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Uptime Institute embraces a remote future

Uptime Institute has announced the availability of new remotely-enabled versions of its globally recognized Tier Standard Certifications, Accredited Educational curriculum, Data Center Risk Assessment, Management & Operations Stamp of Approval, and Facilities Management and Operations services. These new services can be utilized by clients globally today, even with non-traditional business operating plans in effect due to the COVID-19 epidemic, in order to reduce the service delivery risks associated with digital infrastructure design, operations, risk assessment and education.

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Tectonic shift to the cloud well underway; despite Covid-19 delaying current projects

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.

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Oxford University and AWS create a test-bed for cloud-based research

The University of Oxford has formed a new strategic collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS). The collaboration will focus on building a portfolio of new research projects relating to AI, robotics, cyber-physical systems, human-centred computing, and support to the University’s new “Lighthouse” Doctoral Scholarships.

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Information overload

John Hall, Managing Director of Proximity Data Centres, explains why coronavirus is driving the demand for data

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CyrusOne joins the EUDCA Board of Directors

The European Data Centre Association (EUDCA) has revealed that CyrusOne Inc. (NASDAQ:CONE) has joined the Board of Directors and Policy Committee as an Associate Member, bringing great value with its experience and leadership in support of the organisation’s efforts to monitor, educate and encourage best practice in data centre policy in Europe and around the world.

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Steep increase in hybrid and multi-cloud architectures

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.

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Increased need for tech pros across hybrid IT environments

SolarWinds IT Trends Report 2020: The Universal Language of IT examines the evolving role of technology in business and the breakdown of traditional IT siloes.

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Red Hat accelerates Open Hybrid Cloud technologies

New technologies double down on vision to enable customers to ‘build anything, deploy everywhere,’ from the edge to hybrid and multicloud environment.

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Zoom selects Oracle

Zoom deploys Oracle Cloud within hours; enables millions of meeting participants within weeks.

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Data centres must prepare for summer

Data centre operators must prepare their facilities for the warm summer months by implementing the correct level of temperature control and power generation equipment, following confirmation that 2019 was Europe’s hottest ever year on record.

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Future cloud predictions for banking and fintech sector

Increasing automation of data management, expanding cloud storage opportunities and the need for reliable cloud hosting partners are the most commonly predicted future trends for Banking and Fintech market.

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Onguard selects Rackspace

New customer environments can now be launched in minutes due to private cloud platform and enhanced automation.

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EMEA leads the way for multi-cloud adoption

F5’s State of Application Services Report showed that 88% of surveyed EMEA organisations are benefiting from multi-cloud environments.

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Linxdatacenter introduces IT tools for remote work

Global health crisis accelerates need, company responds.

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InnoVision publication highlights data centre innovation

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.

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Videos

Matt Howard, SVP and Chief Marketing Officer at Virtru, provides some great insights into the Trusted Data Format (TDF) and explains why the time is right to launch the OpenTDF Project – giving the developer community the opportunity to address the many security complexities of the digital data ecosystem.
Christoph Berentzen, Divisional Head API & Open Banking at Commerzbank, provides a fascinating insight into the organisation’s decision to move away from the traditional IT approach of batch processes, file transfers and the like to an API-powered architecture as a crucial part of its digital transformation roadmap.
Angus Shaw, Sales Director at Brigantia Partners Limited, outlines the company’s unique approach to Value Added Distribution as it focuses on both consolidating and expanding its highly successful cybersecurity solutions portfolio, and its key vendor and Channel partner relationships.
Florian Malecki, Executive Vice President of Marketing for Arcserve, discusses the findings of the company’s recent ransomware survey, which reveals that far too many organisations are still unprepared, not least in terms of recovering lost data. The good news is that businesses do have plans to increase their data resilience investments to meet the challenges of today’s hybrid, digital workplace.

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