Nordic pioneers join forces

Sofigate and 3gamma, the biggest IT management consulting companies in the Nordics, are joining forces. As Sofigate acquires 3gamma, the joint company will have offices in four countries: UK, Denmark, Sweden and Finland. By 2020, the company is aiming to grow into the leading IT management advisory and consulting services company, with 750 employees and a revenue of 100 million euros.





Big Cloud offers big advantage in hyperconverged and container environments

Big Switch Networks has introduced significant new capabilities of Big Cloud Fabric™ (BCF), including comprehensive networking support for hyper-converged solutions powered by VMware vSAN™ and virtual desktop and application solutions with VMware Horizon®, as well as multi-container networking support for Mesosphere DC/OS and Kubernetes container orchestration platforms, including Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform. With further increases in performance, scale and deployment flexibility, Big Cloud Fabric is the ideal next-generation switching network for the software-defined data centre (SDDC).









Ricoh embraces Brocade fabric technology

Digital imaging giant Ricoh Company, Ltd. has migrated to an Ethernet fabric network within its Yokohama data center. The deployment of switches supporting Brocade(R) VCS(R) Fabric technology enables Ricoh to greatly reduce network operating costs and complexity within its data center while providing the company with a far more agile infrastructure upon which to respond to changing business needs.



Ficolo achieves rapid growth with Network-as-a-Service

Ficolo, one of the fastest-growing companies in Finland, is delivering reliable and agile New IP networks to support their customers demanding infrastructure requirements. Leveraging Brocade data center networking solutions and Brocade Network Subscription, Ficolo has accelerated time-to-market for new wholesale colocation services while removing financial obstacles to growth.





Huisman selects Masergy for global networks

Netherlands-based Huisman has selected Masergy Communications to connect its global locations via its hybrid WAN solution and award-winning Software Defined Platform. The decision to deploy Masergy was based on its seamless global network that provides all of Huisman’s offices with a consistent user experience across all locations.


China Mobile selects Brocade

China Mobile has selected an advanced network functions virtualization (NFV) solution from Brocade to support its most strategic corporate development initiative. Deployment of the Brocade(R) Virtual Traffic Manager (vTM) within key China Mobile data centers will help the company deliver highly available and agile cloud services, while keeping operating costs under control.


Quintillion selects Ciena

Anchorage-based Quintillion is deploying Ciena’s  8700 Packetwave Platform to support the first phase of its 15,000-kilometer intercontinental subsea fiber system that is planned to connect Europe and Asia by way of the Alaskan and Canadian Arctic. With power and space limitations in the North American Arctic, the compact size and low power consumption benefits of the 8700 efficiently provides a scalable, secure and reliable solution.




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