The future of infrastructure design: data-centric architecture

At Pure//Accelerate 2018, Pure Storage has unveiled its vision for the future of infrastructure – a Data-Centric Architecture. With best-in-class storage purpose-built for modern workloads and challenges, Pure Storage helps “New meet Now” by continuing to deliver next-generation technology and collaborative partnerships that empower organizations to innovate.

Inaugural MSP Day 2018 marks launch of The Evolving Landscape of the MSP Business Report

Today has been declared National MSP Day 2018, a chance to celebrate the difference that managed IT services are making to UK businesses. To help mark the occasion, the Barracuda MSP team launched The Evolving Landscape of the MSP Business Report, which reveals the vast majority of UK SMEs are now subscribing to some form of IT managed services. However, narrow adoption and a lack of trust in third-party data governance means there’s still more work to be done.

Ocado changes the face of online shopping

The Ocado founders were way ahead of their time when, back in 2000, they started the UK’s only ‘pure play’ online grocery operator. Today Ocado is the world’s largest dedicated online grocery supermarket, exceeding £1 billion in annual sales. Developing the innovative software and systems that power the online retail business is Ocado Technology, a division of software developers, engineers, researchers, and scientists spread across five offices: Hatfield (UK), Wroclaw and Krakow (Poland), Sofia (Bulgaria), and Barcelona (Spain).

How robots and digitization will change the way we work

With around 1.8 million industrial robots, the number of robots has reached a new record in factories around the world. Workers around the world rate the fact that "colleague robots" can take over work that is detrimental to health or handle hazardous materials positively (64 percent on average). However, employees are worried about how their own training can keep up with the pace of the working world 4.0. These are the findings of the automatica Trend Index 2018. 7,000 employees in the USA, Asia and Europe in a representative survey of the population were interviewed by a market research institute on behalf of automatica, the world's leading trade fair for robotics and automation. 

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