Tags: Networking

JR Rivers talks about the evolution of the network

Enterprise Times sat down with JR Rivers, Co-Founder and CTO of Cumulus Networks to talk about networking. It’s a challenging part of the IT stack that has probably evolved far more than any other area. It is also an area that is constantly being redefined as companies move more and more data around and look to…

Navia VPN solution goes to Indiegogo

An Irish and German collaboration has taken to Indiegogo to seek funds for a hardware VPN device called the Navia. Digital Equipment Communications Ltd and ZenGuard are after €60,000 in funds for their portable VPN appliance. With 30 days to go they have managed to reach 53% of their target with some packages already sold…

Whitman continues HPE breakup

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has announced that it splitting yet again. This time the spin off will see the enterprise business services unit merge with CSC to create a $26 billion global IT services unit. After the announcement shares in after hours trading in HPE jumped more than 10%, the shares of CSC jumped more than 20%.…

NTT Communications closes in on SDN for your WAN

NTT Communications has announced its latest success in developing SDN (Software Defined Networking) for the WAN (Wide Area Network). It has developed the basic operations, administration and maintenance (OAM) function enabling visualisation on multiple WAN’s using link trace and loopback tests. It order to configure a physical network using SDN it is vital to have…

HAINA comes to Henley Business School

Huawei and Henley Business school, the University of Reading have launched the first UK arm of HAINA, Huawei Authorized Information Network Academy. This partnership will see Huawei accredited courses offered through the Business School. Henley Business School already offers a number of MSc programs for information technology and Reading University already offers computer sciences degrees. These…

Exponential-e launches cloud pricing portal

Getting the pricing right for cloud is becoming harder as the market gets more competitive. For Exponential-e customers they now have access to a channel pricing portal named CloudPort. CloudPort is not just another price comparison site for the cloud market. It is designed to allow channel partners to compare prices for cloud and networking…

Dell buys EMC as it reinvents itself

In a press release that had been widely expected, Dell has announced that it has bought storage company EMC for a staggering $67 billion. The deal which has the support of investment vehicles MSD Partners and Silver Lake. According to the press release EMC shareholders can expect to receive around $33.15 per share. Some of…

Tips – Cirrusworks Governor gets half a million

Cirrusworks have just filed a form D with the United States securities and exchange commission. So far only $506,492 of the $1,000,000 requested funding has been received and no doubt Cirrusworks are hoping that this announcement will help complete the funding round. This half a million adds to the $4 million received in June 2014 from venture capital…

Interxion builds Azure Expressroute link

Interxion has announced that they have directly connected their Amsterdam data centre to Azure Expressroute. Previously customers might have connected via their network partners but this move will increase performance for customers and improve security. Improving network security According to IDG Connect in a recent survey, network security is the highest level concern for Dutch…