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The truth about data centre connectivity

The colocation market is growing. As more and more businesses move towards the cloud, hyperscale data centre providers are becoming increasingly dominant. As multi-tenant data centre firms now have to compete in an ever-more competitive market, it’s essential that they find a further way of differentiating themselves. In the past, the way that colo providers… Read More

Research predicts cloud robotics market to reach $226B by 2021

GTI, an international group dedicated to the advancement of TD-LTE and 5G technologies, has released a new white paper detailing research into cloud robotics. Among other things, the paper states that the cloud robotics market is expected to grow from $34.1 billion in 2016 to $226.2 billion in 2021. This exponential growth prediction is based on… Read More

Facebook completes second Aquila test flight

Facebook has successfully completed the second test flight of its internet-beaming Aquila drone, which has been designed to deliver free WiFi connectivity in remote areas. The full-scale test flight took place at the end of May at the Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona. The aircraft flew for a duration of 1 hour and 46 minutes, with… Read More

Why traditional data centre networks are stymieing innovation

Tate Cantrell, Chief Technology Officer at Verne Global, discusses why it is key for business leaders to reconsider their network requirements… Enterprise leaders should be focused on the economic potential of their IT budget. And the directive of the enterprise IT team is to do more with less. When presented with the challenge of increasing… Read More

EE drones and balloons to beam 4G signals to rural Britain

The UK’s largest mobile network operator EE has unveiled plans to deliver mobile and wireless broadband connectivity to internet blackspots via drones and helium balloons. The company noted that its ‘air mast’ solution will be able to bolster 4G data services in rural locations, at major events, or in areas where natural disasters, such as… Read More

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