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World Cup technology and what the tournament might mean for your network

The introduction of a goal-line decision system has hogged all the headlines about technology in this year’s tournament, but it’s just one of many technologies making their world cup debut. Of course it’s a rather belated entrance for goal line technology, which has been used in various forms across other sports for many years, so we’re not really hailing a...

13 · JUN ·20140

Traffic surge on our network as Wimbledon proves popular in UK offices again

For the second year running we’ve witnessed huge surges in traffic on our network during Wimbledon matches. As you can see from the graph below, traffic began to climb significantly from midday Friday, which we assume is attributable to people tuning into coverage of Federer vs Djokovic Semi Final (match start time 1pm). By 14:30 our traffic was up over...

9 · JUL ·20120

Employees watch Wimbledon rather than work

It would appear that as with last year’s World Cup, employees are once again tuning into live sports action over their company internet connection. As you can see from this traffic graph we are seeing surges across the core network links as traffic peaks in the afternoon this week as people catch up on Wimbledon over...

1 · JUL ·20111