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Intelligent technology will shape the future of retail

Amido research shows 88% of retail tech decision makers (TDMs) see the potential of the likes of AI, AR and VR as ways to increase their competitive advantage, but many are struggling trying to meet the convenience demands of consumers.

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Machine Learning & AI power data centre sector’s first software-embedded thermal advisory capability

EkkoSense has launched Cooling Advisor – a powerful machine learning and AI-powered advisory software tool that helps data center operations teams to keep their critical facilities thermally-optimized.

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86% of organisations prioritise AI and Machine Learning

DataRobot, the AI Cloud leader, has released a new research report on the state of artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) in the enterprise. The report findings are based on a deep exploration of over 400 organisations across industries, revealing critical insights into the common hurdles facing these organisations and the ways AI is unlocking economic growth.

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Report highlights risk of vulnerable connected devices

Ordr has released its annual report on the state of connected devices, titled “Rise of the Machines 2021: State of Connected devices -- IT, IoT, IoMT and OT.” The 2021 report addresses pandemic-related cybersecurity challenges, including the growth of connected devices and related increase of security risks from these devices as threat actors took advantage of chaos to launch attacks.

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AWS introduces HealthLake

Amazon HealthLake enables healthcare organisations to store, transform, and query health data in the cloud using machine learning for a complete picture of patient and population health.

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GitLab acquires UnReview

Acquisition takes first step in building GitLab’s Applied Machine Learning for DevOps .

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Dataiku available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

Microsoft Azure customers worldwide now gain access to Dataiku, giving companies large and small an easy way to leverage the power of AI.

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ThoughtSpot and Databricks partner

ThoughtSpot launches support for Databricks allowing users to run search and AI-driven analytics directly on the Databricks Lakehouse Platform, powered by Delta Lake.

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Putting AI and ML in expert hands

Democratisation of Machine Learning makes operational experts more flexible to improve and predict process and asset performance.

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Intelligent automation can unlock $850 million annual value for CSPs

CSPs across North America, Europe, Latin America, EMEA and APAC disclose plans for automation.

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Majority of organisations plan automation investment

New survey reveals that 48% accelerated automation projects as a result of the pandemic, with cost savings, customer satisfaction, and employee productivity as primary drivers.

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Accelerating Machine Learning and hyperscale computing infrastructure

Switchtec PFX PCIe Gen 5 high performance switches double the data rate of PCIe Gen 4.0 solutions while delivering ultra-low latency and advanced diagnostics.

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UK - bottom of the class for AI?

Companies in the UK are lagging behind their global counterparts when it comes to artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) implementation, with just one in ten organisations (10%) able to boast mature capabilities – compared to one in six (17%) worldwide.

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AI solving real-world problems and AI ethics among top trends for 2021

Data science, machine learning, and AI experts highlight the top AI and ML trends they expect to shape the data science industry in 2021.

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MInd the learning gap

Rackspace Technology has published the results of a global survey that reveals that the majority of organizations globally lack the internal resources to support critical artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) initiatives.

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Videos

Or Lenchner, CEO, Bright Data, discusses the growing importance of ESG data, outlining the challenges of accessing, collecting, collating and analysing the many available data sources, and suggesting that improved government guidance and regulation is the way forward, along with the right analytics solution.
Neil Cornish, Ecosystem Development Manager at Tech Data UK, discusses the collaboration between the UK Fashion & Textile Association, IBM, the Future Fashion Factory and Tech Data UK, to develop a new technology platform designed to help drive both sustainability and profitability within the fashion supply chain.
Surya Varanasi, Storcentric’s CTO, talks through the launch of the Nexsan Unity NV10000 enterprise class platform, which supports block, file and object storage protocols and addresses data security, including ransomware, and regulatory compliance concerns.
The opening of Telehouse South at its London Docklands campus might represent something of a change for Telehouse, as it represents an ‘ambitious and aesthetic’ refurbishment of an existing data centre, as opposed to a new build, but it continues the company’s focus of providing high level colocation facilities, where latency, cloud, connectivity and sustainability all have key roles to play. Mark Pestridge, Senior Customer Experience Director, Telehouse Europe, explains all.

Expert Opinions

Marc Garner, VP, Secure Power Division, Schneider Electric UK & Ireland The data centre sector skills shortage has been documented by industry publications and research firms for almost a decade. In fact, a report published by Gartner in 2016 found 80% of firms expected to find their growth held back due to a lack of new data centre skills, with the McKinsey Global Institute predicting a global shortage of 1.5 million qualified data centre managers as early as 2015.
By Davide Villa, Director of Business Development EMEAI, Western Digital.
By Graham Jarvis, Lead Business and Technology Journalist.
By Mohammed Rupawalla – Vice President and CTO – Digital & Data, Mphasis.