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.
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.
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.” By Patrick Donovan, Sr. Research Analyst, Data Center Science Center, IT Division, Schneider Electric.
John Parlee, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Park Place Technologies, discusses the importance of being able to demonstrate to customers, and employees, that your company recognises the importance of IT security, through a combination of standards, Zero Trust and, increasingly, cyber insurance.
Marc Garner, VP of Schneider Electric's Secure Power Division and Major Pursuits team in the UK and Ireland, covers Electricity 4.0, eConversion technology and the Schneider Electric Research Institute’s work, as part of a wide-ranging data centre sustainability discussion. Marc believes that a new way of thinking, and radical solutions, are the only way to meet Net Zero ambitions.
Ayelet Elstein, VP EMEA at Lakeside Software, positions the Digital Employee Experience (DEX) within the wider context of the customer experience (CX), emphasising the critical importance of data as a prerequisite for any company-wide approach to improving and optimising end-to-end hybrid IT infrastructure performance and the resulting business benefits.
Interview with Franki Hackett, Head of Audit & Ethics, Engine B.
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.