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Takayo Takamuro is the new Managing Director of Telehouse Europe, the global colocation provider that brings together more than 3,000 business partners, including carriers, mobile and content providers, enterprises and financial services companies. In her new role, she is tasked with overseeing continued growth, expanding Telehouse Europe’s highly connected ecosystem.
Marc Garner, VP, Secure Power Division, Schneider Electric UK & Ireland The data centre sector skills shortage has been documented by industry publications and research firms for almost a decade. In fact, a report published by Gartner in 2016 found 80% of firms expected to find their growth held back due to a lack of new data centre skills, with the McKinsey Global Institute predicting a global shortage of 1.5 million qualified data centre managers as early as 2015.
Big data, big energy consumption?
Each photo we post on social media or email we send is saved into servers that are stored in physical data centres around the world. This process consumes a significant amount of energy, raising sustainability issues in the data centre industry. To help overcome this challenge, Marcin Bala, CTO of telecommunications networks specialist Salumanus Ltd, explains how to create a more sustainable data centre infrastructure.
The hidden cost of data
Zero-carbon cooling systems revolutionise data centre energy efficiency.
Data underpins every aspect of modern life, with more information generated now than ever before. Keeping data centres cool is crucial for their safe and effective function, but due to the large amounts of waste heat they generate, this requires significant power consumption. To tackle this issue, Glasgow-based green energy pioneer, Katrick Technologies, has developed and patented a unique passive cooling system that removes waste heat without external power required. Here, Katrick Co-CEO Vijay Madlani examines the costs of data centre cooling and how new systems can revolutionise efficiency.
Jon Kane, Channel & Alliances Director EMEA, Gigamon, explains the recent introduction of Gigamon Precryption technology as part of several cybersecurity focused innovations featuring in the latest 6.4 version of the GigaVUE software release. Jon also highlights the opportunity Gigamon’s combined networking, security and observability solutions offer to the Channel as more and more end users look for strategic technology trusted advisors.
Danny Quinn, MD of DataVita, explains how the company, working with Posetiv, examined the carbon intensity of Europe’s major data centre markets, highlighting how this carbon intensity could be massively reduced by moving data centres to greener energy locations.
Saswata Basu, founder of Züs, explains how he has developed the dStorage decentralised storage platform using blockchain and delivering key benefits, such as the elimination of single points of failure, enhanced data privacy and security, cost-effectiveness, transparency, and improved access and management.
Mark Pestridge, Executive Vice President & General Manager at Telehouse Europe, discusses the digital infrastructure connectivity challenges and requirements of UK IT decision makers, with particular reference to cyber threats, IoT and the edge, the skills shortage – all in a world where the data deluge shows no signs of stopping. Apologies that the high quality of the content is not always matched by high quality audio, but this video provides some great data centre insights, so do not be deterred!
One year on from the launch of Chat GPT, new data from Slack based on 10,000 global workers (including 1,000 the UK) reveals that UK companies believe there is greater urgency to adopt Generative AI at work than US companies - yet uptake remains cautious in both markets.
Through Google Distributed Cloud Virtual (GDCV), Hitachi UCP integrates with GKE Enterprise on Google Cloud to address growing demand for hybrid cloud, offering solutions for customer increased agility and flexibility.