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Node4 enables faster evidence processing for West Midlands Police Force

With data volumes per individual case routinely passing the four terabytes mark, the West Midlands Police’s on-premise IT infrastructure was being pushed to its storage limits and data analysis was becoming time-consuming. To resolve these challenges, Node4 built and delivered FTK Central, the UK’s first cloud-based digital forensics analysis solution. West Midlands Police Force is […]


Assessing the legislation landscape in Europe’s data centre market

Examining the new reporting measures for European data centres, Stephen Lorimer, Group Technical Director at Keysource, discusses the benefits of KPIs for operators to become more efficient while acknowledging the security risks and consequences of non-compliance with regulatory changes. Data centres have become the backbone of the modern digital age, storing vast amounts of valuable information and […]


Digital Government Authority and Nutanix sign MoU to support accelerating Digital Transformation and innovation in Saudi Arabia

Nutanix, a leader in hybrid multi-cloud computing, has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Digital Government Authority (DGA) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with the aim of developing mechanisms for government agencies to benefit from cloud services, explore digital business opportunities and intensify ways of co-operation to accelerate innovation […]


STACK Infrastructure to power Swissgrid under Winter Reserve plan

STACK Infrastructure, a digital infrastructure partner to the world’s most innovative companies and a leading global developer and operator of data centres, has agreed to provide supplemental power capacity to the Swiss energy reserve, supporting the Federal Council’s ordinance.  Known as the ‘Winter Reserve’, the ordinance seeks to prepare the Confederation for a possible energy […]


Zanzibar government signs an MoU with Oman Data Park to set up a data centre

The Government of Zanzibar signed a memorandum of understanding with Oman Data Park to establish, manage and operate a data centre in Zanzibar. This MoU was inked on the sidelines of the official visit of HE Dr Hussein Ali Mwinyi, President of Zanzibar, to the Sultanate of Oman. The signing of this agreement followed the […]


Work completed on telecoms cable between Galway and Iceland

Farice, a company fully owned by the Icelandic government, currently owns and operates two submarine cables linking Iceland to Northern Europe, has announced that the IRIS Sub-Sea Telecoms Cable System connecting Galway to Iceland and onwards to Denmark and the Nordics, on existing Farice networks is now in its final phase of implementation. In 2019, […]


Earth Wind & Power and The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation sign joint declaration

The exponential growth in demand for electricity to power data centre operations is slowly becoming an important global megatrend – in parallel to the process of digitalisation in the public and private sectors. Developing technologies and practices to incentivise countries and businesses to develop sustainable digital infrastructure is therefore imperative. Earth Wind & Power (EWP), […]


STACK Infrastructure connects data centre to Hafslund Oslo Celsio system for city-wide heat reuse

STACK Infrastructure (STACK), the digital infrastructure partner to some of the world’s most innovative companies and a leading global developer and operator of data centres, and Hafslund Oslo Celsio (Celsio), the district heating provider for Norway’s capital city, have successfully completed a one-year ramp-up and excess heat produced by STACK’s OSL01 data centre is now […]


Microsoft launches Azure Availability Zones to heighten competitiveness of UAE organisations

Microsoft has announced the general availability of Azure Availability Zones, to be delivered via its UAE data centres in Dubai. The investment, which is aimed at enhancing the competitiveness of UAE businesses through the vital provision of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery solutions, reinforces Microsoft’s commitment to the UAE government, its business community and its […]


VITA announces completion of data center move in Virginia

The Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA) has announced the completion of a major, two-years-long project designed to move the Commonwealth of Virginia’s enterprise data center from a traditional site to a modernized, cloud-ready platform.   All 65 Commonwealth executive agencies have been migrated to the cloud-ready platform and the former data center now stands empty. “This is […]


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