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Event to process role of data centres in oilfield digitisation

The operator of the UK’s largest purpose-built data centre campus is to host an event to showcase how the facility can support the energy industry as the oilfield continues to digitise. Stellium Data Centres, which has an office in Aberdeen, is holding the virtual event on Wednesday, April 13 to highlight to oil and gas […]

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 […]

Sophos announces plans for new data centres in India and Brazil

Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has announced plans for new data centres in Mumbai, India and São Paulo, Brazil, in March and May, respectively. The new data centres are planned to enable organisations in these regions to meet strict data sovereignty laws and regulations, which are increasingly required for those in banking, government […]

Designing data centres for MSPs and IT Service Providers

Since the start of the pandemic, the Managed Service Provider (MSP) and IT Service Provider marketplace have radically changed. As the post-pandemic business landscape begins to take shape, it’s critical for MSPs and ISPs to choose the right data centre partner to support growth. Amy Young, Sales Director at Custodian Data Centres, explores this further. […]

Experts discuss: Automation changing the data centre industry in the next 12 months

Schneider Electric, a leader in the Digital Transformation of energy management and automation, has joined other industrial leaders and pioneers to form (UAO), an independent, not-for-profit association managing the reference implementation of a shared source runtime. For the first time, IT and OT software vendors, industrial end-users, OEMs and academics will share a common automation software layer across their automation technology — regardless of brand. will drive […]

The future of colocation: Does it have a role in a cloud-led business?

There are many benefits of colocation – one being how it enables organisations to embrace Digital Transformation without taking on additional data security risk. Liam Taylor, Head of Data Centre Operations at Node4, explores the function of colocation in cloud-led businesses of all maturities and why it is a Digital Transformation alternative to fully public […]

Investing in the data centre footprint for successful future innovation

As data centre leaders aim to keep up with industry transformation, it is important they have an understanding of how things are expected to develop and that they evolve with innovation in mind. Hiren Parekh, VP for Northern Europe for OVHcloud, discusses the organisation’s vision as a leader in the field and what it hopes […]

Sustainability and climate actions dominate: 2022 data centre trends to watch

With sustainability and the climate crisis among the most heavily talked about subjects across the data centre industry, data centre leaders must make strategic decisions towards managing such trends which are set to take place over the next 12 months. Here, experts from Vertiv identify some of the industry’s most likely trends they predict will […]

Technologies to prioritise when planning 2022 Digital Transformation strategies

Keysource, the data centre and critical environment specialist, has announced the key findings of this year’s industry survey which is designed to give an insight into the decisions and considerations that UK IT directors and senior decision-makers in the data centre industry are making, which in turn are influencing the market. It’s titled The New Normal […]

IFC partners with Liquid Intelligent Technologies to boost Africa’s digital infrastructure

To support universal and affordable broadband access in Africa, IFC has partnered with Liquid Intelligent Technologies to expand data centre capacity and the rollout of fibre-optic cable on the continent. The partnership with Liquid Intelligent Technologies, Africa’s leading independent fibre and digital services provider, aims to increase digital connectivity and inclusion in Africa and to […]

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