Specialist data centre news for Europe, the Middle East & Africa
Opinion: Modern day back-UPS technology explained
Technology has become incredibly prominent in our lives, making the need for power sources that don’t falter a universal requirement.
Conspiracy looms: NSS Labs takes CrowdStrike, ESET, Symantec & AMTSO to court
Cybersecurity testing organisations NSS Labs is accusing three major security firms and an industry body of boycotting independent security tests of their products.
Hitachi Vantara announces improved container security and multicloud support for devops and data services
Hitachi Vantara is partnering with Aqua Security to add security capabilities to the HEC Container Platform service.
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."
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.
Opinion: Looking beyond traditional security for HCI
Bitdefender's senior analyst says simplicity makes hyperconverged infrastructure attractive, but as the data centre landscape changes, its essential the tech surrounding it evolves too.
Exclusive: Lenovo’s Shayne Harris on the future data centre
Harris says data centres that fail to keep up with the pulse of change will not be able to survive in the future.
Alibaba Cloud elbows into EMEA with new UK data centres
Competition is heating up among the major cloud providers, as Alibaba Cloud continues to claim a bigger stake in the market.
Dell secures certification for SAP HANA production environments
Dell EMC VxRail, powered by VMware vSphere and vSAN, supports mission-critical HCI environments.
ICO report reaction: UK data security incidents rocket 224%
Data security incidents have risen 228 percent in the second quarter of 2018, while fines have doubled.
Frost and Sullivan recognises ForeScout’s achievements in NAC
ForeScout Technologies has announced it is the recipient of the Frost and Sullivan Growth Excellence Leadership Award in the network access control (NAC) market.
Green Mountain goes pre-fab to double data centre capacity
The company has partnered with Schneider Electric in an investment worth more than €31 million.
Lenovo forms partnership to offer edge solution for retailers
Lenovo and Scale Computing have released the new prodcuct with the goal to replace 'expensive' on-premise infrastructure.
UK’s third party data centre market largest in Europe
Data centre markets across Europe are undergoing rapid expansion, but the UK still holds its place at the top of the pile.
Rolls Royce and Intel partner for floating data centres
The two companies are collaborating to have data centres onboard commercial ships to automate the process and make it safer.
Growing spend on data centre systems could be short-lived
Gartner's data reveals total global IT spending will continue to grow in 2019, with some sectors doing better than others.
Bad day at the office for IBM with latest quarterly results
The latest financial results for IBM have revealed a disappointment for investors as the tech giant missed almost all of its targets.
Opinion: Automating the data center with IBN
Apstra's CEO discusses the merits of intent-based networking and how it can adapt automation and AI for the modern data centre.
GDPR compliance: Looking beyond the hype
With contrasting advice coming from all angles, the line between GDPR fact and fiction has become blurred.
The potential of secure data storage and analytics
According to a recent study, the data industry still has a lot of untapped potential.
Facebook breach: Ready for the coming phishing wave?
Much of the information accessed in the Facebook breach is perfect for cyber criminals planning their next phishing attack.
IBM’s new multicloud solution plays nice with its competitors
The 'IBM Multicloud Manager' allows businesses to manage and integrate workloads from other major providers.
NTT Com building one of the UK’s largest data centres
Subsidiary e-shelter will be developing the 60MW London facility with construction to begin next month.
Water scarcity pinned as a major threat to data centre growth
By 2030 global demand for fresh water will exceed available supplies by 40 percent, while data centre demand continues to surge.
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.
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.