Microlease Ltd Articles
Test supplier spends $10m to meet 5G demands
Microlease has invested $10 million on test equipment for the emerging 5G mobile communications standard in the past 12 months. In total the company has spent $30 million increasing its entire 5G testing inventory to meet growing demand from equipment manufacturers and mobile network operators.
Energy meters in the van as Microlease eyes industrial market
Test and measurement rental company Microlease is training it sights on the rental of test and measurement equipment to the UK, German and Spanish industrial markets. The company has addressed customer demands in this sector by increasing its product range with the introduction of the latest electrical energy meters from manufacturers Fluke and Chauvin Arnaux.
The transference of technologies is putting T&M solutions in the spotlight
There’s a lot of talk about how the IoT is shaking things up in the industrial and consumer sectors, but disruption isn’t limited to these two areas, writes Sam Darwish, Sales Director, Microlease. In truth, consolidation and the cross-propagation of technologies is a common theme in the electronics sector and one that is the source of significant change.
Microlease takes on VAR role for Fluke
Microlease has been named as an authorised value-added reseller for Fluke in the UK, Italy and Germany, giving new and existing customers direct access to evaluate, purchase, lease and rent instruments from the Fluke Industrial product range.
Test centre deepens Microlease's roots in India
A ‘pay-as-you-go’ test facility for start-ups and small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) has been opened in India by Microlease. The Microlease Test Centre of Excellence allows companies to reduce product development cycle times by providing flexible, low-cost access to the latest test technology.
Microlease/Livingston names Prax to head sales in Central Europe
Test sourcing specialist Microlease/Livingston has strengthened its commercial operations in the key markets of Central Europe, with the appointment of Michael Prax as Sales Director for the DACH countries. He has been given the task of building the Microlease/Livingston customer base in Germany, Austria and Switzerland - developing its presence in key sectors such as automotive, semiconductor, avionics and defence, as well as consolidating its e...
Optical test solutions get European distribution platform
Microlease has added SYCATUS a specialist in noise and delay measurement in optical transmission components and systems to its distribution product portfolio. Under the agreement it will sell SYCATUS optical test solutions throughout Europe.
Asset-based management solution slashes costs
There is the £100,000 oscilloscope wedged in front of a door or how about the cupboard containing 20 instrument modules which virtually plead “use me” when the door is opened. Just a couple of the anecdotal evidence examples Microlease has collected on how companies misuse or lose track of their assets. And the test equipment sourcing specialist has concrete research to prove the point.
Tool box helps manufacturers move quickly to win new projects
The Aerospace and Defence Tool Box from Microlease streamlines access to specially selected sets of equipment and test gear, to minimise risks for manufacturers on long term projects and to help them respond quickly to win market opportunities.
Tool box selection simplifies test procurement
The new Aerospace and Defence Tool Box from Microlease streamlines access to selected sets of equipment and test gear, to minimise risks for manufacturers on long term projects and to help them respond quickly to market opportunities. It is configured by specialists experienced in working with aerospace and defence manufacturers, and support roles across the spectrum of activities including producing, commissioning or repairing equipment such as ...
Technology meets F1 radio and TV broadcast demands
Microlease has supplied highly optimised instrumentation to network service provider Rai Way for a high profile project. In cooperation with the Italian Ministry of Communication, Rai Way is responsible for managing the overall broadcasting operations at many of Italy’s most popular sporting events (such as the Giro d’Italia).
Microlease spends £500k on head office expansion
Microlease has invested £500,000 to extend its Harrow, London head office and warehouse. It has leased an adjoining unit giving it an additional 1,500 square metres (16,000 square feet) of office, warehouse and laboratory space to support its expanding European business and 225-strong European team.
Tool box takes on semiconductor test challenges
Semiconductor technology is resulting in more sophisticated devices with higher degrees of integrated functionality. As a consequence there are a multitude of different parameters that now need to be tested, with every stage in the overall development and production process requiring the use of distinct pieces of instrumentation. Microlease has responded by introducing its Semiconductor Tool Box.
Test tools keep railway maintenance teams on track
Railway Tool Boxes are a collection of instruments which, says Microlease, take the guesswork out of ensuring teams always have the correct electrical and electronic test gear to complete their tasks. They simplify access to the essential equipment needed to manage and maintain the multitude of electrical, electronic and communications systems used on today’s railway.
Tool box offers rental route to automotive test
The complexity of automobile electronics systems continues to increase. Modern vehicles demand a growing number of electronic control units (ECUs) and sensors, plus higher data rate serial buses and a broadening range of wireless connectivity options. Through this technology, road users can benefit from superior navigation, telematics, protection, climate control and infotainment functions, resulting in improved comfort, greater access to media c...
Hat trick! Microlease wins third Global rental award
Microlease has won its third consecutive Company of the Year award for the Global Rental and Leasing Services Market for Test and Measurement Equipment. The award will be presented at the Frost & Sullivan’s Growth, Innovation & Leadership Awards Banquet in London on June 29 2016.
Taipei opening extends Microlease global presence
Microlease is extending its global footprint by opening a new office in Taipei. The initiative will enable Microlease to directly address the key markets of Taiwan, Hong Kong and mainland China. To support this it has recruited an experienced and technically-skilled local team.
Closing the turn-up gap
Traditionally, Layer 2/3 turn-up tests such as RFC 2544 are conducted when installing Ethernet services. After providers certify their networks with either an RFC 2544 test or the new Y.1564 test, they can still receive complaints of poor application performance from business end customers using applications such as video conferencing, YouTube, Facebook or cloud-based applications.
Tool box opens up range of test options
A new Datacentre Tool Box from Microlease has been introduced to equip data centre engineering teams and their subcontractors with the varied instrumentation support that they need to complete installation, upgrades and routine maintenance projects in a single package. It provides a customisable rental package of instruments and equipment for electrical power test, thermal imaging, cabling and optical transmission test – all to the latest s...
Hat-trick of awards for test and measurement company
Test and measurement equipment management company, Microlease, has been named Company of the Year for Best Practices in Global Test and Measurement Rental and Leasing Services by Frost & Sullivan for 2015. This is the third year running that the company has scooped the accolade.