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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 […]


GBM technology partner for Jewel of Creek project in Dubai

Gulf Business Machines signed an information technology partnership for one of Dubai’s largest hospitality projects, the Jewel of the Creek Project. The AED 4 billion project by Roda Hotels, the hospitality subsidiary of Dubai International Real Estate, is expected to be ready by September 2017. The information technology value is estimated at over AED 100 […]


Toshiba Robotics enters Africa through partnership with Caionix

TM Robotics and Toshiba Machine announced they have partnered with Caionix, a distributor of industrial robots in Egypt. With this partnership, Caionix is now responsible for providing pre-sale, sale and after sale services for Toshiba Machine’s Cartesian, 6-axis and SCARA robots. Caionix provides support and solutions for many applications in a variety of industries, including food, […]


Tata Communications adds cloud storage to IZO

Tata Communications launched IZO cloud storage, a storage service portfolio, adding to its IZO cloud enablement platform. Underpinned by Tata Communications wholly owned subsea cable network, IZO cloud storage is designed to address enterprise storage demands, as the volume of unstructured data, such as videos, social media posts, images, emails and customer details, is set […]


R&M, FNT release datacentre cable management solution

Reichle & De-Massari R&M and FNT Software unveiled their joint solution for datacentre cable management. Built on the integration of two infrastructure management products, the R&MinteliPhy and FNT’s Command software package, the solution delivers the functionality needed to mitigate typical datacentre challenges including data transmission errors, performance issues and downtime. Through API integration of their […]


R&M to launch Netscale in Middle East

R&M will conduct the Middle East launch of Netscale, a high-density fiber cable management solution that features integrated intelligent infrastructure management functionality. Designed as an ultra-high density platform that utilises the smallest diameter uniboot patch cord for minimal cabling bulk, this solution boasts up to 67% higher density than its competitors and promises to eliminate […]


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