NEWS
Humidity’s rising as hidden challenge identified for data centres

One of the hidden challenges facing the global data centre industry is rising humidity levels, according to a recent report launched by temporary moisture and temperature control specialists Aggreko.

Read More
NEWS
BCS launches graduate and apprenticeship programme 2021

Despite the continuing disruption to both education and industry as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, BCS (Business Critical Solutions), the specialist business dedicated to optimising digital infrastructure across the globe, has started recruiting for this year’s apprenticeship programme.

Read More
NEWS
Keysource wins Garmin UK contract

Keysource has secured another significant contract with Garmin UK. The global provider of automotive, fitness, outdoor, marine and aviation technologies, is the latest market leader to partner with Keysource for critical services and maintenance at their UK headquarters.

Read More
NEWS
Knight Frank expands global data centres team

Knight Frank, the global property adviser, has strengthened its market-leading international data centres offer with the senior appointment of Ben Stirk. Joining as a Partner and Co-Head of Global Data Centres, Ben will co-lead the service line alongside Stephen Beard, as the firm continues to enhance its international operability in the sector.

Read More
NEWS
DatacentreSpeak launches Digital Transformation Services

A new digital transformation service offering from DatacentreSpeak is aimed at medium-sized organisations, with a business model which is optimised according to their needs.

Read More
NEWS
Virtual NOC for Transtema

Elisa Automate, a business unit of Polystar OSIX AB and a leading supplier of Machine Learning / AI-based network automation solutions for Communications Service Providers (CSPs), has been selected by Transtema Network Services, a leading managed service provider of communication networks in Sweden, to enable new automation capabilities. Under the agreement, Elisa Automate will deliver and integrate its Virtual NOC automation solution with Transtema’s 24/7 network operations centre.

Read More
NEWS
LL strengthens data centres team with strategic appointments in EMEA

Senior hires to drive major growth in data centre facilities management and transactional services.

Read More
NEWS
Park Place Technologies introduces “First-Time Fix Guarantee”

Return trip to correct same issue on same device will receive one-month credit.

Read More
NEWS
BCS launches utilities division

BCS Group (Business Critical Solutions), the specialist services provider to the digital infrastructure industry, has launched a new operating unit as part of its ongoing expansion strategy which follows the recent development of its German business arm.

Read More
NEWS
Schneider Electric ranked world’s most sustainable corporation by Corporate Knights

Schneider ranked number 1 out of more than 8,000 corporations assessed for 2021 Global 100.

Read More
NEWS
Schneider Electric accelerates its sustainability strategy

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

Read More
NEWS
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.

Read More
NEWS
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.

Read More
NEWS
Tosca Debt Capital backs Keysource MBO

Keysource, a specialist in data centres and critical environments, has successfully completed a management buyout (MBO), led by Stephen Whatling. The transaction was backed by Tosca Debt Capital (TDC) and Shawbrook Bank, who provided equity finance and debt funding respectively. Terms of the deal are undisclosed.

Read More

Videos

Mickey Bresman, Co-Founder and CEO and Ran Harel, Senior Security Product Manager, both at Semperis, discuss the findings of the company’s recent Microsoft Active Directory security survey, and also explain how the Semperis Purple Knight security assessment tool not only highlights AD security gaps, but also provides recommended fixes.
Christian Gilby, Senior Director of Enterprise Product Marketing, Juniper Networks, talks through the recent updates to the Apstra intent-based networking platform, covering edge, Zero Trust and migration services. He also details a recent customer success story.
Ragnar Agnell, Partner at Centigo and Sanjiv Sachdev, Director, Strategic Business Value Consulting at Serviceware, discuss how – through the right technology – CTOs and CIOs can lead the charge against climate change in their companies whilst also balancing the urgent need to optimise business costs amid a turbulent financial climate.
Michael O’Hara, Group Managing Director of DataSolutions, a distributor of transformational IT solutions, talks through the results of the company’s Channel sustainability stock-take survey, revealing how companies are losing out on contracts if they can’t demonstrate their environmental credentials, how the Channel is beginning to address its sustainability responsibilities and highlights the success of DataSolutions’ Techies Go Green initiative.

Expert Opinions

By Jonathan Westley, Chief Data Officer, Experian UK&I.
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.
Simon Spring, Operations Director of EMEA at WhereScape, discusses some of the common misconceptions surrounding data warehouses, data lakes, and data hubs, and why a proper understanding of each is key to building effective data infrastructure.