Government decides internet is ‘ok’ as it begins shift from PSN

18 June 2018

Which way now for public sector networks? Some experts believe the PSN was built for a "different age".

Which way now for public sector networks? Some experts believe the PSN was built for a "different age".

The Government Digital Service (GDS) is planning to move away from the PSN (public services network), and will look at ways of using the internet instead.

Early last year, the GDS’ Technology Leaders Network had decided that government was now on a journey away from the PSN.

In a blog posted in mid-May 2018, John Strudwick, the GDS’ deputy director of technology, architecture and standards, wrote:

"As we continue to move away from the PSN, we need to think about the new standards we use to share services and exchange data so there is trust in the interaction and integrity in the data.

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D‑Link cloud solution for centralised connectivity management

14 June 2018

The DBA-1510P access point is among a  dedicated range of products to support Nuclias.

The DBA-1510P access point is among a  dedicated range of products to support Nuclias.

D-Link is expecting to launch a new subscription-based, cloud-based network management solution in the coming weeks.

It claims Nuclias enables managed service providers and business owners to remotely configure and monitor their network infrastructures anywhere and at any time.

D-Link says its all-new app and online portal offer a range of flexible features that are accessible at the touch of a button.

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Arista introduces “cognitive” cloud networking

14 June 2018

Arista Networks claims it has come up with new network architecture to address the transitional changes as the enterprise moves to an IoT-ready campus. 

The company reckons its cognitive cloud networking approach, which is driven in partnership with Aruba and VMware, helps reduce customer operational expenses through simplified architectures, data-driven analytics and segment-based security. 

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ThousandEyes reveals extent of Amazon Web Services’ outage

04 June 2018

ThousandEyes says it detected complete loss of connectivity from AWS' US-East-2 region to at least 10 other SaaS and API services.

ThousandEyes says it detected complete loss of connectivity from AWS' US-East-2 region to at least 10 other SaaS and API services.

Last Thursday, Amazon Web Services (AWS) reported a significant internet connectivity outage that knocked out connectivity for a whole host of services including Salesforce.

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