Nine out of ten chief data officers (CDOs) agree that management of unstructured language data – including text from business documents and emails – must be addressed in the next 12 months. Yet, few are prepared with the natural language processing (NLP) and natural language understanding (NLU) experience and tools needed to make a transition work.
With six new DBaaS solutions available, OVHcloud now offers its customers one of the largest DBaaS portfolios on the market. This acceleration was made possible thanks to a partnership with Aiven, the European software company that combines the best of open-source technologies and cloud infrastructure.
At its Winterstock event, Lenovo has unveiled Lenovo TruScale™ High Performance Computing as a Service (HPCaaS), delivering the power of supercomputing to organisations of all sizes through a cloud-like experience. The new high performance computing (HPC) as-a-service (aaS) offering expands Lenovo’s everything as-a-service TruScale portfolio and enables HPC customers to access greater supercomputing resources, driving a faster time to answer for researchers working on solving humanity’s greatest challenges.
Global technology provider Arrow Electronics has announced a new distribution agreement with VAST Data, a fast-growing next-generation storage software infrastructure company. Arrow will help accelerate adoption of VAST Data’s high-performance Universal Storage platform by broadening reach with key channel partners and markets across Europe.
EDF Renewables, one of the international leaders in renewable energies, has chosen OVHcloud to host part of its data. This project involves migrating applications and data from EDF Renewables’ IT to Hosted Private Cloud solution in several datacenters located in France and internationally. Such a decision guarantees the confidentiality and interoperability of the data hosted while providing the necessary agility for future EDF Renewables projects.
Hosting the world’s most comprehensive set of freely available and up-to-date molecular data resources, EMBL’s European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) has chosen Google Cloud as a strategic cloud partner.
Node4, the cloud-led Managed Services Provider (MSP), has delivered a comprehensive IT infrastructure upgrade for Victoria Plum, one of the UK’s largest and best-known online-only bathroom retailers. The project, which evolved from the desire to close Victoria Plum’s head office and make homeworking permanent for most of its workforce, was delivered via Node4’s revolutionary Services Gateway. It focused on four key areas: Backup, Disaster Recovery (DR), MPLS inter-site connectivity, and Security as a Service (SECaaS).
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.
Park Place Technologies has been on quite some journey, as the company has grown from its core Third Party Maintenance focus to today’s data centre network optimisation specialist organisation. Ian Shearer, Managing Director, APAC & EMEA, Park Place Technologies, discusses recent developments at the company, which include several acquisitions, technical solution and professional services innovations.
Ragnar Agnell, Partner at Centigo and Sanjiv Sachdev, Director, Strategic Business Value Consulting at Serviceware, discuss how – through the right technology – CTOs and CIOs can lead the charge against climate change in their companies whilst also balancing the urgent need to optimise business costs amid a turbulent financial climate.
Emely Patra, RVP and Head of EMEA Customer Success Strategy and Architecture at MuleSoft, discusses the findings of the company’s recently published 2022 Connectivity Benchmark report, highlighting some of the obstacles to creating fully connected user experiences, and explaining how APIs and low code tools can help to address the major integration challenges which need to be overcome as part of a successful digital transformation strategy.
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.