Business Wire

NTT Communications' SD-WAN Gives McLaren Racing an Edge for 2018 Season

Jaa

McLaren Formula 1 TEAM (McLaren), a pioneering leader in Formula 1 motor racing for more than 50 years, and NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group (TOKYO:9432), announced today that McLaren will adopt SD-WAN (software-defined wide-area network) technology from NTT Com to connect the McLaren Technology Centre with racing circuits in 21 countries during the 2018 season. The decision follows a successful test deployment of the technology during the 2017 Japan Grand Prix, when McLaren was able to send 100GB of data during a race from Japan to the UK via NTT Com’s SD-WAN.

NTT Com’s SD-WAN uses software to control the WAN, providing McLaren with quick, secure, reliable and flexible management of data traffic flows. A variety of traffic can be sent via different connections, such as internet, mobile and MPLS, depending on time, priority and current network speed. This flexibility allows the priority routing of key data, such as telemetry and video, at critical points. Also, NTT Com’s service includes a dashboard screen to visualize data-traffic status during a race. McLaren can grasp network availability and required data bandwidth at a glance to optimize data transmission during a race, giving them an edge in the real-time formation, adjustment and deployment of in-race strategy.

Dr. Shin Miyakawa, Vice President, IoT Office / McLaren Taskforce was particularly pleased with the genesis and evolution of the project. “One of our R&D engineers attended a pre-season practice in Barcelona in 2017 and noticed occasional video jitter on screens in a garage, which made him wonder about the data bottlenecks causing the problem. At his suggestion, we tested our SD-WAN during the Suzuka 2017 race and the results were very successful. We engineered a solution for the 2018 season that McLaren will now use across the team. I’m very pleased with the success of our technology partnership.”

During a keynote speech at the Mobile World Congress in February 2018, two-time F1 world champion Fernando Alonso spoke about the growing importance of data for both machine and driver performance: “Each car provides more data every single second than you can imagine. Every single movement we do in the car, every steering wheel input, every throttle input, every brake pressure input is transmitted immediately in real time to the engineers in the garage.”

“Technology is such an important part of racing,” said Zak Brown, Executive Director of McLaren Technology Group. “SD-WAN is one of a number of marginal gains we are seeing from our technology partnership with NTT Communications. Because SD-WAN offers us more control over data flows during crucial moments, it gives us an edge. I also think it proves the willingness of our Technology Partners to deliver, to bring their expertise to the party, with the ultimate goal of driving the team faster.”

For more about NTT Communications SD-WAN, or to contact us: ntt-sdwan.com

Attachemnt1. Secure ICT Infrastructure
Attachemnt2. Race Schedule for 2018 Season

About McLaren Formula 1 TEAM

New Zealand racing driver Bruce McLaren founded the McLaren racing team in 1963. Since 1966, when it entered its first Formula 1 race, McLaren has won 20 world championships and over 180 grands prix. It has also won the Le Mans 24 Hours and the Indy 500 the two biggest races in the world.

Since those early days, the McLaren Technology Group has developed into one of international sport’s most successful competitors, become a globally renowned automotive manufacturer, and earned recognition as one of the most illustrious high-technology brands in the world.

The McLaren team campaigns the 2018 FIA Formula 1 World Championship with double-world champion Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne.

They drive the McLaren-Renault MCL33.

About NTT Communications Corporation

NTT Communications provides consultancy, architecture, security and cloud services to optimize the information and communications technology (ICT) environments of enterprises. These offerings are backed by the company’s worldwide infrastructure, including the leading global tier-1 IP network, the Arcstar Universal One™ VPN network reaching over 190 countries/regions, and over 140 secure data centers worldwide. NTT Communications’ solutions leverage the global resources of NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO and NTT DATA.
www.ntt.com | Twitter@NTT Com | Facebook@NTT Com | LinkedIn@NTT Com

Contact information

For more information
McLaren Technology Group
Mr. Tim Bampton
Group Communications Director
tim.bampton@mclaren.com
or
NTT Communications Corporation
Mr. Ryu Kanishima
Technology Development
sd-wan@ntt.com

Tietoja julkaisijasta

For more than 50 years, Business Wire has been the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure.

Tilaa tiedotteet sähköpostiisi

Haluatko tietää asioista ensimmäisten joukossa? Kun tilaat mediatiedotteemme, saat ne sähköpostiisi välittömästi julkaisuhetkellä. Tilauksen voit halutessasi perua milloin tahansa.

Lue lisää julkaisijalta Business Wire

Bridgestone Europe To Acquire TomTom Telematics For €910 Million Cash Consideration22.1.2019 09:58Tiedote

Bridgestone Europe NV/SA (“Bridgestone”), a subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation in EMEA, has entered into an agreement with TomTom to acquire its telematics business, for a cash consideration of €910 million. The transaction will bring together the world’s largest tyre and rubber company with the number one provider of digital fleet solutions in Europe, creating a leading data platform for connected vehicles. TomTom Telematics will accelerate Bridgestone on its journey to becoming a mobility solutions leader in the region, and the combination of both companies’ offerings will allow Bridgestone to cross-sell tyres and solutions to a larger customer base. Furthermore, the data access will enhance Bridgestone’s virtual tyre development and testing as well as connected tyre innovation benefiting all customers including OEMs. New social, economic and technological megatrends are pushing the pace of change in the automotive industry and the future of vehicles is connected, autonomous, shar

