Category: Data Centre

100G Green Transceivers require 30% less power to operate

The ProLabs line of Green Transceivers utilises new technologies which result in 30% less power consumed than a typical transceiver, all the while offering the same performance.  The technology used is Silicon Optical Bench, SiOB, which relies on free-space optical interconnect technology eliminating the need for the optical lens. This results in maximum power consumption of 2.5W and typical of […] Read more…

The ProLabs line of Green Transceivers utilises new technologies which result in 30% less power consumed than a typical transceiver, all the while offering the same performance.  The technology used is Silicon Optical Bench, SiOB, which relies on free-space optical interconnect technology eliminating the need for the optical lens. This results in maximum power consumption of 2.5W and typical of […]

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Using multiplexing to solve business challenges

We live in an information age and need constant access to our data, be it via the internet or across our corporate campus.  We are currently being asked for faster and more reliable connectivity between the users and the residence of the data which can often prove problematic.
To increase capacity we could purchase more managed data circuits from connectivity providers, […] Read more…

We live in an information age and need constant access to our data, be it via the internet or across our corporate campus.  We are currently being asked for faster and more reliable connectivity between the users and the residence of the data which can often prove problematic. To increase capacity we could purchase more managed data circuits from connectivity providers, […]

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HardwareSolutions’ Jake Greenland discusses important SDN considerations in this month’s DCN

Jake Greenland features in this month’s DCN magazine, discussing the evolution and benefits of SDN:
“It goes without saying that centralisation and automation have the power to speed up processes and reduce latency in network provisioning. By automating, what can often be, very manual processes, SDN allows businesses to achieve more through less resource, relieving pressure on, often stretched, in-house teams.
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Jake Greenland features in this month’s DCN magazine, discussing the evolution and benefits of SDN: “It goes without saying that centralisation and automation have the power to speed up processes and reduce latency in network provisioning. By automating, what can often be, very manual processes, SDN allows businesses to achieve more through less resource, relieving pressure on, often stretched, in-house teams. However, […]

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NFV Demystified

NFV

Jake Greenland, Head of Systems Architecture at global IT solutions provider, HardwareSolutions, explains what NFV really means for businesses and the key points they should consider. What is NFV? Network functions virtualisation, or NFV, is a much discussed topic, and one that is often presented in an overly complex manner. The term, in its most basic form, simply refers to the concept […]

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Mobilising the network, the rise of SDN and NFV

The evolution of the data centre
The data centre world has both evolved and come full circle from its early roots. At one time a data centre would be a central location packed with a mainframe computer and its attached storage. With the move to PC based computing, the servers were decentralised and pushed out away from the data centre into […] Read more…

The evolution of the data centre The data centre world has both evolved and come full circle from its early roots. At one time a data centre would be a central location packed with a mainframe computer and its attached storage. With the move to PC based computing, the servers were decentralised and pushed out away from the data centre into […]

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What does NFV mean for service providers?

NFV

NFV is a much-discussed topic, but what does it really mean for service providers in terms of business benefits and operations? 1. Service delivery Delivering speed, agility and scalability, NFV helps service providers deliver new customisable services to market, fast. Automation speeds up previously manual and time consuming processes, simplifying maintenance, improving accuracy and speeding up delivery through every step of the […]

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Instant Evolution

Instant Evolution – Business Evolution In An Instant Evolve with Juniper Data Center Solutions Survival of the Fastest Bridge the gap between market innovations and business capability with Juniper Juniper Data Center Solutions provide the right capabilities for businesses to meet the demands of a rapidly changing technological world and maintain a competitive advantage. Among other features, Juniper can help your business grow with […]

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Juniper MX

Juniper MX Series 3D Universal Edge Routers Juniper MX Series 3D Universal Edge Routers deliver industry-leading capacity, density and performance alongside SDN and NFV-ready advanced functionality to meet the growing demands of service-provider, enterprise and cloud networks Highly flexible, MX routers support a broad set of applications while delivering the scalability to ensure long-term investment protection. SDN-ready edge routers that scale in bandwidth, […]

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Reaching new network speeds with Prolabs 100G range

Prolabs 100G

Prolabs have, this week, launched a new range of 100G compatible optical infrastructure products which will include a number of connectivity solutions. An important move in the advancement and accessibility of 100G connectivity, the launch serves as a key step in helping organisations modernise their network infrastructures. “ProLabs’ global outreach coupled with this new range of 100G products gives customers the […]

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Virtualisation – A Wake-Up Call For Your Security Policy

virtualisation security

Paul Bonner, Group Head of Technology at HardwareSolutions, looks at how the increasing popularity of virtualisation means that standard security policies may no longer be effective. There is little doubt that the cloud and virtualisation is playing a big part in all our futures. Despite the odd horror story, virtualisation is ever-present in nearly every area of commercial life. But, like all […]

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