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Infographic: What is hyperconvered infrastructure?
If you're struggling to contend with disparate IT architectures, you’re not alone  Varying proportions of private, public and hybrid cloud consumption are becoming the norm for enterprise, which creates a new set of infrastructure management challenges. Costs and complexity can increase without a robust strategy of coordination and control. Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) unites storage, servers,... Read More

How are data centres adapting to be more eco-friendly?

In an environment where consumption of all things appears to be heading skywards, data use, bandwidth and storage requirements are right on trend. With levels of data creation and use now surpassing zettabytes volumes per year, the data centre technology suites that facilitate this compute power need to be carefully controlled.

From the standpoint of an infrastructure supplier, today’s discussions with data centre operators and corporate end users, with owned data centre capability, are framed around increased bandwidth, reduced latency and energy concerns including lower power usage and effective climate control to optimise the compute environment.


‘World’s first’ ocean-powered data centre planned for Scotland

Green developer SIMEC Atlantis Energy has announced plans to construct the world’s first sea-powered hyperscale data centre in the north of Scotland.

The site in the Caithness region of Scotland will be powered by electricity generated from MeyGen, a tidal energy project SIMEC Atlantis launched 2010 at an offshore site between Scotland’s northernmost coast and the island of Stroma.


Delivering Green Edge Data Centres: Addressing the Power Consumption Challenge
According to Gartner by 2025 75% of all enterprise data will be created and processed outside a traditional centralised data centre or cloud – in other words at the edge. As edge infrastructure proliferates and the environmental impact of the ICT industry comes under ever-increasing scrutiny, it is essential that edge facilities make use of... Read More

Delivering Green Edge Data Centres: Addressing the Power Consumption Challenge
According to Gartner by 2025 75% of all enterprise data will be created and processed outside a traditional centralised data centre or cloud – in other words at the edge. As edge infrastructure proliferates and the environmental impact of the ICT industry comes under ever-increasing scrutiny, it is essential that edge facilities make use of... Read More


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