Data centres: Evolution and revolution
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Data centres, the heart and nervous system of any IT system, continue to evolve at a rapid pace. What’s more, we see no evidence of this changing any time soon. So how have data centres changed over recent years and how is their role, and the role of the data centre manager, developing with time? By Sridhar Iyengar, Vice President, Product management, ManageEngine.

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The cloud models of the future

Matt Davies, director, Cordys, discusses the different approaches to cloud broking we will see develop as service providers look to new revenue streams.

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Don’t future-proof your data centre: Prepare to evolve

With demand for storage and networking capabilities skyrocketing, in-house and hosted data centres are being put under greater pressure than ever before. Dave Tanis, EMEA Technical Director, at CommScope, discusses what to consider when building or expanding a data centre.

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Teradyne selects HP for new product development

HP FlexNetwork architecture reduces total cost of ownership for manufacturer’s network by 35 percent.

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The Red Hat Tour 2013

13-city tour to feature Red Hat IT solutions experts and partners on strategies and technologies for transforming business.

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Fusion-io achieves more than nine million IOPS from a single ioDrive2

Fusion-io has achieved 9.608 million Input/Output Operations Per Second (IOPS) from a single 365 GB MLC Fusion ioDrive2. This performance breakthrough is made possible using Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) that integrate flash into host systems, allowing it to bypass normal bottlenecks in the operating system. These APIs are now being used by dozens of industry-leading software companies to update their applications to embrace the future of software defined datacenters.

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EMEA server revenue decline decelerates in 4Q12

According to the latest EMEA Server Tracker from International Data Corporation (IDC), factory revenue in the EMEA server market reached $3.8 billion in the fourth quarter of 2012, a decrease of 7.4% when compared with the same quarter of 2011. This rate of decline was slightly softer than in the previous quarter when revenue was down 10.4%. 4Q12 shipments reached 569,000 units, for an annual decline of 11.1%. The quarter-on-quarter performance displayed a different landscape with double-digit growth in the value area and revenue up 32.2% with shipments growing by a more subdued 8.2%. This roughly reflected seasonality trends.

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Varonis says leaky apps and cloud data insecurities are the new corporate norm

Commenting on a New York Times story about the governance issues that portable devices and their leaky apps create for companies, Varonis Systems says that mobile access to cloud-based data - and replication to the device itself - has become the new corporate norm. “Organisations are losing track of where their critical data is stored, so controlling, monitoring and auditing that data is becoming more and more difficult. IT must be able to offer the functionality that its end users need to collaborate, but without losing control”, says David Gibson, VP of Strategy with the data governance specialist.

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CWCS Managed Hosting launches CWCS ArcusWall

A cloud firewall solution for tailored, powerful security.

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Fujitsu delivers ‘peace of mind’

Fujitsu introduces a new solution intended to provide peace-of-mind for small and mid-size businesses (SMBs) that rely on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) to do optimized business. Launched at CeBIT, the new Fujitsu PRIMERGY CX420 introduces simplified clustering technology designed to help extend system uptime and protect business continuity in the event of an ICT system failure.

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Talend expands Big Data integration platform with support for Amazon Redshift

Open source integration provider committed to the support of newest Data Warehouse as a Service platform for big data integration and quality in the Cloud.

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Videos

Prashanth Nanjundappa, VP of Product Management, Progress, discusses the findings of the company’s recent DevSecOps report – the good news is that everyone recognises the benefits of combining DevOps and Security; however, many organisations have more work to do when it comes to putting in place the necessary collaboration, skills and management building blocks that are key to DevSecOps’ success.
Interview with Pallavi Otawkar, Vice President R&D Operations for ServiceMax. Women working in the IT industry share their experiences – covering the opportunities they have had, the challenges they have had to overcome during their careers to date, and offering plenty of constructive thoughts and observations as to what improvements still need to be made when it comes to improving diversity within the workplace.
Interview with Linda Carroll, Expert Capacity Management at Ensono. Women working in the IT industry share their experiences – covering the opportunities they have had, the challenges they have had to overcome during their careers to date, and offering plenty of constructive thoughts and observations as to what improvements still need to be made when it comes to improving diversity within the workplace.
Interview with Heather Dawe, UK Head of Data at UST. Women working in the IT industry share their experiences – covering the opportunities they have had, the challenges they have had to overcome during their careers to date, and offering plenty of constructive thoughts and observations as to what improvements still need to be made when it comes to improving diversity within the workplace.

Expert Opinions

Lenovo is in the first group of companies to receive net-zero validation from Science Based Targets initiative, making it the first PC and smartphone maker and one of only 139 companies around the world with targets validated by the Net-Zero Standard.
By Pascal Holt, Director of Marketing, Iceotope.
By Simon Crocker, Senior Director, Systems Engineering, Palo Alto Networks.