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Datacentres for better security
As March rolled in April, the news media was awash in stories about what was being billed as the "biggest cyber-attack in history." CNN, the New York Times, and a host of other news outlets were warning computer users around the world that a prolonged Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS)...
Passengers aboard Indian Railways' Howrah Rajdhani Express (HRE) are already used to amenities, like air conditioning, not available on other trains. Shortly they will have access to another amenity by way of free Wi-Fi Internet. According to an announcement from Railways Minister Pawan Kumar, the country's busy New Delhi train...
Using super high-speed Internet could become noticeably faster if recent research being conducted at the University of Southampton in England translates into real-life application. Researchers recently announced that they have found a way to increase data speeds over optical fibre cables while minimising bandwidth and data loss issues. The standard...
In Hong Kong, it appears as though they are preparing to take their data centres underground. It has nothing to do with China by the way, nor is it an effort to achieve any sinister plans in one of the Orient's most technologically advanced cities. Rather, moving data centres to...
Residents and business in Hampshire, England have plenty to be pleased about now that BT has signed a deal securing an additional £13.8 million of combined funding from the Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) and other sources; funding that will all but guarantee almost everyone has access to super-fast fibre broadband....
In the world of datacentre news, there are many interesting developments being reported on every day. Some stand out more than others do, as is the case with some recent announcements coming out of Sweden's Bahnhof. As a cutting-edge ISP company, Bahnhof's claim to fame is coming up with extraordinary...
When it comes to fighting cybercrime, the UK government has proven that it's very good at one thing: launching new initiatives to try to combat the problem effectively. The latest initiative comes by way of a government/academic partnership designed to bring together various experts who will collaborate to fight cybercrime....
British Telecom’s continued roll out of fibre in the UK has brought great news to the unemployed by creating 1000 new jobs. As part of its broadband expansion, BT will enlist a new workforce of fibre engineers to help lay fibre for projects partly funded by Broadband Development UK (BBUK)...
The U.S. states of New York, Virginia and, in particular, Pennsylvania, have received a major boost this week, with news of a project to build data centres in four towns as well as a 300-mile fibre-optic line spanning from New York City to Northern Virginia. The company behind the project...
Rob Elder, Director, Keysource   Modular data centres are evolving to address a wider range of business and operational requirements. Traditionally modular solutions had been developed to overcome construction and deployment challenges, but now there is an overwhelmingdemand for scalable facilities that also deliver high levels of performance, resilience and...

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