Monthly Archives: December 2015

Race to connect Africa to South America starts up

As Published on Julian Rawle Consulting

CamTel is backing a new project to lay a submarine cable directly to Brazil, one of a number of moves to position Cameroon as a new hub in western Africa. 

1441319796​In October, Cameroon incumbent CamTel announced its intention to build a fibre-optic cable between Kribi, Cameroon, and Fortaleza, Brazil. CamTel CEO David Nkoto Emane, said: “Negotiations are advanced enough for Cameroon to be the first African country to have a submarine cable connection to the South American continent.”

Why You Need Enterprise Apps on the Cloud?

As originally published on Data Center POST

Ritesh Patil, Co-founder, Mobisoft Infotech

imgres2-300x79Cloud computing is a widely used term, but cloud has various benefits. It is secure mode and gives access to the information to the user irrespective of the location. Thus, you need to upload your enterprise app on cloud so that your employees have access to them on their devices, remotely.

gewfbsdb“To cloud or not to cloud,” perhaps, this is the most sought after question these days. Obviously, this was bound to happen since cloud computing has various benefits and is the most preferred way to save document and exchange them. However, there are few people who still have doubt against whether they should upload their enterprise applications to cloud or not.

Webair, Megaport Partnership Provides Customers with Additional Access to Leading Public Clouds

webairlogo_600x150Leading colocation and managed solutions provider Webair recently announced a strategic partnership with software-defined networking (SDN) provider Megaport that will offer many advantages to its Dedicated Server, Private, Hybrid and Public Cloud customers.

Infomart Portland Receives Green Light to Offer Direct Access Power

Infomart LogoNational wholesale data center provider Infomart Data Centers was recently approved by Portland General Electric (PGE) to offer Direct Access (DA) power service in its Portland facility. The announcement is a major victory for Infomart’s Hillsboro, Oregon tenants.

Global Capacity Strengthens Its Customer Service Strategy with New Chief Service Operations Officer Appointment

Global CapacityGlobal Capacity’s success is found in its innovative and award-winning technology and distinctive approach to customer service. Driven by its brand promise of Connectivity Made Simple™, the leading connectivity as a service provider is known for its readiness to go above and beyond to ensure an optimal customer experience and deliver the right connectivity solution in today’s fragmented network marketplace.  In an effort to continue strengthening and differentiating its approach to customer service, Global Capacity recently onboarded telecom veteran Ray Whinery as its new Chief Service Operations Officer.

In the Pursuit of Subscribers: Carriers Will Monetize Mobile Video in Radical Ways in 2016

Openwave Mobility predicts trends in 2016 for mobile video and data

openwave-transREDWOOD CITY, Calif – 18 December 2015 – As 2015 draws to a close, Openwave Mobility, a software innovator enabling operators to manage and monetize encrypted mobile data has predicted the trends the company expects to see in 2016.

The year for monetizing video (finally) John Giere, President & CEO: “Mobile operators will finally monetize Over The Top (OTT) mobile data in 2016. Why? Carriers across the world have been both inspired and intimidated by T-Mobile USA’s Binge On launch which shook up the status quo. Binge On has shown the potential of mobile optimization and how the technology could make mobile video content a cost effective market differentiator. Could 2016 spark a mobile-video data war?”

Iron Box Locks in IEC Locking Power Cords on PDUWhips.com

PDUWhips.com announces the availability of locking IEC power cords.

imagesRaleigh, N.C. – PDUWhips.com has added locking IEC power cords to their existing catalogue of power cords, PDU whips, plug adapters, and custom cables. PDUWhips.com, a division of Iron Box Power Distribution, announced the new selection in late September on their blog, as part of an initiative to present a fresh alternative to the traditional power cord and PDU cabling vendors.

AT&T Boosts Colocation Footprint By Joining Forces With Digital Realty

As originally published on Data Center POST

Digital RealtyAT&T and Digital Realty Trust have announced they are broadening AT&T’s colocation service offerings by expanding their alliance. The move will enable AT&T to incorporate Digital Realty colocation capacity directly into its solutions and will also span Digital Realty’s global portfolio of data centers, enhancing AT&T’s existing product offerings of network and managed services. This complements AT&T’s existing Colocation Services network of 38 locations in 16 countries.

Warning: Plenty of Holes Exist in SIP Security Practices

As originally published on TMCnet

By Peter Scott, TMCnet Contributor

imgresSession Initiation Protocol (News – Alert) (SIP) has delivered us VoIP calling, which reduces costs while increasing what we can do with voice communications. Another gift from SIP is less welcome, however: Added security concerns when it comes to calling.