A decline in overall economic confidence, difficulties with the global supply chain and a predicted significant reduction in the expansion of in-house data centre space are some of the findings from the latest independent industry survey, which has provided unique insights at a potentially era defining and unprecedented time.
New data from Synergy Research Group shows that the total number of large data centers operated by hyperscale providers increased to 541 at the end of the second quarter, more than double the mid-2015 count.
Despite continuing uncertainty in the education sector BCS (Business Critical Solutions), the specialist business dedicated to optimising digital infrastructure across the globe, has started recruiting for this year’s apprenticeship programme.
ManxIX launches as the internet exchange on the Isle of Man. The not-for-profit fully independent interconnection point offers a low cost, accessible platform to allow island traffic to stay local and for global networks to be accessible to its members.
Node4 has enabled BMI Healthcare to support NHS efforts amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. BMI Healthcare, a Node4 customer, is the UK’s leading independent provider of private healthcare with more than 50 hospitals and healthcare facilities. More than 6,500 consultants practise at BMI Healthcare hospitals, which handle more than 2 million patient visits a year.
Equnix has expanded its Dallas Infomart Data Center™ campus with the opening of a new $142M International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center and the launch of its 5G and Edge Proof of Concept Center (POCC).
Keysource, the global datacentre and critical environment specialist, has been appointed by Datum Data Centres to undertake the design and build of the first-floor data centre construction at its site on the Cody Technology Park, Farnborough.
Richard Stevenson, CEO of Red Box, discusses the results of the company’s recent ‘Being Human’ report, which provides some valuable insights into the Conversational AI market – how its use is already helping to improve customer and employee experiences, as well as contributing to fraud prevention. Richard also discusses the roadblocks that need to be overcome before the technology becomes pervasive.
Darryl Brick, VP Partner Sales for Cradlepoint EMEA, and Lee Garrett, Head of Presales for Westbase.io, discuss the huge opportunity around enterprise wireless WAN, with 5G, edge and IoT bringing a new level of connectivity solutions alongside the more established LTE and 4G markets. The two organisations’ combination of Cradlepoint’s wireless connectivity solutions and Westbase-io’s Value Added Distribution provides UK and European Channel organisations with a powerful digital transformation proposition for their customers.
Owen Rogers, Uptime Institute Research Director for Cloud Computing, discusses the findings of his recent report – Public Cloud Costs versus Resiliency: Stateless Applications, which outlines the importance of cloud service resiliency as it can impact on application availability.
Marc Garner, VP, Schneider Electric UK and Ireland, outlines the features and benefits of the recently launched Easy Modular All-in-One Data Center, before discussing the growing applications for modular data centres – not least the edge computing 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.