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Channel partners failing to realise importance of sustainability credentials when winning new business

Survey reveals that 10% of channel respondents have failed to demonstrate sustainability pedigree and have lost business as a result.

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Skills in the spotlight

Skillsoft’s Lean Into Learning: 2021 Annual Learning Report provides data and guidance for addressing skills gaps, hybrid learning, and the war for talent.

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Pipedrive enhances service with Rackspace Technology Private Cloud management and UK data centre

Pipedrive, the global sales-first CRM and intelligent revenue management platform for small businesses, has opened a newly built Rackspace OpenStack private cloud environment in the UK, provided by Rackspace Technology.

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EDF Renewables chooses OVHcloud to accelerate its digital transformation

EDF Renewables, one of the international leaders in renewable energies, has chosen OVHcloud to host part of its data. This project involves migrating applications and data from EDF Renewables’ IT to Hosted Private Cloud solution in several datacenters located in France and internationally. Such a decision guarantees the confidentiality and interoperability of the data hosted while providing the necessary agility for future EDF Renewables projects.

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Data centre demands steady in EMEA

EMEA markets show little to no growth after experiencing rapid development for several quarters.

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Simwood expands LINX presence to Wales

Wholesale telecoms carrier, Simwood, has announced a new point of presence in Wales as they extend their network to Vantage Data Centers’ facility in Cardiff.

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Daimler transitions to sustainable mobility

Infosys provides ‘Green Data Center as a Service’, part of Infosys Cobalt to facilitate Daimler on its journey to net zero.

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Africa Data Centres unveils 10MW data centre in Lagos

The new facility will pave the way for Africa Data Centres hyperscale customers to deploy digitisation solutions to West Africa.

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Leaseweb Global opens Leaseweb Japan

Leaseweb Global opens Leaseweb Japan

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Cloud services transforming how value is created in the financial services sector

“Cloud in Financial Services”, a joint report by Reply and Imperial College Business School, provides a one of a kind, in-depth look at how the cloud is set to transform financial services.

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SUPERNAP Italia delivers hyperscale data centre on Milan Campus

Overcoming global construction and supply chain constraints, SUPERNAP Italia shows what’s possible in Milan.

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European data centre market on course for a record-breaking year

CBRE forecasts 394MW of new supply will be added to the Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam, and Paris (FLAP) markets in 2021. That is more than double the new supply brought online in 2020.

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CyrusOne to expand Frankfurt capacity

CyrusOne has purchased land in Hanau, East of Frankfurt, for the construction of a state-of-the-art data center facility with incoming power of 90MW and a critical power capacity of 63MW. This will be its fifth data center in Europe’s digital capital.

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Kao Data expands leadership team

Appoints Matthew Harris as Chief Financial Officer.

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Silos stopping digital transformation

New research from Virtana reveals that 70% of cloud decision makers view silos across teams as a hindrance to IT’s ability to maximize business value. The research shows that a lack of executive involvement in cloud efforts, along with cross-functional stakeholder participation, correlates with escalating challenges for enterprises.

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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.
Andre Azevedo, CEO at Ancoris, explains how the company’s new GreenLab Google Cloud service helps organisations to understand the actions they can take around their IT infrastructure to achieve their sustainability goals, with cloud migration a high priority for many.
Thor Johnsen, Head of Triple Point's Digital 9 Infrastructure plc., discusses the organisation’s recent data centre acquisitions in London and Finland, as it seeks to develop a multi-site, multi-location strategy with sustainability as a central focus.

Expert Opinions

By Sharon Einstein, General Manager, Customer Engagement Analytics, NICE.
Marc Garner, VP, Secure Power Division, Schneider Electric UK & Ireland The data centre sector skills shortage has been documented by industry publications and research firms for almost a decade. In fact, a report published by Gartner in 2016 found 80% of firms expected to find their growth held back due to a lack of new data centre skills, with the McKinsey Global Institute predicting a global shortage of 1.5 million qualified data centre managers as early as 2015.
By Nathan Howe, VP Emerging Technologies, 5G at Zscaler.