Infrastructure

Cloud is the single biggest opportunity for Indian IT services

February 17, 2016
Cloud is the single biggest opportunity for Indian IT services

Oracle works with a lot of Indian IT services companies. What do you make of their capabilities and what do they need to do better? I actually think that this move to the cloud is the single largest opportunity for them. This is 50 years of legacy systems as they move to the cloud. If […]

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MEF CE2.0 Certified 100G Ethernet Services Hit Mainstream

December 1, 2015
MEF CE2.0 Certified 100G Ethernet Services Hit Mainstream

Ethernet was developed in the early 1970s for interconnecting nearby devices typically within the same building, which led to the term Local Area Network, or LAN, was born. If something went wrong, you just had to walk around the nearby equipment and look for faults, such as pinched or disconnected Ethernet cables that were easily […]

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RCom expands its cloud computing infrastructure in India

August 9, 2015
RCom expands its cloud computing infrastructure in India

Reliance Communications has deployed new Cloud Xchange nodes in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad. Cloud Xchange is the company’s cloud computing-cum-delivery solution. It helps in sophisticated delivery and implementation of cloud-computing based solutions, including content delivery. In some ways, it is like Amazon Web Services. At present, Akamai Technologies is a big player in […]

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Data Center Interconnect – The perfect solution?

June 8, 2015
Data Center Interconnect – The perfect solution?

In KVH’s experience, we were so focused on niche markets offering high performance, white-gloved service for very demanding industries like high frequency trading that required ultra low latency networking, co-location services at the stock markets themselves. So serving these types of vertically focused industries with very specific and demanding requirements, you end up with very […]

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Cloud Service Innovation: Who’s Investing in What? By Jeremiah Caron

May 4, 2015
Cloud Service Innovation: Who’s Investing in What? By Jeremiah Caron

Cloud market as defined as perhaps as broadly as you could define it, maybe not, is already a $100b market. Wow, that’s phenomenal. $100b, that’s tremendous. We do a number of studies of enterprises, as a lot of companies do. I don’t really see enterprises putting up their hands saying, “Yeah, we’re going to spend […]

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New MEF Initiative Offers Hundreds of Small Wholesale Carrier Ethernet Operators Access to Business-Growing Programs

April 30, 2015
New MEF Initiative Offers Hundreds of Small Wholesale Carrier Ethernet Operators Access to Business-Growing Programs

The MEF Services Interconnect Program helps Carriers find standards-compliant wholesale Operators in order to create the fastest and most effective routes for provisioning end-to-end Carrier Ethernet services. The MEF Services Interconnect Program (MEF-SI) launched by the MEF will give hundreds of wholesale Carrier Ethernet Operators the opportunity to grow their businesses by helping them quickly […]

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MEF Unites Carriers on Ethernet Interconnect

April 30, 2015
MEF Unites Carriers on Ethernet Interconnect

MEF’s industry-shaping standards project now includes both implementation guideline development and prototyping for Ethernet Interconnect Points. Following its GEN14 announcement of the project launch in November, the MEF has now approved the next phase of the MEF Ethernet Interconnect Points (EIP) project to standardize guidelines for current and future Ethernet Carriers around the globe. In […]

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CloudBridge Virtual WAN Solution for “Always On” Availability and Up to 80% Lower WAN Costs

April 30, 2015
CloudBridge Virtual WAN Solution for “Always On” Availability and Up to 80% Lower WAN Costs

Available as a physical or virtual appliance, the new offering is designed to provide reliability at reasonable cost to server-less remote locations which are about as helpless as Chromebooks if network access is lost. Citrix has announced its CloudBridge Virtual WAN Edition, designed to scale modern WAN bandwidth issues and provide ‘always-on’ branch availability at […]

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IBM Cloud Helps Indian Start-ups Drive Growth

April 6, 2015
IBM Cloud Helps Indian Start-ups Drive Growth

IBM has announced that several start-ups across India are tapping into IBM cloud to run critical applications and grow their businesses. Goldstar Healthcare, Vtiger, Clematix, Ecoziee Marketing have chosen SoftLayer, an IBM company, as their cloud infrastructure platform.

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Optimising capacity, scalability and reliability on ultra-long haul cable routes

November 25, 2014
Optimising capacity, scalability and reliability on ultra-long haul cable routes

An interesting fact that emerged from Brazil’s 2014 World Cup was that for the first time, online viewing of the games exceeded that of broadcast television coverage. This is especially insightful for organisers of similar high profile sports events, but for telecommunications providers it underlines a growing trend – the soaring demand for bandwidth. Broadcast […]

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