Industry experienced surge in demand across distributed locations, combined with escalating security concerns and major changes to customer strategies; nearly three quarters of UK providers believe the switch to remote working will be permanent.
HCL Technologies plans to acquire Cisco’s Self-Optimizing Network (SON) technology. This acquisition, which comprises of products and services built on Cisco’s SON technology, will help HCL meet the growing needs of its customers in the telecommunications industry, which includes tier-one communications service providers globally, by adding the power of Cisco’s SON’s multi-vendor multi-technology and application support to its clients.
Infinera has introduced a new unified Intelligent
Transport Network product portfolio to address the surge in demand
forecast for metro 100 gigabit per second (Gb/s) packet-optical
networking solutions in 2016.
ADVA Optical Networking
has added new client rates, multiplexing and amplification capabilities to its FSP
3000 CloudConnect™ platform. The company’s flagship data
center interconnect (DCI)
technology can now support 10Gbit/s and 40Gbit/s client rates in
addition to 100Gbit/s.
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.
Steve Santamaria, Chief Executive Officer at Folio Photonics, discusses the company’s Active Archive Storage launch, which promises to disrupt existing HDD and tape markets, with a multi-layer film technology that offers major advantages in the ever challenging cost v capacity v performance balancing act.
Jim Hart, CEO of BCS, discusses the company’s Summer Report, which finds that the data centre industry continues to expand and innovate as it faces any number of challenges around sustainability, energy supplies and costs, skills shortage and supply chain volatility.
Marc Garner, VP, Schneider Electric UK and Ireland, outlines the features and benefits of the recently launched Easy Modular All-in-One Data Center, before discussing the growing applications for modular data centres – not least the edge computing market.