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Securing the data – and our future

Peter Ransom, the CIO of international charity Oxfam, has taken on the role of security manager while a colleague was recruited. Understanding the threats without and the risks within, it has been an eye opening experience. “The thing is, our policy doesn’t quite cover this and as you are the acting Information Security Manager, we… Read More

Data centres must shape up to handle scale of Internet of Things

With an estimated 26bn units with IP addresses hanging off the internet by 2020, the amazing growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) could have a “transformational effect” on data centres around the world according to leading analyst firm, Gartner. It estimates that the IoT will produce new revenues of over $300 billion by 2020,… Read More

Data centre of future is “business critical”

As organisations do more of their business and host more of their core applications in the cloud, the data centre will have to be considered as vital to businesses. That’s what Domininic Phillips, the managing director of data centre provider, Datum, told delegates at Data Centre World in February. In a presentation called ‘The data… Read More

Green data centre’s secrets revealed

A new data centre has had its potential environmental impact massively reduced by using green data centre technologies which has also helped improved its power usage effectiveness (PUE). Adam Smith, director at Paragon Internet Group, the parent company of three cloud web hosting companies, told the Data Centre World conference about how the centre has… Read More

VMWare’s vCloud Hybrid Service offers on or off premise choice

In February 2014 VMware launched its vCLoud Hybrid Services in London. This European launch has also involved an over subscribed beta testing programme that has been running for several months now. Its participants included organisations such as Betfair and Cancer Research – both of whom are said to be very happy with the results they… Read More

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