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The data centre sector in the Middle East: What next?

Data centres are often referred to as ‘powerhouses’ and it’s no surprise when we consider their capabilities. Ehab Kanary, Vice President of Enterprise for EMEA, CommScope, discusses how data centres will power our future as well as how they are developing in the Middle East region. Connectivity is laying the foundations for one of the […]


Delivering security and resilience is key to the success of containers

Gijsbert Janssen van Doorn, Director Technical Marketing at Zerto, discusses some of the challenges of using containers, as well as some of the benefits which lead to their success. Virtual Machines (VMs) have served IT teams and their organisations well for many years, providing a highly effective architecture that separates the operating system and applications […]


Outside the four walls of the data centre

Michael Cade, Senior Global Technologist, Veeam, shares with us how the four walls of the data centre have collapsed and increased the attack vector as organisations in MENA embrace and promote remote working. Almost three-quarters of professionals across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region prefer jobs that allow them to work remotely, according […]


How data centre leaders can ensure resilience in today’s rapid growth market

The resilience of data centres across Europe is at risk as the industry looks towards a permanent renewable energy infrastructure, according to a major new report launched by global temporary power and temperature solutions company, Aggreko. The report – Mission Critical – provides unique insight of 700 data centre consultants across the Netherlands, France, Germany, […]


CNet expert discusses Remote Attendance Learning capability

CNet Training’s President and CEO, Andrew Stevens, discusses CNet’s Remote Attendance capability and how the delivery of each CNet Remote Attendance program has been remodelled to further enrich the remote learning experience. How long has CNet Training been offering Remote Attendance? For the last three years, we have been delivering programs via live instructor-led Remote […]


How can a data centre’s design contribute to optimum performance?

There are a number of elements that contribute to a data centre’s design, including location, efficiency, layout, mechanical design, to name a few. All of these factors contribute to its operability and performance capability. Mark Fenton, Product Manager at Future Facilities, defines a data centre’s performance as being a mixture of many things and that […]


Securing connections in the cloud and across IoT devices

As today’s highly competitive and hyper-connected digital marketplace is driving new trends in networking and security, including the rapid adoption of cloud services and IoT devices, Jonathan Nguyen-Duy, Vice President, Global Field CISO Team, Fortinet explains the importance of securing IoT and cloud connections. The hyper-connected, global marketplace of the 21st century has shifted the landscape […]


Innovations in managing top-of-rack installations

Ray Hagen, Global Product Line Manager at ProLabs, offers his advice on how to keep infrastructure projects on schedule as a result of having a good data centre management approach. Experienced data centre managers understand all too well that issues with a single cable can delay the deployment of a new system by not only […]


Digital Transformation falling onto back burner due to widening ‘hesitancy gap’

Global Data Centers, a division of NTT Ltd., has released a new report revealing that Digital Transformation projects are stalling due to a ‘hesitancy gap’, as enterprises struggle to navigate the risks and complexity associated with turning innovation from concept to reality. The report, Mind the Hesitancy Gap: There’s No Time to Waste in High […]


From cradle to cradle – Creating a Circular Economy for the data centre industry

Digital innovation has meant business approaches and capabilities have needed to adapt to transform, and the data centre industry has been an enabler for rapid growth. Deborah Andrews, London South Bank University, discusses how data centre leaders can ensure they contribute towards a Circular Economy in today’s transforming technology sphere. The Internet and World Wide […]


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