Arrow partners with GTT to offer WAN connectivity

26 September 2017

GTT says it offers services in more than 100 countries and has more than 400 PoPs globally.

GTT says it offers services in more than 100 countries and has more than 400 PoPs globally.

Following a distribution agreement with GTT, Arrow Electronics is now able to offer cloud-based WAN connectivity under a single SLA. 

GTT has more than 100 PoPs in data centres in Europe and more than 300 globally.

Its EtherCloud WAN services have been designed to allow customers to access numerous cloud service providers globally, including last-mile connectivity.

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Over a quarter of data centres aren’t ASHRAE compliant

21 August 2017

By tracking rack-level temperatures using its thermal monitoring technology, EkkoSense claims it can restore non-compliant data centres to a compliant state.

By tracking rack-level temperatures using its thermal monitoring technology, EkkoSense claims it can restore non-compliant data centres to a compliant state.

Almost eight out of ten UK data centres are currently non-compliant with recent ASHRAE thermal guidelines for data processing environments, according to EkkoSense. 

ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers) suggests that simply positioning temperature sensors on data centre columns and walls is no longer enough, and that operators should as a minimum be collecting temperature data from at least one point every three to nine metres of rack aisle. 

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Verne Global gears up for next-gen power computing

21 August 2017

Verne Global says its Iceland campus is in the only place in the world where a data centre can operate with totally sustainable green power.

Verne Global says its Iceland campus is in the only place in the world where a data centre can operate with totally sustainable green power.

Verne Global reckons it has broken the decades-old model of one-size-fits-all data centre design with powerDIRECT+, its reduced-cost environment engineered specifically for next generation power intensive computing.

With powerDIRECT+, the company says it’s expanded its compute environments to equip CIOs with “streamlined and cost-effective” data centre options.

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Sophos secures Konica Minolta’s Workplace Hub

18 August 2017

Konica Minolta will integrate Sophos’ wireless systems and security platform into its Workplace Hub

With its UK head office in Basildon as well as 13 regional offices across the UK, Konica Minolta provides a range of managed print services as well as software and technologies for business users and consumers.

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