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Securing the hybrid data centre

Against the backdrop of the rise of the remote workforce and the growing prevalence of sophisticated attacks such as ransomware, zero day malware and supply chain attacks, CISOs have been forced to rethink their security architecture. Today, with the need for distributed applications to support their business and security needs, organisations are leveraging hybrid data centres and security architectures. By Ian Porteous, Regional Director, Security Engineering, UK&I at Check Point Software Technologies.

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Lumen expands its fibre network in Europe

Infrastructure expansion in France, Switzerland and Spain provides enterprise customers with greater broadband speed and availability.

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2021 Hybrid Cloud Management Study shows the path to cost-efficient cloud operation

On behalf of USU, a leading provider of IT solutions and services, the research company Research in Action has surveyed 750 decision makers from medium-sized and large companies on the challenges, solutions and savings potential of cloud services. The detailed results of the study are available free of charge.

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Sustainability a top concern for businesses looking for data centre services

Businesses from a wide range of sectors are fuelling demand for “greener” data centres, bringing environmental issues to the forefront of the data centre industry.

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Equinix expands Silicon Valley campus

New facility addresses growing need for interconnection and enables companies to advance their digital transformation.

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Rackspace enables Innovyze's digital twins

Rackspace Technology has provided Internet of Things (IoT) and Cloud Native Development capabilities to Innovyze, the global leader in water software solutions. Rackspace Technology helped Innovyze extend its software offerings on AWS, providing customers real-time monitoring and data intelligence through IoT and cloud-powered simulations.

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Uptime Institute has published the findings of its Annual Outage Analysis, an important industry indicator, noting that while improvements have been made with technology and better management of availability, outages remain a major industry, customer, and regulatory concern. The report also shows that the overall impact and direct and indirect cost of outages continues to grow.
As the world increasingly turns its attention to the action required to limit the damage being done to the environment by human activity, the data centre sector is getting to grips with the role it must play in reducing carbon emissions. Energy consumed by data centres is attracting more attention as a matter of concern, as global computing capacity continues to rapidly increase. Already, data centres use an estimated 200 terawatt hours (TWh) each year, more than the national energy consumption of some countries.
Analysts report that over 20% of enterprise applications have been moved from on-site data centers to the public cloud. A recent Virtana survey of IT decision makers revealed that most enterprises (95%) say they have moved some applications to the cloud, but not without difficulty. Seventy-two percent (72%) of the enterprises surveyed had to move one or more of their migrated applications or workloads back on-premises.
Data Centre Solutions, published by Digitalisation World owner, Angel Business Communications, is embarking on the next stage in the development of our media portfolio, by revitalising DCS Solutions as a dedicated, quarterly, digital publication – enhancing the data centre coverage which is an ongoing, integral part of our Digitalisation World media platform. Alongside this exciting development, we’re also going to be re-developing our stand-alone DCS Solutions website.
IT teams are wasting more than a quarter of their time just laying the groundwork for projects, reveals research from NTT Ltd.
Europe’s leading managed vacation rentals group, Awaze, says its support from Rackspace Technology is already paying dividends as it celebrates a record year and looks forward to further growth.
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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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