Robots have not taken over the world yet, but there will definitely be a lot more of them by the end of the decade. GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, forecasts that the robotics industry will pass the $500bn mark in 2030, after a decade of growing at double-digit rates. That is an impressive figure for an industry that generated global revenue of just $45.3bn in 2020.
Exasol, the high-performance analytics database, has formed a strategic partnership with TurinTech, a leader in artificial intelligence (AI) optimisation that enables enterprises to improve business efficiency and profitability. In combination with its own AI optimisation capabilities, TurinTech will leverage Exasol’s in-memory database to help customers more easily generate high performing models within a fast database in order to support decision making and drive better business outcomes.
Sumo Logic has joined the ServiceNow Service Graph Connector Program by integrating its Continuous Intelligence Platform™ for logs, metrics, traces and events with Service Graph, helping customers to quickly, easily, and reliably load third-party data into the system, enabling data quality, timeliness, and scalability.
Sensyne and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH) will work together to make children’s lives better by developing new treatments for childhood illnesses through the ethical application of clinical artificial intelligence research on anonymised patient data
NVIDIA has introduced NVIDIA AI Enterprise, a comprehensive software suite of AI tools and frameworks that enables the hundreds of thousands of companies running VMware vSphere to virtualize AI workloads on NVIDIA-Certified Systems™.
HCL Technologies has launched HCL DRYiCE Software’s ‘AI-Driven and Automation-Powered Employee Experience’ (AEX), an end-to-end digital workplace solution that transforms employee experience and fosters productivity while optimizing costs through artificial intelligence (AI), automation, and self-help capabilities.
Richard May, Managing Director of VirtualDCS, offers some great insights as to the challenges and opportunities for the Channel as it seeks to help its customers address their business continuity/disaster recovery needs. In a market where many continue to hold on to the ‘comfort’ of legacy applications, Richard believes that the VirtualDCS CloudCover solutions portfolio, built around the company’s longstanding partnership with Veeam, offers a great opportunity for Channel companies to make a real difference when it comes to providing optimised BC/DR.
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.
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.
Dob Todorov, CEO and Co-founder of HeleCloud, talks though the company’s recent acquisition by SoftwareONE - optimistic that both organisations and their respective customer bases will see some major benefits as the Cloud continues to grow in importance as the post-pandemic business world seeks to address the challenges and opportunities of hybrid digital transformation.