Nokia and M-net conduct field trial using Nokia technology

Nokia and German service provider, M-net, have jointly announced the first field trial of probabilistically-shaped wavelengths using Nokia Photonic Service Engine 3 (PSE 3) super coherent technology. In preparation for the rollout of its state-of-the-art Bavarian WDM network, M-net has become the first carrier to trial Nokia’s Photonic Service Engine 3 coherent digital signal processing […]

Aruba central to success of mobile-first strategy at UK school

10 years ago, Stanley Park High was given a once in a generation opportunity to rethink its approach to teaching. The comprehensive school, on the outskirts of London, has embraced that moment. A central premise of the rethink is human scale education. The school aims to create learning journeys that are diverse, flexible, rich, experiential […]

Weener Plastics chooses Flexible SD-WAN from Orange to improve agility

Weener Plastics, a global supplier of innovative and value-added packaging solutions, has signed a five-year, managed SD-WAN agreement with Orange Business Services to support its global expansion. Rolling out Flexible SD-WAN across 24 sites in Europe, Asia and Latin America, Weener Plastics will increase agility and flexibility in its organisation, as well as improve internal […]

BT becomes first global telco to receive domestic licenses in China

BT has announced that it has become the first international telecommunications company to receive nationwide licences from the China Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. The two ‘value added licences’; China nationwide Domestic IP-VPN licence and China nationwide Internet Service Provider (ISP) licence, enable BT China Communications Limited to contract directly with its customers in […]

Nokia and Open Fiber bridge the digital divide in Italy

Open Fiber, the sole wholesale-only player in the Italian broadband market, selected Nokia for a fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) rollout that will bring ultra-broadband services to the small towns and rural areas of Italy. The Open Fiber network will bring optical fibre from a point of presence to the customer’s home and deliver speeds of up to […]

Somerset County Cricket Club selects ITEC as technology partner

Somerset County Cricket Club (SCCC) has signed an agreement that will see ITEC become the club’s official technology partner. The new three-year partnership will see prominent ITEC branding appear within the Cooper Associates County Ground and the two organisations will be working together to provide ground-wide Wi-Fi for spectators, to help improve the match day […]

GTT expands network for Carglass as application usage grows

GTT Communications, Inc., a leading cloud networking provider to multinational clients, has announced that it has expanded its network solution for Carglass, a leading glass automotive repair and replacement company. The new four-year contract adds redundancy and increases capacity across the 450-site network. Carglass is digitally transforming its business to support mission-critical applications including increasing […]

Siemon introduces active cold aisle containment solution

Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, has announced the launch of its active cold aisle containment solution, featuring roof panels that open automatically during an alarm event to facilitate access to sprinkler systems and other fire suppression systems. Compatible with all Siemon data centre cabinets deployed in a pod configuration, the active cold aisle […]

HCL and Cloudify to bring 5G network slicing to telecoms providers

HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, has announced it has partnered with Cloudify, provider of a leading cloud native orchestration platform, to bring Network Function Virtualization (NFV) orchestrated network slicing to telecoms providers. HCL’s Engineering and R&D Services (ERS) team is using Cloudify’s platform and capabilities for a new solution that enables telecoms […]

BBC renews partnership with Mindtree for digital testing services

Mindtree, a global technology services and Digital Transformation company, has announced that it has been awarded the ‘Digital Testing Services Framework II’ contract and will continue as the BBC’s lead application testing partner for a range of its digital products. This contract follows a four-year relationship where Mindtree supplied services to deliver and support the […]