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Is your lighting compromising your data security?

Steve Mansell, Divisional Director Critical Facilities, Zumtobel Group, discusses how building services, such as lighting and controls, could be increasing your risk of compromised data security. If you’re in the business of data, you’ll know that it’s a valuable asset that must be protected. You’ll also be acutely aware that wherever there is data, there […]


Facing down the climate crisis: Turning your business green

Over the past few years, sustainability has been rising swiftly up the corporate agenda. However, thus far, real change has failed to materialise. Even though businesses in the UK are well aware of the need for more sustainable practices, 35% of UK executives and leaders still struggle to ‘align their eco-commitments with their overall business […]


Designing the data centre with the client top of mind

Haitham Hussien, Senior Associate ELV/ICT Engineer, AE7, discusses his involvement in some major projects, how sustainability plays a part in the design and operation of a data centre compared to some years ago, and how he works to ensure quality and construction of facility design standards. Can you tell us how you work with clients […]


Five reasons why Edge is an essential component to future-proof computing

Business leaders are constantly looking for tools which enable them to operate more innovatively, and with Edge Computing this is possible. Fred Lherault, Field CTO, EMEA, Pure Storage, draws attention to some of the key benefits of Edge Computing, such as Business Continuity and increased reliability, and why they should invest to avoid being left […]


How data center operators are shifting towards sustainability

Hitesh Prajapati, Country Manager of Vertiv Singapore, tells us how data center operators are shifting towards sustainability to reduce their environmental impact. How can data centers contribute to climate action? Data centers have had an extraordinarily high reliance on power from traditional fossil fuel fired plants until recently. As a key step towards climate action, […]


Edge data centres under stress: How to keep networks up and running in the ‘hybrid’ working age

Edge Computing is an area of technology that has experienced rapid growth since the pandemic. Alan Stewart-Brown, VP EMEA, Opengear, discusses how Edge Computing is capable of transforming the data centre landscape. The traditional data centre has been a mainstay of computing and connectivity networks for decades, with most processing transactions being carried out in […]


Microsoft, Databricks and other leading giants show data analytics solutions at BYTES 2022

With ASEAN rapidly trying to leverage the potential of data, BYTES 2022 – ASEAN, a two-day virtual summit, provided the necessary platform to the key industry stakeholders and experts to share their vision, insights and collaborate with peers and solution providers to power data-driven organizations. ASEAN, 22nd April, 2022: Amidst skyscraping digitization drives in Southeast […]


Nexsan: Using storage solutions to scale  

Massive data growth has changed the way SMEs operate, with it becoming increasingly critical for small businesses to store, protect and manage their data at scale. We explore how two US-based organisations used solutions from Nexsan to ensure their data was secure and scalable.    Wyoming Surgical Associates, PC deploys Nexsan E-Series P storage platform to […]


Reaping the benefits of Smart City technology in Africa

As Smart Cities emerge across the globe, there is a ‘huge opportunity’ in Africa to embrace and evolve towards this concept. This is the view of Mahmoud El-Banna, Head of Digital Industries Sales for China, India and MEA at Nokia. He talks us through some of the existing and new initiatives in the region, as […]


Stress Awareness Month: Turning Talk into Action

April is Stress Awareness month, a month designed to highlight the dangers of the modern stress epidemic. As Anne Tiedemann, SVP People & Investor Relations at Glasswall, said: “Stress is unavoidable and the workplace is often one of the most stressful environments that we experience. Research by the CIPD found that 79% of HR leaders […]


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