In the aftermath of COVID-19 financial uncertainty is, for most, among the top concerns of both IT and business leaders and the lasting impact is likely to affect decision-making processes and priorities for the coming years.
By Eran Brown, CTO for EMEA & APAC, Infinidat.
Now more than ever, organisations are looking to artificial intelligence (AI) and in particular machine learning (ML) to solve complex data challenges and bring new insights and value to an ever-increasing volume of information stored within our business.
By Glyn Bowden, SNIA Cloud Storage Technologies Initiative Member;
Chief Architect, AI & Data Science Practice at Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
DW talks to Jim Crook, Senior Director of Marketing, CTERA, about the likelihood that the current imperative to embrace remote working will, in fact, become a permanent feature of the enterprise into the future.
Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) is often the first step organisations take on the path to cloud adoption. It is a flexible, cost-effective way to deliver essential DR capability without all the CAPEX costs and pains of managing a physical DR site. With DRaaS, businesses quickly realise the benefits of cloud services, so it’s no surprise that many will consider a more permanent move to the cloud through Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).
By Scott Sparvero, CEO and Co-founder, iland.
Companies operating on old or inefficient systems is not new. Many were struggling years – if not decades – ago to run profitable concerns using outdated or inflexible technology, explains Philip White, Audacia.
Widespread use and support mean iSCSI will still be widely deployed for at least the next few years, but its growth prospects beyond that are very unclear.
By John F. Kim, Chair, SNIA Networking Storage Forum.
Advancements in IoT and edge-computing technologies will fuel the demand for micro-datacentre and micro-cloud environments. To support this growth and the increasing use of edge services; telecoms companies will need to consider new, versatile network architectures and solution offerings.
By Joe Hughes, CEO and Founder of MTG.
Mike West, CEO of Digital Infrastructure Advisors Ltd (DIAL), outlines the company’s comprehensive data centre service – business advice, legal services, technical and design – alongside what he believes is an overdue, major focus on cybersecurity. In simple terms, Mike thinks that there needs to be more industry-wide understanding and planning around ‘what happens if a data centre goes down thanks to a cyber attack’.
David Ellis, Vice President, Security and Mobility Solutions, Tech Data EMEA, talks through the challenges and opportunities for the Channel as digital transformation and, in particular, the rapid hybrid workplace evolution, place ever greater emphasis on the need for cybersecurity to be front and centre in almost any technology solution.
NTT’s John Eland, talks through the company’s global data centre expansion plans, which cover the US, UK, Spain, South Africa, Malaysia and, most notably, India. John also explains how NTT’s ability to provide almost any combination of colocation, connectivity and ICT solutions required fits perfectly with customers’ hybrid IT requirements.
DW talks to Asger Pedersen, Technical Lead MLOPs at DataRobot, about the emerging opportunity around MLOps. The conversation covers everything from the MLOps basics, MLOps implementation best practices and the benefits this relatively new technology offers. Asger also explains DataRobot’s approach to MLOps as well as sharing his views on how he sees the market developing over time.