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The key to cloud choice is consistency, not complexity

By Hervé Renault, Vice President Cloud, EMEA, VMware.

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Moving from a traditional to dynamic public cloud infrastructure

Just as there’s no “perfect” cloud set up that works for all businesses, there’s no single way to move from a traditional to a cloud infrastructure. By Darren Purvis, Cloud Architect, Brightsolid.

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Taking Cloud Transformation to the Next Level

By Adrian Davey, IT strategy consultant to Agilisys.

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Data centres under the spotlight – why experience matters

For those working in technology, it’s long been recognised that data centres are the backbone of the digital economy, but Coronavirus saw the industry thrust into the public eye on a much wider scale. We’ve seen data centre operators deemed to be critical workers, and witnessed debate into whether all data centres should be classed as Critical National Infrastructure. By Darren Watkins, Managing Director for VIRTUS Data Centres

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Three guiding principles to establishing data resilience for a hybrid cloud strategy

According to the 2020 Dell Technologies Digital Transformation Index, 7 out of 10 U.K. businesses accelerated their adoption of transformational technology programs due to the pandemic. By Stephen Gilderdale, Senior Director, Dell Technologies

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What is Cloud Native?

Telecom network operators were rattled when cloud computing first arrived on their doorstep. By Liron Golan, Director of Portfolio Marketing at Nokia

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Three reasons retailers need to put their heads in the cloud

Alex MacPherson, Director of Solution Consultancy and Account Management, Manhattan Associates, provides three reasons for implementing cloud-based systems.

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Why price doesn’t equal cost in the cloud

Choosing the right service cloud provider for your organisation is sometimes a confusing task. But doing the right due diligence upfront will help reach IT budget goals in the long term. By Justin Augat, VP of Marketing at iland

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The future of Cloud Management: Managed vs Unmanaged Cloud

In this article, we’ll take a look at the growing trend toward digital transformation, how it’s been accelerated in the past eighteen months or so, and how businesses can walk the tightrope of cloud adoption. By Jon Lucas, Co-Director of Hyve Managed Hosting

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Cloud independence – freedom to choose and do

Being able to maintain freedom of choice so you get the Cloud solutions you need, when you need them, regardless of where they come from is critical. By Simon Lofthouse, CMO, Flexiion MSP

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How to keep costs down when using the cloud

The cloud is a model that has cost-efficiencies designed into it. With the proper attention to these details, increased margins and new digital value can be created. By Geoff Clark, General Manager, EMEA, Aerospike.

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Backup Software Boosts Data Protection with Cloud Storage

By JG Heithcock, General Manager of Retrospect, a StorCentric Company.

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Cloud storage – what’s hot, what’s not. Navigating the complicated landscape of cloud storage

Michael Del Castillo, Solutions Engineer, Komprise, looks at how to design a cloud storage strategy based on data type, age (hot versus cold) and user requirements.

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Videos

Chair of the Data Centre Alliance’s Thermal Management Special Interest Group (SIG), Jon Summers, looks at some of the topics and technologies under scrutiny as the current sustainability focus turns up the heat on the data centre sector to improve its environmental performance. Liquid cooling, legacy data centres, the PUE metric, geography and climate, waste heat reuse and the role of AI are all covered during the discussion.
Mohan Naidu, FPT UK Managing Director, outlines Vietnam’s digital maturity, hence the skills companies such as FPT can offer organisations across the globe facing significant IT human resource challenges as they seek to deliver on their own digital transformation objectives. As Mohan explains, FPT’s unique outsourcing model has already attracted major global customers ahead of its planned European expansion.
Mike West, CEO of Digital Infrastructure Advisors Ltd (DIAL), outlines the company’s comprehensive data centre service – business advice, legal services, technical and design – alongside what he believes is an overdue, major focus on cybersecurity. In simple terms, Mike thinks that there needs to be more industry-wide understanding and planning around ‘what happens if a data centre goes down thanks to a cyber attack’.
Richard Clifford, Head of Innovation at Keysource, talks through some of the company’s recent customer success stories, its new cybersecurity focus, and goes on to provide some great insights into the data centre sustainability debate – with Scope 3 emissions and supply chain collaboration a major focus, alongside hybrid cooling and the edge. Richard also suggests that it might be time to move beyond the PUE metric as a measure of data centre energy efficiency.

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