In groundbreaking research, JPMorgan Chase, Toshiba and Ciena have demonstrated the full viability of a first-of-its-kind Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) network for metropolitan areas, resistant to quantum computing attacks and capable of supporting 800 Gbps data rates for mission-critical applications under real-world environmental conditions.
Kurmi Software and Pulse Research have published findings from the first UCC Management Impact Report: The True Cost of Unified Communications and Collaboration. The report reveals that automation could be set for a huge surge in the Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) space with rapidly increasing costs and lost time leading many organizations to reassess MACDs (moves, adds, changes, deletes) processes, related to onboarding and offboarding of employees. Increased UCC consumption as a result of hybrid working means that 100% of IT decision-maker respondents are now in the process of evaluating time and cost efficiency, with the survey finding that today’s UCC is largely unautomated, time-consuming, and expensive.
Eseye has launched its second annual Future of IoT Report, which captures key insights from 11 leading IoT decision-makers – from IoT business founders and evangelists to industry analysts and chief technology officers, and presidents of leading communications and IoT security organisations.
According to a recently published report by Dell’Oro Group, the Ethernet Switch Data Center market is forecast to grow at a nearly double-digit CAGR between 2021 and 2026. 400 Gbps, 800 Gbps, and 1600 Gbps speeds are forecast to drive more than 50 percent of the market revenues towards the end of our forecast horizon.
Retrospect has been very busy in recent weeks, launching Retrospect Cloud Storage, Retrospect Backup 19 and Retrospect Virtual 2022. JG Heithcock, General Manager at Retrospect, talks us through these new storage solutions and the pain points they will help to address.
Stéphane Estevez, EMEA Director of Product Marketing, Observability & IT Markets at Splunk, discusses the findings of the company’s ‘State of Observability 2022’ report. He outlines the three different stages of the observability journey, the main reasons why organisations adopt observability solutions and the main benefits of doing so. He ends up with some key observability recommendations.
Wes Van Den Berg, Vice President and General Manager, UK&I, Pure Storage, provides an update on recent developments at the company, including the launch of the FlashBlade//S family of products and the introduction of the Evergreen//Flex.
Christoph Berentzen, Divisional Head API & Open Banking at Commerzbank, provides a fascinating insight into the organisation’s decision to move away from the traditional IT approach of batch processes, file transfers and the like to an API-powered architecture as a crucial part of its digital transformation roadmap.