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The four keys to success in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis

Simon Bennett, CTO EMEA, Rackspace Technology, reflects on the future of work and how empowering staff, taking risks and a cloud native approach are the keys to success in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.  The 2020 pandemic has changed everything, including the way we work. What does 2021 have in store for the office […]

The shift is on: From data centres to ‘centres of data’

Michael Dickman, Senior Vice President of Product Management at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, offers his best practice advice about how to prepare for a shift to the Edge and tells us why this new architectural approach – one that is Edge-centric, cloud-enabled and data-driven – is much-needed. According to Gartner, ‘by 2025, 85% […]

Expert discusses keeping it green as a top priority for 2021

It is now widely understood that the UK is to reach its legally binding zero-carbon target in the UK by 2050 and in order to do so, we must make rapid changes to the way we run our data centres. Jon Healy, Operations Director at Keysource, discusses how sustainability is set to dominate business decisions […]

A new era: Does Edge still have a place in the ‘new normal’?

Jackson Lee, VP of Corporate Development, Colt DCS, says hyperscale offers businesses the flexibility and scalability to deal with any situation that comes their way and investment in this area enables the running of efficient operations in the face of uncertainty. 2020 has changed everything we once knew about business, including where best to run […]

What will 2021 look like for the data centre sector?

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to have an effect on the data centre industry throughout 2021, but there are also other drivers to consider. James Hart, CEO at BCS (Business Critical Solutions), takes a look at what 2021 and beyond might look like. Sustainable power Next year we are likely to see […]

The future of the workplace – Creating a learning landscape

Sarah Parks, Marketing and Communication Director at CNet Training, discusses the types of learning approaches organisations can create and offer their employees, as COVID-19 has forced us to rethink our priorities in the workplace. Prior to COVID-19, the popularity of attending events, meetings and educational programs via remote attendance, hot-desking and flexible working was already […]

Unified fast file and fast object storage: A key milestone in the evolution of storage architecture

The rise of data applications has impacted storage technology and accelerated unified fast file and object (UFFO). Wes van den Berg, VP & GM, Pure Storage UKI, tells us why the emergence of UFFO is fundamental and why it is expected to power the innovation of tomorrow. Looking back, there are many significant milestones in […]

How the move to Edge Cloud will support the rollout of 5G

Edge Computing has become increasingly popular as business leaders look to modernise their network infrastructure, resulting in a spike in demand for data centres across the globe. Jürgen Hatheier, Chief Technology Officer, EMEA at Ciena, says that in the next five years, we will see tens of thousands of additional scaled-down data centres at the […]

What does 2021 have in store for the data centre industry?

As we approach a new year, the data centre industry must prepare for what might be in store. Justin Jenkins, UK President and COO Europe, Vantage Data Centers, discusses some of the trends to be expected in 2021 as it will undoubtedly be another exciting one for the industry. The year ahead promises to be […]

Expert reveals how to solve the data centre staffing crisis

Navigating the staffing crisis can be a challenge within itself, without including the current issues data centre leaders have been faced with as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Ryan Hogg, Senior Hardware Product Manager, Opengear, discusses the best way to solving today’s data centre staffing crisis. The rapid growth of the data centre sector […]

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