Tags: network

Is IT getting closer to the business?

ManageEngine recently completed a survey of 201 IT leaders in the UK. The company has presented some intriguing analysis of the results which it believes shows IT is moving closer to the business.  ManageEngine is part of the Zoho Coporation and a provider of IT management software. ET caught up with Raj Sabhlok, president of…

The REX blockchain-based MLS platform

Blockchain-based property listing and transaction platform, REX has announced an upcoming token sale for its REX blockchain-based MLS platform. This is set for launch the last week in July, 2017. This will enable investors to participate in a platform which connects vendors, buyers, sellers and agents over a decentralized network. REX co-founders are Stephen King,…

New cost effective access to Oracle cloud

Megaport (USA), Inc. has announced that it has opened up direct access to Oracle cloud services. The announcement means that customers can create a dedicated and private connection to Oracle. The connection is scalable and takes advantage of the Megaport SDN capabilities. Megaport has created an API connection with the Oracle Network cloud service FastConnect. This enables…

ConnXus and SAP Ariba improve supplier diversity together

Supplier diversity is a challenge and an opportunity for companies across the globe.  SAP has just announced a partnership between SAP Ariba and ConnXus at SAP Ariba live today. The partnership will make it easier for companies to improve the diversity of their suppliers. The myth and the challenge met Across the globe there is…

BT delivers mining network

BT has announced that it is to design, build and manage a new hybrid network for Komatsu. The deal was brokered in Europe by Chris Borremans, CIO at Komatsu Europe. He commented: “Today’s agreement is the start of a journey whereby we will be moving towards flexible, cloud-based services supporting our operations, customers and employees…

Huawei and Orange open West Africa GNOC

Huawei has announced that it is to inaugurate a pair of GNOC (Global Network Operations Centres) in West Africa in partnership with Orange. The new GNOCs are located in Dakar, Senegal and Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. This is the latest phase in a five year partnership that began in 2015. The GNOC’s started service earlier this year and this…

Mellanox speeds data centre to 200Gb/s

Networking specialist Mellanox Technologies has announced its latest data centre interconnect solutions. The ConnectX-6 adapters, Quantum switches and LinkX cables deliver a 200Gb/s HDR InfiniBand interconnect. The first product will ship in early 2017 and are targeted at HPC, machine learning, big data and other high data environments. The Mellanox LinkX solutions will also offer…

Will anything stop Xero

Last week Xero was voted the preferred accounting solution, by Australian accountants, in a survey released by the Financial Review with 47.3%. The survey was carried out by Smithink but only reached 300 accounting firms. That number is below 1% of the total number of accounting firms, according to a recent IBIS report. That indicated…

ITU sets strong goals for broadband rollout

At the Ultra Broadband Forum (UBBF) 2016, Houlin Zhao, Co-Vice Chair of the Broadband Commission and ITU Secretary-General, delivered an interesting update on connectivity. He then set out some of the future goals of the ITU. Some of the numbers that Houlin delivered will surprise many people. The explosion of mobile devices has now reached…