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Editor’s Question: How can data centre leaders combat the skills shortage as further outages disrupt the industry?

Uptime Institute has announced the key findings of its 10th annual Global Data Center Survey, the largest and most comprehensive in the data centre industry. The results show a growing sector adapting to rapid change on multiple levels. In almost every area under discussion — outages, resiliency, staffing, workload placement or innovation — there is […]


Transforming to a scale-out data storage approach

Leo Lynch, Director, Asia Pacific at StorageCraft, outlines some of the key benefits of scale-out storage solutions, including scalability, simplified management, data storage optimisation and disaster preparedness in the event of natural disasters or a ransomware attack. Data growth is surging. IDC predicts that data creation in APJxC will increase from 5.9ZB in 2018 to […]


Ensuring secure data centre operations and avoiding cyberattacks

Alex Tarter, Chief Cyber Consultant and CTO, Thales, and Matt Walmsley, EMEA Director, Vectra, discuss the different variables that contribute to secure operations in the data centre sector, and how effective detection and response can be the difference between a contained security incident or an organisational damaging breach. The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped the way […]


CNet reveals true value of certifications and qualifications

CNet Training is the largest and longest running training and education provider in the world dedicated to the data centre and network infrastructure sectors. In this article, CNet Training’s President and CEO, Andrew Stevens, discusses the benefits and differences between certifications and qualifications. CNet remains the only sector-dedicated technical education provider in the world to award […]


How can data centre leaders ensure they operate securely and avoid cyberattacks?

The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped the way many industries operate and yet there is still great demand within the IT sector, particularly as the surge in data puts pressure on the need for data centres. However, Alex Tarter, Chief Cyber Consultant and CTO, Thales, says that even before the pandemic, cloud adoption was reshaping the […]


The data centre sector in the Middle East: What next?

Data centres are often referred to as ‘powerhouses’ and it’s no surprise when we consider their capabilities. Ehab Kanary, Vice President of Enterprise for EMEA, CommScope, discusses how data centres will power our future as well as how they are developing in the Middle East region. Connectivity is laying the foundations for one of the […]


Delivering security and resilience is key to the success of containers

Gijsbert Janssen van Doorn, Director Technical Marketing at Zerto, discusses some of the challenges of using containers, as well as some of the benefits which lead to their success. Virtual Machines (VMs) have served IT teams and their organisations well for many years, providing a highly effective architecture that separates the operating system and applications […]


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, […]


CNet expert discusses Remote Attendance Learning capability

CNet Training’s President and CEO, Andrew Stevens, discusses CNet’s Remote Attendance capability and how the delivery of each CNet Remote Attendance program has been remodelled to further enrich the remote learning experience. How long has CNet Training been offering Remote Attendance? For the last three years, we have been delivering programs via live instructor-led Remote […]


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