Secure I.T. Environments builds new data centre at heart of Wrexham Hospital

05 December 2018

The 120m2 facility is said to provide the high levels of resilience expected in the NHS.

The 120m2 facility is said to provide the high levels of resilience expected in the NHS.

Secure I.T. Environments (SITE) has completed a new 120m² data centre at Wrexham Maelor Hospital. 

The new data centre has an internal footprint of 12x10 metres and is designed to meet the Class 2 requirements defined in BSEN 50600 parts one and two. 

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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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BT first to offer Riverbed’s Visibility solution ‘as a service’

14 November 2018

The new managed service is said to help reduce the risk of shifting key business applications to the cloud.

The new managed service is said to help reduce the risk of shifting key business applications to the cloud.

BT has become the first network services provider to offer Riverbed’s SteelCentralVisibility solution ‘as a service’ to enterprises globally.

The new BT Connect IntelligenceRiverbed Visibility-as-a-Service aims to give customers more timely information about how application data crosses their WANs. Riverbed claims it gives users “the most comprehensive, integrated and unified solution” for monitoring and managing the entire digital experience.

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O2 backs rural Britain with mobile upgrade worth up to £45m

29 October 2018

Digital minister Margot James says there's more to do in order to improve coveage in rural areas. She is pictured with Derek McManus, COO of Telefonica UK.

Digital minister Margot James says there's more to do in order to improve rural 4G coverage. Also pictured is Telefonica UK COO Derek McManus.

Improved 4G connectivity will benefit more than 14,000 rural businesses, boosting their collective revenue by as much as £141m per year, according to research carried out for O2.

In ‘The Benefits of Connecting Rural Communities’ study, researchers further predict that the earnings increase for rural businesses could also inject an additional £44.6m in further gross value added a year on from the initial boost.

It states the tourism and hospitality sector is set to benefit the most from O2’s rural network rollout.

According to the report, O2’s rollout is expected to create an additional £57.7m in additional revenue a year after completion, as rural businesses take advantage of new opportunities and efficiencies mobile connectivity offers to attract customers and save time and money.

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