What is the current state of play in the datacentre when it comes to physical connectivity? Antony Savvas looks at the market arena around both the spread of hyperscale datacentre connectivity through the likes of AWS, Microsoft and Google etc and distributed edge datacentres that will better support 5G, IoT, driverless cars and AI applications.
The length of time an optical transceiver spends plugged into a switch and the amount and importance of the data it carries means that reliability is paramount. Ellen Manning looks at the rigorous testing procedures put in place to ensure maximum reliability. Continue reading the full article in our magazineRead More
The need for improved performance application delivery across Africa continues to grow, and NetActuate has announced the completion of major connectivity and capacity upgrades at its Johannesburg, South Africa data centre to support it. The NetActuate facility is strategically located in Ekurhuleni, a major trade and industry hub. Johannesburg is home to Africa’s largest stock […]Read More
Whether you will be attending ECOC this week in Düsseldorf or remaining at your post in Silicon Valley, the Thames Valley or Baden-Württemberg, here is a bumper edition of Optical Connections to keep you up to date with the world of fibre-based communications. Besides previewing some of the show’s countless highlights, our biggest ever issue […]Read More