GA Telesis Board Appoints Norman Liu as an Independent Director22.1.2019 09:00Tiedote

GA Telesis, LLC, a leading global commercial aviation integrated services provider, announces that its Board of Directors will appoint Norman C.T. Liu as an Independent Board Member effective February 1, 2019. Norm brings over 35 years of experience in aviation financing, infrastructure investing and investment banking. He is the former Chairman, President and CEO of GE Capital Aviation Services (“GECAS"), a world leader in commercial aircraft leasing and financing. He retired from GE at the end of 2016 after 30 years of service and is currently a senior advisor to various companies in the infrastructure and aviation sectors. He was an Advanced Leadership Fellow at Harvard in 2017 and also serves as an Adjunct Professor at University College Dublin in Ireland. He received his bachelor’s degree from Yale University and his MBA from Harvard Business School. “We are pleased that Norm will be joining our Board to participate in the explosive growth of our franchise,” said Abdol Moabery, Pr

Ferring, Rebiotix and Karolinska Institutet Extend Collaboration to Research Next Generation of Microbiome Treatments22.1.2019 09:00Tiedote

Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Karolinska Institutet announced today a five-year extension of their collaboration to explore the potential of the human microbiome in reproductive medicine and women’s health and gastroenterology. The collaboration brings together specialist expertise from Karolinska Institutet in early stage research, Rebiotix Inc. (acquired by Ferring in 2018), a late-stage clinical microbiome company, and Ferring’s therapeutic area and commercialisation capabilities. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190121005428/en/ The extension includes six reproductive health clinical studies of approximately 6,000 women and babies and four gastroenterology studies of approximately 3,000 adults and children, to further investigate the role of the microbiome in areas of high unmet need including recurrent pregnancy loss, preterm birth and inflammatory bowel disease. “The extension of this partnership presents a

Updated Analysis of Pivotal Study Reveals: Proactive, High Dosage of Venofer® Significantly Reduces Risk of Death or Major Cardiovascular Events in Haemodialysis Patients22.1.2019 09:00Tiedote

Regulatory News: This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190121005426/en/ Further to the announcement on 29 October 2018, Vifor Pharma provides an update to the results of the Proactive IV irOn Therapy in haemodiALysis patients (PIVOTAL) trial. This update was necessitated by identification of a programming error in the original analysis by the investigators. The re-analysis of the data revealed a statistically significant improvement in the treatment effects of a higher dose of Venofer® (i.v. iron sucrose) compared with a lower dose. These results supersede those presented at the High-Impact Clinical Trial session at ASN Kidney Week 2018 and published on The New England Journal of Medicine website, NEJM.org, on 26 October 2018. The updated results can be viewed on: www.NEJM.org (DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1810742). In the updated results, the primary endpoint ‒ which was the composite of nonfatal myocardial infarction, nonfa

Logitech Delivers Record Q3 Sales, Raises Full-Year Profit Outlook22.1.2019 05:00Tiedote

Logitech International (SIX: LOGN) (Nasdaq: LOGI) today announced financial results for the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2019. Q3 sales were $864 million, up 6 percent in US dollars and 8 percent in constant currency, compared to Q3 of the prior year. Q3 GAAP operating income reached $123 million, compared to $100 million in the same quarter a year ago. Q3 GAAP earnings per share (EPS) grew 40 percent to $0.67, compared to $0.48 in the same quarter a year ago. Q3 non-GAAP operating income grew 22 percent to $143 million, compared to $117 million in the same quarter a year ago. Q3 non-GAAP EPS grew 22 percent to $0.79, compared to $0.65 in the same quarter a year ago. Year-to-date cash flow from operations was $273 million, compared to $256 million in the same period a year ago. “We delivered record sales and profits in our biggest quarter of the year,” said Bracken Darrell, Logitech president and chief executive officer. “Our innovative, diverse portfolio drove double-digit growth acro

IFF Named to CDP’s A List for Climate Change and Water Security, Confirming Global Leadership for Sustainability22.1.2019 03:05Tiedote

Regulatory News: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE: IFF) (Euronext Paris: IFF) (TASE: IFF), was recognized on CDP’s A List for Climate Change for the fourth consecutive year and received an “A” for Water Security for the first time, naming IFF a global leader in environmental responsibility. CDP, an international not-for-profit, assesses companies on the comprehensiveness of their disclosure, their awareness and management of environmental risks and their demonstration of best practices associated with environmental leadership, such as setting ambitious and meaningful targets. “We are delighted to be among an elite group of companies committed to environmental action,” said Andreas Fibig, IFF Chairman and CEO. “Inclusion in CDP’s A List for Water Security reflects the tremendous effort put into developing our next generation of environmental goals, EcoEffective+.” Mr. Fibig continued, “The recognition by CDP confirms that we are on the right path.” In 2018, the Company esta

Uutishuoneessa voit lukea tiedotteitamme ja muuta julkaisemaamme materiaalia. Löydät sieltä niin yhteyshenkilöidemme tiedot kuin vapaasti julkaistavissa olevia kuvia ja videoita. Uutishuoneessa voit nähdä myös sosiaalisen median sisältöjä. Kaikki STT Infossa julkaistu materiaali on vapaasti median käytettävissä.

Tutustu uutishuoneeseemme