Riverbed provides shipping firm with unsinkable network

14 March 2017

Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping operator, is using Riverbed’s SteelCentral to monitor business-critical applications and services, and provide the ability to troubleshoot performance bottlenecks.

The company has signed a five-year contract with Riverbed as part of its strategy to become the digital leader within the shipping sector.

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SD performs record-breaking credit checks with DataShed analytics

14 March 2017

DataShed MD Ed Thewlis says SD Taylor now has a “significant”advantage over its rivals.

DataShed MD Ed Thewlis says SD Taylor now has a “significant”advantage over its rivals.

Home credit company SD Taylor has partnered with analytics and data integration specialists at The DataShed to digitise its entire operation, reduce expenditure and achieve ambitious growth plans.

Solihull-based SD Taylor provides personal loans under its trading name, Loans at Home.

Ed Thewlis, MD at The DataShed, says the partnership with the firm is focused on two main objectives: implementing ultra-modern technology, and ensuring cost efficiency.

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Rockingham fulfils its need for speed both on and off the track

14 March 2017

Rockingham Motor Speedway is Europe’s fastest banked oval racing circuit and needed an IT network to match.

Rockingham Motor Speedway is Europe’s fastest banked oval racing circuit and needed an IT network to match.

Rockingham Motor Speedway has overhauled its ICT infrastructure to support the growth of its sports events and business centre.

The Corby-based venue is the first race track to be built in the UK since Brooklands in 1907.

It is also Europe’s fastest banked oval circuit, with the unbeaten lap record for the 1.5 mile oval set at 24.719 seconds in September 2001.

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Nexthink simplifies IT operations for Fred. Olsen

14 March 2017

Fred. Olsen Ltd is aiming to gain greater visibility into its IT infrastructure with the help of Nexthink.

It will use the Swiss-based vendor’s analytics software to measure the end-user experience in order to provide more proactive support and increase efficiency.

Established in 1963 and headquartered in London, Fred. Olsen has more than 20 sites nationwide, providing support services to a network of diverse businesses globally.

Its focus is primarily on renewable energy but it also has interests in energy-related activities such as shipping and offshore drilling and wind installation.

The portfolio of Fred. Olsen related companies also includes forest management, travel and holiday specialists.

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