March 2014

THE EUROPEAN BIOINFORMATICS INSTITUTE (EMBL-EBI) SELECTS SSE TELECOMS TO ENSURE FAIL SAFE SHARING OF BREAKTHROUGH SCIENTIFIC DATA

Network provider chosen to deliver uninterruptible, high-density power and back-up to Europe’s flagship laboratory for life sciences

‘Sudlows Supports National Apprenticeship Scheme’

(19.03.14) AWARD winning UK based data centre specialist Sudlows, has increased its commitment to mentoring the next generation of employees by extending its current apprenticeship programme to create six new placements.

InfraGuard – Low Cost Cabinet Management Including Software

As a low cost alternative to its InfraSolution X Austin Hughes has developed a cabinet management system that is ideal for use in relatively small data room installations of up to up to16 racks using one master unit and fifteen slaves over a local area network.

Smartcard Access Control for Cabinets

InfraSolution S from Austin Hughes has both simplified and standardised data room cabinet access and security. SmartCard handles are complete with mechanical locking and are available in two models using most common formats of Proximity and MiFARE.

VIATEL BECOMES FIRST EUROPEAN OPERATOR TO WIN DELOITTE BEST MANAGED COMPANY AWARD

Viatel the pan-European full-service telecommunications provider,
which is part of the Digiweb Group, has become the first European
telecoms operator to win a Deloitte Best Managed Company Award.

IT PROFESSIONALS DON’T UNDERSTAND HOW TO BE DATA COMPLIANT

Almost half of IT professionals admit they don’t understand data compliance legislation - 86 per cent admit data sovereignty is a major concern

Breaking the refresh cycle

If you manage IT in any capacity, you will be familiar with the unsettling feeling that emerges as your hardware approaches the end of standard support/ warranty, or your software comes up for renewal/ end of support. Sound familiar?

A single cloud provider can’t do it all for more than half of UK businesses New survey from Adapt shows cloud integration could help match future business needs

A new survey has found that more than half (53%) of UK businesses using cloud providers to run all or part of their IT infrastructure do not feel that a single provider is capable of meeting their requirements.

Geist launches Geist Upgradeable

February 26, 2014: - Geist announces the launch of the Geist Upgradeable power strip. This innovative solution offers scalable monitoring features that evolve with the demands of a data centre.

Geist celebrates record 2013 global growth

January 15, 2014 - Geist, a leading data centre infrastructure provider, saw 2013 out in style returning record global sales for the year, with an increase of just under 20% when compared to 2012 revenues.