University gains network visibility with Nexthink

07 June 2017

The university hopes that by understanding the end-user experience it will be able to provide a superior IT service to its student community.

The university hopes that by understanding the end-user experience it will be able to provide a superior IT service to its student community.

The University of Derby (UoD) has selected Nexthink to improve the visibility of its IT environment. 

Over the past five years, it has invested more than £100m in its technology infrastructure and now has around 5,000 endpoints.

These include user workstations and 1,500-2,000 mobile devices, spread across three primary sites and six satellite locations.

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SUSE aims to simplify and manage OpenStack deployments

07 June 2017

It’s claimed SUSE Cloud Monitoring reduces costs by simplifying, automating and pre-configuring cloud monitoring and management.

It’s claimed SUSE Cloud Monitoring reduces costs by simplifying, automating and pre-configuring cloud monitoring and management.

SUSE has unveiled OpenStack Cloud Monitoring. 

The company says the open source software solution is designed to make it simple to monitor and manage the health and performance of enterprise OpenStack cloud environments and workloads. 

Based on the OpenStack Monasca project, SUSE says its new software makes it easy for operators and users to monitor and analyse the health and performance of complex private clouds. 

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“Unloved networks” are main casualty in race to digital future

16 May 2017

Legacy technology is holding back their organisation’s digital strategy, according to many of the network managers questioned.

Legacy technology is holding back their organisation’s digital strategy, according to many of the network managers questioned.

Many network managers believe that their organisation’s network doesn’t fully meet the needs of the business and say major improvements must be made if companies want to improve their customers’ experiences.

According to Axians UK, customer experience is crucial to long-term business success and many firms are achieving this through a digital strategy.

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Firstnet to launch first Tier III data centre in Leeds

10 April 2017

Firstnet Solutions is managed by husband and wife team David and Angie Cusworth.

Firstnet Solutions is managed by husband and wife team David and Angie Cusworth.

Leeds-based IT managed service provider Firstnet Solutions has opened its first data centre in the city.

The company says the new facility has been designed as a bespoke data centre and is not a building conversion.

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