The European Data Centre Association (EUDCA) has revealed that Bureau Veritas has joined the trade association as members, bringing with it significant knowledge and expertise in Classification, Inspection, Testing and Certification for mission critical industries. Bureau Veritas has recently extended its focus to cover the complete data centre lifecycle through the acquisition of Primary Integration Commissioning Company (now BVPI) and Secura Cybersecurity Conformity Assessment Services.
Uptime Institute has published the findings of its Annual Outage Analysis, an important industry indicator, noting that while improvements have been made with technology and better management of availability, outages remain a major industry, customer, and regulatory concern. The report also shows that the overall impact and direct and indirect cost of outages continues to grow.
With an ever-strengthening commitment to sustainability, ABB and AFC Energy will partner on the testing and integration of fuel cells as part of the wider power portfolio for eMobility solutions and now also for data centers.
According to a recent study from market research firm Global Market Insights, The need for data center infrastructure market management among organizations to offer higher energy-efficiencies will be positively driven by the influx of cloud computing, Big Data, and AI solutions. The surge in internet infrastructure activities has led to the generation of large quantities of data by individuals and connected devices.
Siemens Smart Infrastructure intelligently connects energy systems, buildings, and industries to adapt and evolve the way we live and work. Integrated data centre solutions from Siemens deliver maximum uptime, highest energy efficiency, full scalability, and utmost security and safety. Siemens do this with a comprehensive portfolio of integrated data centre solutions and global services for optimised sustainability, security, fire safety, and reliable performance.
The Raxio Group (“Raxio”), a premier pan-African data centre developer and operator, and Meridiam, a global developer, asset and fund manager specialising in sustainable infrastructure and energy transition projects have announced a partnership to deploy a network of data centres across the African continent.
Kinesh Patel, the Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of SevenRooms., explains how a combination of data, personalisation and automation is providing a digital dividend for the restaurant and wider hospitality sector as it seeks to optimise both the customer experience and post-pandemic flexibility and profitability.
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.
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.
David Craig, Iceotope CEO, shares the company’s exciting development plans, following a recent £30 million funding round. The key investment partners bring with them a range of business and technology skills which will help Iceotope to continue to innovate in the liquid cooling market.
“If you digitise a flawed process, you get a digital flawed process” is common wisdom in 2022 – and it applies to employee training. How can it be done better though? Felix Eichler, CTO and co-founder, Userlane shares some thoughts on how companies have mastered the shift towards digital workplaces.