Network monitoring in a hybrid world

06 May 2021

In 2021, we face more network vulnerabilities, security attacks and data breaches than ever before in the history of IT and communications. This has increased the demand for stronger network performance and the tools used to manage the network. Given this, it’s imperative businesses find a way to accommodate all of these systems and networks with the right network monitoring and security tools to protect our corporate assets and - of course - the bottom line.

Neil Collier, co-founder and technical director of GCH Test & Computer Services explains how using the internet for all users has changed significantly since March 2020 when the Covid-19 pandemic spread across the globe.

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Rittal's new TX CableNet

06 May 2021

IT professionals are coming under increasing time pressure and managing increasingly complex systems. With its new TX CableNet, Rittal is accelerating professional-quality network cabling.

Even large quantities of cable with a soft bending radius are easily inserted, and perfect cable routing is achieved with the “waterfall principle”.

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Assured Data Protection launches new XDR Service

22 April 2021

Assured Data Protection (ADP) has launched its eXtended Detection and Response (XDR) service, providing enterprises and MSPs with a fully automated and managed XDR solution powered by Confluera. 

The service delivers XDR across multiple data streams and complements existing cloud data backup and recovery systems to provide pervasive cloud data management.

ADP already delivers enterprise-grade data backup, disaster recovery and business continuity as a service. Having signed a partnership agreement with Confluera, it has added advanced threat detection and remediation to its extensive data protection portfolio. 

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Shared Rural Network boost for UK enterprises

08 March 2021

The first phase of the new Shared Rural Network (SRN) provided by O2, Three and Vodafone, could increase the turnover for rural businesses by £187.7m per annum in addition to providing more reliable connectivity, according to a new study commissioned by O2.

All three mobile operators are working to build and share 222 new 4G (mobile broadband) masts in order to help resolve partial not-spots, including 124 new sites in Scotland, 33 in Wales, 11 in Northern Ireland and 54 in England. Not-spots are usually areas where only one provider is available. The construction phase for these will begin this year, but it will take until 2024 before completion.

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