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Keysource helps with skills shortage

Keysource, the datacentre and critical environment specialist, has launched a new specialist service designed to help organisations that need are struggling to recruit candidates with the right experience. It has been designed to help address the current skills shortage across the datacentre, pharmaceutical and wider technology sectors, which is also making it challenging to retain people, often resulting in a lack of consistency and momentum for major transformation strategies, programmes and projects.

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Kao Data launches the Kao Academy

The Kao Academy was created to help engage children aged 7-11 (Key Stage 2, Years 3-6) about the growing importance and relevance of data centres to our everyday lives.

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New microgrid solution keeps sustainable power flowing to and from data centres

Innovative microgrid solutions allow data centres to run on their own energy sources with a reduced carbon footprint enabling additional revenue streams.

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Boston partners with Bytesnet Data Centers to deliver sustainable heating

Boston helps leading ecology-focused data centre firm use residual heat from immersion cooled servers.

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Alibaba Group joins Low Carbon Patent Pledge

Alibaba Group pledges to make nine energy efficiency patents technology available for free for the first time.

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Advice on digital infrastructure sustainability

In-depth series of reports gives both data centre managers and IT operating executives the playbook for building and operating sustainable, yet resilient digital infrastructure.

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PowerExchanger integrates renewables, stabilises the grid

Innovative Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) functionality supports renewable energy integration.

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PowerExchanger integrates renewables and stabilises the grid

Innovative Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) functionality supports renewable energy integration.

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Technology is now critical to achieving business sustainability

More than 60% of businesses are now considering how IT can help them be more sustainable, according to new industry research.

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Sustainability top of the agenda for business leaders but IT lags behind

More than two thirds (67%) state that events such as COP26 and the Climate Red report have changed their thinking on how their brand tackles sustainability.

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Johnson Controls advances data centre sustainability

The Data Centre Solutions platform delivers innovative, energy-efficient and water-saving cooling solutions that help hyperscale cloud providers meet sustainability targets.

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Data centre physical infrastructure market shows good growth

According to a recently published report from Dell’Oro Group, data center physical infrastructure revenues grew 11 percent in 2021, despite supply chain constraints limiting growth in the second half of the year. As those supply chain constraints are forecast to remain throughout 2022, unit growth is forecast to be limited, with rising ASPs supporting revenue growth in 2022.

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Help with finding a digital job

The first comprehensive taxonomy of digital infrastructure job roles launches to help expand and diversify the industry’s talent pipeline.

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Pressing data centre challenges necessitate immediate actions

Ensuring viable green energy technologies and alleviating risks from fluctuating power and unplanned downtime remain vital priorities for data centre professionals building hyperscale and edge data centres, according to new insights from temporary utilities specialist Aggreko.

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Videos

Imply has recently launched the Polaris cloud database service. Imply’s Vice President of Product Marketing, David Wang, puts the launch in context as he details the company’s Project Shapeshift work around Apache Druid, going on to explain how today’s analytics opportunities require the very latest and best database solutions.
Piers Wilson, Head of Product Management at Huntsman Security, discusses the importance of carrying out a ransomware readiness assessment to discover any potentially costly security gaps within an organisation’s IT infrastructure. The company’s recently launched SmartCheck for Ransomware is designed to help companies fortify their cyber risk management.
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.
Coeus Consulting, an independent IT advisory focused on delivering strategic change, recently published the findings of its report: ‘The critical role of technology leaders in delivering on sustainability targets’. Graeme Trevayne, Associate Director at Coeus Consulting, talks through the survey results, highlighting the progress which has already been made, whilst suggesting that there is much more that can be done, not least when it comes to the need for some commonly agreed, IT sustainability objectives and the accompanying metrics.

Expert Opinions

By Mohammed Rupawalla – Vice President and CTO – Digital & Data, Mphasis.
By AppDynamics EMEAR CTO, James Harvey,
By Nic Sarginson, Principal Solutions Engineer at Yubico.
Simon Spring, Operations Director of EMEA at WhereScape, discusses some of the common misconceptions surrounding data warehouses, data lakes, and data hubs, and why a proper understanding of each is key to building effective data infrastructure.