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show preview SSE Enterprise Telecoms Cloud Expo Europe stand 432 The EkkoSense data centre team consists of thermal, mechanical, refrigeration engineers and Ph.D. thermal experts with 20+ years’ experience in optimising data centre environments. EkkoSense provides advanced software tools, data analytics and expert services to reduce risk, increase capacity and save energy in critical infrastructures. For further information visit: www.ekkosense.co.uk SSE Enterprise Telecoms recently announced phase two of its network expansion plan, Project Edge.  Dubbed ‘Edge 2’, the latest initiative will add a further 33 BT exchanges to its existing 13,700km, 232 Points of Presence (PoP) UK-wide fibre network from Q2 2016.  The deployment will add 50,000 prime UK city centre business postcodes to the 200,000 introduced during phase one of Project Edge. SSE Enterprise Telecoms will be available to discuss the benefits of Edge 2 – alongside its other data services – at Cloud Expo Europe (on stand 432). Alongside this, it’ll be demonstrating how its online price comparison tool, LiveQuote, ensures its customers get the best possible deal on their Ethernet orders. For further information visit: www.ssetelecoms.com Sorrento Networks Cloud Expo Europe stand 242 With 100G bandwidth speeds fast becoming the norm, Sorrento Networks – located on stand 242 – will be demoing the latest addition to its GigaMux product range; the GigaMux 3300.  This new technology offers service providers an easy, cost effective way to achieve 100G speeds. In addition, John Mitchell, director of product management at Sorrento Networks, will be holding a speaking session on ‘Maximising optical networking for data centre interconnect in an open SDN environment’ at 14:55-15:20 on Day 1 in the DCIM/ SDN Theatre. In this session, Mitchell will discuss which of the latest optical networking technologies best maximise current fibre plant utilisation, how SDN integrates the management of optical and data networking equipment into a single entity, and the game changing impact open architectures have on SDN ecosystem environments. For further information visit: www.sorrentonet.com Dimension Data Cloud Expo Europe stand 980 Dimension Data is helping accelerate visitors’ digital ambitions at this year’s Cloud Expo. Dimension Data will be on stand 980 demonstrating how data was collected, managed, analysed and distributed during a stage of last year’s Tour de France. A Watt bike competition will be on the stand as well, challenging people to compete against the world’s best cyclists to win signed Tour de France team shirts. Dimension Data executives will be leading various speaking sessions, including a keynote speech from Adam Foster, group executive – Sports Practice and Julien Goupil, media director at Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) on how Dimension Data helped them digitally transform the Tour de France. Additional discussion topics from Dimension Data spokespeople will include how next generation data centres will underpin the future of IT as well as how Big Data and analytics projects will drive the adoption of IoT. For further information visit: www.dimensiondata.com 35