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Almost half of businesses don’t have adequate cybersecurity for remote working

Almost half (48%) of IT leaders admit their organisation’s cybersecurity isn’t good enough for remote working, according to new research from Distology.

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HCL expands digital transformation partnership with ams Osram

Strategic IT services engagement accelerates post-merger innovation and growth.

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VMware SASE launched by BT as a Managed Service

VMware has formed an agreement with BT, a leading global communications services provider, to offer multinational customers more choice and flexibility in how they embrace a cloud-first approach to networking, security, and edge computing.

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Equinix opens co-innovation facility

Equinix has opened its first Co-Innovation Facility (CIF), located in its DC15 International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centre at the Equinix Ashburn Campus in the Washington, D.C. area. A component of Equinix’s Data Centre of the Future initiative, the CIF is a new capability that enables partners to work with Equinix on trialling and developing innovations. These innovations, such as identifying a path to clean hydrogen-enabled fuel cells or deploying more capable battery solutions, will be used to help define the future of sustainable digital infrastructure and services globally.

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11:11 Systems completes iland acquisition

Newly-formed 11:11 answers cloud market’s call for a single, trusted vendor to manage and monitor hybrid infrastructure.

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Consumers feel service is an afterthought

Nearly three quarters of UK businesses see a direct link between customer service and business performance.

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Dell Technologies boosts cloud services with availability of APEX Data Storage Services in the UK

New Storage-as-a-Service offer transforms IT experience, allowing organisations to focus on outcomes instead of infrastructure management.

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Ground Labs launches Data Discovery Network

Enhanced program for distributors, resellers, consultants and alliance partners empowers global community with technology, training and services to extend powerful data-discovery solutions across on-premise and in the cloud.

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LogPoint releases LogPoint 7

Comprehensive update provides best-in-class SIEM and SOAR integration within one unified security operations platform for accelerated detection, investigation, and response.

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AXA Luxembourg embraces customer-centric insurance transformation

Connects more than 15 systems to create a single view of the customer.

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BT selects Rackspace Technology as cloud partner

BT and Rackspace Technology have formed a partnership agreement to transform BT’s multinational customers’ cloud services.

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Calls for government regulation of AI bias

Issued in collaboration with the World Economic Forum and global academic leaders, new research finds 1 in 3 organisations faced direct business impact due to an occurrence of AI bias.

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Videos

Chair of the Data Centre Alliance’s Thermal Management Special Interest Group (SIG), Jon Summers, looks at some of the topics and technologies under scrutiny as the current sustainability focus turns up the heat on the data centre sector to improve its environmental performance. Liquid cooling, legacy data centres, the PUE metric, geography and climate, waste heat reuse and the role of AI are all covered during the discussion.
Richard Clifford, Head of Innovation at Keysource, talks through some of the company’s recent customer success stories, its new cybersecurity focus, and goes on to provide some great insights into the data centre sustainability debate – with Scope 3 emissions and supply chain collaboration a major focus, alongside hybrid cooling and the edge. Richard also suggests that it might be time to move beyond the PUE metric as a measure of data centre energy efficiency.
Michael Queenan, Co-Founder and CEO of Nephos Technologies, explains the importance of understanding the whole data stack – the storage and the governance as well as the analytics – in order to turn the raw data into valuable, actionable information. Michael also details how his company is helping customers on their ‘data literacy’ journey, most recently with the introduction of a Data Governance as a Service solution.
Jorn Wittendorp, Founder and CEO of Ydentic, explains how the company’s platform helps MSPs and their customers to optimise the management of workplaces, accounts, access rights and passwords from one, central location. The company is expanding from its Netherlands base, looking to develop partners in Germany, the UK and the Nordics.

Expert Opinions

COP26 reinforced the need for society to reduce carbon emissions and be more eco-conscious. If we are to meet the targets set out by governments and organisations, tangible actions must take place. The UK has committed to reaching net zero by 2050, a challenging prospect that requires all levels of society to play their part. Business and industry’s energy consumption is an area that can be vastly improved when it comes to reducing carbon emissions. Scott Davidson, managing director at ISN Solutions, a corporate IT managed services provider with more than 20 years’ experience of partnering with energy companies, looks at how harnessing the latest technological innovations and practices can help energy companies navigate the energy transition.
Nicolas Roussel, Technical Manager at Siemon, discusses whether to select singlemode or multimode fibre cabling for the data centre