Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation Ltd (Finnfund) is procuring a
case and document management solution from Tieto. The system will be
deployed during 2016. It
will digitalize financing-related processes and make related information
easier to find and manage throughout its life cycle.
The European Commission put forward its EU Data Protection Reform in January 2012 to make Europe fit for the digital age (IP/12/46). Recently, an agreement was found with the European Parliament and the
Council, following final negotiations between the three institutions
(so-called 'trilogue' meetings).
Vaizey, Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy, has
confirmed a new interdisciplinary
Research Hub to drive forward UK research in the Internet of Things
(IoT). The PETRAS consortium of nine leading UK universities will work
together over the next three years to explore critical issues
in privacy, ethics, trust, reliability, acceptability, and
globally as an ecommerce retailer and a high street fashion brand with
over 350 stores internationally, River Island is a forward-looking
building on 60 years of heritage. Still privately owned by Bernard Lewis
and his brothers in London, River Island wanted to ensure its
historical brand leads trends in retail by introducing digital
technologies into stores to improve overall customer experience.
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’.
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.
Ross Everard, Managing Director at Infinite Edge Technologies, plans to grow the company through the provision of digital solutions focusing on current customer challenges, such as IoT, the hybrid workplace, collaboration and digital business performance. Helping end users with speed to market, service effectiveness and new business model creation are just some of the benefits promised by this next generation IT approach.
Ken Hall, Data Center Solutions Architect at Commscope, provides some fascinating insights into the world of networks and connectivity, with wireless infrastructure, fueled in part by the advent of 5G, predicted to grow in importance as end users demand a secure, ‘seamless’ work experience, no matter where, when or how.
Catherine Gull, Head of Private Network Sales at Cellnex UK, explains why enterprises should look to private networks to unlock digital transformation in the workplace, facilitating the fourth industrial revolution and opening up a world of new possibilities in a fast-moving digital era.