November 10, 2012
TMCnet Enterprise Solutions Week in Review
By David Gitonga
TMCnet Contributing Writer
There is plenty of complexity in the enterprise and this week’s enterprise solutions focus on offering unified infrastructure-based solutions to resolve this problem. From the Panduit and Pentair partnership to the continued expansion of SolveForce, the week has been filled with solutions in the different verticals of IT, manufacturing and management.
The Panduit and Pentair partnership is expected to offer unified physical infrastructure approach to control panels in industrial automation. By combining their strengths, the companies hope to leverage their combined quality, service and innovation to offer best-in-class control panels. While Pentair will provide product and service solutions for enclosing, protecting and cooling electronic systems, Panduit will develop advanced solutions that connect, manage and automate the physical infrastructure. This relationship is expected to provide improvements in optimum performance, space optimization, regulatory compliance, safe and secure access, rapid deployment and lower installed cost.
This week also brought good news for Optimal Communications Group (OCG) which announced that its network maintained 100 percent connectivity during Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath. OCG has been offering help in helping other network operators get back on their feet as well as in rescue missions working closely with emergency crews within Staten Island and the Rockaways.
Additionally, Michigan telecommunications services broker, SolveForce, introduced its Metro Ethernet services for Detroit and Lansing businesses. SolveForce will help businesses of all sizes set up Internet connections and by offering MPLS business services. It offers businesses exclusive Internet access with no shared connections for faster speeds and security.
Enterprise customers in Singapore were also delighted with the partnership between iPass and Singapore Telecom that will see enterprise customers’ mobility needs for Wi-Fi resolved, in part. With the iPass (News - Alert) Open Mobile for enterprises, it will not be easier and cheaper for customers to be connected to the Wi-Fi hotspot network effectively offering a global Wi-Fi data roaming service.