According to the IDC
Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, vendor revenue from sales
of infrastructure products (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) for
cloud IT, including public and private cloud, grew by 23.0% year over
year to $7.6 billion in the third quarter of 2015 (3Q15).
Accidental data leaks via outgoing emails pose a
higher security risk to businesses than inbound malicious
attacks, announced EACS, the IT solutions and managed services provider. This is the surprising findings of a survey conducted in conjunction
with Mimecast, and is now available to download in its White Paper, Email Security Trends 2015/16.
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
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.
The coming together of Arcserve and StorageCraft means an expanded solutions portfolio, offering both simplification and agility to Channel partners, designed to provide end users with a comprehensive approach to the backup and recovery challenges of the digital world. SDC Channel talks to Arcserve’s Vice President Sales, EMEA, Richard Massey and Acting Chief Marketing Officer, Florian Malecki.
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.
Michael O’Hara, Group Managing Director of DataSolutions, a distributor of transformational IT solutions, talks through the results of the company’s Channel sustainability stock-take survey, revealing how companies are losing out on contracts if they can’t demonstrate their environmental credentials, how the Channel is beginning to address its sustainability responsibilities and highlights the success of DataSolutions’ Techies Go Green initiative.
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.