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eHosting DataFort pre-empts increasing datacentre needs; invests AED 20 million in upgrades

eHosting DataFort (eHDF), a regional managed hosting and cloud infrastructure services provider, has announced it has invested more than AED 20 million in its T3 datacentre upgrades over the last 12 months. These investments were strategically implemented to tackle the future demand for datacentre usage in the Middle East, which is witnessing strong growth. The […]


Gearing up in the wireless world

The trends that defined the wireless network industry in 2016 are all still in play in 2017. While that might sound like more of the same, it can also be thought of as a prelude to 5G. Now is the time when mobile network operators (MNOs) are laying the groundwork for the future while monetising […]


R&M releases its new healthline and fibre dome products

R&M is extending its portfolio of special solutions in the healthcare sector to ensure safe networks in clinics and protection for patients, staff and data. Its latest development is the antibacterial R&MhealthLine range for patient rooms. According to the World Health Organisation around 16 million people die every year from infections contracted in hospitals. An […]


Siemon introduces new Base 8 plug and play fibre system

Siemon, a global network infrastructure specialist, has expanded its line of LightHouse advanced fibre cabling solutions with a comprehensive Base 8 plug and play system consisting of fibre enclosures, modules, adapters, assemblies and jumpers. Current 40 Gb/s (40GBASE-SR4) and 100 Gb/s (100GBASE-SR4) multimode fibre applications deployed for backbone switch-to-switch links in the data centre are […]


Brocade extends Gen 6 Fibre Channel portfolio with no-compromise switch

Brocade has announced the Brocade G610, a no-compromise storage switch for always-on connectivity to the all-flash datacentre. This breakthrough switch leverages the power of Brocade Gen 6 Fibre Channel technology, providing up to 32 Gbps performance, unmatched simplicity and enterprise-class functionality that helps organisations adapt to dynamic workloads and new demands for always-on business operations. […]


R&M solution simplifies data centre connectivity

R&M has unveiled its new OM5 fibre solution in the Middle East in a bid to simplify network infrastructure while accommodating the increased demand for bandwidth. The vendor’s lime green OM5 solutions support duplex transmission up to future 200G requirements, thereby eliminating all the cabling complexity associated with MPO polarity management. Internal data centre traffic […]


Why AIM systems will now be included in cabling procurement

Automated infrastructure management systems are not new. They have been around in one shape or form since the early nineties. They also polarise opinion in the structured cabling world like possibly nothing else. The range of opinions is extreme. At one end are those who will pay almost any premium to have what they see […]


Nokia signs up Nuvias as pan EMEA distributor

Nuvias, the pan-EMEA, high value distribution business, announced it has been selected as Nokia’s first pan-EMEA distributor and will have access to a comprehensive suite of Nokia solutions. This partnership marks an important step forward in the go-to-market diversification at Nokia, extending channel and value-added distribution, to help expand the company’s footprint in the enterprise and […]


Datacentre traffic driving innovative cabling solutions

Over the next three years, cloud, video and the Internet of Things are set to influence the industrial sector to an extent never before seen by the market. The increase in data traffic means that datacentres will have to invest in higher performance network architectures and in the consolidation of their infrastructures. According to current […]


R&M sets up intelligent cabling at Société Arabe Internationale

Société Arabe Internationale de Banque in Cairo, Egypt has built its new datacentre using HD patch panels, raceway systems, and pre-terminated copper and fiber cabling solutions from R&M. The investment is future-proofed to be Automated Infrastructure Management ready and in its next phase will involve the integration of the R&MinteliPhy system for full visibility and […]


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