IoT and expansion at the edge of the network is changing how businesses manage their data. Edge data centres mean data can be managed where it's created, and they're helping organisations change and improve the way they work.
MFB Class B and Class C security enclosures have been tested for certification by the Australian Government's Security Construction and Equipment Committee (SCEC). Both versions of the security enclosure, in both floor-standing and wall-mounted styles, are now approved for supply.
nbn has signed two four-year Design and Construction Master Agreements (DCMA) to cover new housing developments and fibre links. Following a competitive multistage tender process, existing Multi-technology Integrated Master Agreement (MIMA) partners Fulton Hogan and Visionstream emerged victorious.
RenewIT, a European Commission research project, has launched the final version of its free online tool for the design and placement of energy-efficient and renewable-powered data centres. While it is currently only applicable for Europe, future development of the tool may extend to North America and Asia.
NETSCOUT has announced enhancements to its OneTouch AT G2 Network Tester with Wi-Fi features. The v5 firmware release gives the OneTouch AT powerful troubleshooting capabilities, letting technicians and network engineers quickly and easily validate the performance of high-capacity Wi-Fi networks where numerous access points are required.
Times Microwave Systems has introduced its TCAT-6-DB Category 6 Ethernet cable for data cable installation in outdoor environments.
The Altai Super Wi-Fi Underground Communication System (UCS) from Powertec Telecommunications is a portable, IP-rated, bespoke solution which generates a closed loop IP network above and below ground, allowing staff to take advantage of voice and data applications.
NZ-based multi-utility contractor Northpower has clocked up first — an engineering and technology collaboration with Schneider Electric to design and construct the first prefabricated portable data centre of its kind in the Asia–Pacific region.
Connected and efficient buildings and data centres increasingly rely on a state-of-the-art physical layer infrastructure to support growing bandwidth needs over copper, fibre and wireless technologies.
nbn has launched a new as-built designs online tool to enable developer partners to upload their designs. As of 15 August 2016, using the online tool is compulsory for all new and amended as-built submissions.
With safety and speed of resolution in mind, field engineers across the globe can now solve customer issues with a clear connection back to the office via FieldVision HD, a video communication platform for maintenance and inspection personnel from Neox.
Organisations must make strategic changes to effectively secure wired and wireless LANs while supporting business applications for use on mobile and desktop devices alike. This means taking a 'mobile-first' mentality.