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Vertiv joins the RISE Partnership Program

The strategic cooperation will help develop sustainable solutions such as data centre heat re-use or alternative power sources.

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Arctic Wolf establishes EMEA headquarters in Newcastle

Fast-growing U.S. cybersecurity company heads to the North East to expand EMEA operations and tap into the region’s thriving base of technology talent.

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Menlo Security forms partnership with Distology

Menlo Security, a leader in cloud security, has announced a new strategic partnership with Distology.

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How to manage your cloud management overspend

82% of businesses are overspending on public cloud. The answer is simple – outsource to experts who can manage one for you.

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Juniper introduces AI-driven SD-WAN capabilities

Full Session Smart Routing operations now delivered via Mist AI and cloud, with enhanced security and additional SSR capabilities available via new cloud-ready appliances.

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Move to modern multicloud environments has broken traditional approaches to infrastructure monitoring

Disparate tools and a reliance on manual processes lead IT teams to waste nearly half (42%) of their time “keeping the lights on” across their clouds.

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Console Connect and Colt Technology Services extend automated network coverage

Console Connect and Colt Technology Services have completed the first stage of major API-led interoperability between their global on-demand SDN platforms.

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DataCore Swarm Object Storage achieves Veeam Ready qualification

Swarm protects Veeam backups and replicas from ransomware attacks, hardware failures, and accidental deletions across a wide range of standard hardware to mitigate the impact of cyberthreats and supply chain issues.

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ProSoccerData partners with Cumul.io to unlock athlete data insights

Data dashboard system helping Ajax Football Club and Belgium Tennis Federation to empower scouts and coaches to unearth sporting talent of the future.

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Business and security leaders face cybercrime spike

A new survey reveals a wide perception gap between business executives, who think their companies are cyber resilient, and security leaders, half of whom disagree.

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Pax8 and SkyKick expand partnership

Pax8 has expanded its partnership to a global agreement with SkyKick, offering managed service providers (MSPs) access to its advanced Cloud Manager application. The technology provides a powerful solution that automates workflows and tasks to increase helpdesk productivity.

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Nearly one in four employees think they may have put highly sensitive data at risk in the past 12 months

Western Digital has released data (LINK) exploring the attitudes and behaviours of over 2,000 employees (data users) and employers (data managers) around highly sensitive data in Europe and the Middle East. Research found that 68 percent of data managers believe employee behaviour is a bigger threat to their highly sensitive data than external hackers, and that one in four data security incidents is estimated to have originated with employees.

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Videos

Richard May, Managing Director of VirtualDCS, offers some great insights as to the challenges and opportunities for the Channel as it seeks to help its customers address their business continuity/disaster recovery needs. In a market where many continue to hold on to the ‘comfort’ of legacy applications, Richard believes that the VirtualDCS CloudCover solutions portfolio, built around the company’s longstanding partnership with Veeam, offers a great opportunity for Channel companies to make a real difference when it comes to providing optimised BC/DR.
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.
Jorn Wittendorp, Founder and CEO of Ydentic, explains how the company’s platform helps MSPs and their customers to optimise the management of workplaces, accounts, access rights and passwords from one, central location. The company is expanding from its Netherlands base, looking to develop partners in Germany, the UK and the Nordics.
Craig Stewart, Chief Technology Officer at SnapLogic, provides some fascinating insights as to how a combination of data and AI and Machine Learning is already providing major benefits across all industry sectors, not least in helping organisations to address major sustainability challenges; and also in allowing many businesses to capitalise on the IoT opportunity. In summary, Craig believes that few, if any, companies can afford to ignore the advantages of increased data literacy.

Expert Opinions

Bernd Greifeneder, founder and CTO of Dynatrace., looks ahead to 2022, predicting some key trends we’re likely to see impacting organisations’ journeys towards digital transformation.
If you’re in the business of data, you’ll know that it’s a valuable asset that must be protected. You’ll also be acutely aware that wherever there is data, there is risk, and not just to your data. Physical security – the protection of people, property and assets should also be considered for their potential vulnerabilities. By Steve Mansell, Divisional Director Critical Facilities, Zumtobel Group
By Aaron Regis, Senior Solutions Engineer, TigerGraph EMEA.
By Laurent Bouchoucha, VP Business Development Network Solutions - Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise.