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Data centres: ‘The arteries and organs of the Internet and all that runs and relies upon it’

Data centres are the lifeblood of modern civilisation, says Neil Cresswell, CEO of VIRTUS Data Centres, and it’s hard to disagree as we find ourselves depending upon them more and more for enabling technology advancements in today’s digital world. It’s therefore the responsibility of data centre providers to keep their facilities safe, secure and available, […]


A consultative approach to high-performance, sustainable, colocation services in the Nordics

atNorth required a customisable, robust and high-quality containment solution that met its demands for performance and efficiency. Jóhann Þór Jónsson, atNorth’s Director Project Management and Business Development, tells us how Subzero Engineering’s Essential Plus+ product line offered a vendor-neutral, quick-to-deploy and flexible containment system which met atNorth business needs. atNorth is a leading Nordic data […]


How the NHS increased video calls during the pandemic thanks to colocation provider

StarLeaf, a leading provider of telecommunications services, managed to rapidly scale its services to support its growing customer base and retain its position as a keystone provider to the NHS. It achieved this by hosting its infrastructure in ServerChoice’s data centres. Andy Wild, Cloud Operations Manager at StarLeaf, tells us more about how this was […]


Telehouse America strengthens security with Genetec

Data centre managers are taking security to the next level by implementing robust physical security procedures for their facilities. Telehouse America, a leading IT provider, has strengthened its security capabilities by implementing Genetec’s solutions to modernise its offering. As the Internet evolved in the 1980s, Telehouse was busy building the infrastructure to support booming network […]


Creval modernises its network to improve operational resilience and agility

The move to open networking and next-generation software-defined networking has offered one of Italy’s leading banking institutions, Credito Valtellinese [Creval], significant technical and operational benefits. The organisation has upgraded its data centre infrastructure, with greater capacity for improved performance. Bruno Franchetti, Chief Network Architect, Creval Group, discusses how the organisation worked with Pluribus Networks and […]


Baking resiliency into data centres from day one 

Resiliency – along with many other elements – is key to the design process when it comes to building a successful data centre facility with the future in mind. Paul Christensen, General Manager Data Centres and Security, Macquarie Data Centres, discusses the primal factors that should be considered in the data centre design phase and why […]


Bunduq leverages OneXafe to improve scalability and boost ROI

Bunduq is leveraging StorageCraft’s OneXafe platform to scale-out immutable storage architecture technology to improve scalability, simplify its backup and replication process and make substantial cuts to the company’s storage footprint. Muayad Fahmawi, Bunduq’s IT Supervisor – who heads up the company’s IT team – looks to equip the business with best-of-industry technology and solutions. Bunduq […]


Cisco CX: Bringing human and digital connections to life at Expo 2020 Dubai

Expo 2020 Dubai is set to welcome millions of visitors from around the globe, with the event said to be the largest ever held in the Arab world. The event needed to deliver an end-to-end network architecture capable of meeting both performance and capacity requirements, and Cisco CX provided the solution. Mohammed Alhashmi, Chief Technology […]


EG Group drives miles further with Nutanix in the tank

Nutanix, a global provider of hybrid multi-cloud computing solutions, has announced that, following the deployment of Nutanix Cloud Platform across its global network, leading convenience retailer EG Group is already reaping the benefits of that investment and is empowered to implement ambitious plans for further rapid growth. Starting with a single location in 2001, EG […]


Suffolk County Council achieves greater RoI with Cohesity

With the influx of data dominating today’s technology market, backup and restoring files is paramount to operating smoothly and reliably. Simon Mason, Head of Design and Platforms, Suffolk County Council, tells us how the organisation wanted to improve its capabilities by focusing on both the recovery of individual files and the restore of systems, and […]


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