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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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When myopic vision can blindside a business

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.

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Innovative Shared Research Computing Storage Project Takes Shape

Powered by storage technology supplied by Microway, the Northeast Storage Exchange is changing the way Boston-area universities approach research data storage.

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Innovative Shared Research Computing Storage Project Takes Shape in Massachusetts

Powered by storage technology supplied by Microway, the Northeast Storage Exchange is changing the way Boston-area universities approach research data storage.

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The Tiger King: Avoiding ‘fires’ in our data backup strategies

By W. Curtis Preston, Chief Technical Evangelist, Druva.

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The impact of artificial intelligence on storage and IT

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.

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Time to remotify your IT?

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.

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VM backup too slow?

Here is what your business should do to maximise speed. By Veniamin Simonov, Director of Product Management at NAKIVO.

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The Lord of the Data: A cautionary tale

One dataset to rule them all, one team to find them. One tool to bring them all and the database bind them…. By Gordon Cullum, Chief Technology Officer at Mastek.

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Moving applications to the cloud? These lessons learned from successful DRaaS deployments can help

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.

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Having a plan to upgrade ‘legacy IT’ is a must for businesses

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.

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What’s the outlook for HDDs?

Rainer Kaese, Senior Manager, Toshiba Electronics Europe GmbH is looking at the year ahead. What device will win the storage race?

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iSCSI – is it the future of Cloud Storage or doomed by NVMe-oF?

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.

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Fuelling the demand for micro infrastructure

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.

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Videos

Michael James and Terence Chabe, Capital Market Specialists at Colt Technology Services, discuss the implications for data centre infrastructure as some of Europe’s largest financial exchanges address the fallout from Brexit, with geography, latency, security, cloud services, software defined networks and the edge all in the spotlight.
Mickey Bresman, Co-Founder and CEO and Ran Harel, Senior Security Product Manager, both at Semperis, discuss the findings of the company’s recent Microsoft Active Directory security survey, and also explain how the Semperis Purple Knight security assessment tool not only highlights AD security gaps, but also provides recommended fixes.
Surya Varanasi, Storcentric’s CTO, talks through the launch of the Nexsan Unity NV10000 enterprise class platform, which supports block, file and object storage protocols and addresses data security, including ransomware, and regulatory compliance concerns.
Robert Belgrave, CEO of Pax8 EMEA, shares his plans for the company, following a recent $185 million investment round - with ongoing geographical and technology solutions expansion very much on the agenda. Robert also provides some fascinating insights into the post-pandemic Channel and end user business worlds.

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Healthcare professionals at Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust are trialling an AI application designed to help detect lung cancers on chest x-rays sooner, in the first UK project set up using the Sectra Amplifier Service.
New research from Opengear has found that, while 90% of CIOs say they are involved in decision-making for their organisations’ digital transformation efforts, only 17% of those CIOs report that network managers are similarly involved, and only 13% indicate that network engineers play a role. That research – a survey of CIOs and network engineers in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, and Australia – highlights the need for greater collaboration to deliver digital transformation and for CIOs to increase the involvement of network engineers.
File data services leader makes second acquisition in 60 days, follows significant investment.
Scandit, the leader in smart data capture, has released research revealing how technology will change the face of customer, employee and store operations experiences in the next two years. Scandit surveyed retail leaders across Europe and found that more than half (51%) believe the primary role of the physical store will be an online-offline hybrid, with 64% citing challenges in differentiating themselves from their competition as the biggest barrier to delivering this experience.