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Interxion’s MRS2 Marseille data centre selected as European terminus for PEACE subsea cable

A new 15,000km subsea cable system providing low latency connection from China into Europe and Africa will land at a data centre Marseille, the telco behind the route has announced.

Hong Kong’s PCCW said the upcoming PEACE cable will use Interxion’s MRS2 data centre as its gateway into Europe, locating termination and interconnection equipment on the provider’s premises instead of connecting to a dedicated landing station.


Kao Data HPC data centre campus hooks up to Vorboss specialist low-latency network

UK-based HPC colocation developer and operator Kao Data has partnered with Vorboss to become a Point-of-Presence (POP) for its high-capacity network. Clients at Kao Data’s Harlow campus can now tap into Vorboss’ network and benefit from direct links from London’s financial hubs to the UK Innovation Corridor and into all major European metropolitan cities.


Minister casts doubt on 2025 gigabit broadband target

Doubts over the Government’s ambitious pledge on gigabit-capable broadband deepened on Tuesday after the minister responsible for its roll-out failed to say how confident he felt about making the 2025 target.

Full-fibre and gigabit-capable broadband to every home and business across the UK by 2025 was a key Conservative manifesto pledge in the 2019 general election. It brought the goal forward by eight years.


World Backup Day 2019 – how your business can backup better

In recognition of the important message World Backup Day conveys, a variety of IT experts give their advice on how businesses can protect the asset most essential to modern-day business success Today marks World Backup Day, a day that seeks to highlight the issue of data loss and encourage the proactive backing up of files…. Read More


IoT smartphone apps ripe for breaches, say researchers

Researchers in the US and Brazil who comprehensively reviewed the security policies of IoT companion apps claim half of them are potentially vulnerable to security exploits, an estimate they say is “conservative” IoT security is a hot topic, and to be truthful has been for some time. We’ve seen the figures about attempted breaches, ignorance… Read More