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Uptime Institute launches new professional service offering

Uptime Institute has announced the launch of its new Standardised, Comprehensive Infrastructure Risk Assessment for Financial Sector Institutions (SCIRA-FSI). SCIRA-FSI is a new professional service offering by the Global Digital Infrastructure Authority, Uptime Institute, that assesses critical IT environments across enterprise data centres, multi-tenant data centres and public and private clouds to identify and mitigate physical […]


Uptime Institute launches Data Center Career Pathfinder 

Uptime Institute, with support from Google, Meta and Microsoft, has launched the Data Center  Career Pathfinder, a free online tool that uniquely lists hundreds of career possibilities in the fast-growing global digital infrastructure industry. Based on typical real-world job roles, the Career Pathfinder resource was designed to inform and raise awareness about career opportunities in the […]


Neos Networks supports Bakkavor’s network transformation with SD-WAN

Networks are a critical component of a data centre’s performance and it is essential that organisations operate with robust and resilient network infrastructure to continue accelerating at speed. Richard Barton, Network & Datacentre Domain Lead, Bakkavor, discusses how the organisation relies on data centres for optimum performance and tells us how the network transformation afforded […]


How AI and Machine Learning are set to change the game for data centre operations

Tracy Collins, VP Sales – Ekkosense, discusses the ways automation tools like Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning can be used to enable organisations to act quickly in addressing challenges and deliver the results their customers and business require. Before joining EkkoSense, I led a regional colocation provider and prior to that spent over 21 years […]


Park Place Technologies acquires Storfirst Software

Park Place Technologies, the leading global data centre and networking optimisation firm, has strengthened its software portfolio with the purchase of Congruity360’s Storfirst software platform. Storfirst is one of the industry’s most secure, OEM-and-platform-agnostic (cloud, hybrid cloud and on-premises) file system migration and information management software. Storfirst allows customers to manage the movement of their data from production servers […]


Cyxtera plug-and-play capability to deliver as-a-Service solutions

Cyxtera, a global leader in data centre colocation and interconnection services, has announced that the company is expanding its services ecosystem, by extending the capabilities of its SmartCabs solution to deliver dedicated, on-demand IT infrastructure resources to OEMs and technology service providers, significantly reducing deployment schedules and accelerating time-to-solution.   By leveraging Cyxtera SmartCabs, companies, like Dell Technologies and PacketFabric gain immediate access […]


Data storage trends to watch out for in 2022

Making global data storage predictions in the face of an ongoing, highly dynamic pandemic, might at first glance appear akin to reading tea leaves. We asked a number of experts to identify the biggest drivers in the 2022 data storage market, and trends related to six technologies have emerged: cybersecurity; data sovereignty; Artificial Intelligence; cloud; […]


BT engineers new digital network infrastructure for ABB

New network to deliver choice and flexibility and to create sustainable, resilient and secure core platform. BT has announced it is working with ABB to elevate its internationally managed communications infrastructure to new levels of performance, choice and agility to support the company’s new operating model. It follows the signing of a new contract between […]


Future Facilities launches Release 16 of its leading CFD and digital twin software

Future Facilities has launched Release 16 of its industry-leading Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software and digital twin technology, 6SigmaDCX. The updates will deliver improved performance, accuracy and speed to support a broad range of data centre teams in decision-making and achieving sustainable success.  The new 6SigmaDCX offers a range of features to enhance data centre […]


Solving 2022’s key data centre optimisation challenge

The challenges of running a data centre are ever increasing, as is the demand for running carbon neutral facilities. Here, EkkoSense identifies the five issues operations teams will need to resolve to successfully balance increased workloads while still securing carbon savings. EkkoSense has identified five key issues that data centre teams need to address to […]


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