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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 […]


Vertiv joins the sustainable digital infrastructure alliance to help drive a climate-neutral digital economy

Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, has announced that it has become a lead sponsor of the Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance (SDIA).  Giordano Albertazzi, President for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Vertiv, said: “Achieving a successful transition to a sustainable and digital future will require the co-operation of a wide variety of stakeholders, including governments as well as organisations from across the energy and technology industries.”  Vertiv will apply its expertise, global reach and lead position […]


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 […]


phoenixNAP data centre to bring DE-CIX multi-service interconnection to US west coast

phoenixNAP, a global IT services provider offering security-focused cloud infrastructure, dedicated servers, colocation and specialised Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) technology solutions, has announced that its flagship data centre in Phoenix, Arizona, is to become a strategic point of presence for DE-CIX’s newest Internet Exchange DE-CIX Phoenix. This deployment will make phoenixNAP a part of DE-CIX’s global interconnection ecosystem, […]


Suffolk County Council achieves greater RoI with Cohesity

With the influx of data dominating today’s technology market, backup and restoring files is paramount to operating smoothly and reliably. Simon Mason, Head of Design and Platforms, Suffolk County Council, tells us how the organisation wanted to improve its capabilities by focusing on both the recovery of individual files and the restore of systems, and […]


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 […]


Arcserve and Nutanix bring hyperconverged data protection to hybrid cloud infrastructures

Arcserve, one of the world’s most experienced data and ransomware protection providers, has announced Arcserve N Series appliances, which deliver integrated hyperscale backup, recovery and ransomware protection to enterprise infrastructures. The Arcserve N Series appliances, built on Arcserve UDP technology, are powered by Nutanix, a leader in private, hybrid, and multi-cloud computing, and secured by […]


O2 cools down data centres to save energy as 4G and 5G hot up

As the world heats up, data centre facilities must discover smarter ways to cool down. Jorge Ribeiro Rousse, Director of Service Platform Strategy and Engineering, Virgin Media O2, discusses how it implemented EkkoSense’s software technology to monitor and control temperatures at its mobile network site in order to keep its mobile network running, delivering cooling […]


Digital Realty announces availability of AWS capability on PlatformDIGITAL

Digital Realty has announced the deployment of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect 100Gbps capability at the company’s Westin building exchange in Seattle and on its Interxion Dublin campus in Ireland, bringing one of the fastest AWS Direct Connect capabilities to PlatformDIGITAL. Digital Realty’s platform connects 290 centres of data exchange with over 4,000 participants around the world, […]


Pandemic-driven data reliance fuels record data centre investments

Knight Frank, a global property adviser, has released key findings from its Data Centre Report 2021 which evidences that the data centre market has experienced strong momentum in 2021. The report, published in partnership with DC Byte, shows EMEA markets have seen take-up rise 4% in the last quarter to 120MW, with a 10% increase […]


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