Paessler and Sigfox partner to accelerate IoT adoption

19 November 2018

Sigfox has teamed up with network monitoring specialist Paessler to help customers more effectively monitor and manage their critical IT infrastructure and assets in the IoT.

As part of the partnership, Paessler has delivered its PRTG Network Monitor. Available in both hosted and on premise versions, Paessler’s says PRTG enables IT administrators as well as IoT teams and integrators to see exactly what is happening in real-time across their infrastructure, including networks, systems, hardware, applications and devices.

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Connecting a coastal community in Scotland

19 November 2018

Cambium Networks’ routers are delivering speeds of up to 50Mbps in Drimnin. The firm reckons they’re showing how fixed wireless access can help bridge the digital divide.

Cambium Networks’ routers are delivering speeds of up to 50Mbps in Drimnin. The firm reckons they’re showing how fixed wireless access can help bridge the digital divide.

Rapier Systems has completed the installation of a new wireless broadband infrastructure to connect the entire Drimnin community in Oban, West Scotland.

The Fife-headquartered wireless networks specialist says it connected around 50 properties in the area, including homes, businesses and holiday lets, via licensed microwave links which its engineering team installed over the course of a month.

As a result, the remote, coastal community – which previously only received an average internet speed of 0.5Mbps – can now access speeds of up to 50Mbps.

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TNP becomes Fortinet cyber security elite partner

16 November 2018

Global cyber security expert Fortinet has appointed TNP (The Networking People) as a ‘Security Fabric Expert Partner’.

Lancaster-based TNP focuses on high capacity users of the internet and networking across the public sector, including local government, healthcare and education.

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Clarification from the Data Centre Alliance

15 November 2018

Following our September issue article about data centres (‘The centre of attention, pp11-13) Steve Hone, CEO of the Data Centre Trade Association, has asked us to publish the following clarification regarding some of the points that were attributed to him:

“Whilst London is still a popular data centre location, the quality and quantity of power in the city is starting to become an issue, resulting in data centre providers opting to build further into the commuter belt. The attraction of these out of town locations is simple – lower land/real estate costs, and more power availability.”

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Feature

Lock up your data! New hardware and software for network security.

Feature, pp10-13, October issue

News

Government agrees phased rollout for Emergency Services Network

Top story, p1,October issue

Training news

The card game designed to change the way cyber security is taught.

Network knowledge, p15, October issue