It is an unavoidable fact, high performance computing (HPC) is an energy intensive environment. But, what steps can we take to address this and achieve a more sustainable future for HPC in universities, research centres and other organisations?
By Mischa van Kesteren, pre-sales engineer and sustainability officer at OCF.
We live in a world that is increasingly driven by technology. As we continue to increase the number and variety of technical software, hardware and appliances in our everyday lives as well as our work lives, the need for HPC to maintain those technologies will inevitably increase.
By Neville Louzado, Head of Sales at Hyve Managed Hosting.
AI has begun to change many facets of our lives, creating tremendous societal advancements. From self-driving automobiles to AI-assisted medical diagnosis, we are at the beginning of a truly transformative era.
By Greg Martin, Director, Strategic Marketing, Xilinx, Inc.
The manufacturing industry is producing more data than ever before as sensors become readily available and manufacturers look to squeeze ROI out of existing machinery while modernising their operations for the digital future.
By Daniel Valle, Chief Technologist - Service Providers EMEA at World Wide Technology.
The internet has become a fundamental part of so many businesses around the world. A large percentage of the populous may use it to keep in touch with friends or to stay informed on current affairs, but it is the backbone of the economy in many ways. For this reason, you can imagine that website downtime can have a serious impact on these companies - the trade we have to make when becoming so reliant on servers.
By Jack Bird, Senior Content and Off Page SEO Specialist.
As the cloud services market has developed, many businesses have forged exclusive service provider partnerships to benefit from the scale, agility and performance capabilities now offered by numerous large global hyperscalers. While their enormous success is testament to the way they have met the needs of businesses worldwide, many organisations have additional requirements relating to application performance, legacy applications, data hosted under certain jurisdictions, and data security.
By Eltjo Hofstee, Managing Director, Leaseweb UK.
Each year September rolls around, bringing with it the annual IT Professionals Day—a day dedicated to appreciating IT professionals, and the critical role they play in end users’ lives and in operating successful organisations across every sector. IT professionals are the hidden heroes regardless of where they work, but for those in the public sector, keeping technology up and running can be the difference between life and death in an operating theatre, or between a law being passed and a law being put on hold in government.
According to a recent report from 451 Research, the ability to migrate workloads easily between on-prem and public cloud is the number one reason that organisations opt for a hybrid IT infrastructure. Unfortunately, a significant divide exists today between traditional enterprise IT environments and the public cloud with different management models, consumption models, application architectures, and storage and data services. These differences can limit your ability to easily move enterprise and cloud-native applications where you need them.
By Peter Gadd, VP EMEA Core, Pure Storage.
Park Place Technologies has been on quite some journey, as the company has grown from its core Third Party Maintenance focus to today’s data centre network optimisation specialist organisation. Ian Shearer, Managing Director, APAC & EMEA, Park Place Technologies, discusses recent developments at the company, which include several acquisitions, technical solution and professional services innovations.
Or Lenchner, CEO, Bright Data, discusses the growing importance of ESG data, outlining the challenges of accessing, collecting, collating and analysing the many available data sources, and suggesting that improved government guidance and regulation is the way forward, along with the right analytics solution.
Thor Johnsen, Head of Triple Point's Digital 9 Infrastructure plc., discusses the organisation’s recent data centre acquisitions in London and Finland, as it seeks to develop a multi-site, multi-location strategy with sustainability as a central focus.
Darryl Brick, VP Partner Sales for Cradlepoint EMEA, and Lee Garrett, Head of Presales for Westbase.io, discuss the huge opportunity around enterprise wireless WAN, with 5G, edge and IoT bringing a new level of connectivity solutions alongside the more established LTE and 4G markets. The two organisations’ combination of Cradlepoint’s wireless connectivity solutions and Westbase-io’s Value Added Distribution provides UK and European Channel organisations with a powerful digital transformation proposition for their customers.
According to a recently published report from Dell’Oro Group, data center physical infrastructure (DCPI) revenues are forecast to grow at an 8 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2021 to 2026, to above $31 billion. Growth is forecast to remain resilient, driven by sustainability-minded data center expansion from cloud and colocation service providers, despite near-term supply chain constraints persisting and macroeconomic headwinds forming.
Economist Impact survey of 2,000 business leaders, sponsored by Cognizant, shows key challenges include competing priorities, deriving value from technology investments, addressing a talent and skills gap, and sustaining action on ESG.