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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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Preparing your organisation for GDPR

From 25 May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will affect the way that all organisations manage their data. There are big changes ahead – data protection will become harder, there will be more audits and there will be large fines for not reporting breaches within 72 hours.
With so many businesses operating across borders, international consistency around data […] Read more…

From 25 May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will affect the way that all organisations manage their data. There are big changes ahead – data protection will become harder, there will be more audits and there will be large fines for not reporting breaches within 72 hours. With so many businesses operating across borders, international consistency around data […]

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Will you be ready for GDPR and NIS?

According to research conducted by Palo Alto Networks and IDC, most organisations think that they are already compliant with NIS directives, with just eight per cent believing that they won’t be ready in time. However, as it is still possible that the directive may change as it is adopted by member states legal frameworks, nobody can be sure that they […] Read more…

According to research conducted by Palo Alto Networks and IDC, most organisations think that they are already compliant with NIS directives, with just eight per cent believing that they won’t be ready in time. However, as it is still possible that the directive may change as it is adopted by member states legal frameworks, nobody can be sure that they […]

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How will your business be affected by the NIS directive?

The Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) require businesses in the EU to have regard to ‘state-of-the-art’ cyber security when adopting appropriate protection against cyber-attacks. For NIS, companies providing what the law describes as essential or digital services will be affected by these changes. All companies processing personal data of EU residents must comply […] Read more…

The Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) require businesses in the EU to have regard to ‘state-of-the-art’ cyber security when adopting appropriate protection against cyber-attacks. For NIS, companies providing what the law describes as essential or digital services will be affected by these changes. All companies processing personal data of EU residents must comply […]

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How will you define ‘state-of-the-art’?

With the May 2018 implementation date fast approaching, all organisations should be carefully considering what ‘state-of-the-art’ means to their organisation. The Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) require businesses in the EU to have regard to ‘state-of-the-art’ cyber security when adopting appropriate protection against cyber-attacks.
The NIS Directive introduces the concept of “state of the […] Read more…

With the May 2018 implementation date fast approaching, all organisations should be carefully considering what ‘state-of-the-art’ means to their organisation. The Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) require businesses in the EU to have regard to ‘state-of-the-art’ cyber security when adopting appropriate protection against cyber-attacks. The NIS Directive introduces the concept of “state of the […]

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What is holding you back from being IPv6 capable?

IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6) is very important for the long-term health of the internet as it will provide us with a significantly larger pool of IP addresses. Currently we have around 4.3billion IPv4 addresses (or 4,294,967,296 to be precise) which may sound a lot, but we have more than 7 billion people in the world.
IPv6 will offer us 7.9×1028 […] Read more…

IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6) is very important for the long-term health of the internet as it will provide us with a significantly larger pool of IP addresses. Currently we have around 4.3billion IPv4 addresses (or 4,294,967,296 to be precise) which may sound a lot, but we have more than 7 billion people in the world. IPv6 will offer us 7.9×1028 […]

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Network Security – A top down approach

The Product
Every so often I see interesting new products from network and security vendors which provide innovative answers to particular security issues. Then I consider how an organisation would procure and deploy these new solutions, given the existing range of security products from multiple vendors and a certain degree of product overlap.
There are plenty of point products around and a […] Read more…

The Product Every so often I see interesting new products from network and security vendors which provide innovative answers to particular security issues. Then I consider how an organisation would procure and deploy these new solutions, given the existing range of security products from multiple vendors and a certain degree of product overlap. There are plenty of point products around and a […]

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Listen to the Zombieland rules – Remember the little things

Deploying a new network is a big deal. There’s a lot to think about and a lot to plan. With networking, security and compute holding such high priority, it can be easy to forget some of the smaller elements that make the difference between a mediocre network and a highly successful one.
Everyone knows the human body would not be able […] Read more…

Deploying a new network is a big deal. There’s a lot to think about and a lot to plan. With networking, security and compute holding such high priority, it can be easy to forget some of the smaller elements that make the difference between a mediocre network and a highly successful one. Everyone knows the human body would not be able […]

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New solution story: Updating the network with ease and efficiency

Updating the network

We have added a new solution story to our site. Find out how a small business brought their network up to date with surprising ease, achieving simplified management, greater flexibility and exceptional performance in the process, all with the help of HardwareSolutions. The company overcame the challenges of limited storage space and the complexities of migration to achieve the network they […]

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Black Friday poll – the results are in

Are you confident your network is ready for Black Friday?
We ran a poll to determine people’s confidence in how their networks would cope with Black Friday 2015 following their experience last time. The results show that only 44% of people feel confident their network is ready to cope with the demand that they feel will be generated.
Make sure your answer’s […] Read more…

Are you confident your network is ready for Black Friday? We ran a poll to determine people’s confidence in how their networks would cope with Black Friday 2015 following their experience last time. The results show that only 44% of people feel confident their network is ready to cope with the demand that they feel will be generated. Make sure your answer’s […]

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