On 12,13 and 14 November we hosted a stand at AfricaCom in Capetown, South Africa. Three energetic, fun days filled with meeting interesting people, catching up with excisting customers and handing out (and eating) delicious Icecream. It was an absolute pleasure to share our stand with SIMS recycling solutions. Jelle Slenters (SIMS recycling solutions) wrote an interesting blog about his takeaway from AfricaCom.Continue reading
5G versus Wi-Fi 6
Everyone has heard about 5G, but is all this fuzz more then just a hype? And what about the much lesser known WI-FI 6? One thing we know for sure is that these new wireless standards are expected to revolutionize IoT, with low power requirements, blazing speeds, and high bandwidth. And that is important because experts predict nearly 31 billion IoT devices around the world by 2020.Continue reading
Let’s ask: Green It Amsterdam
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. In this blog we speak with Julie Chenadec from Green IT Amsterdam.Continue reading
LET’S ASK: Fusix
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
Let’s go circular!
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
We go big!
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
Understanding what licenses you need to enable extra software features on your EX and QFX switches
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
Financing Refurbished IT-Equipment
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
Shedding some light on Software offerings of QFX5100 and QFX5200 switches
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
Time for sweet change
After being part of Terabit Systems for nearly 7 years (2400 days to be precise) it is time to spread our wings and stand on our own two feet. Therefor as from the 17th of September 2018 Terabit Systems the Netherlands continues as EmXcore.
When changing your company name a lot of stuff needs to be arranged. Dozens of checklists, tons of administration and a tight planning.
But next to everything practical, there is also a lot of exciting stuff that comes with it as well. Continue reading