Huawei has used its first Huawei Developers
Congress (HDC) to announce its open ICT developer ecosystem
strategy and a Development Enabler Plan which will make up to US$1
billion available to support developers.
HP has launched the OpenSwitch
community and a new open source network operating system (NOS). HP and
key supporters, Accton Technology Corporation, Arista, Broadcom, Intel,
and VMWare, are delivering a community-based platform that provides
developers and users the ability to accelerate
innovation, avoid vendor lock-in, and realize investment protection as
they rapidly build data center networks customized for unique business
to Back Office Workforce Optimisation pioneer, eg solutions, Digital
Transformation is leading to back office activities breaking out of
traditional bricks and mortar role and function, as organisations seek
to dramatically improve their service customer propositions.
Richard Clifford, Head of Innovation at Keysource, talks through some of the company’s recent customer success stories, its new cybersecurity focus, and goes on to provide some great insights into the data centre sustainability debate – with Scope 3 emissions and supply chain collaboration a major focus, alongside hybrid cooling and the edge. Richard also suggests that it might be time to move beyond the PUE metric as a measure of data centre energy efficiency.
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.
Pankaj Sharma, Executive Vice President, Secure Power Division at Schneider Electric, is optimistic that organisations can pursue the benefits of digital transformation without compromising on their sustainability objectives. In particular, he believes that the data centre industry is very well placed to address the pressing environmental demands of the next few years, as it continues to develop technology innovations as it helps end users embrace the opportunities of the Digital Age.
Spectra Logic’s Vice President of Product Management and Solutions, David Feller, shares the company’s own experience of dealing with a ransomware attack, explaining how this has shaped the development of recently launched attack-hardened, hybrid, multi-cloud data management and storage solutions.