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.
With sustainability being at the forefront of industry across the world, CNet has reviewed and updated the content of its Certified Data Centre Sustainability Professional (CDCSP®) program to reflect the latest sector needs and innovations.
Canonical has launched Managed Apps - enabling enterprises to have their apps deployed and operated by Canonical as a fully managed service. At launch, Canonical will cover ten widely used cloud-native database and LMA (logging, monitoring and alerting) apps on multi-cloud Kubernetes but also on virtual machines across bare-metal, public and private cloud. Managed Apps free DevOps teams to focus on delivering business value and away from time-consuming management tasks, at a predictable cost.
Latest release extends Commvault’s cloud leadership, with new capabilities for AWS, Azure, and Alibaba that expand enterprises’ ability to quickly and easily back up, recover, and migrate workloads across on-premises and multiple clouds.
Hybrid cloud has many inherent qualities that make it attractive for businesses looking to modernise their IT, including cost optimisation, agility and continuous product development. Cross-sector appeal will also drive the hybrid cloud hype cycle, with Gartner predicting 90 per cent of organisations will adopt hybrid infrastructure management by 2020.
By John Young, Solution Architecture and Engineering, Sungard Availability Services.
Imply has recently launched the Polaris cloud database service. Imply’s Vice President of Product Marketing, David Wang, puts the launch in context as he details the company’s Project Shapeshift work around Apache Druid, going on to explain how today’s analytics opportunities require the very latest and best database solutions.
Coeus Consulting, an independent IT advisory focused on delivering strategic change, recently published the findings of its report: ‘The critical role of technology leaders in delivering on sustainability targets’. Graeme Trevayne, Associate Director at Coeus Consulting, talks through the survey results, highlighting the progress which has already been made, whilst suggesting that there is much more that can be done, not least when it comes to the need for some commonly agreed, IT sustainability objectives and the accompanying metrics.
Andre Azevedo, CEO at Ancoris, explains how the company’s new GreenLab Google Cloud service helps organisations to understand the actions they can take around their IT infrastructure to achieve their sustainability goals, with cloud migration a high priority for many.
Neil Cornish, Ecosystem Development Manager at Tech Data UK, discusses the collaboration between the UK Fashion & Textile Association, IBM, the Future Fashion Factory and Tech Data UK, to develop a new technology platform designed to help drive both sustainability and profitability within the fashion supply chain.