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As Vice President of Product Strategy at Limelight Networks, Steve Miller-Jones focuses on driving the long term product roadmap for the company with a focus on delivering the highest quality online experiences. In this Q&A, Steve explores the cyber threats brought into focus by online gaming.
SSE Enterprise Telecoms has connected eight new data centres to its 100Gbps network and upgraded four existing facilities.
The connectivity provider is now connected to more than 90 commercial data centres across the UK.
The newly-connected eight data centres are located in England, Scotland and Wales, including ASK4 in Sheffield, AQL DC2 and DC5 in Leeds, SCC and Six Degrees in Birmingham, DataVita and Pulsant in Glasgow and Next Generation Data in Newport.
Nearly five million people have suffered a broadband outage of three hours or more in the last year, according to new research.
A report by comparison service Uswitch.com said the average home had experienced more than a day – 29 hours – offline in total in the last 12 months.
A new technique that synchronises computer clocks in under a billionth of a second could pave the way for “all-optical” networks, potentially leading to dramatically more efficient data centres.
All-optical networks use light photons instead of traditional electronic circuitry to transmit and route data between servers in a data centre.