Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Kyndryl have announced a multi-year agreement to help accelerate the next stage of its digital transformation journey. Kyndryl will help Etihad modernize its IT infrastructure by facilitating the use of best-in-breed cloud platforms.
Remote and hybrid working is driving a permanent shift in how businesses are organising their tech. Dependence on on-premise infrastructure, to support a full capacity office, is no longer required, shows survey.
The UK’s third largest supermarket chain, Asda, has expanded its strategic partnership by choosing RISE with SAP S/4HANA on Microsoft Azure as the Digital Core for its future platform, supported by SAP Business Technology Platform and SAP Ariba solutions to digitalise procurement operations.
Data centres have become the very heart of the digital economy, and critical to our ever more digitised way of life. As we adapt to a new and hybrid world, greater innovation will be necessary to help overcome many of the remaining challenges, including the need for increased sustainability, more efficient use of energy, and for our industry to meet accelerated demands for capacity. Let’s take a closer look at five trends that are influencing the direction of data centres. Steven Carlini, Vice President, Innovation and Data Centre, Schneider Electric, writes.
Research from Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business, in collaboration with data integrity leader Precisely, shines a light on how data governance programmes have a direct impact on data quality - with two-thirds of organisations reporting improved data quality as a “leading benefit”.
Dun & Bradstreet reveals businesses are increasingly dependent on data post-pandemic – despite a lack of skills and expertise to utilise and understand business data – with a quarter of projects failing to meet business expectations.
Sopra Steria, a European leader in consulting, digital services, and software development, and OVHcloud, a global player and European leader in the Cloud, have expanded their partnership in Europe. The aim is to provide an operational response to public and economic players, in particular Operators of Vital Importance (OIV), wishing to accelerate their digital transformation and guarantee the sovereignty of their sensitive data. The two partners are presenting the first concrete use cases for the administration, energy, and health sectors.
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.
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.
Craig Stewart, Chief Technology Officer at SnapLogic, provides some fascinating insights as to how a combination of data and AI and Machine Learning is already providing major benefits across all industry sectors, not least in helping organisations to address major sustainability challenges; and also in allowing many businesses to capitalise on the IoT opportunity. In summary, Craig believes that few, if any, companies can afford to ignore the advantages of increased data literacy.
Sudheer Matta, Vice President Product Management AI Driven Enterprise, Juniper Networks, shares some insights from the company’s recent virtual summit – Driven By Experience. A key theme was the importance of using a combination of data and AI, including AIOps, to help improve network resilience, reliability, security and, ultimately, performance.
Today, edge data centers need to provide a highly efficient, resilient, dynamic, scalable and sustainable environment for critical IT applications. At Subzero Engineering, we believe containment has a vital role to play in addressing these requirements.
By Gordon Johnson, Senior CFD Engineer at Subzero Engineering