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Internet and server technology continues to advance at a pretty brisk pace. We can do things online today that we never dreamed of when the public internet was first born. Still, technology is only part of the equation. We can never truly erase the human element for the simple fact...
You’ve probably heard it before – “Every company these days is an IT company” – and to a certain extent, that’s true. The proliferation of IT has meant that virtually every company is reliant on technology to remain successful. This expansion of computing technology also means a growth in the...
Human error remains the single biggest risk in a data centre environment. It still accounts for a large proportion of outages across the globe, the majority of which can be preventable. A recent survey from Uptime Institute shows that outages are increasing and are becoming more frequent and even more...
DCME GOES VIRTUAL Conference Programme Kindly supported by CNet Training Day One – Tuesday 6th October Please note that all timings and sessions are subject to amendment 09.15    Welcome and opening remarks Caroline Hitchins, Owner & Founder, DATACENTRE.ME Mark Smith, Director, RED ══════════════════ 09.30 – 10.00 From real estate to connected data...
Even as society slowly starts returning to something vaguely resembling normality, it’s probable that data centres will have to accept social distancing, restricted site access, and other safety precautions for the foreseeable future. In such uncertain times, the ability to remotely monitor critical infrastructure such as the UPSs that work...
  The Internet of Things (IOT) is showing no signs of slowing down. By constantly evolving and improving technology, one challenge businesses face is how to keep up. When looking at the data centre industry, a new technology that is set to improve services and successfully prevent downtime, is sensors....
“Data centres owned and operated by data-centre landlords, cloud services and other technology firms is expected to increase to roughly 9,100 this year, up from 7,500 last year, and are expected to reach 10,000 by 2020, IDC estimates.” Source: The Wall Street Journal If all other data centres including hyperscale...
  At the beginning of every new year, it is the time for predictions and NTT Group have been sharing their thoughts on what will affect the business world over the next year or so (here).  In particular, they have focused on digital transformation and the impact this is having...

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