilities skyrocketing, in-house and hosted data centres are being put under greater pressure than ever before. Dave Tanis, EMEA Technical Director, at CommScope, discusses what to consider when building or expanding a data centre.

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Teradyne selects HP for new product development

HP FlexNetwork architecture reduces total cost of ownership for manufacturer’s network by 35 percent.

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Wipro and Infoblox partnership

Infoblox Inc., the automated network control company, and Wipro Infotech, IT Business unit of Wipro Ltd., have announced a global reseller arrangement to give businesses and public organisations greater control over their corporate IT networks.

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Infoblox adds control and security to Azure Cloud

With Infoblox Actionable Network Intelligence customers can automatically provision and manage DNS infrastructure regardless of where the application lives - in Azure or on-premises - from a single system.

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Videos

Park Place Technologies has been on quite some journey, as the company has grown from its core Third Party Maintenance focus to today’s data centre network optimisation specialist organisation. Ian Shearer, Managing Director, APAC & EMEA, Park Place Technologies, discusses recent developments at the company, which include several acquisitions, technical solution and professional services innovations.
Chris Wey, President of the Power Systems Business Unit, Rocket Software, talks through the tell-tale signs of a DevOps programme that isn’t delivering, before outlining the key components of a truly ‘modern’ DevOps solution, with some major benefits for end users.
Michael James and Terence Chabe, Capital Market Specialists at Colt Technology Services, discuss the implications for data centre infrastructure as some of Europe’s largest financial exchanges address the fallout from Brexit, with geography, latency, security, cloud services, software defined networks and the edge all in the spotlight.
The coming together of Arcserve and StorageCraft means an expanded solutions portfolio, offering both simplification and agility to Channel partners, designed to provide end users with a comprehensive approach to the backup and recovery challenges of the digital world. SDC Channel talks to Arcserve’s Vice President Sales, EMEA, Richard Massey and Acting Chief Marketing Officer, Florian Malecki.

Expert Opinions

By Drew Firment, VP of Enterprise Strategies at Pluralsight.
By Bhushan Patil, Chief Growth Officer for Network Services for APJI & EMEA,
Balancing the needs of employees in both the virtual and physical workplace. By Chris Lorigan, Surface Portfolio Product Manager, Microsoft UK.