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iomart expands network capacity to meet future demand

Invests in next gen Cisco 100GB routing technology.

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Cloud benefits outweigh concerns

Lemongrass, the leader in helping enterprises migrate and run their SAP systems on Amazon Web Services (AWS), has completed a study on the goals and challenges of enterprise IT leaders who have moved legacy systems onto cloud infrastructure.

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European data centre market prepares for record take-up and supply growth

The FLAP market will see more than 415MW of new supply added in 2021. This is almost 100MW more than the last highest performing year of 2019. The market will surpass 2,200 MW of supply.

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In, out when it comes to cloud?

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.

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Node4 infrastructure and database modernisation helps Loans2Go

Node4 has supplied Loans2Go with a modernised IT infrastructure and database to help its move to a fully operational online lender. The solution includes full monitoring and 24*7 proactive management of critical Microsoft SQL environments.

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Businesses accelerate digital technology implementation for 2021

HCL Technologies has issued findings on digital technology investment and deployment by enterprises in the wake of COVID-19. The Digital Acceleration for Business Resilience report, done in conjunction with Vanson Bourne, surveyed 420 senior business and IT decision makers across industries and found the majority of companies (89%) are stepping up their digital initiatives, which the report terms “Digital Acceleration.” The respondents state cybersecurity and cloud are the top two technologies to receive increased investment as a direct result of the pandemic.

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Edge computing set to soar over next decade

UK organisations reveal strong appetite for edge and accelerated cloud adoption following the pandemic.

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Schneider Electric accelerates its sustainability strategy

Company announces six long-term commitments, with aim to reach eleven concrete sustainability goals by 2025.

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Report reveals data centre staffing challenge

Uptime Institute has published its Global Data Center Staffing Forecast 2021-2025, the digital infrastructure industry’s first comprehensive forecast of workforce needs — by region, by data center type, and by staff minimum education requirements.

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Two thirds of international business leaders to scrap business transformation strategy

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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BMG selects Google Cloud

Global music company leverages Google Cloud to meet data and analytics challenges posed by streaming business models.

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Technology transformation for The National Lottery Community Fund

iomart helps enable staff to deliver vital financial support during pandemic.

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Rackspace Technology becomes a leader for the European Open Science Cloud marketplace

Rackspace Technology has been selected by GEANT’s new procurement framework, Open Clouds for Research Environments (OCRE), to provide Amazon Web Services (AWS) solutions to European Researchers.

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Climate Neutral Data Centre Pact commits to ambitious sustainability action

Twenty-five companies and seventeen associations from across Europe agree to take specific steps to make data centres climate neutral by 2030.

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Survey assesses Covid's lasting legacy

A return to pre-COVID levels of confidence regarding future demand for datacentres was an encouraging finding from the latest independent industry survey, which captures the views of over 3000 senior datacentre professionals across Europe, including owners, operators, developers, consultants and end users.

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Videos

Surya Varanasi, Storcentric’s CTO, talks through the launch of the Nexsan Unity NV10000 enterprise class platform, which supports block, file and object storage protocols and addresses data security, including ransomware, and regulatory compliance concerns.
James Brodhurst, Principal Consultant at Resistant.ai, discusses the significant, increasing threat posed to consumers and businesses by ever more sophisticated and agile cyber-criminals. The good news is that there’s a range of technology solutions available to mitigate the risks posed by cybercrime, Resistant.ai’s identity forensics being one of them.
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.
Nick Smith, Business Development Manager at Genetec, discusses the changing role of physical security as it impacts IT infrastructure, identifying some key trends. He also details the company’s recent Streamvault Edge launch and highlights the particular physical security challenges faced by the data centre sector.

Expert Opinions

By Nic Sarginson, Principal Solutions Engineer at Yubico.
The success of environmental policymaking is inextricably linked to the deployment of high-frequency data and artificial intelligence (AI). Geoff McGrath, Managing Director of CKDelta, discusses the role of holistic, data-driven decision making in responding to the climate crisis and driving down carbon emissions.
Balancing the needs of employees in both the virtual and physical workplace. By Chris Lorigan, Surface Portfolio Product Manager, Microsoft UK.