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Majority of CIOs want to replace current technology

Research commissioned by Lenovo reveals CIOs are more involved than ever before in areas outside their traditional technology purview, such as business model transformation, corporate strategy, and sustainability.

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Rackspace Technology expands AWS relationship

Multiyear strategic collaboration agreement drives customer value and innovation, and strengthens AWS’s position as Rackspace Technology’s preferred cloud provider.

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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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Schneider Electric acquires renewable energy platform Zeigo

Machine learning technology will further enhance Schneider’s market-leading advisory services.

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Orange and Engie join forces t

Convert the GOS, Orange's main data centre in Africa, to solar power.

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Planet First Partners backs cooling tank technology that cuts down data centre climate impact

Investment in Submer’s energy and water saving technology will accelerate expansion.

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Equinix invests in tenth Paris data centre

New US$163M facility will incorporate multiple sustainability best practices, including heat recovery technology directly connected to Paris’s Saint-Denis urban heating network.

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DigiPlex joins European Code of Conduct for Energy Efficiency in Data Centres

DigiPlex has joined the European Code of Conduct for Energy Efficiency in Data Centres. This voluntary code brings together participants from across the digital infrastructure industry to collaborate and agree on standards, practices and technologies aimed at reducing the environmental impact of energy consumed in data centers. DigiPlex is strategically focused to continue reducing its climate impact and the European Code of Conduct provides an excellent framework for these ongoing sustainability initiatives.

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Rolls-Royce provides mtu trigeneration plant for largest data centre in Romania

mtu Series 4000 gas generator sets to provide electricity, heat and cooling for ClusterPower’s Technology Campus in Craiova.

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Global Technical Realty breaks ground at first UK data centre campus

Global Technical Realty (GTR) breaks ground on its first 40.5 MW IT load UK data center campus - GB One. GTR, a $1bn European build-to-suit data center platform agreed to lease the site at Slough Trading Estate, London’s premier data center hub in June 2021, partnering with estate owner, SEGRO, which will be developing the building shell.

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Manchester data centre installs hydrogen-ready fuel cell

Teledata teams up with Conrad Energy, Electricity North West (Construction & Maintenance) Limited and Bloom Energy to deploy an initial 1.2MW low environmental impact solid oxide fuel cell installation at its Wythenshawe facility, reducing carbon emissions through a cleaner, hydrogen ready fuel supply.

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GBI boost submarine network performance

As part of GBI’s infrastructure evolution, Ciena has increased GBI’s Smart Network lit capacity by 10 Tb/s.

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Supply chain disruption tempers sector’s optimism

An optimistic sector with record levels of respondents (98%) seeing demand either maintained or increasing was an encouraging finding from The Winter Report 2021/22, which is undertaken by independent research house IX Consulting and commissioned by BCS, (Business Critical Solutions) the specialist services provider to the digital infrastructure industry. It captures the views of over 3000 senior datacentre professionals across Europe, including owners, operators, developers, consultants and end users.

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MLL Telecom wins Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service

MLL Telecom, a leading provider of secure managed network services to the UK public sector, has announced a new five-year contract from Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service

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Videos

Michael O’Hara, Group Managing Director of DataSolutions, a distributor of transformational IT solutions, talks through the results of the company’s Channel sustainability stock-take survey, revealing how companies are losing out on contracts if they can’t demonstrate their environmental credentials, how the Channel is beginning to address its sustainability responsibilities and highlights the success of DataSolutions’ Techies Go Green initiative.
Conference Chair Ian Luckett outlines the content of the second virtual SDC Channel Summit event, taking place 10-11 May. A mixture of keynote presentations, roundtables and panel discussions promise to produce plenty of valuable insights for Channel companies dealing with the challenges and opportunities of digital transformation.
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.
Mickey Bresman, Co-Founder and CEO and Ran Harel, Senior Security Product Manager, both at Semperis, discuss the findings of the company’s recent Microsoft Active Directory security survey, and also explain how the Semperis Purple Knight security assessment tool not only highlights AD security gaps, but also provides recommended fixes.

Expert Opinions

Using Autonomous, AI-Powered Data Protection to Manage a New Era of Hybrid Working By Ian Wood, Head of Technology UK&I, Veritas Technologies.
People First Approach to Hybrid Working Andrew Jackson, CEO of Intercity Technology, explains why putting people before technology is the key to successful homeworking.
Digital Experience Monitoring - The future of hybrid work and digital businesses By Naveena Srinivas, Enterprise Analyst (ManageEngine)
Three Key Considerations for Adopting a Hybrid IT Model By Nick Sewell, UK Head of Software Development, Expleo.