Global growth in cloud computing is driving demand for higher-performance infrastructure. And to keep pace with demand, developers are transitioning to 400G technologies to enable compact, faster and lower cost-per-bit solutions, writes Antony Savvas.
As customer demand for high-capacity, low-latency data transport continues to grow, CenturyLink, expanding its US intercity network by 4.7 million miles of fibre, using Corning’s SMF-28® ULL fibre and SMF-28® Ultra fibre in a hybrid Corning® SST-UltraRibbon™ cable. With a silica core design, SMF-28 ULL fibre offers the lowest loss of any terrestrial-grade optical fibre […]Read More
In our bumper 60-page Autumn issue we pick out some of the event highlights and look in-depth at one of the biggest issues facing the industry at present – datacentre connectivity. It’s not just about connectivity within the datacentre anymore; the prospect of 5G and IoT rollouts is spawning datacentres of all sizes, from hyperscale […]Read More
Hurricane Electric, the international fibre connectivity provider, has expanded its global IPv6-native internet backbone to Scotland. It has added a point-of-presence at Pulsant’s data centre in Edinburgh. Pulsant is a hybrid IT and cloud hosting provider. The carrier neutral data centre has 75,000 square feet of space and over 30 telecoms carriers go through it. […]Read More