Magazine Button

Industry Expert

Contino uncovers scarcity of business-wide public cloud use

How are enterprises using the public cloud? How mature are cloud programs and operating models? What are the main technical and business benefits? What is holding businesses back? What are the next steps? At the beginning of 2020, the Contino team set out to answer these questions. Contino, a leading transformation consultancy that works with […]


Editor’s Question: How can vendors ensure they maintain a strong presence within the industry?

Colt Data Centre Services (DCS) has announced the launch of its Inzai 3 hyperscale data centre – its largest facility in Japan. The 27MW facility has already achieved over 90% pre-letting and comes at a time of increased demand in the Japanese market. As we witness a rise in the number of data centre facilities globally, how […]


Mapping your digital pathway: The power of thinking outside the box in unusual times

Jim Holland, General Manager, Africa, Lenovo Data Centre Group, on the digital economy and why many commentators in the enterprise IT space appear to be missing this new, burgeoning economy. It’s often said that the numbers don’t lie. Yet, sometimes they do – or at least don’t tell the whole story. By looking beyond, the […]


Raritan: Powering data center performance to maximize end-user efficiency

Paul Mott, Global Technical Product Manager of Power Solutions at Raritan, tells us how the company is helping end-users drive automation in the data center, offering ‘Swiss Army Knife’ adaptability with its Smart Rack Controllers solution and providing the ‘godsend’ of remote monitoring to prevent downtime. Can you tell me what challenges data center operators […]


How Artificial Intelligence helps Huawei build green data centres

Huawei tells Intelligent CIO how and why it is using Artificial Intelligence in data centres to promote green tech adoption, reduce repetitive work, monitor and manage fragmented resources which might otherwise easily be overlooked. Data centres are being overhauled, revamped and modernised to support Digital Transformation and the power-hungry cloud deployments they contain. Artificial Intelligence […]


Outside the four walls of the data centre

Michael Cade, Senior Global Technologist, Veeam, shares with us how the four walls of the data centre have collapsed and increased the attack vector as organisations in MENA embrace and promote remote working. Almost three-quarters of professionals across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region prefer jobs that allow them to work remotely, according […]


How data centre leaders can ensure resilience in today’s rapid growth market

The resilience of data centres across Europe is at risk as the industry looks towards a permanent renewable energy infrastructure, according to a major new report launched by global temporary power and temperature solutions company, Aggreko. The report – Mission Critical – provides unique insight of 700 data centre consultants across the Netherlands, France, Germany, […]


Automating data centre operations – a step too far?

Many data centre sites face considerable operational challenges, which means they are not always ready for full automation. Dean Boyle, CEO, EkkoSense, explains an approach which will ensure automation can be beneficial for data centre teams. With data centres continuing to experience unprecedented service demand, it’s hardly surprising that many organisations are thinking hard about […]


Six reasons why COVID-19 will accelerate the rush to cloud

Andrew Brinded, Vice President and Sales Chief Operating Officer, Nutanix, says cloud provides the enabling deployment model for the times in which we live and its impact is set to grow. In 1991, the renowned technology journalist Stewart Alsop made a famously wrong forecast. “I predict that the last mainframe will be unplugged on March […]


The role of the CDO in humanising data analytics

Helena Schwenk, Market Intelligence Lead, Exasol, explains why being able to process and use data can make a big difference to improving business performance. More than three quarters (77%) of respondents in a recent survey of 1,000 IT Directors ranked data as their organisation’s number one most valuable asset. Working for a company that provides […]


Browse our latest issue

Magazine Cover

View Magazine Archive