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Inery launches its first public testnet

Inery, a layer-1 Blockchain programmed for decentralised database management, announced its public testnet on August 10. This marks a significant milestone as it gives a chance for the community to get hands-on experience interacting with the different components of the Blockchain.  The Inery public testnet will allow developers to test the different functions and features […]

Interxion expands London Metro Connect as city tech investment reaches all-time high

Interxion: A Digital Realty Company and leading European provider of cloud-and carrier-neutral data centre, colocation and interconnection solutions, has announced the extension of its London Metro Connect solution, allowing customers to connect to 12 London data centres and six interconnected colocation and scale data centre campuses across Greater London. The Connected London project, which initially […]

Insurance company meets growing data management needs with Cloudian

Insurance company Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan meets growing data management needs with Cloudian Object Storage. Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan serves farms of all sizes and varying styles of production throughout the state. When its previous data archiving vendor was acquired, the company deployed Rubrik together with Cloudian’s HyperStore object storage as the archive […]

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 […]

Batelco achieves PCI-DSS compliance for its three data centres

Batelco has announced the attainment of the payment card industry data security standard (PCI DSS) 3.2.1’ compliance, which is the latest international certification in data security, for its three data centres. Batelco’s PCI compliance was audited against the PCI data security standards by ValueMentor, a leading provider of risk and compliance services. PCI DSS is […]

Make your data centre fit for purpose (and keep the CFO happy)

Mark Fenton, Product Manager at Future Facilities, tells us why the data centre must become a more financially predictable and manageable asset, and how a data centre Digital Twin could turn out to be the CFO’s favourite investment. A schism exists in the data centre. Too often there is a problematic gap between operational teams […]

BENEFIT signs contract with Batelco to move IT infrastructure to Hamala Data Centre

Bahrain-based telco Batelco, has signed a contract with BENEFIT, the Kingdom’s innovator in FinTech and electronic financial transactions services, to onboard BENEFIT’s core IT infrastructure to Batelco’s recently established data centre in Hamala. Prior to signing the contract, representatives from BENEFIT visited the Hamala Data Centre, where a number of operational, technical and security features […]

Bank Islam appoints TM ONE to lead Digital Transformation

TM ONE’s digital solutions and services will realise Bank Islam’s transformational strategy. Bank Islam has appointed TM ONE to lead its Digital Transformation strategy. The collaboration is aimed at exploring TM ONE’s role in becoming the primary digital solutions provider to Bank Islam for digital infrastructures such as data centre and Cloud α (Alpha) services, […]

Financial services organisations’ push towards hybrid cloud is built on private cloud investments

A report from Nutanix shows 43% of financial services companies globally plan to increase their investment in private cloud over the next year. Nutanix, a leader in private cloud, hybrid and multi-cloud computing, has announced the financial services industry findings of its third annual Enterprise Cloud Index Report, measuring organizations’ plans for adopting private, hybrid […]

How FinTech companies can facilitate continued growth

The pandemic has highlighted the fact that business leaders should take the current situation as an opportunity to improve and invest in their business models. Jackson Lee, VP Corporate Development from Colt Data Centre Services, says FinTech companies must be proactive when investing in their IT infrastructure and particularly in their data storage and connectivity, […]

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