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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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University of Leicester makes sources Key HPC transformation

The University of Leicester has appointed Keysource, the datacentre and critical environment specialists, to lead the transformation of its Computer Centre Data Centre located on campus. It follows an increase in the need for high performance computing driven in part by the growth in research initiatives such as DiRAC, ALICE and space exploration projects.

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EfficiencyIT appoints Uptime Institute Accredited expert

Steve Henson joins award-winning data centre and edge computing consultancy, bringing over 30 years’ experience in enterprise and colocation sectors.

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Natural Gas Engines for Data Centres - Will gas replace diesel as a common primary or emergency power choice?

Meeting today’s data centre stand-by power operational requirements, Natural Gas (NG) generators are becoming cost competitive with diesel generators and maintain a better emission profile to help meet GHG abatement ambitions.

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New data centre shows Ark’s commitment to deliver zero carbon

Longcross Park is a significant step on the journey of dynamic continuous improvement enabling organisations to meet aggressive sustainability targets.

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Smart Buildings Show Opens its 2021 event for Registration

The UK’s cornerstone Smart Buildings Show returns for its largest event to-date. The free-to-attend conference and exhibition takes place at London’s iconic ExCel, on 6-7th October 2021, with more exhibitors and content than ever before. Covid-safe practices continue to be followed in line with venue and government guidelines, ensuring visitor safety.

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Secure I.T. Environments completes air conditioning upgrade and new UPS room build at Principality Building Society data centre

A phased replacement of near end-of-life condensers with new improved energy efficient technology at a mission critical data centre. Main data centre space reclaimed with the construction of a brand new UPS facility.

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Pandemic driven data reliance fuels record data centre investments

Knight Frank, the global property adviser, has released key findings from its Data Centre Report 2021 which evidences that the data centre market has experienced strong momentum in 2021.

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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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Future Facilities helps with France’s First Tier IV Colocation Data Center – Thésée DataCenter

Future Facilities has worked in partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), New Generation and Watt Design on Thésée DataCenter’s new colocation facility. The 6Sigma Digital Twin has been used to test the proposed data center’s design using CFD simulation. In addition, the Future Facilities solution has been embedded into the Data Center Management System (DCMS) to enrich end-customer experience and help Thésée DataCenter maximise operational efficiency of its data center.

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Meeting the demands of a digital-first future

To help mitigate the rise of emissions from digital devices, the new Digital Economy and Climate Impact report recommends continuing efforts to achieve efficiencies on IT and energy sides, at component and system levels.

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The case for gas engine standby generators in data centres and what it means for the future of diesel

i3 Solutions Group and EYP Mission Critical Facilities GHG Abatement Group Second White Paper details why we need standby power and why natural gas blended with hydrogen could be the fuel of choice for the next decade.

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Stratus edge underpins micro data centres

Prevalidated architectures reduce engineering time by 40% to combine fault tolerance, virtualisation, smart uninterrupted power, and environmental monitoring.

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CyrusOne achieves 100% renewable energy in Europe

CyrusOne has achieved 100% renewable energy across its full European portfolio, nine years ahead of the 2030 target outlined in the self-regulatory Climate Neutral Data Center Pact, of which CyrusOne is a founding member.

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All-in-one liquid cooled EcoStruxure modular data centre

World’s first prefabricated, modular data centre with chassis-level precision immersion cooling enables high performance processing and security at the edge.

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Videos

Interview with Emily Nerland, Head of Global Sales at NS1. Women working in the IT industry share their experiences – covering the opportunities they have had, the challenges they have had to overcome during their careers to date, and offering plenty of constructive thoughts and observations as to what improvements still need to be made when it comes to improving diversity within the workplace.
Marc Garner, VP of Schneider Electric's Secure Power Division and Major Pursuits team in the UK and Ireland, covers Electricity 4.0, eConversion technology and the Schneider Electric Research Institute’s work, as part of a wide-ranging data centre sustainability discussion. Marc believes that a new way of thinking, and radical solutions, are the only way to meet Net Zero ambitions.
Interview with Asha Ramakrishna, VP of Engineering, Runtime Security at Sysdig. Women working in the IT industry share their experiences – covering the opportunities they have had, the challenges they have had to overcome during their careers to date, and offering plenty of constructive thoughts and observations as to what improvements still need to be made when it comes to improving diversity within the workplace.
Interview with Heather Dawe, UK Head of Data at UST. Women working in the IT industry share their experiences – covering the opportunities they have had, the challenges they have had to overcome during their careers to date, and offering plenty of constructive thoughts and observations as to what improvements still need to be made when it comes to improving diversity within the workplace.

Expert Opinions

IT decision-makers predict these factors will have an even greater impact over the next 12 months and fear there are no funding increases around the corner to help them cope.
By Jon McKellar, UK Country Manager at F5.
With Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT firmly established, and similar initiatives for Income Tax & Corporation Tax to follow, the tax industry must embrace technology and digitalisation. To ensure compliance with MTD regulations, businesses must have a firm grasp on their data from start to finish – understanding it, knowing where commonalities should exist, and where it flows. Hence, the growing calls within businesses for Tax Technologists, argues Russell Gammon, Chief Solutions Officer at Tax Systems.