AppDynamics hires Jeremy Duggan as VP of EMEA Sales

AppDynamics, Inc., the next-generation application performance management company that simplifies the management of complex web applications, says that Jeremy Duggan, a veteran of software sales at BMC and BladeLogic, has joined the company as VP of EMEA Sales.

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New survey highlights worrying lack of guidance from employers on use of personal devices

A survey commissioned by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has shown many employers appear to have a ‘laissez faire’ attitude to allowing staff to use their personal laptop, tablet computer or smartphone for work business, which may be placing people’s personal information at risk.

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Admiral Group PLC chooses LANDesk to transform IT management and service desk support

LANDesk will provide a mobile service desk solution to enhance end-user support for 5,500 employees.

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Interoute launches Cloud Hosted Microsoft Lync Service with video and voice extras

Interoute integrates Microsoft Lync into its Video as a Service Cloud, enabling Lync users to make video and voice calls to any internal or external end devices, regardless of connectivity.

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Introducing the Electronics Disposal Efficiency metric

The Green Grid launches first-of-its-kind metric to help organisations measure the responsible disposition of decommissioned ICT assets.

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Datum partners with Vtesse

High performance network infrastructure to support the growing trend for on-demand consumption based IT.

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Making an impact

Borris says that it made a big impact at this year’s Data Centre World Conference & Expo.

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VMware chooses Attenda

Attenda selected to participate in new VMware Program designed to accelerate enterprise cloud adoption.

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Silver Peak Systems mit Turbo für die Amazon Cloud

Die Virtual Acceleration Open Architecture-Software (VXOA) von Silver Peak Systems, einem weltweit führenden Anbieter von Software, mit der sich Daten schnell, effizient und sicher über große Entfernungen übermitteln lassen, stellt in Verbindung mit den Amazon Web Services (AWS) Unternehmenskunden eine Lösung zur Verfügung, mit der sie schnell, sicher und zuverlässig Daten zwischen ihren Rechenzentren und den AWS-Cloud-Data-Centern übertragen können. Die Lösungen von Silver Peak Systems beschleunigen den Zugriff auf die Amazon Cloud bis um den Faktor 20.

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EMC erweitert sein Flash-Portfolio um neue leistungsfähige Lösungen

EMC kündigte heute mit der EMC Xtrem Linie eine auf Flash-Technologien basierende Produktlinie von Server- und Speicherprodukten an. Mit XtremSF erweitert EMC das Angebot an PCIe Flash-Lösungen, die die Performance von Anwendungen, Software und Arrays entscheidend verbessern. Die XtremSF PCIe-Karten stehen mit unterschiedlichen Kapazitäten in Form von eMLC (Enterprise Multi Layered Cell) und SLC (Single Layered Cell) zur Verfügung. 

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Pivotal HD – EMC stellt die weltweit leistungsstärkste Hadoop Distribution vor

EMC stellt mit Pivotal HD eine hochperformante Big-Data-Analyseplattform unter Open-Source-Lizenz vor. Die Leistungsfähigkeit dieser Apache-Hadoop-Distribution beruht auf der nativen Integration von EMCs branchenführender Greenplum Massively-Parallel-Processing-(MPP)-Datenbank und der neuen HAWQ-Technologie, die Pivotal HD zur weltweit leistungsfähigsten Hadoop-Distribution macht. Bei Pivotal HD werden SQL-Abfragen hundertmal schneller ausgeführt als bei SQL-ähnlichen Abfragen anderer Distributionen. 

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Rackspace launches OpenCenter

Rackspace® Hosting has announced major new features in its free and open source Rackspace Private Cloud Software, powered by OpenStack and supported by its own Fanatical Support services. Key among the new functionality in this release is OpenCenter™, a single interface for deploying, configuring and operating clouds at scale in an enterprise datacentre.

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Videos

Thor Johnsen, Head of Triple Point's Digital 9 Infrastructure plc., discusses the organisation’s recent data centre acquisitions in London and Finland, as it seeks to develop a multi-site, multi-location strategy with sustainability as a central focus.
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 James and Terence Chabe, Capital Market Specialists at Colt Technology Services, discuss the implications for data centre infrastructure as some of Europe’s largest financial exchanges address the fallout from Brexit, with geography, latency, security, cloud services, software defined networks and the edge all in the spotlight.
Chris Wey, President of the Power Systems Business Unit, Rocket Software, talks through the tell-tale signs of a DevOps programme that isn’t delivering, before outlining the key components of a truly ‘modern’ DevOps solution, with some major benefits for end users.

Expert Opinions

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.
By Jonathan Westley, Chief Data Officer, Experian UK&I.