Application Storage, Data Storage
Business Wire | August 31, 2023
Belden Inc. (NYSE: BDC), a leading global supplier of network infrastructure and digitization solutions, announces four new products and updates that are designed to maintain connectivity in rugged environments and ensure uptime.
Data Acquisition & Transmission
Belden OptiTuff Connectivity and Cable Managementoptions support new field-termination connectivity for OptiTuff Mini Fiber Cables. Through the creation of new systems and improvements to the transition points, connectors and patch panels in Belden’s existing FiberExpress(FX) line, installers can now benefit from OptiTuff’s fast, easy installation plus compatibility with the popular FX Fusion Splice-On Connector and FX ECX Patch Panel System.
The newLumberg Automation M12 Circular Connector Automotive Lineis designed to withstand harsh environments, thanks to new PUR construction, which prevents damage caused by welding sparks, crushing, and shearing. The connectors promote safety and application output by maintaining optimal machine uptime.
Data Orchestration & Management
Belden PROVIZE Network Planning, Commissioning and Management Suite updatessimplify MRP configuration for redundant ring topologies to prevent network disruptions. In addition, enhanced integration lets users shift between PROVIZE Planner and Explorer easily. User interface enhancements also improve both products.
The newLumberg Automation LioN-X Digital I/O Modulesoffer cost-effective flexibility and fast configuration, data transfer, and data security for automation applications using digital sensors and actuators. The modules offer integration in PLC and cloud environments, making them a fit for almost all industrial applications.
Belden Inc. delivers the infrastructure that makes the digital journey simpler, smarter and secure. We’re moving beyond connectivity—from what we make to what we make possible through a performance-driven portfolio, forward-thinking expertise and purpose-built solutions. With a legacy of quality and reliability spanning 120-plus years, we have a strong foundation to continue building the future. We are headquartered in St. Louis and have manufacturing capabilities in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa.
Hyper-Converged Infrastructure, Application Storage
prnewswire | July 25, 2023
Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR), the largest global provider of cloud- and carrier-neutral data center, colocation and interconnection solutions, announced today a planned three-way joint venture (JV) with Brookfield Infrastructure and Reliance Industries Ltd. ("RIL") to develop high-quality, highly-connected scalable data centers to meet the critical infrastructure needs of enterprises and digital services companies in India. The new JV will operate under the brand name Digital Connexion: A Brookfield, Jio and Digital Realty Company. It succeeds and builds on the strong foundation laid by BAM Digital Realty, by including RIL, India's largest private sector company, that has enabled and led India's digital transformation through Jio, as a partner. Each partner will own one-third of the joint venture. Digital Connexion expects to initially execute on the development of data center campuses on existing strategic land parcels it owns in Chennai and Mumbai.
India represents a key market opportunity for Digital Realty to extend coverage, capacity, and connectivity options to cloud providers, hyperscalers and to both local and global enterprise customers. The Indian data center market is experiencing rapid growth, driven by the growing adoption of digital technologies, cloud computing, and the surge in data consumption fueling the demand for robust and scalable data center infrastructure.
Data centers developed in India by the JV will leverage Digital Realty's industry-leading energy-efficient data center platform, design and operating procedures, highly-repeatable Pervasive Data Center Architecture (PDx®) approach and relationships with global customers, Brookfield's in-depth knowledge of the Indian infrastructure market, and Jio's massive digital and connectivity ecosystem and very strong enterprise relationships with an existing client base of 80% of large named private enterprises in India.
Jio's world class, all-IP, data strong, future proof, 4G and 5G connectivity network with deep fiber presence, covering ~99.5% of the Indian population, strategically expands the JV's connectivity to data centers and other establishments in the country. It extends the reach of PlatformDIGITAL®, Digital Realty's best-in-class global data center platform with 300+ data centers, in 50+ metros, across 27 countries and six continents, giving customers access to a dense connected data community of partners, solutions and services, including Jio's network, cloud and other service solutions in India.
"India is a mostly untapped market for the data center industry driven by the rapid adoption of digital business models, the world's largest population, and a government that recognizes the role of technology for future economic development," said Serene Nah, Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific, Digital Realty. "This joint venture brings together three global leaders in digital infrastructure to accelerate Digital India by developing, owning and operating institutional quality carrier-and cloud neutral data centers across India."
