For our new series of Blogs we interview partners and customers of who we think might have an interesting view on how the internet market is developing. We kick it off with Yulia Makhlin from Fusix.Continue reading
The Netherlands is the most connected country in the world and Amsterdam is an important international digital hub. Combine that with a reliable and favorable energy network and you have an ideal country to house datacenters. The Netherlands is on its way to become the number 1 data hub in Europe. And indeed Google, Microsoft and the alike already have and are expanding their datacenter presence in The Netherlands.
Typical for Dutch IT is their ambition to becoming more sustainable and work towards circularity; a model in which there is minimal/no waste.Continue reading
Many of you witnessed it first hand; these last few decades the internet (content) evolved bigly (Source: Donald J. T.). From simple e-mails, text messages and static web pages in the 90s to early 2000s, we moved to a content driven internet where we stream and share movies, music and games like there is no tomorrow.Continue reading
In a previous blog we have discussed the topic of how Juniper has changed their practice and offers more products of their portfolio with separated software and hardware.
Even though this hasn’t been applied completely to their switching series, namely EX and first generation QFX switches, there are quite a few licenses options a customer can purchase in time, implementing Juniper famous “pay-as-you-grow” solutions for expanding and developing their networks.Continue reading
Changing or setting up your network infrastructure can be a big investment. There are a number of ways an IT platform can be acquired but choosing the right way of financing this is key.
Investing in networking equipment can be very costly. This often results in having to choose between upgrading infrastructure and investing in sales/marketing. But what if you do not have to choose and you can do both?
In a world of rapidly changing technology the obvious approach, using capital, to acquire IT-equipment is not always the best approach. But have you ever actually considered the alternative? Financing.Continue reading
Lately there have been some changes in the way Juniper Networks is offering their QFX switches. As we have seen with the introduction of the Juniper SRX300 series, software has been separated from the hardware. This has created a lot of confusion amongst Juniper users. What do I need? What does it cover? And is software included in the QFX5200 switches? Looking for this information in the pricelist may leave you in the dark. So let’s shed some light on this.Continue reading
In The Netherlands we recently celebrated Circular Economy Week. Within this framework many organizations have introduced a variety of sustainability initiatives including Dutch telecom provider KPN. As of 2025, all of their modems, TV setup boxes and other networking devices will be 100% recyclable. Nice. A bit late, some will argue, but still. Other companies promise to take a closer look at the procurement of their raw materials. Nice. At this pace, however, a ‘week’ will never do the trick.
‘Another year over, and a new one just begun’. A phrase from the well-known Christmas song by John Lennon that we are sure you have heard once or twice during the last couple of weeks. A phrase too that expresses a sense of melancholy as time seems to go by in the blink of an eye. With IT technology changing at breakneck speed, we feel that it actually does as there is hardly time left for contemplation. According to business gurus and trend watchers, 2018 will be no exception.