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Exclusive: ServerFarm CEO discusses data centre workforce woes
Not only is there a clear gender disparity in the industry, but Papouchado says the existing workforce is aging.
Opinion: GDPR requirements & opportunities for colocation providers
The law was enforced in May but is still confusing to some colocation providers as to which requirements they must comply with.
Etix Everywhere acquires NeoCenter Ouest, adds 2 data centres
Blanchot is confident this new development will result in strong growth for the company’s sales and profitability.
Whitepaper: Why it’s critical to detect cyber attacks as they happen
"Many organisations are struggling to keep pace with the speed in which hackers are attacking their systems."
Whitepaper: How to explain why IT security needs more budget
Do you want to convince your higher-ups that IT and security need more budget?
The six golden keys to successful identity assurance
When someone tries to access your internal systems, how can you be sure a user is who they claim to be?
Survey: App dev is surging, but how are businesses doing it?
Today “every company is in the software business" to get a competitive edge, and this survey reveals how app dev is affecting IT teams.
Lenovo hopes to open up HCI with new SAP and Nutanix partnership
The goal of the collaboration is to push development in access to hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) for enterprises.
Google & Orange team up on new submarine cable connecting EU & US
Google's new cable connecting the US to the French Atlantic coast will be first for more than 15 years, and Orange will be the landing partner.
Four Asian data centre heavyweights agree to pool expertise
In a move that could be of detriment to the smaller players in the data centre market, four tech giants have signed a cooperation agreement.
Google wants carbon-free energy for data centres 24/7
Google is continuing its renewable rampage with the statement "the internet is 24/7, carbon-free energy should be too"
Aruba trebling capacity with two new Milan data centres
One year since the opening of Italy’s largest data centre campus, Aruba has announced it is now working on two additional data centre buildings.
Veritas and Pure Storage partner to enhance AI and ML
Veritas and Pure Storage have teamed up in a bid to aid joint customers make the most of their data for a competitive advantage.
Microsoft’s new project to bring gaming to the data centre
Data centres could soon be the crutch for the army of Xbox One gamers around the world with Microsoft's latest venture, Project xCloud.
Interview: Hitachi Vantara talks challenges of compliance in financial services
Technology is advancing a lot quicker, and the incumbent banks need to be more up to speed but are held back by a lot of legacy systems.
Chinese espionage: Sweating Apple insists breach allegations are ‘not true’
The dust still hasn't settled on the report that caused Supermicro's stocks to collapse, and now Apple is stressing its innocence.
IT struggling with increased roles and limited budgets
With digital transformation rife, IT departments around the globe are being forced to do more with the same resources.
Guinness World Records migrates to AWS public cloud
Setting records itself, the Guinness World Records has made huge strides in its digital transformation journey.
Vertiv makes EMEA channel appointment, bets on edge computing
The company is confident its latest executive appointment will help develop new channel programmes and product developments.
Google shutting down Google+ after covering up privacy bug
Google’s management was aware of the bug but chose not to share it with the public to avoid scrutiny by regulators.
Opinion: How to capture “Lessons Learned” with cloud-based DCIM
Schneider's Kim Povlsen says it's vital to always be learning about and from problems in IT, and DCIM tools are vital to that.
DDN partners with NVIDIA to activate AI in the data centre
The duo asserts they're looking to reinvent data centres with storage and compute solutions that are equipped for AI and deep learning (DL) workloads.
Alibaba Cloud to close gap with rivals in APAC - GlobalData
Alibaba Cloud has almost 50% of the infrastructure-as-a-service market share in China and its annual revenue grew 101% in FY18.
Unintended recipients: The minor action causing major compliance problems
"With GDPR now in full effect, it is vital that businesses of all sizes protect the sensitive information they hold."
Supermicro, Apple, & Amazon vs crippling scandal – who’s lying?
A report has exploded claiming Chinese spies have managed to plant backdoors into servers sold from Supermicro to some of the world's biggest players - all of whom deny it.
Opinion: How to execute a seamless cloud-initiated digital transformation
New Relic's Lee Atchison says there are a number of barriers for businesses that are going 'all-in' for the cloud.
SD-WAN adoption growing, but MPLS is here to stay - report
The report represents 850 companies in five industries: manufacturing, healthcare, banking, financial services and insurance, healthcare, retail, technology.
Equinix opening second data centre in Bulgaria early 2019
The company has sunk around US$19 million into the new facility that will be located in Bulgaria's capital, Sofia.
World’s first carbon-positive data centre due to be powered on
EcoDataCenter will be launching its new facility in Sweden that not only has no carbon emissions, but also promotes the reduction of them.
Trends driving secure SD-WAN services
Cloud, SD-WAN and security are in the midst of an evolution that is quickly growing in importance.
DDN makes ‘old’ appointment with Tintri co-founder designated CTO
The revival story of IT company Tintri continues as DDN today announced a new executive appointment - with potentially a 100 more to come.
Is the glamour of cloud compromising business fundamentals?
Given cloud's massive momentum, Mark Gaydos says there is a risk that some basic fundamentals might be being overlooked in the rush.
Hungry vendors: EMEA server shipments fall while revenues rise
Higher average selling prices across standard and custom servers has seen data centre vendors cashing in on a bustling market.
Digital Realty launches new global command center
The facility is set to optimize customer experience by providing stability and rapid response capabilities for its customers around the world.
Global shareholders sue 'leading' China data centre operator GDS
The lawsuit believes GDS has been engaged in a 'ruse' to enrich insiders by acquiring data centers that aren't as valuable as the company claims.