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Why agility is a key differentiator for today’s future-proof data centre

Digital transformation continues to be a key priority for executives today that are looking to future-proof their business, and also tap into the capabilities of emerging technologies to positively impact operations. In fact, digital transformation is seen as a key differentiator for organisations, as a recent survey revealed that 85% of organisations experienced significant disruption in their field in the last year, and more than a third of businesses (35%) find digital transformation key to keep up with competitors. By John Morrison, VP EMEA Sales and Services, Extreme Networks.

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Getting hot under the collar?

Chris Wellfair, Projects Director at Secure I.T. Environments talks through some of the key aspects of a good maintenance regime and one of the most forgotten areas.

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Different by design - why innovation starts in the data centre

It’s no secret that technology is the fundamental driving force in creating scientific discoveries, powering financial innovation, improving healthcare - and developing the latest in product design. We also know that the application of information technology is in no way slowing down. By Darren Watkins, managing director for VIRTUS Data Centres.

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How “going natural” is transforming data centres

Just as computers generate heat, the data centres that contain the servers that power our emails and data sharing culture also generate a lot of heat. As a result, one of the primary sources of energy use in most data centres is cooling. Finding the right solution is important, not least because of the effect of overheating on performance and potential damage to hardware. By Lorenzo Giuntini, Head of Engineering at Aruba S.p.A.

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Rack, Stack, Deploy

Hyperconverged infrastructure is essential when embracing the demands of the IoT. By Lee Griffiths, Infrastructure Solutions Manager, IT Division, APC by Schneider Electric.

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Vertiv anticipates advent of Gen 4 Data Centre

Increased reliance on the edge, importance of colocation providers driving developments.

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Three critical components of every good DR plan

When it comes to weathering a disaster, preparation is 9/10 of the law. But how DO you prepare yourself, exactly? asks Tim Mullahy at Liberty Center One, a data centre in Royal Oaks, MI.

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Optimising energy consumption in data centres

Airedale's Controls Project Manager Jon Martinez explains three ways data centre managers can optimise energy consumption in data centres.

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Mashing it up on a connected data centre campus

By Dale Green, Marketing Director, Digital Realty.

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Sausage making and digital remote monitoring platforms

UsingEnglish.com explains the “watching sausage being made” idiom in this way: “If something is like watching sausages getting made, unpleasant truths about it emerge that make it much less appealing.  The idea is that if people watched sausages getting made, they would probably be less fond of them.”[1] By Patrick Donovan, Sr. Research Analyst, Data Center Science Center, IT Division, Schneider Electric.

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Data centres: the future – Self-healing applications will pave the way for the future of data centres

By Kevin Linsell, Director of Strategy & Architecture at Adapt, a Datapipe company.

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How data centres enable Business Intelligence

By Dale Green, associate marketing director at Digital Realty.

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Data centre predictions

By Jonathan Arnold, Managing Director of Volta Data Centres.

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Brexit & GDPR impact on cloud and DC strategy

Changing data flows and the impact on the IT sector tackled by tech experts at DCD Europe?s ZettaStructure on 1-2 November at the Old Billingsgate Market in London.

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Design or Go Down: Mitigating outage risk through data centre setup

As the number of data centre outages continues to rise each year, Verne Global’s Director of Technical Services, Jorge Balcells, explores how data centre downtime could become a thing of the past.

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Videos

Park Place Technologies has been on quite some journey, as the company has grown from its core Third Party Maintenance focus to today’s data centre network optimisation specialist organisation. Ian Shearer, Managing Director, APAC & EMEA, Park Place Technologies, discusses recent developments at the company, which include several acquisitions, technical solution and professional services innovations.
Chris Wey, President of the Power Systems Business Unit, Rocket Software, talks through the tell-tale signs of a DevOps programme that isn’t delivering, before outlining the key components of a truly ‘modern’ DevOps solution, with some major benefits for end users.
Mike McAdam, Data Centre Director EMEA, and Simon Prichard, Product Strategy Manager, both at Mitsubishi Electric Europe, explain how real-time data visualisation and smart insights can help to optimise data centre power and cooling infrastructure, before discussing the wider sustainability challenges and opportunities facing the industry into the future. They also share the company’s plans to leverage its critical infrastructure expertise to expand its presence within the data centre sector.
The coming together of Arcserve and StorageCraft means an expanded solutions portfolio, offering both simplification and agility to Channel partners, designed to provide end users with a comprehensive approach to the backup and recovery challenges of the digital world. SDC Channel talks to Arcserve’s Vice President Sales, EMEA, Richard Massey and Acting Chief Marketing Officer, Florian Malecki.

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Award-winning data discovery solution accelerates PII scanning and data compliance with new enhancements.
Veeam unveils the results of its 2022 Ransomware Trends Report at VeeamON 2022, finds that cyber criminals are successfully encrypting an average of 47% of production data and victims are only able to recover 69% of impacted data.
Pluralsight Skills hands-on learning solutions now available via flexible, subscription-based licensing on Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace.
Applause has published the 2022 results of its third consecutive, annual global survey on digital accessibility to coincide with Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2022 (19.05.22).