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Fast-growing Managed Hosting Provider, VDC, drives business, cost savings and storage consolidation

Virtual Data Corp (VDC), a Canadian managed services and hosting provider, switched to Infinidat, bypassing the solid state array technology it was originally expecting to invest in, and achieved many benefits. These included the ability to significantly differentiate its offering as a hosting provider, deliver a much higher value level of customer service and benefit […]


Vertiv enables top UK university to continue educating the next generation

The University of Southampton wanted to enable high power computing (HPC) performance alongside more repetitive processing tasks, while maintaining maximum power control and efficiency across these varied load profiles. Mike Powell, Data Centre Manager at the university discusses how Vertiv offered an easily deployable, enterprise-class solution which met the institution’s requirements, meaning it is able […]


Designing the data centre with the client top of mind

Haitham Hussien, Senior Associate ELV/ICT Engineer, AE7, discusses his involvement in some major projects, how sustainability plays a part in the design and operation of a data centre compared to some years ago, and how he works to ensure quality and construction of facility design standards. Can you tell us how you work with clients […]


MAMPU keeps vital government services running smoothly with Veeam

The Malaysian Administrative Modernization and Management Planning Unit (MAMPU) keeps vital government services running smoothly by achieving 99.5% system availability with Veeam. Citizens throughout Malaysia use a range of digital tools to access healthcare and education services, file their taxes, manage their businesses and much more. As the IT services provider for the public sector, […]


Custodian supports Vitanium growth with a cost-effective, sustainable data centre platform

Organisations are ramping up their data protection capabilities as cyberattacks and downtime become more frequent than ever. With the help of Custodian Data Centres, Vitanium re-evaluated its business strategy and established itself as a key provider of data protection services for end-users. Vitanium is a world-class data protection specialist, ISO 27001/ ISO 9001 accredited data […]


Firmus benefits from data center powered by grid connected renewable energy

Firmus, the Australian cloud infrastructure provider, has built its sustainable public cloud on Canonical’s Charmed OpenStack and Charmed Kubernetes.  Cloud data centers are some of the most egregious offenders when it comes to emissions and environmental impact. With demand for cloud computing rising exponentially, overcoming climate challenges requires a fundamental change in data center technology […]


Neos Networks supports Bakkavor’s network transformation with SD-WAN

Networks are a critical component of a data centre’s performance and it is essential that organisations operate with robust and resilient network infrastructure to continue accelerating at speed. Richard Barton, Network & Datacentre Domain Lead, Bakkavor, discusses how the organisation relies on data centres for optimum performance and tells us how the network transformation afforded […]


BNP Paribas Real Estate to establish success across UK data centre market 

With more pressure placed upon the data centre industry to appeal to new clients and establish long-lasting relationships, knowing where to invest is key. Here, Michael Umfreville discusses his new role as Head of Data Centres at BNP Paribas Real Estate, what this means for the business and how he will lead his team to […]


Deep Dive: Rob Coupland, CEO at Pulsant

We ‘deep dive’ with Rob Coupland, CEO at Pulsant, who tells us about life inside and outside the office. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement in the data centre industry? A particular highlight for me has been leading Pulsant through the pandemic. When we entered lockdown in early 2020, I was still ‘the new […]


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, […]


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