World first as LINX completes migration to new disaggregated LON2 network model using EVPN routing technology on open network hardware

The London Internet Exchange (LINX) have announced that it has completed the migration of its LON2 platform to a new disaggregated network model that uses EVPN technology, the first IXP anywhere in the World to do so. The new LON2 architecture employs EVPN over VXLAN, leaf-spine topology, full automation and is 100G ready. The solution, which uses IP Infusion’s OcNOS™ network operating system and switch hardware from Edgecore Networks, became fully operational on 5th June following an extensive testing, proof of concept, and migration process lasting nearly two years. “By…

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Amplience raises $37m to fuel global expansion

London, UK, 26th April 2018 – Amplience, the global leader in cloud delivered Rich Media, Content Management and Asset Management Software-as-a-Service, has secured $37 million Series C funding led by Octopus Ventures, with participation from Columbia Lake Partners. The funds will be used to accelerate growth by expanding sales and marketing channels in EMEA, the Americas and APAC, and to further invest in the enhancement and adoption of the Amplience Retail Engagement Platform. The fundraising follows the successful launch of ‘Dynamic Content’, Amplience’s powerful headless and ‘API first’ content production,…

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Irish expansion continues at Natural Power

Renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power, has appointed three new team members at its Dublin office. Keara O’ Shea has joined the geotech team as a geographical engineer, Kathryn Oliver has joined as an environmental consultant in the ecology team and Marc McLoughlin has joined as business development manager. The business is also currently recruiting for a further role in its Irish planning team. Marc Lamphiere, Natural Power’s Country Director in Ireland, said: “We’re delighted to welcome our new team members on board. We are developing a really robust…

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Connectivity boost accelerates Moldova, EU and Eastern Partnership science collaborations

Core Facts Students, researchers and academics in the Republic of Moldova will be better able to collaborate with their peers in other countries and participate in international research projects following an increase in connectivity between the Moldovan research and education (R&E) network in Moldova and the pan-European backbone network, GÉANT. A 100 Gigabit-per-second (Gbps) network link was installed between Chisinau, Moldova, and Bucharest in Romania as a 100% upgrade to a previous link. This boost in connectivity was achieved by the EU-funded Eastern Partnership Connect (EaPConnect) project and partners including…

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Aricent Launches Multi-access Edge Technology Innovations to Drive New Revenue Streams for Service Providers

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS, Barcelona and Santa Clara, California – February 28, 2018 – Aricent, a global design and engineering company, today announced innovative Multi-access Edge (MEC) developer capabilities for immersive experiences such as cloud gaming, Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality (AR/VR), and ultra-low latency industrial applications. The software enables developers to rapidly deploy carrier-grade applications on Virtual Machines (VMs) and containers that can be distributed as edge services. Industry analysts peg the market for edge computing applications to be worth over USD 6bn by 2020[1]. This represents a growing opportunity for over-the-top…

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Falcon Media House Expands Live Streaming to India in Deal with JPR Network

Landmark agreement shows Indian cable operator JPR Network diversifying to deliver TV via mobile On-demand streaming enables subscriber growth at fraction of the cost of cable or satellite Deal marks Falcon’s expansion into India, after concluding agreements in Nigeria, South Africa, Canada and Mongolia 26th February 2018 (London, Mumbai) – Falcon Media House Plc, the London Stock Exchange-listed digital technology and media group, today announces that it has agreed to provide live and on demand digital streaming technology to JPR Network, the Mumbai-based cable network provider. The deal extends Falcon’s global…

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Dynamic Spectrum Alliance Global Summit heads to London for 2018

The world’s largest and most prestigious conference on wireless spectrum sharing returns on May 1-3, 2018 to focus on next generation networks across Europe London, United Kingdom, 7 November 2017: The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) has announced that its sixth annual Global Summit will be held in London on May 1-3, 2018. Building on the success of the 2017 Global Summit in Cape Town, South Africa, the Alliance has turned its focus to Europe to encourage discussion on dynamic spectrum access for affordable and accessible connectivity. “At the Dynamic Spectrum…

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Vodafone Joins prpl Foundation to Spur Open-Source Innovation in the Digital Home and Smart Gateways

Enrique Marti del Olmo, Vodafone Group’s Head of Fixed Devices, Connectivity & Security, appointed to the prpl Board of Directors SANTA CLARA, CALIF. – August 7, 2017 – The prpl Foundation, an open-source, community-driven consortium with a focus on enabling the security and interoperability of embedded devices for the smart society of the future, today announced Vodafone Group has joined the Foundation. As a leading multi-national telecommunications provider and Europe’s fastest-growing fixed broadband provider, Vodafone joins prpl with the intent to accelerate the harmonization of software platforms for in-home devices…

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Dairy farmers to benefit from satellite data used to monitor and predict pasture productivity and quality

Harwell, Oxfordshire, 29th June, 2017. Rezatec, in conjunction with the University of Reading, is delivering its PASQUAL (“Monitoring and prediction of PASture QUALity and productivity from satellites”) project to develop an Earth Observation satellite based pasture farming intelligence tool. Through the analysis of multiple remote sensing satellite data sources (visible and radar) and meteorological data, in combination with the University of Reading’s detailed modelling and data-assimilation techniques, the tool will enable dairy farmers to monitor and predict pasture productivity and quality. Trials are currently being conducted by the University of…

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OT-Morpho and ASPIDER-NGI Partner on eSIM Solutions

ASPIDER-NGI, a leading provider of MVNE, IoT, connectivity and content solutions, today announced a partnership with OT-Morpho, a world leader in digital security and identification technologies. The ASPIDER-NGI portfolio of fallback, bootstrap and operational profiles, SMS numbering and IoT eConnect (a preconfigured Service Delivery Platform to manage connectivity to the network from provisioning and activation to billing) will now be integrated to OT-Morpho’s eSIM and Subscription Management solution (SM-DP and SM-SR) to deliver out of the box solutions to their clients, including remote subscription provisioning to the devices. The eSIM…

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