Trellisworks launches new managed service to control data costs for wireless sites

07 December 2016

It’s claimed Quickstart provides granular management of data and user activity, and avoids unexpected coverage costs.

It’s claimed Quickstart provides granular management of data and user activity, and avoids unexpected coverage costs.

Trellisworks has developed a fully managed service for businesses requiring reliable high-speed wireless connectivity on temporary sites.

The Berkshire-based wireless technology and network design specialist says Quickstart monitors data usage across all connected devices. 

It claims the service then avoids unexpected data overage costs by alerting the customer as soon as a data limit is close to being reached.

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Hybrid network is faster, stronger and healthier for NHS Shetland

05 July 2016

NHS Shetland didn’t want its LAN to end up in A&E.

NHS Shetland didn’t want its LAN to end up in A&E.

The NHS on the Shetland Isles has upgraded its LAN to deliver greater resilience and enhanced network management processes. 

It is underpinned by a disaster recovery facility on a separate site at the Shetland Islands Council’s headquarters in Lerwick. The council is primarily responsible for fibre infrastructure on the island.

The project was carried out by Lancaster-based network specialist TNP (The Network People) which was appointed following a tender using the Scottish Procurement’s Network Enablement Services Framework. 

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Running university network is like dealing with the ICT infrastructure of a “small town”

09 December 2015

Infrastructure optimisation has helped Plymouth University achieve 20 per cent service management saving over 18 months.

Plymouth University is using Aurora365’s network monitoring and optimisation platform to create what’s described as “network operations centre culture” for thousands of users across multiple sites.

According to the vendor, adopting a NOC culture requires organisations to build intelligence into their existing infrastructure monitoring investment through the tuning of alerts and their responses to them. 

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Buried data costs businesses £20m in missed opportunities

08 December 2015

Bureaucracy around access to Big Data is preventing many companies from gaining insights that lead to great ideas.

A lack of insight gained from analysing Big Data is costing businesses up to £20m a year in lost opportunities, says Pure Storage. 

In a recently published study, it says more than half of businesses have missed opportunities they didn’t see coming because they lacked accurate information at a time when they really needed it.

According to the storage specialist, European companies face a dilemma: 78 per cent of them believe they could boost their performance by at least 21 per cent if they could access insights faster. 

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