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2020: A new era of edge computing and HCI

In 2019 the IT infrastructure market saw notable growth in the adoption of edge computing and hyperconverged solutions as higher numbers of industries realised the potential of the technologies. Now in 2020, the demand from businesses who want to harness the power of edge computing with hyperconverged infrastructure is only forecast to increase. By Alan Conboy, Office of the CTO, Scale Computing.

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How will data centre infrastructures be affected by the 5G rollout?

The continued growth of the Internet of Things (IOT) depends on ICT infrastructures that can support its data processing and communications bandwidth requirements. Accordingly, 5G, with its ultra-low latency and high transmission rates, has a vital role as an IoT enabler. However, implementing the new standard has major implications for data centres in terms of their size, distribution and internal ICT hardware. In this article, Alex Emms, Operations Director at Kohler Uninterruptible Power (KUP), looks at this data centre evolution, and discusses how modern UPS technology can be deployed to meet the challenges it presents.

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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Businesses are often laboured with systems, software and hardware that is outdated and obsolete but continues to be used.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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Data centres: Why They Need Water Leak Detection Systems

Water leak detection is commonly installed in datacentres, communications rooms and other information technology dependent structures. After all it is crucial to protect these critical assets from both fire and floods by receiving the earlier possible notification of an incident, allowing action to be taken quickly to take preventative measures. Leaking water from HVAC, AC units, water pipes, drainage or even ground water can cause significant disruption. By Graham Jarvis, Freelance Business and Technology Journalist.

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Protect Your Data Center Hardware by Increasing Cabinet-Level Security

With so much emphasis placed on securing data across the network, endpoints and the cloud, it’s easy to overlook the importance of physical security in the data center. Outside service technicians and internal IT teams will need access to data center equipment for maintenance and upgrades, but this activity needs to be managed and restricted. By Marcus Doran - VP and GM at Rahi Systems, Europe.

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Lighting the Way to Productivity Growth

The intelligent building is a sleeping giant, in terms of its capability to deliver productivity boosting advantages to technologically switched on organisations. Stuart McKay, Business Development Manager at Panduit Europe, one of the world’s largest physical infrastructure suppliers, discusses the benefits of smarter working environments. The theory has been with us for over 20 years, and in the same way that voice over IP (VoIP) drove exciting changes in enterprise telecommunications networks, PoE structured cabling is shaping up as the platform that defines new building capabilities. By Stuart McKay, Business Development, Enterprise, Panduit Europe.

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A compliance requirement

SOCOTEC – the UK’s leading provider of testing, inspection and compliance services – is pleased to be supporting a global data centre with their water treatment and cooling tower management.

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Megacities in the digital age - and how the data centre is the key to their survival

Experts agree that megacities - cities with populations of ten million or more - present challenges and opportunities in equal measure. By Neil Cresswell, CEO for VIRTUS Data Centres.

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Plan for Scalability when Implementing A/V Systems

Scalability is a critical concern in today’s IT environment. Given the accelerating pace of demand for IT services, organizations must ensure that systems can scale in terms of performance and capacity without forklift upgrades. Organizations need a well-architected environment that makes it possible to implement new solutions rapidly and integrate them with the existing infrastructure. By Marcus Doran – VP & GM at Rahi Systems Europe.

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Videos

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.
Interview with Sarah Schlobohm, Head of Artificial Intelligence at Kubrick. 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 Frankie Malpass, Product Lead at rent-tech company Goodlord. 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 Rebecca Maisey, Client Director at PayByPhone UK. 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

Six Degrees welcomes Chris Dunning-Walton to its advisory team, as the company strikes new ground in the cyber security landscape.
New product enables organizations to increase observability, consistency and control of machine identities across complex Kubernetes environments.
Infosys is bridging technology and purpose at the Australian Open (AO) 2023, with empowering technologies for fans, players, coaches, media and the surrounding ecosystem.
Civo has published new research, finding that 53% of developers are concerned about the security of Kubernetes.