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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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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Event Alchemy deploys first bonded FTTP connection

26 September 2017

Video production firm Event Alchemy has deployed what’s claimed to be the UK’s first FTTP connection.

The aggregated lines are said to deliver download speeds of 450Mbps which is eight times more than the company’s previous capacity.

Poole-based Event Alchemy needed a network that could support high-speed download and upload capabilities in order to stream HD video.

But in the absence of FTTC and ADSL, it was using a leased line to partially enable this.

This changed when FTTP became available in the region.

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KBR and Cambium connect 2017 Tour of Britain

20 September 2017

KBR used Cambium’s APs to setup eight different Wi-Fi networks in eight different cities over eight successive days.

KBR used Cambium’s APs to setup eight different Wi-Fi networks in eight different cities over eight successive days.

Cambium Networks and Wi-Fi specialist KBR helped to keep thousands of people online during the recent Tour of Britain cycling event.

KBR used 16 of Cambium’s cnPilot e500s outdoor access points for the nationwide event which ran from 3-9 September.

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