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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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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“What Just Happened?”

By Franek Sodzawiczny, Founder and CEO, Zenium.

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Why data centre providers can no longer afford to ignore DCIM

David Watkins, Service Delivery Director, VIRTUS Data Centres,  discusses the growth of Data Centre Infrastructure Management systems and the need for widespread adoption.

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The changing world of data centres

By Mike West, Managing Director, Keysource.

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Fibre for facilities management

Facilities departments need to support fast-moving business and IT processes, whilst also improving and innovating security and accommodating fast changes in IT and their own business areas... How can this be done in a safe, coordinated and managed way? By Andrew Cliffin, Manager Public Networks, Western Europe, R&M.

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Videos

Glenn Warwick, Head of Operational Technology at Bridewell, discusses the findings of the company’s recent water industry cybersecurity report, highlighting where and how security improvements can be made in this critical national security sector.
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 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.
Mark Guntrip, Senior Director, Cybersecurity Strategy at Menlo Security, discusses his company’s recent ransomware research report, highlighting the ways in which the cybercriminals are getting smarter, and outlining some of the ways in which end users can optimise a multi-layered cyber-defence strategy.

News

JLL has been appointed by VIRTUS Data Centres (VIRTUS) to provide integrated facilities management services across its data centre operations in the UK.
The Power Purchase Agreement agreed between Digital Realty and ENGIE supports the development of a 154 megawatt (MW) solar park in Germany.
Europe’s globally-competitive quantum technology ecosystem, comprised of SMEs, corporations, leading scientists, projects, start-ups, and spin-offs, is showing strong signs of growth, a new report shows.
Netwrix has launched a new multi-tenant, software-as-a-service (SaaS) auditing solution designed to meet the needs of MSPs. Its lightweight cloud architecture helps MSPs ensure the security and compliance of their clients’ systems and data from a single console.