Information Communication Technology

Smart Cities Need Smart Solutions For Critical Communications And Security Says ETELM

Berlin, Germany, 25 October 2017 – Safety must not be compromised when developing the smart cities of the future and Critical Communications is the true cornerstone to it, warns Paul Ward, International Sales Director of ETELM, a leading manufacturer of advanced Mission Critical Communications systems. Speaking at Broadband World Forum 2017, Ward put a focus on new and emerging technologies currently facing market testing, and stressed the importance of smart cities having smart communications solutions as part of the infrastructure from the outset.

Distributors playing increasingly important role in the supply of ICT products

Europe’s leading distributors increased their share of the supply chain, growing their revenues by an average of 5.4% while overall the Information Communication Technology (ICT) industry grew by just 0.3% according to the latest research from IT Europa and Gartner respectively. The ICT industry has been changing fast with Managed Services and Cloud-based applications driving much of the growth and the Distribution sector would seem to be evolving to address this shift.