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Rewriting the rules on resilient infrastructure

Discussions around how to form a reliable Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery strategy are firmly placed at the heart of many boardroom discussions. Steve Blow, EMEA Sales Engineering Manager at Zerto, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, discusses the importance of building a stronger line of defence when it comes to cybersecurity, and why a holistic […]


The key differences between caching and tiering

Aron Brand, CTO, CTERA, discusses in detail two different approaches to managing data migration across numerous Edge and cloud locations – caching and tiering. We hear about the benefits of both strategies and how they differ. Cloud caching and tiering are not synonymous. These two commonly misunderstood terms are both data management techniques that combine […]


Changing the world with sustainable business practices

Organisations have had to reassess their consumption strategies to ensure they can make more sustainable choices when managing and storing data. Marco Fanizzi, Vice President and General Manager EMEA at Commvault, offers his advice for organisations to develop more environmentally friendly business practices and make better and greener decisions. It’s no longer possible to ignore […]


The democratisation of the workplace through Edge Computing

Digital Transformation of traditional business processes is taking place across the data centre sector and Edge Computing is a fundamental contributor to this overhaul. Rick Vanover, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Veeam, explains why this technology is critical to ensuring a seamless transition from the traditional workplace setting to the future of work. It’s […]


Data centre security; fighting on two fronts

Data centres are at the heart of technology operations and hold the keys to some of the most confidential information on earth. Nick Smith, Business Development Manager at Genetec, offers some of his best practice advice for addressing the cyber and physical security of data centre facilities today, to ensure data centre leaders remain vigilant. […]


What procedures should data centre leaders have in place to ensure their facilities are physically secure?

Genetec, a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations and business intelligence solutions, has announced that Seagate Technology Holdings, a world leader in data storage and enterprise storage systems, has deployed Genetec Security Center to secure its global campuses and regional offices. At the heart of this large-scale global deployment is the Genetec unified security platform which […]


Exploring the possibilities of ‘green data centres’

Achieving sustainable status when it comes to running a data centre is a top priority across the industry. Astrid Wynne, Techbuyer Sustainability Lead, discusses the various ways in which data centre leaders can drive change and ensure green operations. Data centres are the engine rooms of the digital revolution and servers are the heavy machinery. […]


Global Technical Realty and KKR add Tel Aviv to data centre portfolio

Israel is fast becoming a hotspot for technology innovation, particularly within the data centre sector. Here, Franek Sodzawiczny, Founder and CEO at GTR, provides us with some insight as to why the organisation decided to invest in this part of the world when broadening its data centre portfolio, and how he expects the country’s data […]


Combatting the data centre industry’s skills gap

The skills shortage is an ongoing issue in the data centre industry and attracting younger talent into the workforce is key to resolving this. Steve Hayward, Senior Director, European Operations at CyrusOne, tells us why data centre organisations need to invest in their future workforce to ensure data centres don’t become a thing of the […]


Building the data centre of the future

As expectations grow from data centres due to pandemic-driven digitalisation and transformation, bridging the vast number of subsystems is the way forward to make them future ready, says Sayaaji Shinde, Global Business Director – Smart Cities and Infrastructure at AVEVA. As traffic on the Internet grows and enterprises continue to digitalise, the infrastructure required to […]


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