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How cloud backups are essential to fighting ransomware

In early August, many GPS users around the world suddenly found themselves unable to use their systems. What many stranded drivers did not know at the time was that this wasn’t due to a technical error; in fact, their GPS receivers weren’t working because Garmin, their manufacturer, had been subjected to a ransomware attack. By David Friend, co-founder and CEO, Wasabi.

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Cost of server downtime

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.

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Look up: Cloud skills are on the rise

In a matter of months, COVID-19 has completely upended decades of tradition and social dynamics of the modern office. As our daily lives turn almost completely to digital interactions digital skills, long growing in importance, are now centre stage as critical to success in the current work environment. By Nick Turner, VP EMEA Druva.

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Shoring up business continuity with citizen developers

The last six months have brought about some of the greatest shifts in the business world to date – and as a result, organisations have been under mounting pressure to turn up the heat on digital-led initiatives. This is all while employee numbers have decreased, where staff have been furloughed and other cost-cutting measures have been implemented, and as remote working has steeply increased. By Yad Jaura, Product Marketing Manager at Netcall.

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How to implement effective data lifecycle management

Digital transformation is taking hold. Leading to organisations producing more data than ever before and at an increasingly fast volume. By Philip Bridge, President, Ontrack.

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Europe’s hidden carbon import: high performance computing

In 2020, we are used to the idea that physical goods imports include a degree of embodied carbon, which varies depending on how and where they were made.

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Beyond business continuity; why operational resilience is dependent on agile transformation

By Gary Harrold, Chief Executive Officer at Swiss Post Solutions UK & Ireland.

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Why is it so important to test your disaster recovery plan?

By Sarah Doherty, Product Marketing Manager, iland.

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How solid is your business continuity plan?

Organisations that have been able to react quickly to help their customers face the challenges posed by Covid-19 will have set themselves apart from their competitors. By Andy Brierley, UK GM at Rackspace Technology.

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The age of multi-cloud is not without its challenges

By Jesse Stockall, Chief Architect of Cloud Management at Snow Software.

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The energy efficiency and disaster recovery colocation ecosystem

In today’s climate of COVID-19 uncertainty, technology leaders are challenged to focus on delivering business continuity and disaster recovery hand-in-hand, with accelerated preparedness for remote working. All whilst conscientiously looking to improve energy efficiency as data consumption continues to increase. By Vinny Vaghani, Co-Founder, Head of Operations and Commercials, IP House.

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The rollout of 5G will dawn a new era for edge data centres – but there’s work to do yet

The arrival of 5G has dawned a new era in connectivity and data sharing, and edge data centres will have a crucial role to play in its full rollout. By John Hall, Managing Director, Proximity Data Centres.

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Videos

Chair of the Data Centre Alliance’s Thermal Management Special Interest Group (SIG), Jon Summers, looks at some of the topics and technologies under scrutiny as the current sustainability focus turns up the heat on the data centre sector to improve its environmental performance. Liquid cooling, legacy data centres, the PUE metric, geography and climate, waste heat reuse and the role of AI are all covered during the discussion.
Michael Queenan, Co-Founder and CEO of Nephos Technologies, explains the importance of understanding the whole data stack – the storage and the governance as well as the analytics – in order to turn the raw data into valuable, actionable information. Michael also details how his company is helping customers on their ‘data literacy’ journey, most recently with the introduction of a Data Governance as a Service solution.
Rob Mather, Sales Director at Power Control Ltd (PCL), offers some thoughts on the role that UPS systems have to play in helping the data centre industry reduce its carbon footprint, as well as on wider sustainability issues such as renewables, waste heat re-use, micro grids and the supply chain.
Pankaj Sharma, Executive Vice President, Secure Power Division at Schneider Electric, is optimistic that organisations can pursue the benefits of digital transformation without compromising on their sustainability objectives. In particular, he believes that the data centre industry is very well placed to address the pressing environmental demands of the next few years, as it continues to develop technology innovations as it helps end users embrace the opportunities of the Digital Age.

News

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New product addresses the growing need to protect sensitive data, without sacrificing efficiency.