Specialist data centre news for Europe, the Middle East & Africa
Etix Everywhere Borealis data centre goes 100% green
The company has been busy in the past months having signed several contracts with the major Icelandic power providers.
Telco central offices are being transformed into the edge
Schneider Electric's Steven Carlini discusses how the old central offices are now ideal to enable the telco edge.
UK IT decision makers more concerned about Brexit than GDPR
When it comes to data sovereignty, UK businesses are less prepared and thus more concerned for what Brexit will bring.
Q&A: Aruba manager on imminent data centre challenges
Aruba's Alessandro Bruschini shares his thoughts on booming demand for data centres and the growing obstacles bolstered by regulation and energy efficiency requirements.
Interview: Next steps needed in data centre energy efficiency
SPIE UK's Peter Westwood shares what needs to be done to make the vision of a data-driven world more sustainable.
Gartner names ExtraHop leader in network performance monitoring
ExtraHop provides enterprise cyber analytics that deliver security and performance from the inside out.
APAC holds largest installed base of storage capacity
"The Global StorageSphere is large and diverse, encompassing many different storage technologies, and growing rapidly."
IBM opens up Watson to run on anything, anywhere
Big Blue has made Watson portable across any cloud with the goal to empower businesses to prevent vendor lock-in and start deploying AI wherever their data resides.
Dell EMC’s new and improved data management capabilities
The company has made updates to its All-Flash storage system and released the ClarityNow software for data management.
Four ways the technology landscape will change in 2019
Until now, organisations have only spoken about innovative technologies somewhat theoretically. This has left people without a solid understanding of how they will ultimately manifest in our work and personal lives.
DigiPlex launches new colo hall in Stockholm data centre
DigiPlex has announced that it has taken measures to satiate increasing customer demand.
Lenovo launches new IT infrastructure-as-a-service offering
Customers can now use and pay for data centre hardware and services - on-premise or at a customer-preferred location - without having to purchase the equipment.
Industry vet Jay Adelson appointed to Megaport board
"Jay is an industry luminary with a tremendous track record of seeing around corners and his appointment highlights our global focus as a company."
IDC: Growth in ICT spend driven by cloud infrastructure
Service providers account for a growing share of ICT spending, led by a surge of cloud infrastructure spending, according to IDC.
How Red Hat aims to update infrastructure control and automation
The latest version of Red Hat CloudForms aims to help enable unified and consistent management across on-premises and virtual resources.
Veritas strengthens AWS partnership with new competencies
Veritas NetBackup and Backup Exec now support multiple AWS storage classes.
Channel partners growing in importance for cloud services
Canalys analysts say the huge growth in cloud services will be of benefit to channel partners with a number of incentives.
Photo gallery: The world's 'most beautiful' data centre
Data centres don’t usually fall into the ‘beautiful’ category, but it’s a struggle to find words that can better describe the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC).
Big cloud providers continue to squeeze out smaller players
Last year saw almost manic growth in revenue for cloud providers as businesses continue to seek the benefits the services can provide.
Hybrid cloud adoption accelerating in healthcare
In just two years, healthcare providers’ hybrid cloud deployments are set to almost double from 19 percent penetration to 37 percent.
Iridium completes US$3 billion satellite constellation upgrade
The upgraded Iridium constellation enables services such as the AireonSM global aircraft tracking and surveillance system and Iridium Certus, the company's new broadband service.
Park Place jumps aboard girls in STEM initiative
It’s no secret that the IT industry and data centre circles are short of female representation, and this trio hopes to help overcome that issue.
Huawei biggest player in thriving network equipment services market
The market is dominated by the larger players, with more than 80 percent allocated to just the top four vendors.
Next big step in IT will be the ‘fusion’ of technologies
"This year’s trends reaffirm the importance of thinking about technology holistically.”
Expert comment: What the Collection #2-5 data dump means for credential abuse
Techday spoke to experts and executives in the security industry about the data leak and the implications on phishing and credential stuffing.
Mobile security: A case of risk versus reward?
Neither restricting productivity nor accepting tremendous mobile security risk is a viable option.
Data Protection Day needs to be an everyday thing
Today marks the 13th annual Data Protection Day, a day aimed at raising awareness and promoting good data privacy practices around the world.
Opinion: How SD-WAN changes the game for 5G networks
Versa Network's Kelly Ahuja says 5G/SD-WAN mobile edge computing and network slicing will enable and drive innovative NFV services.
