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5 Winning Ways to Optimize Data Center Performance

It’s the start of the 2018 college football season, and student athletes across the country are working hard to optimize their performance. Proper diet, exercise and training help ensure they have the strength, stamina and skills to help their teams win games. By Marcus Doran – VP & GM at Rahi Systems, Europe.

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Can DCIM Help Optimise the Edge?

In the beginning, the data center was a centralized place where an organization’s IT assets were implemented and managed. Then came the cloud, and the distinction between on-premises and hosted IT resources. Now there’s the edge, a far-flung collection of facilities and devices that bring compute and storage capabilities closer to users and data. By Marcus Doran – VP & GM at Rahi Systems, Europe.

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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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The Watchers on the Wall

Human Error – How Can You Limit Mistakes with your Critical Infrastructure? By Mark Gaydos is Chief Marketing Officer for Nlyte Software.

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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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Service availability and resilience: why it needs to start with skills

By Steve Weiner, Senior Lead Product Manager, Global Colocation Services, CenturyLink.

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Outdated data centre remote monitoring systems can threaten uptime

By Victor Avelar, Director and Senior Research Analyst, Schneider Electric Data Center Science Center.

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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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Videos

Michael James and Terence Chabe, Capital Market Specialists at Colt Technology Services, discuss the implications for data centre infrastructure as some of Europe’s largest financial exchanges address the fallout from Brexit, with geography, latency, security, cloud services, software defined networks and the edge all in the spotlight.
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.
Surya Varanasi, Storcentric’s CTO, talks through the launch of the Nexsan Unity NV10000 enterprise class platform, which supports block, file and object storage protocols and addresses data security, including ransomware, and regulatory compliance concerns.
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.

News

ThreatQ Platform and ThreatQ Investigations will be used by telecom conglomerate Comcast, parent of NBC Universal and SKY Group, to operationalise security intelligence across cybersecurity use cases.
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.
Innovation enhances efficiency and functionality for Dev-Ops real-time analytics.
New report from Tessian and the Ponemon Institute reveals that email has become the riskiest channel for data security in today’s organizations.