Cloud helps Bolton Mountain Rescue Team transform life-saving operations

06 October 2017

Bolton MRT’s 50 trained volunteers cover an area that spans 800 sq. km.

Bolton MRT’s 50 trained volunteers cover an area that spans 800 sq. km.

Bolton Mountain Rescue Team (Bolton MRT) will use cloud-based infrastructure in an effort to help improve the management and response times for its rescues.

The new cloud-based system will be a direct aid in helping Bolton MRT locate missing people and casualties.

It will allow multiple emergency response agencies to work together and share information, in real-time, and in a single environment. 

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Teneo uses Riverbed’s help for Visibility-as-a-Service

06 October 2017

Teneo and Riverbed have developed Visibility-as-a-Service (VaaS) which they claim sets new standards for application, network and end user performance insights and problem-solving. 

The new round the clock service is available as a worldwide offering, delivering a single view of business-critical application health.

Teneo reckons it speeds up regional or local troubleshooting needs, and overcomes ‘siloed’ or supplier performance reporting limitations, to any organisation’s individual requirements

Utilising key components of Riverbed’s SteelCentral portfolio, the new platform complements Teneo’s existing global networking services that include what’s said to be a unique application-defined SD-WAN capability supported by Riverbed SteelConnect.

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Wolverhampton Council now a “leading light” for public sector cloud services

05 October 2017

The deployment has been a watershed moment for the way the entire organisation works.

The deployment has been a watershed moment for the way the entire organisation works.

Wolverhampton City Council is said to have one of the public sector’s most advanced cloud-based IT systems after working with automation specialist PowerON.

The council was keen to automate more IT tools, enable the pro-active monitoring of hardware, and streamline software distribution.  

With a Microsoft-centric platform already in place, it invested in System Centre but required help to get the most out of the Microsoft suite’s management products.

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Auction Technology Group consolidates comms with RingCentral cloud

05 October 2017

Operations director Marika Clemow says the new system is already improving workflows and saving time for ATG.

Operations director Marika Clemow says the new system is already improving workflows and saving time for ATG.

Auction Technology Group (ATG) will use RingCentral’s cloud communications and collaboration solution to consolidate an international network of disparate service providers into a single solution.

Headquartered in the UK, ATG runs both timed online auctions as well as those that are webcast live, listing more than 7.5 million items.

It is said to serve more than 43.5 million bidders and facilitates £2bn of transactions annually through a partner network of more than 1,350 auctioneers. 

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