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.
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.
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, a time to encourage deeper conversations and to explore initiatives that can support employees. The stigma surrounding mental health has been lessened thanks to open discussions, however, there is still progress to be made. Furthermore, these discussions need to be taking place in the professional spheres as according to a 2022 report, a staggering 61% of employees have never sought support for their mental health - despite one in five reporting that poor mental health impacts their productivity.
We spoke to nine different technology leaders about their best advice and strategies going forward on how to prioritise wellbeing among employees and employers alike.