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Commerce Systems
Switch achieves APJ first with new Sitecore partner status
October 2020
"Our investment in resources and training in Sitecore is now enabling us to further propel customers on their digital transformation journey to digital maturity and to supporting them achieve industry-leading customer experiences, scale and competitive advantage.”
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Market
Data centre switches market largely unaffected by COVID-19
August 2020
Spending on data centre switches is set to grow at a 4% CAGR from 2019 to 2024, despite the impact of COVID-19. This is according to an update to the Dell’Oro Group Data Centre switch market five-year forecast report.
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Switch
Huawei launches CloudEngine S-Series campus switches and solutions
July 2019
Huawei announced a leap in campus networking by unveiling 16 new models of CloudEngine S-series switches.
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IDC
IDC: Strong growth for Ethernet switch, router markets FY18
March 2019
Worldwide Ethernet switch market increased 12.7% year over year in fourth quarter of 2018 - router market rebounds, up 15.6%.
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IT infrastructure
Huawei launches ‘industry-first’ AI data centre switch amid trade war
January 2019
Despite being embroiled in the midst of a trade war between China and the United States, Huawei is showing no signs of slowing down its innovation.
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Cloud
Cisco dominates record-high Ethernet switch & router markets
December 2018
While the market is flourishing, it’s tough-going as Cisco has increased its majority share of the pie.
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IT Automation
Cambium enters multibillion-dollar Ethernet switching market
November 2018
"Enterprise IT managers, MSPs and ISPs need affordable enterprise-grade solutions that satisfy end users."
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Network Infrastructure
The channel-only managed networks platform for SMBs
September 2018
Netgear has released Insight Pro, a platform that leverages the cloud allowing networking resellers and services providers enhanced efficiency.
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Network Infrastructure
IDC - Local networking infrastructure market growing at warp speed
July 2018
Revenue coming from the enterprise space grew by 15% YoY, while service providers revenue growth was stagnant.
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Visa
Visa’s cockup put down to ‘very rare’ data centre crash
June 2018
51.2 million Visa payments failed to process on Friday 1 June (just in time for after-work drinks) and the company says it all came down to a switch.
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Wireless technologies
NETGEAR adds Power-over-Ethernet capability to Smart Managed Pro Switches
June 2018
Netgears its range of Smart Managed Pro Switches with four new switches that support Power-over-Ethernet (PoE+) and SFP ports for fibre uplinks.
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Gaming
Interview: Signal Zero Inc introduces 'Loot' which is a new way gamers can earn rewards
May 2018
Usually to make a living playing video games, you need to be good at eSports or entertaining on Twitch and YouTube. Now there's a new way called Loot.
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Gaming
Dragon Quest Builders comes to Switch
March 2018
Taking the simplistic building-block look of Minecraft and the mechanics of a JRPG, Dragon Quest Builders in now out on the Nintendo Switch.
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Gaming
Bayonetta 2 comes to Switch
March 2018
Button-masher and former Wii U exclusive, Bayonetta 2, is now out for the Nintendo Switch.
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Gaming
The Pac is back!
February 2018
Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 Plus is out now on Nintendo Switch.
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Gaming
Switch owners get their hands dirty with Serial Cleaner
February 2018
Serial Cleaner is a retro-style 2D puzzler that charges players with cleaning up the mess left by hit-men.
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Gaming
Mario returns to Nintendo's Switch
February 2018
Everyone’s favourite Italian plumber has made his proper Nintendo Switch debut with Super Mario Odyssey.
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Network Infrastructure
IHS: Juniper recognised for router and switch leadership
January 2018
The automated networking company was placed first in four categories in an IHS 'Markit' survey.
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Gaming
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Switch review
December 2017
Bethesda have released an uncompromising, portable Nintendo Switch version of their 2011 hit RPG, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
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Cloud
Cisco's mission to redefine storage starts with new 32Gbps storage switch
November 2017
“Cisco now provides unmatched storage networking telemetry and performance options while also preserving customer technology investments."
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Network Infrastructure
Cisco dominates resurgent Indian networking market
October 2017
Cisco has snapped up the WLAN market lead in India, adding to its dominant position in the Ethernet switch and router markets.
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Cisco
Application explosion prompts Ethernet switch growth
September 2017
APAC is leading the charge in Ethernet switch and enterprise and service provider router growth. But which vendors are on the up and which are sliding
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Switch
Supernap opens new data center, a step towards Thailand 4.0 vision
September 2017
Supernap’s Bangkok 1 data center has been designed and constructed to the same specifications as the Tier IV Switch Las Vegas data centers.
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IT infrastructure
Two industry heavyweights team up to research ‘SDN network of the future’
August 2017
BT and Dell EMC have collaborated to explore the coupling of data centre technology and specialist switching software to create the next network.