Daxten monitors leaks with RLE
Germany: to prevent data centre system disruption from liquid leaks, cabling and accessory specialist Daxten has added SeaHawk leak detection solutions from RLE to its portfolio. The systems use sensors to detect and pinpoint even the smallest leak in the data centre. The SeaHawk will trigger alarms so that data centre specialists, DCIM or BMS systems can act immediately before the threat becomes acute and leads to serious risks and consequences within the data centre. SeaHawk is available in whole Europe through Daxten offices in Austria, Germany, Ireland, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
Colt's cloud services for the channel now available via ArrowSphere
Infrastructure VAD Arrow Electronics and telecom operator Colt Technology Services have inveiled the availability of Colt's cloud services via ArrowSphere, Arrow's cloud services platform for its channel community in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Luxembourg, Morocco, Arrow ECS), Norway, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom). The Colt cloud portfolio has all of the key infrastructure and network elements required to underpin cloud projects, including cloud storage and vCloud backup and recovery, all being available via ArrowSphere. Colt and Arrow have worked together to create a complete self-service user experience, empowering Value Added Resellers (VARs) to manage their customers' requirements and provision new services instantly. Designed for VARs to take to market, the cloud services have the relevant billing and management tools to help them meet their customers' solution objectives. Arrow's channel community have the option to either create and operate a managed cloud backup service, or to pass self-management rights directly to their customers. The consumption-based price model means that customers only pay for what they use, optimizing their IT spend with no upfront costs.
Colt's vCloud service portfolio offers customers a flexible pool of resources comprised of compute, storage and networking elements delivered from Colt's own data centres in Europe, backed up by its industry-leading network. This ensures consistent quality of service which Arrow will now be able to offer to their channel community. Included in this portfolio is Colt's backup service for VMware vCloud which provides flexible service options for end-user customers who can choose exactly what data they want to protect and backup, the level of resiliency, and in which European locations. Colt's backup service also allows VARs to offer their customers cloud-to-cloud resilience. Also available through ArrowSphere, Colt's replication service permits VARs to decide the location of their customers' workloads in the event of a disaster. This will enable Arrow's channel community to better meet the needs of customers with on-site Vmware deployments who require cost-effective disaster recovery capabilities. Also available on ArrowSphere is Colt's object-based cloud storage service for VARs. Based on EMC Atmos technology, the new easy-to-deploy cloud-based object storage solution extends capacity for a wide range of on-premise applications from a variety of different technology vendors, including Symantec, EMC and CTERA. The new service provides VARs with the ability to offer their customers scalable storage, with no upfront investments. Colt Cloud Storage offers the flexibility of adjusting storage needs as business requirements change, removing the need for upfront capital outlay on storage hardware. With a choice of plans, each with their own SLA, Arrow's channel community can be confident about storing their customers' data locally and can specify the level of security required.
Laser 2000 and JDSU Commercial Laser sign distribution agreement
Scandinavia: Laser 2000 has reached an exclusive distribution agreement with US group JDSU Commercial Laser for Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway and the Baltic states. JDSU designs and manufactures laser components and laser systems for a broad range of OEM applications in biotechnology instrumentation, graphics and imaging, semiconductor inspection, micromachining, solid-state laser pumping and remote sensing. JDSU laser products include Q-switched, mode-locked, and continuous wave diode-pumped solid-state lasers and industrial diode lasers, as well as ongoing support for helium-neon and argon-ion gas lasers.
Drift Innovation appoints Isolda
Scandinavia: sport camcorder vendor Drift Innovation has appointed supply specialist Isolda as official distributor in Scandinavia through its offices in Norway and Sweden.
Infinigate manages patches with Secunia
Network and security VAD Infinigate has expanded its offer in Denmark, Norway and Sweden with Secunia patch management solution.