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ServiceNow invests in Germany with two new data centres
In addition to the new facilities, ServiceNow hopes to double its workforce in the area by the end of next year.
Iron Mountain achieves 100% renewable energy at EU data centres
A company that is used to running primarily on fossil fuels is making efforts to turn the model on its head.
More than half of UK organisations struggling to use data
A new report has found many businesses are floundering with siloed and legacy approaches to data management.
Hawaiki cable connecting the US and the Pacific gets turbo boost
Following a partnership with Ciena, the subsea cable's transmission speeds have increased 53 percent.
Data Exchange makes the Uptime Institute Tier Certification cut
Big or small, it’s the same conditions for all with the Uptime Institute Tier system, and after reaching Tier III Data Exchange is confident it can go one better.
Opinion: For greater productivity we must take data more seriously
According to Digital Realty, British business is extracting just 58% of the potential value of the data it holds.
Azure used to ‘learn’ when epilepsy patients will have a seizure
A new project is using data analytics and machine learning to predict when a patient will have a seizure and warn them in advance.
Equinix beware: Digital Realty throws down gauntlet with new $1.8b acquisition
With future CAPEX costs included the acquisition will cost around $2.25b and will strip Equinix's title of having the most colocation facilities in South America.
Stirling University opts with APT for data centre upgrade
After converging the campus' IT infrastructure from three data centres to two, the University of Stirling looked into a power upgrade.
Brewery breach: Not even beer is safe from ransomware
There were no pints enjoyed at this Scottish brewery this week as it fell victim to a crippling ransomware attack.
Intel and Alibaba Cloud look to the edge with new partnership
The two companies have released an aptly named 'Joint Edge Computing Platform' in the hopes to encourage the concept among enterprises.
Opinion: 5G needs IT and telco to converge in distributed cloud data centers
Steven Carlini says the worlds of IT and telco have been on a collision course and 5G NR may be the “coup de gras” of telco independence.
Study finds “huge variations” in Europe data centre prices
Data centre rack space rates among the more expensive nations are more than triple those at the other end of the scale.
Opinion: Edge computing is the answer to limited, centralised cloud
Jaheer Abbas says many organisations are bumping up against the limitations of the cloud’s centralised nature, but the solution is on our doorsteps.
Alibaba Cloud and VMware team up to offer hybrid cloud solutions
Hybrid cloud deployments are certainly the flavour of the times at the moment and it’s an area these two companies are investing in.
Subsea cable linking SG and AU lands at Perth – just 6,800km to go
A number of heavyweights are behind the cable linking Australia to Southeast Asia, including Google, Singtel, Telstra, and AARNet.
EMEA’s external storage market humming along with double-digit growth
The external storage systems market in the region is in good stead, with some sectors doing better than others.
Datacentres Ireland shedding light on the nation’s €5.7b industry
Participants of the event will be able to meet the professionals powering Ireland’s data centre industry with invaluable opportunities for networking.
Toshiba Memory and Western Digital open new facilities in Japan
The two companies hope to cultivate the 3D flash memory business with the new research and manufacturing facilities.
Facebook seals 20 year deal to supply Singapore data centre with solar power
After recently announcing its plans for the largest data centre Singapore has ever seen, Facebook has revealed its first renewable energy partner in Asia.
Orange reveals goal to become global player in multi-cloud services
Fresh off its acquisition of Basefarm, the France-based integrated comms provider is looking to make waves around the world in multi-cloud services.
Equinix: Interconnection between businesses to grow 10x the internet
There are a number of reasons for the meteoric growth of private connectivity between businesses, all of which Equinix has highlighted in its latest study.
Flexenclosure strengthens stranglehold on Pacific market
The edge computing and cable landing company has received orders in two new Pacific countries, bringing the total to five in the last 18 months.
Survey finds Nordic data centre market full of promise – and naivety
DigiPlex has released the results of its IDC survey that found despite huge progress in data centre operations, ignorance still exists.
The crucial guide to deploying a SIEM solution successfully
SIEM solutions have far-reaching benefits, but Gartner says there are a lot of factors to consider to avoid disaster - here's the company's guide.
Whitepaper: How to make sure your security architecture keeps up with surging network speeds
The annual cost of cybercrime is expected to exceed US$6t by 2021 with a large contributor being the sheer amount of data that requires processing.
The six golden keys to successful identity assurance
When someone tries to access your internal systems, how can you be sure a user is who they claim to be?
Whitepaper: How to explain why IT security needs more budget
Do you want to convince your higher-ups that IT and security need more budget?
A step-by-step guide to starting the security discussion with your executives
Your organisation has “jewels” in your servers and critical endpoints: Data.