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Growing data volumes and data centre complexity drive outsourcing

Companies looking to manage an ever-growing amount of data without the hassle of running an in-house data centre will drive the sector’s outsourced services market to grow at 16% for each of the next few years. That’s according to analysis from Frost & Sullivan (F&S) in its European Data Centre Services Market report which also… Read More

Data centre users offered full benefits of infrastructure management system

An online system to help colocation customers get the most value out of advanced infrastructure management software has been introduced by London-based data centre owner, Virtus. The Virtus Intelligent Portal (VIP) gives the customer access to the data centre infrastructure management (DCIM) system and “complete transparency into and control of their colocated data centre usage”…. Read More

UK data centre developer targets US occupiers

The developer of a proposed 65,000m² data centre development near Cambridge has recruited a US agent to help it find tenants. The 40 acre site, known as Camro Data Centre Park, is being developed by Lasercharm and gained planning permission in April. Wired Real Estate (WiredRE), heralded as the US’s leading independent cloud, colocation, and… Read More

Is there a chance of cloud sanity breaking out?

Most major vendors have agreed it is good to avoid locking in their customers and now the discussion has moved on to realising the promise of the cloud. So, now, Clive Longbottom looks forward to a time when the composite app becomes the norm At one stage, it looked like the cloud computing community was… Read More

The heart of the cloud doesn’t beat, it whirrs

Who’d have thought a data centre could be so full of surprises? I am grateful to CenturyLink Technology Solutions for accepting my request to visit their site in Slough – after all, if I am to write about them and their use every day, I should at least have witnessed this beating – or whirring… Read More

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