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Flexible data centres can reduce grid carbon emissions

Lancium™, a technology company focused on the energy transition, has published a Company-sponsored report “Impact of Large, Flexible Data Center Operations on the Future of ERCOT.” The report assesses the energy and environmental impact of deploying 5,000MW of flexible data center capacity in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) grid by 2030. ERCOT manages the flow of electric power to more than 26 million Texas customers, representing approximately 90 percent of the state’s electric load.

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Data centre industry in good health, ready for sustainability, supply chain and skills challenges

DCS talks with Jim Hart, CEO of Business Critical Solutions (BCS). The company’s summer report paints an optimistic picture for the data centre sector in terms of continuing growth; but acknowledges that the industry faces some significant disruption as it seeks to address the problems posed by climate change, the global supply chain and a skills shortage.

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European cloud providers double in size but lose market share

New data from Synergy Research Group shows that since the beginning of 2017 the European cloud market has grown almost fourfold, reaching EUR 7.3 billion (US$8.8 billion) in the second quarter of 2021.

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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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Benenden Health is utilising Node4’s cloud environment to improve digital services for its membership of more than 800,000 members.
F5’s State of Application Services Report showed that 88% of surveyed EMEA organisations are benefiting from multi-cloud environments.
2020 is set to be a momentous decade for cloud networking, as enterprises are committed to embedding cloud-first strategies in their organisations - new research commissioned by Colt has uncovered.
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.
A decline in overall economic confidence, difficulties with the global supply chain and a predicted significant reduction in the expansion of in-house data centre space are some of the findings from the latest independent industry survey, which has provided unique insights at a potentially era defining and unprecedented time.
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.
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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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