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New partnership between Fibre Technologies and Avocent unchains businesses from their data centres
Businesses working with network systems integrator Fibre Technologies to connect up their data centres no longer need to be constrained by physical location when siting new facilities.
Avocent’s hardware can monitor a wide range of criteria, from power consumption to server temperature, and works in conjunction with its KVM software, meaning that these attributes can be remotely monitored and controlled. All of Avocent’s technology has been security certified, meaning it can be used by a wide range of Fibre Technologies’
“All our channel partners are required to undergo a certification process to ensure they thoroughly understand our products,” explains Ian Paul, channel manager, Avocent. “When Fibre Technologies approached us, we were impressed with the team’s industry knowledge and the range of customers it has worked with, which helped them to complete the certification process at a faster rate.”
“Our partnership with Avocent is a logical evolution of the services we provide to customers building new data centres. As well as providing our customers maximum connectivity to their data centres, we can now let them have full visibility and control within the data centre itself,” says Ian Hunt, managing director, Fibre Technologies. “Avocent is a globally recognised provider of remote IT infrastructure management products, and the partnership will ensure we continue to offer the highest quality technology to our customers.”
About Avocent Corporation
Avocent delivers IT operations and infrastructure management solutions for enterprises worldwide, helping customers reduce the cost and simplify the management of complex IT environments via integrated, centralised in-band and out-of-band hardware and software. Through LANDesk, Avocent also is a leading provider of systems, security, and process management solutions. Additional information is available at: www.avocent.com.
About Fibre Technologies
Fibre Technologies Ltd (FTL) enables companies to cope with the increasing demand for greater network bandwidth. Its fibre optic communication products and services allow telecommunications carriers, ISPs, universities and IT infrastructure providers to alleviate congestion in existing networks by providing innovative solutions that overcome capacity limitations.
Founded in 1990, FTL works with its customers to understand their needs and anticipate market trends. The company’s technical expertise and market understanding, coupled with a focus on customer service has resulted in a customer base that includes BT, ntl:Telewest Business (Virgin Media), Logica, StorageTek, Subsea 7, IPC Media, Sun Microsystems and a number of top Universities and research facilities such as those at Bristol, Lancaster, Imperial College, Warwick and many others.
For further information, please visit www.fibre.co.uk