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Dell EMC says new SDS offerings geared to modernizing data centres

May 8, 2017

Dell EMC today announced new and enhanced software-defined storage (SDS) products the company said will help organizations  modernize their data centres to lower IT costs, get quicker returns on their investments, and deliver new digital capabilities. Dell added that the

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New options replacing DAS, small cells in the enterprise: Report

May 3, 2017

Today, Mobile Experts released analysis on eight different vertical markets and how they will invest in mobile infrastructure. Mobile Experts senior analyst Kyung Mun highlights the trend away from DAS toward small cells, DRS, CBRS, and repeaters as low-cost options.

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Broadband Forum, SDN/NFV Industry Alliance form technology pact

May 2, 2017

The Broadband Forum and SDN/NFV Industry Alliance today announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly set up an Open Broadband Laboratory Asia (OBLA) and promote the development of network transformation and cloud evolution. The partnership, which

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CenturyLink completes sale of data centres and colocation business

May 2, 2017

CenturyLink today announced it has completed the previously announced sale of its data centres and colocation business to funds advised by BC Partners, in a consortium including Medina Capital Advisors and Longview Asset Management. CenturyLink has received approximately US$1.86 billion

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Nokia studies outline business return-on-investment from 5G services

April 21, 2017

Nokia says it is leveraging its business modeling and 5G Acceleration Services capabilities to remove the guesswork from operators’ 5G network evolution plans. New studies from the company have revealed the benefits of deploying 5G and identify those services with

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Gartner recognizes Cradlepoint in 2017 WAN Edge Infrastructure Guide

April 21, 2017

Cradlepoint has introduced Release 6.3 of its NetCloud OS router software, part of the Cradlepoint NetCloud platform, with extended SD-WAN functionality for 4G LTE-dependent networks. The company also announced that its SDN-enabled network offerings have been recognized by Gartner in

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CENX achieves TM Forum Frameworx Conformance Certification

April 21, 2017

TM Forum, the global industry association for digital business, has awarded Ottawa-based CENX with the TM Forum Frameworx Conformance Certification for the 6.1 version of its namesake product. The program provides an independent assessment and verification of how well products and implementations align to

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New TIA standards address generic telecom cabling systems

April 18, 2017

The Telecommunications Industry Association, which develops standards for the information and communications technology industry, has released a new document, TIA-607-C-1 Generic Telecommunications Bonding and Grounding (Earthing) for Customer Premises Addendum 1 – Bonding in Multi-tenant Buildings and ANSI/TIA-1183-A Measurement Methods

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Rittal, HPE sign market alliance

April 18, 2017

Rittal Corp has partnered with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) in an agreement that revolves around modular data centre product offerings. The two firms said in a release that the go-to-market alliance will focus on the computing challenges related to the

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IT transformation study reveals level of readiness woefully low

April 18, 2017

Dell EMC has released results of a new study conducted by Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG), which revealed that a majority of senior IT leaders and decision-making managers of large companies surveyed around the world indicate their organizations have yet to