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Is your lighting compromising your data security?

Steve Mansell, Divisional Director Critical Facilities, Zumtobel Group, discusses how building services, such as lighting and controls, could be increasing your risk of compromised data security. If you’re in the business of data, you’ll know that it’s a valuable asset that must be protected. You’ll also be acutely aware that wherever there is data, there […]


Edge data centres under stress: How to keep networks up and running in the ‘hybrid’ working age

Edge Computing is an area of technology that has experienced rapid growth since the pandemic. Alan Stewart-Brown, VP EMEA, Opengear, discusses how Edge Computing is capable of transforming the data centre landscape. The traditional data centre has been a mainstay of computing and connectivity networks for decades, with most processing transactions being carried out in […]


The rise of the hyperscalers and how they’re setting benchmarks for future performance expectations

Steve Hone, CEO – The DCA, discusses the benefits of hyperscale data centres and how they are set to dominate data centre spending. The number of hyperscale data centres currently stands at just over 700 worldwide – a figure which represents a doubling in both the number of hyperscale data centres and capacity in just […]


World-class data centre solution secures future for SRS

Shared Resource Service (SRS) made the decision to move to Vantage Data Centers’ CWL1 data centre campus in the UK, offering an affordable and future-proofed private cloud hosting environment for delivering shared digital services to the South Wales public sector. Matt Lewis, Chief Operating Officer at SRS, explains how the organisation now has a more […]


Data residency: Creating a frictionless experience

Avoiding unnecessary friction when it comes to data residency is a high priority for business leaders. Darragh Curran, CTO, Intercom, offers some top tips on the best approaches to turn what might seem like a complex and risky infrastructure project, to something much more manageable. For large enterprise businesses with global size and scale, privacy […]


Scoping a more circular approach to net zero in the data centre 

A zero-waste circular economy enables data centre IT resources to be kept in use for as long as possible. Here, Andrew Gomarsall MBE, Executive Chairman, N2S, explains why a circular IT economy is key to both effective energy reduction and e-waste, and how to go about managing data centre operations in order to achieve this. […]


Commitment to greener operations critical to success of data centre sector

Being burdened with the responsibility of generating a sheer amount of power means data centre leaders have found themselves with no choice but to design and generate their facilities with sustainability top of mind. Here, Billy Durie, Global Sector Head for Data Centres at Aggreko, offers some best practice advice for data centre managers to […]


Beyond carbon-neutral and carbon-free energy targets

While carbon-free energy is crucial to reducing GHG emissions and water consumption, green energy alone is not enough to maintain sustainable operations and address the adverse environmental impact of data centres. Here, Nour Rteil, Lead Application Developer at Techbuyer, discusses the importance of implementing energy efficient servers, for example, to reduce carbon impact on the […]


Data centres and cloud work hand-in-hand to meet Digital Transformation goals

According to Jack Bedell-Pearce, CEO and Co-founder of 4D Data Centres, the future of data centres is becoming inseparable from the future of cloud and wider Digital Transformation. Here he discusses the importance of the industry keeping up with Digital Transformation – which includes updating infrastructure – and explores why data centres and the cloud […]


How cooling solutions are shaping the future of data centres

Mike Hayes, Applications Specialist, FlaktGroup, discusses the evolution of cooling technology in the data centre space and provides insight into how the organisation offers cooling solutions to its customers to allow them to meet their business and sustainability goals. Can you introduce yourself to our readers? I’m Mike Hayes, an application specialist at FlaktGroup, looking […]


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