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.
Jeff McCullough, Vice President of Global Channel Sales at Park Place Technologies, talks through the many opportunities available to the Channel, as end users are looking for a combination of technology choice and expertise in today’s hybrid world. Jeff also outlines the company’s Discover, Monitor, Support, Optimise (DMSO) solution, including the recent launch of the Uptime Partner Portal, alongside the partner-focused Uptime Program.
DW talks to Helen Beal, Chair of the newly-formed Value Stream Management Consortium – covering the aims and objectives of the organisation, alongside the benefits of VSM and its place in the overall IT ecosystem.
How do you balance ever-growing demands of digital consumers with the need to ensure that data centres are not just energy efficient, but focus on making a very real difference when it comes to the environment?
DCS talks with Marc Garner, Vice President of Schneider Electric's Secure Power Division in the UK and Ireland.
Digitalisation World talks with David Craig, CEO of Iceotope, about the data centre and wider IT challenges which have led to the development of the ku:l micro data centre, which features a liquid-cooled chassis.
DCS looks ahead to 2021 with Jim Hart, CEO, and Stephen Whatling, Chairman, Business Critical Solutions (BCS). Energy efficiency and sustainability, edge, investment, Brexit and skills are amongst the topics discussed.
Digitalisation World talks Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and, in particular, the importance of measuring and monitoring VDI performance to help ensure maximum uptime, with Michael Kent, Chief Technology Officer at Login VSI.
DW talks to Jon Cairns, Nexthink’s VP of Technical Services, focusing on the workplace changes brought about in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. For some, it’s meant an acceleration of their existing digital transformation programmes; for others, it’s been a very rude awakening. When it comes to working towards a new, uncertain normal, proactive management of hybrid IT infrastructure and the digital employee experience are crucial.
Curvature has just been appointed as an Intel Data Centre Solutions Premier Support Partner. Digitalisation World finds out more about this server third party maintenance agreement, talking with Curvature’s EMEA VP of Sales, Christo Conidaris.
Digitalisation World talks digital transformation with Sam Broadhurst, Fujitsu UK’s Cloud and Managed Service Provider Account Manager. The conversation covers the ‘power of data’, the Pay As You Go cloud computing model, and takes a look at the new normal, as Fujitsu itself plans major work practice changes in Japan.
DW talks with Rich Kenny, Group IT Director at Techbuyer Europe, focusing on some recent findings of an ongoing hardware refurbishment research report, moving on to discuss some of the major issues surrounding sustainability in the IT sector - including the potential benefits of buying refurbished servers and laptops.
In the second part of a two part interview, Digitalisation World talks to Virtana’s Managing Director International, David Cumberworth, about how AIOps can help end users to identify and address IT infrastructure performance issues – including some ‘real world’ examples.
DW/DCS talks to Richard Clifford, Head of Innovation at Keysource, about the launch of a new facilities maintenance service - Keysource Artificial Intelligence (KAI) - which uses machine learning and artificial intelligence technology to help organisations transform their edge operational management strategy.
Sophos has unveiled Sophos ZTNA, the only zero trust network access (ZTNA) offering that fully integrates with an industry-leading, next-generation endpoint solution – Sophos Intercept X – providing advanced endpoint protection and zero trust network access with a single agent. Sophos ZTNA introduces a transparent and scalable security model for connecting users and devices to applications and data, improving and simplifying protection against ransomware and other advanced cybersecurity threats.
Are the differences between net zero and carbon neutral well understood by those with an interest in the data centre sector? I doubt it. There are of course those more technically minded or interested individuals who do understand, but in the broad sweep of things the fundamentals are not and this can create considerable confusion.
By Simon Harris, Head of Critical Infrastructure, BCS.
Global technology provider Arrow Electronics has added Pure as-a-Service™ and Pure Cloud Block Store™ to ArrowSphere, its global cloud delivery and management platform. Under the agreement with Pure Storage®, the solutions will be available to channel customers in a number of regions and countries across Europe, including the UK, Belgium and Netherlands, Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, Spain and Sweden.