IBM wins multi-million dollar cloud deal
The ‘Big Blue’ has secured a multi-year, multi-million dollar contract with Smart Energy Water (SEW).
AWS’ on-premises play an admission of hybrid cloud's future
According to Nutanix’s Jeff Smith, public cloud is not - and never has been - a panacea, and it seems the world has finally caught up to that fact.
Cybersecurity and compliance in an uncertain climate
IT Governance' Alan Calder reflects on Data Protection Day and the next steps businesses should be taking for the year ahead.
Massive 2.2bil-username data dump leaked on dark web
This makes the second leak three times bigger than the Collection #1 dump leaked last month.
US-China trade war a ‘double-edged sword’ for ICT spending
The trade war, among other factors, is set to negatively impact global ICT spending but the market will still experience positive growth.
Exclusive Q&A: Why businesses are storing useless hardware
In this exclusive interview, Blancco's Fredrik Forslund details just how expensive the issue of data centre waste has become.
Could 2019 finally be the banner year for DMaaS?
Schneider Electric's Greg Jones believes cloud and service providers are finally embracing data centre management as a service platforms to help leverage data about their own facilities.
The ultimate playbook for DNS infrastructure
Advanced DNS solutions can bring legacy systems into the modern age and protect against these potentially crippling DNS attacks.
2019 surge in IoT spending just ‘scratching the surface’
Investment in Internet of Things (IoT) solutions In Europe is set to continue its relentless march forward in 2019.
After more than two decades, Commvault appoints new CEO
Commvault today announced a new CEO to take over the reins from retiring president and CEO Bob Hammer.
AWS and Azure spending big bucks on data centres to get ahead
A new report from Canalys has revealed what the world’s two largest cloud providers have been up to – and they’ve certainly been busy.
Interview: Emerging trends for a sustainable data centre industry
SPIE UK's Peter Westwood discusses the various technologies emerging both now and in the future to boost energy efficiency among data centres.
88% of businesses breached in the last year - Carbon Black
The report analyses survey results from different vertical sectors, organisation sizes and IT team sizes to build a picture of the attack and cyber defence landscape.
Dell EMC expands multicloud data protection capabilities
According to IDC, 92% of organisations have adopted a cloud environment with 64% adopting a multi-cloud approach.
Expert asserts BaaS ‘critical for data centre security’
In an IT world clogged with acronyms, Comport says there is one that many data centres are failing to properly implement.
Cisco completes US$660m acquisition of semiconductor company
The company plans to incorporate Luxtera's technology across its intent-based networking portfolio, spanning enterprise, data centre and service provider markets.
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Analyse the who, what, and where of any person, data, and environment?
Report: How IT Is responding to digital disruption and innovation
Today “every company is in the software business" to get a competitive edge, and this survey reveals how app dev is affecting IT teams.
Whitepaper: Remote working is great – but is it a security time-bomb?
Simply extending current PC security controls to a mobile fleet is ineffective.
Study: Is it possible to detect breaches as they happen
Breaches often happen when businesses least expect them, causing slow reaction times and possibly catastrophic loss.
Whitepaper: How to secure your data in a remote world
Gartner predicts that 80% of worker tasks will take place on a mobile device by 2020.
Migration away from on-prem data centres stalled by security
Despite the surging cloud adoption that is rife around the world, a new study has revealed there’s still a lack of understanding around security.
HPE experts line-up to share what the year ahead holds
According to these HPE bigwigs, 2019 will be the year of the edge-centric, cloud-enabled, and data-driven enterprises.
Exclusive Q&A: The on-premises data centre is here to stay
In an exclusive interview, Scality’s Paul Speciale shares his thoughts on the data centre and cloud industries.
Lenovo flaunts BSC: ‘World’s most beautiful data centre’
Lenovo recently held a press event in Barcelona, flying in media representatives from all over Europe to benefit from a content-packed event.
Four Chinese OEMs among top 10 global semiconductor customers
High regional growth has seen a slight reshuffle in the world’s top semiconductor chip buyers.
How data silos can kill your business
"When data is siloed and hard to share it can have a devastating effect on the health of a business."
Kao Data secures financial injection to expand operations
London wholesale colocation data centre services provider Kao Data has sealed a deal with a significant investment partner.
First commercial 5G core expected in 2020
According to a recent Wireless Packet Core Market report, the CAGR is projected to continue to grow at 3%, with 5G just on the horizon.