Local linux-based OS developments

Guinnux is a Linux-based operating system distribution developed locally by Keystone Electronic Solutions. Version 3.0 has been announced with a number of enhancements. According to the company, Guinnux 3.0 has moved from GLibC 2.14 to 2.17. Developmers  have used the latest stable GNU compiler suite to keep the Guinnux development environment as close as possible […]

Modular UPS systems gain traction

As companies increasingly look to shift technology spend from once-off capex investments, to a more manageable operational expense, the field of uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems is rapidly evolving. Modular UPS systems is an emerging trend gaining traction in many industry verticals – and not just within the data centre environment. In contrast to monolithic […]

New high performance wireless modem router

Edimax brings you the AR-7128, a high performance router that provides full ADSL2+ capability and reliability: in short, a cost-effective networking solution for homes and small businesses. This router is compatible with the next-generation 802.11n wireless standard and has advanced MIMO technology. This means that the AR-7128 provides up to six times better data transmission […]

Line-interactive UPS for reliable protection

Featuring a microprocessor controller design and built-in AVR, the Alto Power series UPS not only provides reliable power protection but also clean power for your electronic equipment. The buck and boost AVR function corrects either undervoltage or overvoltage conditions without unnecessary battery drainage, and extends the life of the battery. With a built-in powerful charger, […]

Self-contained data centres unveiled

Cannon Technologieshas unveiled a range of configurable and expandable  ISO-compliant self-contained data centres – available in 6, 12 and 13,5 m versions – that are fully turnkey ready. The units are available to Cannon’s global client base immediately. According to the company, the containerised modular data centres are shipped mission-ready – available for clients to, quite […]

Well-positioned for 4G LTE

Gemalto has won a number of innovation awards for its LTE- related platforms. Its LinqUs advanced OTA platform enables networks to smoothly transition to LTE during an evolutionary period of mixed network technologies. The company has also been the leading global technology behind many high-profile commercial LTE deployments, including Verizon and MetroPCS, the first two […]

Network utilising cellular radio technology

Athonet has developed a highly distributed and efficient network that utilises UMTS/HSPA, CDMA/EVDO and LTE broadband cellular radio technology but evolves it to conform to a “flat” architecture where all functionality can be flexibly centralised or distributed to the edge of the network (i.e. regional area, enterprise, airport, campus etc.). Communication between mobile terminals and […]

Building an ultra-broad-band wireless internet

YooMee Africa, a wireless broadband operator in Cameroon, owns licenses in several countries on the African continent, and will use Alcatel-Lucent equipment when expanding as its main partner. Alcatel-Lucent will enable YooMee Africa to expand into new African markets by offering TDD LTE ultra-broadband wireless access.  YooMee – previously known as 4G Africa – provides […]

Global award for municipality’s ICT innovation

Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality (EMM) received the Customer Innovation Award in the digital transformation category at Software AG’s Innovation World 2013 event. The company won the award for using Software AG technology to increase and accelerate service delivery to South African citizens. Chosen from dozens of global nominations, EMM was announced as the digital transformation award […]

Data centre infrastructure investment

Teraco’s Cape Town data centre continues to grow on the back of strong demand for vendor-neutral data centre colocation services. The facility, situated in Rondebosch, first opened its doors in February 2009. Corporate clients are only a cable away from a provider of choice, with a selection of over 30 local and global carriers such […]