Speaking about the transaction, Kiran Thomas, CEO, Jio Platforms Ltd. said, "We are excited to partner with Digital Realty, one of the most innovative data center companies globally and with Brookfield, our existing and trusted partner. The partnership will help us serve our enterprise and SMB clients with cutting-edge, plug-and-play solutions delivered from the cloud and lead their digital transformation and make them more competitive and efficient. The unique and highly engaging consumer and home experiences that we are offering and further innovating on, such as high-definition live content, AR / VR experiences, cloud gaming, immersive shopping experiences and cloud PC have massive compute capacity requirements. We would like to thank the Indian government for granting infrastructure status to data centers and for creating a favorable ecosystem for their development and operations, which is critical for India's vision to become a $1 trillion digital economy by 2025."
Arpit Agrawal, Managing Director, Head of Infrastructure, India & Middle East, Brookfield, added, "We are very pleased to expand our existing partnership with Reliance and add their deep expertise in the Indian telecom, tech and data landscape to the platform. Data Centers provide essential services and critical infrastructure to support the digitalization that is taking place in every aspect of life in India. Together with Reliance and Digital Realty, we look forward to providing the best of solutions to the digital transformation needs of Indian and global corporates.
Digital Connexion will have a dedicated management team in India, with leadership oversight from Digital Realty, Brookfield and RIL. With the complementary strengths of its three partners, Digital Connexion has world-class skills and resources available to enable it to support global and local customers seeking to serve the large and growing Indian market.
About Digital Connexion: A Brookfield, Jio and Digital Realty Company
Digital Connexion is a joint venture (JV) between Brookfield Infrastructure, Reliance Industries and Digital Realty. The company provides the full spectrum of highly-connected and scalable data center, colocation and interconnection solutions to meet the critical infrastructure needs of enterprises and digital services companies in India, and brings together enterprises, network service, cloud and IT providers to give customers and partners a key connectivity gateway to Europe, the Middle, East, Africa and Asia. The JV combines the complementary strengths of Jio's massive digital and connectivity ecosystem in India and tech capabilities with Brookfield Infrastructure, one of the largest owners and operators of critical global infrastructure, and Digital Realty, provider of the world's largest data center platform enabling customers with access to over 50 metros across six continents.
About Digital Realty
Digital Realty brings companies and data together by delivering the full spectrum of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions. PlatformDIGITAL®, the company's global data center platform, provides customers with a secure data "meeting place" and a proven Pervasive Datacenter Architecture (PDx®) solution methodology for powering innovation and efficiently managing Data Gravity challenges. Digital Realty gives its customers access to the connected communities that matter to them with a global data center footprint of 300+ facilities in 50+ metros across 27 countries on six continents.
Businesswire | July 06, 2023
Fermaca Networks (FN), a purpose built Infrastructure provider seeking to utilize the most unique right of way for purposes of being a leading provider of Long Haul Dark Fiber infrastructure in Mexico, announces its Partnership with Gold Data that will allow both companies to leverage complementary strengths in the marketplace. In addition, Gold Data is acquiring an undisclosed number of Fiber Pairs in Fermaca Networks phase 1 route (FN-1) which originates in El Paso, Texas and traverses multiple cities in Mexico and reaches as far South as Queretaro and Guadalajara.
“FN’s core strengths complement those of Gold Data perfectly and we are excited about the opportunity to align our values,” stated Edgar Mosti, CRO, Fermaca Networks. “The skillsets and experiences of the two companies work synergistically and clients originating from either partner can expect a smooth and successful joint solution for fiber requirements throughout the areas they serve. We are sharply focused on our clients’ success, and we believe this partnership will benefit our mutual and prospective customers.” We are excited to also welcome Gold Data into the Fermaca Fiber Partners (FFP) program in which Gold Data will play a key role.
We are excited to acquire fiber pairs in Fermaca's network, Gold Data complements its state-of-the-art topology network that is revolutionizing Mexico's demanding connectivity market.
We are supporting this market with an offer from several international networks.
"With this new underground route, it allows us to increase Gold Data's reliable footprint in addition to our 'Gold Data 1' backbone submarine cable. Also, we are very happy to join Fermaca Fiber Partners, who will provide extended networks to all Fermaca customers," says Renato Tradardi, CEO, Gold Data Group.
About Gold Data
Gold Data is a multinational award-wining technology company, which focuses on telecommunications infrastructure and services. We provide direct connectivity through the Americas and the Caribbean, interconnecting more than 156 PoPs, 76 data centers with presence in 35 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Gold Data relies on its strategic PoPs, diverse subsea capacity and its fully-owned network to deliver the complete end-to-end solution to and from Latin America and the Caribbean for MNCs, global carriers, OTT and content provider customers.
With roots going back 60 years, Fermaca Dreams is a conglomerate of companies focused on developing and executing key infrastructure projects in Mexico. With proven track record, a successful history of partnerships, and a strong and professional management team, Fermaca Dreams companies are committed to the highest standards in project development, execution and operation.