Traffic visibility in the new DC world

Everything starts with an idea, every new business process, new service, new product begins with someone saying “I have an idea”. Ideas are great but if they cannot be practically, quickly and economically implemented they stay just ideas. Let’s look at the idea that moving to a more virtualized environment in the data centre can speed up the roll out of new applications, which as a concept no one really disagrees with. By Trevor Dearing, EMEA Marketing Director, Gigamon.

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Ixia delivers advanced 100GbE visibility solution

Advancements of Anue Net Tool Optimizer support 100GbE network backbone, enhances visibility into high-speed networks.

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Hutchison Global Communications selects Transmode for Hong Kong 100G optical backbone

Transmode has signed a 3 year frame agreement with Hutchison Global Communications Limited (HGC) to supply a ROADM-based 100G optical backbone network for a new high capacity network in Hong Kong.

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Qualys and FireMon enable real-time network risk visibility and remediation

Qualys, Inc. and FireMon have announced the integration of QualysGuard Vulnerability Management (VM) and FireMon Security Manager with Risk Analyzer in FireMon’s upcoming Version 7.0 release.

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Multi-source agreement (MSA) to advance 400 Gbps Copper Cable and Fibre Optic Transceiver markets

CDFP MSA forming to develop standard transceiver specifications for 400 Gbps data transmission rates.

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Transmode launches Mobile Fronthaul solution for C-RAN rollouts

Transmode has announced the company's new Mobile Fronthaul solution to support mobile operators rolling out C-RAN architectures.

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Barracuda Networks introduces integrated Application Delivery Controller

Barracuda Networks, Inc has announced the release of its new application delivery controller, an integrated solution that combines load balancing, application acceleration, application control, and application security into a single, high-performance platform. The launch marks Barracuda's official entrance into the Application Delivery Controller market space, a highly anticipated move for the company given its extensive history of securing and scaling applications in the data center.

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NextiraOne Group scoops eight awards with Alcatel-Lucent

NextiraOne has achieved significant recognition from Alcatel-Lucent with a host of awards won by the company’s in-country operations in France, Italy, Poland and UK. Announced at the Alcatel-Lucent Executive Partner Days in Rome, the awards highlight the ongoing close relationship between NextiraOne and Alcatel-Lucent and the range of expertise in implementing Enterprise solutions.

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Acuutech invests in its customers with Exponential-e network expansion

Exponential-e’s channel referral partner takes relationship to new level as it makes significant investments in IT infrastructure to deliver IaaS.

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Jupiter Medical Center chooses HP

HP Converged Infrastructure improves system performance, speed, agility and reliability for community health center.

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ManageEngine underpins Bond Pearce’s technology transformation

Manage Engine’s NetFlow Analyzer powers organisation-wide move to unified communications suite for commercial law firm, Bond Pearce LLP.

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Intel accelerates data centre transformation

Using standard x86 servers and programmable switches to deploy and manage virtualized networking infrastructure with software-defined networking will radically lower costs and enable datacenter and telecom networks to deploy new services.

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Computacenter honoured with EMC Enterprise Partner of the Year 2012

Computacenter has been named EMC Enterprise Partner of the Year at the EMC 2013 Channel Awards on February 12th for the second year running. The award recognises year-on-year growth and the continued work between the two companies in the channel.

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Transmode appoints Ronald R. Thornton and Helena Nordman-Knutson as board members

Transmode, a global supplier of packet optical networking solutions, has announced that Roland R. Thornton and Helena Nordman-Knutson are becoming Board members of the company.

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Mike McAdam, Data Centre Director EMEA, and Simon Prichard, Product Strategy Manager, both at Mitsubishi Electric Europe, explain how real-time data visualisation and smart insights can help to optimise data centre power and cooling infrastructure, before discussing the wider sustainability challenges and opportunities facing the industry into the future. They also share the company’s plans to leverage its critical infrastructure expertise to expand its presence within the data centre sector.
Christian Gilby, Senior Director of Enterprise Product Marketing, Juniper Networks, talks through the recent updates to the Apstra intent-based networking platform, covering edge, Zero Trust and migration services. He also details a recent customer success story.
Surya Varanasi, Storcentric’s CTO, talks through the launch of the Nexsan Unity NV10000 enterprise class platform, which supports block, file and object storage protocols and addresses data security, including ransomware, and regulatory compliance concerns.
Coeus Consulting, an independent IT advisory focused on delivering strategic change, recently published the findings of its report: ‘The critical role of technology leaders in delivering on sustainability targets’. Graeme Trevayne, Associate Director at Coeus Consulting, talks through the survey results, highlighting the progress which has already been made, whilst suggesting that there is much more that can be done, not least when it comes to the need for some commonly agreed, IT sustainability objectives and the accompanying metrics.

Expert Opinions

Hybrid IT solutions are quickly becoming a widely accepted essential for an organization’s digital transformation. Despite its necessity, many organizations lack confidence in implementing a hybrid IT infrastructure successfully across on-premise, cloud, edge and software as a service (SaaS) settings. Here, Martin Thunman, co-founder and CEO of hybrid integration expert Crosser, explores why and how organizations should implement a hybrid IT strategy.
Three Key Considerations for Adopting a Hybrid IT Model By Nick Sewell, UK Head of Software Development, Expleo.
Digital Experience Monitoring - The future of hybrid work and digital businesses By Naveena Srinivas, Enterprise Analyst (ManageEngine)
How to build positive Digital Experiences in a hybrid IT environment By Ryan Purvis, Head of Solutions, Lakeside Software.