Tag: Network Infrastructure

DCN Feature – Should You Be Considering SDN?

Should you be considering SDN?  Jake Greenland, Head of Systems Architecture at Hardware Group’s HardwareSolutions Division, discusses the key issues when considering a move to SDN in the March edition of DCN magazine. DCN Feature – Should you be considering SDN?   Read the feature on pages 16-18 of DCN. About Jake Greenland Jake Greenland is Head of Systems Architecture at Hardware Group. He is a data networking specialist with a focus on the Enterprise and Data Centre holding Cisco CCIE R&S, Juniper JNCIE-ENT and HP MASE…

Read More

Celebrating 20 Years of Juniper Innovation

Michelle Ayres, Group Vendor Manager and Will Embrey, Solutions Architect, celebrate 20 years of Juniper Networks innovation at Hardware Group’s UK Technology Innovation Centre. Discover how Juniper Network’s ground breaking innovations have helped shaped the modern network and the way people and organisations connect in our info-graphic. 20 Years of Juniper Innovation Fuelled by a significant investment in research and development, Juniper Networks has developed some of the industry’s most ground breaking innovations across every aspect of networking technology since being founded in…

Read More

Why Network Health Checks Are Vital For Business – And How To Get One For Free

Paul Bonner, Head of Technology at Hardware Group, explains why a regular network health check is vital for your business. Featured in October 2015 Cotswold Life Business and Professional. In the networking world, nothing stays the same for long. Technologies evolve, software evolves, best practices evolve, even IT teams evolve. For this reason, many companies struggle to maintain a full knowledge of their IT systems. Documentation is often incomplete or out of date and system performance and productivity may be suffering…

Read More

Understanding The Early Warnings Your IT Is Telling You

Paul Bonner talks about the the warning signs your IT may be telling you and how to realise the benefits of new technology. Featured in October’s Cotswold Life Business and Professional. Technology is constantly evolving with newer, faster and better performing equipment on the market. It can be difficult to know which technologies will be of most benefit to your business and when the best time is to upgrade. Of course, there are many reasons why a company may choose to…

Read More

Choosing A Third Party Technical Services Partner

  Paul Bonner, Group Head of Technology at Hardware Group, discusses why a business should use a third-party technical services partner, and what to look for when selecting one. Featured in Network Communication News. As networks become increasingly complex, replacing or upgrading equipment is creating new challenges and pressures on in-house technical teams. No business can afford to encounter problems during an installation phase, as rectifying mistakes can be costly. Fixing network problems is disruptive, takes up valuable in-house technical resource and diverts time…

Read More

How Pre-Staging And Configuration Can Streamline Networking Infrastructure

Paul Bonner Group Head of Technology Hardware Group discusses how pre-staging and configuration can streamline networking infrastructure. Featured in Network Communication News. When purchasing electronic goods like televisions, computers or stereos, it goes without saying that consumers expect them to be delivered assembled, tested and ready to run without unexpected or unexplained faults. Today, customers who are implementing or upgrading their network infrastructure should be aware that they can receive the same service. In the past, customers relied on themselves, or contracted in engineers…

Read More