Network Communications News (NCN) May 2017 - Page 7

INDUSTRY NEWS vScaler, Aegis & GCX show G-Cloud 9 IaaS approved solution at digital conference vScaler, a cloud infrastructure and service provider built on top of OpenStack, alongside official partners Aegis Data and Global Cloud Xchange exhibited at last month’s Digital Government Conference 2017 in London. David Power, chief technical officer at vScaler, said: ‘In addition to removing the deployment complexities presented by OpenStack, we also provide full application stacks for a range of verticals as well as on-demand consultancy from our expert team. Our tailor-made, software defined infrastructure cuts away time wasted on the distractions of setup and enables our users to concentrate on the task at hand.’ A s a res ult of the p a r t ne r s h ip wit h Ae gis D ata , v S ca l e r sai d i t ca n ha rn es s the ne c e s s a r y p owe r a nd inf ra s t r u ct u re requ i re ments that wil l a l l ow b ot h o rga nis at io ns to c a pt u re t he i nc rea s ing dema n d fo r s c a l a b l e a p p l ic at io n- s p e c i f i c clou d ser vices . Gre g M cCul l o ch, ch ief exe c u t ive of Ae gis D ata , a dd e d : ‘ T he ali gn ment between Ae gis D ata a nd v S c a l e r re p rese nt s one of the mos t inn ovat ive a nd p ro gre s s ive IT p l at fo r m s o n t he market. ‘Currently, one of the biggest challenges facing data centre facilities is the ability to support the necessary power requirements or headroom for growth, and in doing so this caps what can be achieved for customers. ‘Aegis Data’s data halls are specifically engineered to deliver the high density power and cooling required by these next-generation platforms, and in doing so provides the per fect complement for vScaler’s offering.’ For more information visit Vaddio signs distribution agreement with ScanSource Imago ScanSource Imago has signed a distribution agreement with Vaddio, a pan-tilt-zoom camera, AV and VC manufacturer. The new deal will enable ScanSource Imago to continue to meet increasing demands from the reseller channel for flexible ‘huddle room’ solutions supported by Vaddio’s video conferencing products. As a result of the deal, ScanSource Imago will provide resellers with Vaddio’s specialist PTZ cameras for conferencing, lecture capture and general AV, as well as its enterprise-class video collaboration and bridging systems. Phil Boyd, ScanSource Imag o’s vice president of merchandising, said: ‘Vaddio’s solutions present additional opportunities for our reseller partners. There is particular interest in huddle space technology, and we are looking forward to supporting the channel as we provide these solutions, along with the services and support our reseller partners need.’ Robin Deen, Vaddio’s sales director, EMEA, added: ‘The specialist focus on video communications that ScanSource Imago brings to this new relationship will be enormously beneficial to resellers looking to deliver huddle room solutions. ‘We are happy to work closely with the ScanSource Imago team and the channel to help their customers realise their collaboration and conferencing objectives, no matter how big or small, complex or simple.’ For further information visit: May 2017 | 7