Wednesday, 25 March 2009

Extreme Networks Summit X650 Voted Data Centre Product Of The Year

Extreme Networks is celebrating its success at the Network Computing Awards 2009 after winning two major industry awards at a ceremony held at Guoman Tower Hotel in London on the 19th March. The Summit® X650 data centre switch was voted the Data Centre Product of the Year and the Summit® X450 family of switches won Infrastructure Product of the Year award.

The 2009 Network Computing Awards comprised of 24 categories to reflect the wide range of application areas that impact the modern day network. Extreme Networks is ideally positioned to address the growing needs of end users, connected edge devices and the various networking demands set by today’s dynamic organisations. Extreme Networks switching products were short listed as finalists in four separate categories, winning the Network Infrastructure Product of the Year and Data Centre Product of the Year categories against competition from the likes of Cisco and Juniper Networks.

Monday, 23 March 2009

Extreme Networks Delivers Simplicity & Control For The LAN's Outer Edge

Extreme Networks today announced network solutions that extend simplicity and management consistency beyond the wiring closet to the LAN’s outer edge. The ReachNXT™ 100-8t, an 8 port enterprise port extender, and enhanced EPICenter® 7.0 network management system, provide enterprise-class solutions for eased wired connectivity and extended management to locations at the LAN’s outer edge.

Monday, 9 March 2009

Press Release: PiMS Workspace Urges Local Business to Support Disabled Children in Hampshire

Waterlooville-based PiMS Workspace, the leading UK provider of tailored accommodation solutions, is calling on Hampshire businesses to support disabled young people, with a variety of cost-effective ways. The company has teamed up with national children’s mobility charity Whizz-Kidz, to illustrate how beneficiaries and users of charities don’t just need financial help, but sustainable and ‘free’ tools such as mentoring, training and work experience.

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Power Outages Present A Real Threat To Business Continuity

Chloride, one of Europe’s leading suppliers of Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) systems and services, is strongly advising UK businesses to deploy resilient UPS systems in order to protect their mission critical equipment and processes. Chloride has taken this initiative following worrying reports from CapGemini, which have confirmed the growing fears of the business community regarding power availability, stating that electricity output has fallen by 2.2%, the lowest level in 10 years.

Extreme Networks Celebrates The Success Of Its Channel Programme

Extreme Networks today announced the success of its Channel Partner Programme for EMEA and SAM regions. Designed to respond to the specific needs of its fast-growing partners, this reseller initiative has assisted Extreme Networks to achieve accelerated growth in the EMEA and SAM markets over the past 12 months, resulting in a growth of 18,2% for Q4-CY08 compared to Q4-CY07. Over the last year the Extreme Networks’ reseller base did grow significantly at all levels: platinum, gold and silver partners, with further plans for expansion during the coming year.

Thursday, 5 March 2009

Press release: Xenos Unveils Document Storage Reduction Solution for Enterprise Content Management

This afternoon Xenos ( announced the launch of its Document Storage Reduction (DSR) solution. Xenos DSR enables businesses to reduce their data storage requirements by as much as 90%. Given that large enterprises typically spend 70% of their annual IT budget on data storage costs, the savings can be significant – potentially providing an alternative to staffing or service reductions.

Following are some key points to note:

- Xenos DSR reduces physical storage requirements for archiving high volumes of content-rich documents sent to customers (e.g. monthly statements, bills, etc).

- Monthly storage requirements can reach several terabytes for an enterprise

- Cost of storage can be £18/$25 per gigabyte or more

For further information, or an interview with Managing Director of Xenos Europe, Jeff Mills, please contact

Monday, 2 March 2009

Extreme Networks To Deliver Cost-Effective 10 Gigabit Copper Network Solutions

Explosive bandwidth requirements from server virtualisation and data centre consolidation are driving demand for 10 Gigabit Ethernet and Extreme Networks has responded with powerful 10GBASE-T network solutions that increase flexibility for customers while reducing costs.

Extreme Networks is the first to deliver 10GBASE-T support with its powerful Summit® X650 Top-of-Rack data centre switch. Extreme Networks enables a complete 10GBASE-T ecosystem, from high performance server adapters to switches. These proven solutions give customers the widest choice of copper or fibre connections for their high performance networks and servers based on their data centre configuration, allowing for a smooth and economical migration from gigabit to 10 gigabit.