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Cloud migration plans surge

Equinix has found there has been a significant year-on-year leap in UK companies planning to move business-critical applications to the cloud, despite cybersecurity concerns.

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IDC forecasts worldwide "Whole Cloud" spending to reach $1.3 trillion by 2025

Over the past decade, cloud computing has become the foundation for the delivery of mobile and content services as well as an alternative to traditional enterprise computing environments. As businesses pivot to a digital-first economy, cloud will continue to play an ever greater, and even dominant, role as the IT industry focuses on delivering greater efficiency, flexibility, and faster innovation. Given its central role in the future enterprise, International Data Corporation (IDC) forecasts "whole cloud" spending – total worldwide spending on cloud services, the hardware and software components underpinning the cloud supply chain, and the professional/managed services opportunities around cloud services – will surpass $1.3 trillion by 2025 while sustaining a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.9%.

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Data centre survey highlights sustainability, outage and efficiency challenges

The results reveal gaps in sustainability tracking, fewer outages with more grave consequences, staffing and supply chain concerns, stalled efficiency gains, and more.

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AGU selects Rackspace Technology to strengthen infrastructure

Rackspace Technology has worked with the American Geophysical Union (AGU) to improve the scalability and reliability of its IT infrastructure.

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EUDCA appoints new Chairman and Board of Directors

Following its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in June 2021, the European Data Centre Association (EUDCA) proudly announces the appointment of a new Board of Directors. Michael Winterson, Managing Director at Equinix Services Ltd has been elected Chair to guide the association at this important stage of its evolution.

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Becoming the world’s most sustainable data centre nation

“Norway has a unique foundation for becoming the world's most attractive data center nation. We have a surplus of renewable energy, low electricity prices, good digital infrastructure and a cool climate. The Government is now strengthening its commitment to a sustainable data center industry. This will create many new jobs in the regions and help develop new digital services throughout the country," says Minister of Regional Development and Digitalisation Linda Hofstad Helleland.

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Whitespace Software, the digital insurance and reinsurance trading platform, has delivered one year of continued 100% uptime to its customers, with no unplanned downtime, thanks to utilising Node4’s managed services. With Node4 managing Whitespace’s Azure environment, the company has been able to provide its customers with consistently secure and uninterrupted services.
Keysource has revealed the key findings of this year’s industry survey which is designed to give an insight into the decisions and considerations that UK IT directors and senior decision makers in the data centre industry are making, which in turn are influencing the market. It is titled “The New Normal & It’s Green!” as it acknowledges that much of the developed world has taken the decision to ‘live with the virus’ and look to the future, embracing the increasingly important sustainability criteria for all businesses.
Hybrid and multi-cloud architectures have become the de-facto standard among organisations, with more than half (53 percent) embracing them as the most popular form of deployment.
Fujitsu has just launched new research of 750 business leaders and IT decision-makers internationally, which found that the vast majority of businesses are now consigning their business strategies to the dustbin to become more adaptable and more agile.
Rackspace Technology has strengthened its strategic alliance with VMware by expanding its managed services across VMware-based multicloud solutions. Rackspace Technology now includes support for Azure VMware Solution, Google Cloud VMware Engine, VMware Cloud on Dell EMC, Dell Technologies Cloud Platform (DTCP), and VMware Tanzu.
iomart helps enable staff to deliver vital financial support during pandemic.
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Club Champion speeds up customer service

With a single-platform, cloud solution in Salesforce, Club Champion has the power to process orders, manage inventory, view financials and track marketing activity from one place - even on mobile.

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