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What happens when you run Linux on a toaster?
Just because you can build a toaster that runs Linux, it doesn’t mean you should. So why are you using commodity hardware in your data centre that was built to do something else entirely?
Equinix restricts access to Europe data centres to prevent COVID-19 spread
Equinix has restricted access to most of its data centres across Europe in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, with the company’s UK data centres due to follow suit on March 31.
Huawei’s solution for streamlining data centre construction
The company’s new offering provides services to support the design, build and operation of Tier-4 data centres.
The human eye as a proxy for the future of networking
In recent years scientists have been unravelling the intricate structure and wiring of retina neurons within the eye - Mellanox Technologies looks beneath the surface.
Digital Realty welcomes EMEA managing director
Digital Realty has welcomed Jeffrey Tapley into a permanent role as the company’s EMEA managing director.
ABB pilots cloud-based automation solution for data centers
The new solution has increased accessibility provided by the dashboards that display the data in a comprehensive way.
Two students win US apprenticeship with global data center giant
Park Place Technologies has been doing its bit to promote gender diversity in the IT industry.
Park Place Technologies hires new EMEA managing director
Post-warranty data centre maintenance company Park Place Technologies has recruited Sean Sears as its new managing director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Opinion: Three ‘must-haves’ for building a resilient edge
Schneider’s Steven Carlini shares his thoughts on computing at the edge – as well as some apt advice.
Park Place acquires MCSA Group to extend UK footprint
Park Place will take over all of the UK-based business-critical IT services and solution provider’s business across six offices in the UK, including one in Scotland.
Iron Mountain extends commitment to greenhouse gas reduction
The company recently announced the formal approval from the Science Based Targets initiative of its 2025 greenhouse gas emissions goals.
Survey finds DC managers want more efficiency, not horsepower
More servers and more CPU power used to be the answer to boosting data centre performance, but it appears this is no longer the case.
How to keep network infrastructure secure and available
Two OVH executives have weighed in on how network infrastructure and the challenges in that space will be evolving in the coming year.
Park Place opens new APAC HQ with 50% more jobs on the cards
Singapore is a hot bed of innovation at the moment and Park Place Technologies is looking to capitalise on it.
HPE extends cloud-based AI tool InfoSight to servers
HPE asserts it is a big deal as the system can drive down operating costs, plug disruptive performance gaps, and free up time to allow IT staff to innovate.
Exclusive: How to intentionally build security into a network
Intent-based networking (IBN) offers an opportunity to design security objectives into the fabric of a complex network, and then enforce them.
UK IT company wins NHS hospital data centre maintenance contract
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Trust has awarded a data centre maintenance contract to Secure I.T. Environments over the next three years.