Borri protects West Yorkshire University

Purchased for its resilience, efficiency and three year manufacturer’s warranty, a Borri three phase B8000FXS Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) system is now playing an integral role in supporting the IT infrastructure at Leeds Trinity University.

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Psiber Data Systems launches WireXpert MPO/MTP Fibre Test Adapter

Psiber Data’s new MPO parallel optics test solution for the WireXpert cable certification tester enables installers and data center IT managers to get quick and accurate assessments of the quality of MPO links.

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Cloud Direct appoints CTO to drive Cloud Services Brokerage

With a wealth of technical and scientific expertise, the Cranberry founder will be leading Cloud Direct’s efforts in designing bespoke solutions for businesses and helping to unlock their potential.

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New professional services help companies achieve best-in-class in-house e-discovery processes

Guidance Software, Inc. has announced two new professional services designed to help companies fundamentally improve the way they manage electronic discovery to gain efficiencies, achieve compliance, and reduce costs: EnCase® eDiscovery Started Right and EnCase® eDiscovery Done Right.

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Portal DataCentres sponsors Birmingham ‘Digital Day’

‘Smart City’ vision considers new technology infrastructure to attract digital businesses & new employment to region.

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Coraid demonstrates software-defined storage in OpenStack Environments at OpenStack Summit

Coraid will demonstrate the power and flexibility of EtherDrive storage in OpenStack cloud environments at the OpenStack Summit, taking place 15th-18th April 2013, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, USA. OpenStack Summit is a conference for developers, users and administrators of OpenStack Cloud Software. Coraid, Big Switch Networks and Mirantis will also host a user reception at the summit.

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Cisco training and coaching

Cluster, a leading global Cisco Business Learning Partner (BLP), is delivering Executive Relevance Selling (ERS) for the Data Centre training and coaching on behalf of Cisco as part of a high-level global partner enablement roadshow.

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Micro Focus delivers mainframe modernization with Enterprise Developer for IBM zEnterprise

Innovative technology improves software developer capability and increases speed of Steria application maintenance services delivery.

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ICS Cool Energy Ltd nominated for green project

Businesses are being encouraged to vote for the energy efficient cooling project completed for Cork Internet Exchange by ICS Cool Energy Ltd in the Green Datacentre Project of the Year category at a national industry awards ceremony. The project was recently nominated for the award by a client, following the installation of an energy efficient cooling system that has achieved high energy efficiencies and cost savings.

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Siemon joins CCCA and supports launch of Data Centre Committee

Global infrastructure specialist, Siemon, has joined the Communications Cable and Connectivity Association (CCCA), adding its voice to the non-profit corporation which acts as a key industry resource for well researched, fact-based information on the technologies and products of structured cabling media.

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South East England is worst blackout region

The South East of England suffered more power blackouts in 2012 than any other region in the UK and topped the leader board for the third year in a row, reveals Eaton’s latest annual Blackout Tracker report.

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Videos

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.
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.
Christian Gilby, Senior Director of Enterprise Product Marketing, Juniper Networks, talks through the recent updates to the Apstra intent-based networking platform, covering edge, Zero Trust and migration services. He also details a recent customer success story.
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

Protect the endpoint to fully secure hybrid IT infrastructure By Dave Waterson, CEO, SentryBay
Data centres - the lifeblood of hybrid and remote working By Darren Watkins, managing director for VIRTUS Data Centres.
How to apply an effective hybrid cloud strategy By Bruce Kelley, CTO and SVP at NETSCOUT.
Identity Data Fabrics: The structural integrity supporting hybrid cloud environments By Chad McDonald, CISO at Radiant Logic