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The changing landscape of data centre energy storage

Emerging energy storage technologies signal radical changes for data centre power. Ed Ansett, Founder and Chairman, i3 Solutions Group, discusses the future of the data centre industry with a focus on data centre energy storage developments and emerging technologies. Rapid technology advances are about to shift the landscape of energy storage options for data centre […]


The new data centre boardroom

Peter Hannaford, Senior Partner at Portman Partners, describes the data centre leaders of tomorrow and how they must be the embodiment of the solutions to today’s challenges. There is no doubt and possibly an excess of conversation about how the events of 2020 impacted people and industries across the board. Still, one industry that until […]


How to identify and tackle your public cloud overspend

Having an efficient cloud storage strategy is key to managing and reducing costs. Steve Wiggs, Data Centre Practice Lead, MTI Technologies, discusses the ways organisations can best utilise cloud technology with a consistent and optimised strategy to reduce costs and avoid overspending. According to Statista, as of 2020, around 50% of all corporate data is […]


Why the needs of the learner is CNet’s highest priority

Pat Drew, Instructor and Online Tutor at CNet Training, discusses the data centre industry’s move towards sustainability and why it’s so important, as well as revealing what he thinks sets CNet apart from other training/education providers. Pat Drew, Instructor and Online Tutor at CNet Training, joined the CNet team in 2017 with over 24 years […]


With cloud, CIOs can help their organisations hit the road to net zero

Andrew Brinded, SVP EMEA Sales, Nutanix, discusses the advantages of cloud computing and its impact on the data centre industry as it distinguishes much of the complexities and inefficiencies of data centre management. The Information Technology industry hasn’t always had a great reputation when it comes to sustainability. Toxins in computers and phones caused consternation […]


Ensuring a resilient, secure and sustainable hybrid IT environment

The hybrid IT environment is a heavily talked about subject as businesses adapt to this modern way of working. Kevin Brown, SVP, EcoStruxure Solutions, Secure Power Division, Schneider Electric, discusses how it helps its customers to successfully build a scalable resiliency strategy and get ahead of potential sustainability challenges. What are some of the challenges […]


Embracing distributed Edge Computing to adapt to a new era of technology

Edge Computing is a way of storing data closer to the source and is ultimately creating efficiencies for business leaders by improving response times and saving bandwidth. James Petter, International VP, Pure Storage, discusses the importance of Edge Computing and the positive impact its having on technology development. Edge Computing has been around for a […]


Improving heat transfer efficiency in data centres

Gemma Reeves, Business Unit Manager specialising in Data Centers for EMEA at Alfa Laval UK, discusses the need for more efficient heat transfer within data centre cooling systems, and how heat exchangers can act as an enabler of green IT. According to data centre specialists, it has been said that the world’s 9 million data […]


Green data centres: The key to driving sustainable strategies

As the subject of sustainability in data centre operations is magnified, data centre leaders are actively striving to become more sustainable and eco-friendly. Jack Bedell-Pearce, CEO and Co-founder at 4D Data Centres, says business owners need to ensure energy efficiency is at the heart of every aspect of how a data centre is run. It’s not […]


Creating critical power systems to meet resilience and sustainability demands

Balancing sustainability alongside resiliency is critical to the successful running of a data centre facility today. Marc Garner, VP, Secure Power Division, Schneider Electric UK&I, discusses the top considerations for data centre leaders when powering a data centre in compliance with resiliency and sustainability goals. Today, energy efficiency is considered one of the key pillars […]


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