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Ethos Technology and Big Switch Networks team up

Ethos Technology, a leading value-added distributor specialising in converged technologies throughout the United Kingdom and Europe, has signed a new distribution agreement that adds Big Switch’s data centre networking and monitoring solutions, Big Cloud Fabric (BCF) and Big Monitoring Fabric (BMF) to its portfolio. Through this partnership, Ethos will distribute both Big Monitoring Fabric (BMF) and Big Cloud Fabric (BCF) products. By combining open networking hardware, with an intelligent SDN-based data centre switching fabric, Big Switch is bringing unmatched intelligence, agility, and flexibility to data centres that enable network owners to quickly deploy, automate, scale-out, and monitor and secure their networks, while optimising OpEx and CapEx. ”Our vision is to bring transformative technologies to the UK and Europe, offering businesses of all sizes the type of optimisation and efficiency that Google, Facebook and Amazon use in their infrastructures,” says Ethos CEO, Omar Galbraith. “Our CTO, Adam Worthington, was a network...
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Big win for Ethos at the Cherwell Business Awards 2017

Winner of the Innovation & Creativity Award sponsored by Begbroke Science Park “Ethos Technology are elated to be chosen as winners of the Cherwell Business Awards Innovation & Creativity award. To be successful in such a strong category, and for Ethos to be recognised by Cherwell Business Awards experienced and respected team of business leaders is amazing. It has given us great confidence and reinforced our motivation to keep thinking outside the box, and press on with our ambitious growth plans...." Read the full story   For more information contact us . Also published here... The Oxford Times   Ellacotts   This is Oxfordshire  
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HPE's SimpliVity acquisition validates hyper-convergence, say partners

HPE today announced the acquisition of SimpliVity for $650m Hewlett Packard Enterprise's (HPE) acquisition of SimpliVity has validated the hyper-converged market, according to channel onlookers. HPE today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement... Read the full story   For more information contact us .
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Cohesity looks to become Nutanix of secondary storage

Cohesity offers hyper-converged solution for secondary storage, while vendors like Nutanix and SimpliVity focus solely on primary storage While the likes of Nutanix and recently acquired SimpliVity are stealing the headlines when it comes to hyper convergence, California-based start-up Cohesity is addressing an area of the market that is... Read the full story   For more information contact us .
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A typical customer conversation...

In today’s blog I wanted to run you through a typical customer conversation that I’m sure many of you are familiar with. Background: Bloxham Mill provide serviced office solutions to over 200 UK based companies. They offer a broad portfolio of services and wanted to expand their DC offering to provide an infrastructure service to their clients. The initial meeting between Ethos Technology and Bloxham Mill to identify their storage requirements started off as they often do: Me: “How much data loss can you (and/or your clients) tolerate during a DR?” Client: “Pretty much zero” Me: “What performance do you need?” Client: “Really fast to support some of the requirements, less fast for others” Me: “How much storage do you need?” Client: “A little bit to begin with but if things go well with the service, lots” Me: “What storage protocols do you need to support” Client: “Erm, all of...
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