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Winning with enterprise storage

Enterprise storage is a centralised repository for business information that provides common data management, protection and data sharing functions through connections to computer systems. Because enterprises deal with heavy workloads of business-critical information, enterprise storage systems should be scalable for workloads of hundreds of terabytes or even petabytes without relying on excessive cabling or the […]


Editor’s Question: How can CIOs optimise their data centre space, improve performance and reduce costs of their data centre infrastructure?

Data centre infrastructure (DCI) is the convergence of IT and building facilities functions within an organisation. Industry pundits share how CIOs on the continent can succeed and optimise their data centre operations. The goal of DCI is to provide administrators with a holistic view of a data centre’s performance so that energy, equipment and floor […]


Data centre infrastructure management

Data centre infrastructure (DCI) is the convergence of IT and building facilities functions within an organisation. Industry experts share with Intelligent CIO how CIOs in the region can succeed and optimise their data centre operations. The goal of data centre infrastructure (DCI) is to provide administrators with a holistic view of a data centre’s performance […]


CNet Training celebrates 25 years of delivering technical education

CNet Training is celebrating developing and designing technical education programs for a quarter of a century across North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa. CNet Training, a global leader in technical education for the digital infrastructure industry, comprising the data center and network infrastructure sectors, is celebrating its 25th birthday this year.  For […]


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 […]


IT heads in Saudi Arabia see a challenge in gaining end-to-end network visibility

IT and security teams in Saudi Arabia underestimate the power of the network despite it driving Digital Transformation. Given the increasing strategic focus on the network for delivering connectivity, intrinsic security, and app delivery, more than two thirds (68%) of Saudi Arabian IT heads believe it is really challenging to gain end-to-end visibility of their […]


Experts discuss managing data explosion as Digital Transformation takes hold

Data is, without a doubt, extremely valuable and is becoming more so as Digital Transformation dominates the technology industry. Its growth in terms of sheer volume is causing IT leaders to become concerned as they are tasked with storing, preserving and managing the data. A resulting concern is unavoidably, cost. Businesses across the globe are […]


CommScope expert on why 2020 will be a year of critical decisions for wireless operators

The era of 5G has arrived in the MENA region, with 2020 set to be the launchpad to a ‘more connected’ future. Femi Oshiga, VP Sales, Service Providers, MEA, CommScope, tells Intelligent CIO’s Jess Phillips why wireless operators will need to make some critical decisions during the year ahead, as well as how CommScope is […]


How can the data centre sector develop a greener approach to operations?

As the abundance of data increases and data centres are expected to operate at a higher level, the importance of doing so with a green approach cannot be ignored. Alan Conboy, Office of the CTO at Scale Computing, says that data centres are used by almost all businesses in some way or another and some […]


Three graduates and their experiences in the data centre sector

Three graduates tell Intelligent Data Centres about making a start in the data centre industry and what this career path means for them. Angela Meah (PhD), Operations Director, coolDC, explores this further and gains insight into how a career in the data centre industry can offer many rewarding benefits. It is no secret that the […]


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