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Offloading data centre maintenance to the cloud to support remote working

Forward-looking businesses are offloading data centre maintenance and management to the cloud to keep things running during the COVID-19 pandemic. By Raja Renganathan, Vice-President at Cognizant and head of Cloud Services Business.

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Controlling power and gathering data at the cabinet is essential

Performance, availability and efficiency in IT infrastructure often seem to be a contradiction in terms. Data centre availability crucially requires a secure power supply, which begins with the feed-in and distribution. Whether core, cloud or edge data centre - the current market drivers require three attributes from data centre infrastructures: To be smarter, more efficient and more secure. By Dipl.-Ing. MBA Martin Kandziora, Senior Manager Marketing, Panduit EMEA.

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Why physical data centre security is as important now as ever

We live in an information age where the operations of data centres are vital to the functionality and continuity of our global economy. By Iain Moran, director at ATG Access, representing HS Security.

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Open to all, time for the data centre sector to end the skills issue

As the electric and digital worlds converge, talent acquisition and team management are among the biggest challenges faced by data centre and technology businesses today. By Marc Garner, VP, Secure Power Division, UK&I.

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Reaping the rewards of a sound predictive maintenance strategy

By Maurizio Canton, VP Customer Success, TIBCO Software.

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Play it cool with the digital twin

Streaming movies, playing computer games or finding the latest hidden musical gems are getting easier with each passing year. Just look at the last two months of 2019. We’ve seen the launch of Disney Plus, Google Stadia and Spotify providing its 248 million users with custom made playlists. Powering all of this and more is the hidden force in our internet age – the data center. However, while being a booming industry, all is not quite so rosy for data center businesses. The growth in usage coupled with the 3.6 billion people who are now connected is putting pressure on the internet infrastructure like never before. By Jonathan Leppard, Director at Future Facilities.

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The Cost of Legacy Technology

Businesses are often laboured with systems, software and hardware that is outdated and obsolete but continues to be used. By Neerav Shah, General Manager, EMEA at SnapLogic.

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Videos

Interview with Pallavi Otawkar, Vice President R&D Operations for ServiceMax. Women working in the IT industry share their experiences – covering the opportunities they have had, the challenges they have had to overcome during their careers to date, and offering plenty of constructive thoughts and observations as to what improvements still need to be made when it comes to improving diversity within the workplace.
Andrew Slater, Practice Director - Cloud, at Node4, discusses the company’s recent Future of Hybrid Cloud report, which finds that the majority of end users are beginning to understand which workloads belong in the public cloud and which don’t. Alongside the development of this ‘traditional’ hybrid approach, Andy highlights the emergence of a new hybrid cloud model, with public cloud provider software being introduced into end users’ own IT environments.
Interview with Linda Carroll, Expert Capacity Management at Ensono. Women working in the IT industry share their experiences – covering the opportunities they have had, the challenges they have had to overcome during their careers to date, and offering plenty of constructive thoughts and observations as to what improvements still need to be made when it comes to improving diversity within the workplace.
Interview with Laura Barrowcliff, Head of Strategy at GBG. Women working in the IT industry share their experiences – covering the opportunities they have had, the challenges they have had to overcome during their careers to date, and offering plenty of constructive thoughts and observations as to what improvements still need to be made when it comes to improving diversity within the workplace.

News

Digital transformation has reached a turning point. Businesses have now added so many new applications and need so much data consistently available, that accessing sufficient capacity in data centers is becoming a challenge.
94% of CIOs say extending a DevSecOps culture to more teams is key to accelerating digital transformation and driving faster, more secure software releases.
Artificial intelligence monitors the "Green Hell" with the help of around 100 cameras.
Global technology provider Arrow Electronics has signed a global agreement with Lenovo to deliver its TruScale Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solution through value-added resellers, managed service providers and telcos.