Latest data centre publications

Case study/interview with pharma CIO who has gone cloud, wireless and BYOD.

Q&A interview with Nathan McBride, IT director of AMAG Pharmaceuticals – an $80m US-based company – by John Dix of Network World which investigates why and how he got rid of their data centre, wires, phones etc and went on the cloud. There‘s a nice line when talking about his 24 service providers: “Our loyalty only… Read More

Hand over overseas data, says US judge in totally unhelpful cloud privacy ruling

Here we go again. Another US legal ruling that has implications for us all . According to Diginomica, a magistrate has ruled that Microsoft must give up some emails held on a server in Ireland to comply with a US warrant. The article’s author has focused on the privacy issue (I’m not sure about the… Read More

Amazon branded “dirtiest” web firm – major rejects “inaccurate data”

Environmental campaign group Greenpeace has slated Amazon Web Services (AWS) as “the dirtiest and least transparent” web firm, saying it is “far behind its major competitors, with zero reporting of its energy or environmental footprint to any source or stakeholder.” The cloud major has reacted angrily to the claims slamming Greenpeace’s US arm’s report Clicking… Read More

Growing confidence and cloud take up drive data centre investment

Growing corporate confidence coupled with sustained demand by cloud providers continues to drive new interest for data centre services, with London and Frankfurt leading the way, according to research from global property advisor CBRE. Across the five key markets of London, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Paris and Madrid, a total of 8,090 sq m of data space… Read More

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