Viewing posts from: March 2016

The space race for better internet access

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29.03.16

OK, so it’s going to be a few years until this has an impact on your Care Home WiFi, but there’s a huge amount of activity going on in space, including the use of ‘smart satellites’ that looks like it will result in better internet access globally. You may not be aware that the two technology leaders Google and Facebook are already working on ways to beam internet access from the sky to remote areas, Google with high-flying balloons and Facebook with a combination of drones and larger, more complex satellites.  

Large scale architecture upgrade needed to deal with growing network use

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26.03.16

We read with interest this article by Daniel Thomas at the FT. He looks at the growing pressures of internet use and cloud based networks and how the next disruption will be upgrading the network infrastructure so it’s fit for purpose.