Talend Names new CEO, reinforces executive team

Talend has announced the appointment of Jim Foy, Talend’s Executive Chairman, as its new CEO. It also announced that Mike Sheridan, a seasoned sales and marketing executive, has joined the company as Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Co-founder and former CEO Bertrand Diard assumes the role of Chief Strategy Officer where he will focus on mapping the future strategy of the company to further strengthen its position as a leader in fast-growing markets such as Big Data.

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Dell streamlines supply chain efficiency for OEM customers

Agreement streamlines processes and enables customers to bring products to market faster.

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Next generation of talent demands ‘Bring You Own Device’ capability

Cloud computing makes affordable platform for Virtualised Desktop Infrastructure.

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i3 Solutions Group and Romonet partner

i3 Solutions Group, the vendor neutral critical IT and Facilities consultancy and Romonet are partnering to add Romonet’s TCO (total cost of ownership) analysis capabilities to i3 Solutions Group’s services. This will benefit i3 Solutions Group customers by providing the industry’s only consultancy solution that brings together IT and Facilities with a common and accurate TCO modelling capability.

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Avnet Technology Solutions EMEA bids farewell to von Kuenheim

Avnet Technology Solutions has announced the departure of Fabian von Kuenheim, CEO of Magirus, from its EMEA business. For the past six months von Kuenheim has played a key role in the initial integration of the Magirus Group following its acquisition by Avnet, Inc. on 1 October 2012. von Kuenheim will leave the company to pursue new entrepreneurial challenges but will provide advisory support to Avnet for a transitional period until September 2013.

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R2-D2 moves to Supreme Servers

Tony Dyson, the creator of R2-D2 moves all his hosting to Supreme Servers.

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Cloud in 2013: From Hype to Hyper Growth

By Steve Caniano, VP, Hosting, Managed Applications and Cloud Solutions, AT&T Business Solutions.

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Hybrid Cloud

By Nick Davis, IBM Cloud Business Development Manager.

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Powerwave included onto ETL

The standalone, three-phase PowerWAVE 6000 (400 & 500kVA) UPS from Uninterruptible Power Supplies Limited (UPSL) has now been included in the Carbon Trust's Enhanced Capital Allowance (ECA) approved products list.

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APM Group launches guidance for navigating the CIF Code of Practice

Accreditation body sets out clear certification guidance for CSPs.

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DE-CIX launches world's ‘largest and most advanced’ Ethernet Interconnection Platform

DE-CIX announces the implementation of its newest interconnection platform, DE-CIX Apollon. This cutting-edge, scalable Ethernet platform will be the world's largest and most advanced.

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Data Centre Nod for UKFast

Hosting and colocation firm UKFast has been shortlisted for the second year running in the Data Centre Solutions awards.

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David Walker, Field CTO, EMEA, Yugabyte, the leading open source distributed SQL database company, warns of the problems associated with legacy databases, discusses the importance of database modernisation - covering the requirements, benefits and potential pitfalls of the migration process - and outlines the many advantages of migrating to open source cloud native databases.
Enrico Signoretti, VP Product & Partnerships, Cubbit, explains the company’s DS3 geo-distributed storage solution, provides some background on how the company is developing its presence in then market, and talks of a new technology solution arriving this autumn.
Jimmy Tam, CEO of Peer Software, discusses the need for modern file management and orchestration solutions to be able to meet today’s digital data demands. He explains the essential technology components of an active/active high availability system and the benefits it provides end users.
Erast Wortel, Syniti’s new vice president, go-to-market for EMEA North, shares some great insights and advice on data management challenges and opportunities – topics discussed include data quality, data lakes and swamps, data governance, data migration and master data management – with some great customer examples along the way.

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