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Navigating the nexus: The multifaceted appeal of the data centre industry

We highlight three pivotal factors set to define the appeal of the data centre sector in the future: the integral role of AI in driving market growth; the crucial impact of education initiatives; and the importance of community engagement in shaping the industry’s trajectory. Although the immense influence of data centres on life on Earth […]


Meeting modern expectations and unlocking the power of rack-scale design

Today’s data centres are being revolutionised by computing efficiency and performance. Embracing cloud-native strategies and liquid cooling, Michael McNerney, Vice President Marketing and Network Security, Supermicro, explores the transformative impact on scalability, maintenance costs and high-end processing in the digital age. As data centres increasingly become the backbone of our digital society, the paradigm for […]


Behind the surge: Examining the extreme demand for enterprise data centres across North America

More than 60 years later, in the region that pioneered one of the first data centres, North America remains steadfast and unrivalled as a global tech powerhouse, dwarfing its European counterparts. Brett Lindsey, CEO at Involta, delves into the significance of the region and underscores its continuous potential for further achievements. More than any other […]


Deep Dive: Jonathan Burnett, Technical Director of Hardware Engineering, Oxford Quantum Circuits

We ‘Deep Dive’ with Jonathan Burnett, Technical Director of Hardware Engineering, Oxford Quantum Circuits, who tells us more about life inside and outside the office. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement in the data centre industry? Putting the first quantum computers into colocation data centres and data halls of High-Performance Computing (HPC) […]


A focus on data centre efficiency can help CIOs avoid ESG headaches

Martin Gaffney, Vice President EMEA, Yugabyte, suggests that preparation is key to answer any probing net zero questions that will inevitably arise, and why relying on a hyperscaler’s operations isn’t enough to show greener impact. Something big is on the horizon – a complex business and IT issue that you will need to confront head-on. It […]


Piecing the sustainable puzzle for social responsibility in the Middle East

Bjorn Viedge, General Manager at ALEC Data Center Solutions, focuses on global green goals and how these will affect Middle Eastern data centres regarding facility design, cooling and compliance. Across the Middle East, digital agendas have long been seen as the necessary underpinnings of economic growth – a way to detach from historic dependencies on […]


Rediscovering tape storage: The unconventional innovation for modern data challenges

Matt Ninesling, Senior Director of Tape Portfolio Management, Spectra Logic, highlights the secure and sustainable nature of tape storage and why its steady resurgence shouldn’t be ignored amid data explosion requirements. Data is relentlessly expanding and is slated to reach a staggering 175+ zettabytes by 2025. The unprecedented storm of data generation in recent years has […]


Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison and BDx Indonesia advance Indonesia’s digital future with landmark data center deal

Joint venture agrees to acquire a portfolio of carrier-neutral colocation and edge sites in key cities to support the Indonesian government’s Digital Roadmap and digital infrastructure objectives. In a move poised to revolutionize Indonesia’s digital landscape, Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison (Indosat or IOH) announces that BDx Indonesia, a joint venture of Indosat, BDx Data centers (BDx), […]


How seeing double will help operational alignment

Dave King, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Cadence, tells us how investing in the right technologies is crucial for data centres to overcome unprecedented demand among an expanding talent shortage and carbon transparency concerns – and why Digital Twins may be an answer. Data centre demand is exploding. In fact, according to JLL, 2023 saw the largest second quarter on record […]


How integration success is moulded by technology and trust in data centres

Alan Stephenson-Brown, CEO, Evolve Business Group, discusses the benefits of the unique relationship with Mako Networks, the importance of end-to-end PCI certification and why tech without trust is a non-starter when it comes to working with data centres. With a recent report finding that 87% of organisations have experienced negative outcomes resulting from low compliance maturity or […]


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