After more than 200,000 hours of testing, Cisco is helping launch the network infrastructure for the 2012 London Olympics, which kick off on Friday.
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Using cloud computing ought to make sense for an event like the Olympics, but the technology isn’t ready, according to the CIO of the London 2012 Games
The University of Cambridge and Imperial College London have taken the wraps off their CORE Cloud HPC and e-infrastructure service, which is available for use by businesses and academia
Back in April, I looked at the issues surrounding network infrastructure ahead of the Olympic Games and all the pressure they will bring to corporations in and around London in particular.A response from fellow blogger J Watson pointed out that he has personally witnessed network traffic in large corporations increase by as much as 50-100% during an event like the Olympics.
IT infrastructure library guidelines remain relevant but need more examples on implementation and reflect current trends such as cloud and mobility, urge observers.
Wi-Fi services relatively cheap and easy to deploy, but security, legal implications and network that cater to needs more important to retailers when deciding to provide service, insiders say.
National authentication framework and "first national two-factor authentication device" now available, but initial uptake includes just three companies and adoption expected to ramp up slowly, say execs.
Cloud computing and IT consumerization will influence business transformation and in turn, security trends, say Symantec execs.
IT productivity, security and energy efficiency presenting "invisible" challenges to enterprise networks which companies will need to address, says Cisco exec.
Making computer hacking part of the curriculum can help groom all-rounded security professionals, but law and ethics must be emphasized in tandem, say experts.
2012's Olympic Games in London seem the perfect showcase for the cloud, but with this year's outages it's not clear whether the technology is stable enough, says Lori MacVittie
There are sound reasons why the London 2012 Olympics must follow Beijing's example and implement an IPv6 infrastructure, says Axel Pawlik
Virgin says the BT infrastructure it leases for residential services in the area will not allow it to offer super-fast broadband,cable TV and phone services, so it is shutting shop there
Homeland Security department warns applications from Chinese firm have flaws hackers can exploit to launch attacks on critical infrastructure systems, reports Reuters.
Hewlett-Packard unveiled plans to take its Converged Infrastructure product lines and prepackage them to speed up implementation.
The Chinese infrastructure company plans to create 500 jobs over the next three years, with more than 1,000 more to be created through outsourcing
Cities around the world are looking at bicycle sharing systems as a way to extend existing public transportation infrastructure. Here's a look at why London is successful.
TfL has opened the bidding for a contract for Wi-Fi infrastructure on the London Underground, which it says will be in place in some stations by June 2012, in time for the Olympics
IBM has hitched its smarter cities bandwagon to the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), teaming up to handle the implementation challenges of deploying intelligent transport infrastructure.
Growing demand for mobile broadband in emerging markets drives operators to expand their networks, but one industry observer calls for changes in existing business strategies to maintain their competitive edge.