Network Communications News (NCN) October 2017 - Page 3

CONTENTS Contents THE UK’S NO.1 NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE MAGAZINE October 2017 4 Editorial 22 Project Focus A long-time coming Riverbed prioritises keeping data safe and accessible with SteelFusion 6 Industry News The latest and greatest from across the sector Network Communications News October 2017 Cross Town Traffi c! How oneM2M plans to build the smart cities of the future 26 Smart Cities Chris Meering of oneM2M on smart cities 12 On the Case Who is up to what and where? 15 Knowledge Network CIENA argues that network assets are held for far too long 18 Knowledge Network Jacob Loveless of Edgemesh explores how Netflix has changed the game 28 IP Expo Catching up with Pure Storage and Silver Peak at the recent IP Expo 30 Interview Dan Thornton at Hughes Europe on the company’s new SD-WAN solution 48 Company Showcase Time to talk technology 20 Knowledge Network Dr. Thomas Wellinger believes diverse user requirements will change data-centre architecture 50 Know How Sandy Forrest, Atos takes a look some game changers for cyber security inside... Special Feature Special Feature Project Focus Power through our UPS round-up Next gen wireless networks Riverbed rolls out an impressive project Editor in Chief: Daniel J Sait 01634 673163 | dan@allthingsmedialtd.com Assistant Editor: Jessica Foreman 01634 673163 | jessica@allthingsmedialtd.com Designer: Jon Appleton jon@allthingsmedialtd.com Group Advertisement Manager: Kelly Byne 01634 673163 | kelly@allthingsmedialtd.com Advertisement Manager: Michael Sheridan 01634 673163 | michael.sheridan@allthingsmedialtd.com Studio Manager: Ben Bristow Special features: 01634 673163 | ben@allthingsmedialtd.com Business Support Administrator: Carol Gylby UPS WirelessNetworks 01634 673163 | carol@allthingsmedialtd.com 32 Centralising customer commitments 40 Vision of the Future 01634 673163 | david@allthingsmedialtd.com Phil Beecher at the Wi-SUN Alliance talks standards Accounts: Leo Craig at Riello UPS showcases its Next Energy and Sentinel Dual Solutions 34 Upholding standards at UPS Alan Luscombe at Uninterruptable Power Supplies, reviews UPS standards, exploring how to maximise performance 38 UPS Products The hottest products available to installers and end users Managing Director: David Kitchener 01634 673163 | susan@allthingsmedialtd.com 42 Out of the stone age After a problematic instalment, the Jurassic town of Kimmeridge revels in super fast broadband connectivity 44 Preparing for the video era Dan McCarthy at Cambian Networks examines how next-gen video is pushing networks to the limit ABC membership approved, pending first audit. The editor and publishers do not necessarily agree with the views expressed by contributors nor do they accept responsibility for any errors in the transmission of the subject matter in this publication. In all matters the editor’s decision is final. Editorial contributions to NCN are welcomed, and the editor reserves the right to alter or abridge text prior to publication. © Copyright 2017. All rights reserved. 46 Wireless Networks Products Products and company news from the world of wireless @NCNMag www.networkcommunicationsnews.co.uk Suite 14, 6-8 Revenge Road, Lordswood, Kent ME5 8UD T: +44 (0)1634 673163 | F: +44 (0)1634 673173 October 2017 | 3