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The software-defined data centre explained

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The software-defined data centre is an extension of current data centre trends, but vendor squabbles have confused the market
02 Sep 2014

More than meets the eye: transforming IT at Jagex - an interview with head of IT Barry Zubel

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Barry Zubel, head of IT at game developer Jagex, tells Danny Palmer about virtualising servers, automation and how IT infrastructure will be key to a smooth launch for their next big release
20 Aug 2014

PernixData FVP virtualization software takes SEGA’s storage to the next level

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SEGA Networks adopts PernixData FVP software to optimise gaming service platform
28 Jul 2014

Bestival selects Six Degrees Group to underpin festival website infrastructure

Music festival opts for scalable solution to manage demand in run-up to and during four-day event
26 Jun 2014

University of Cambridge picks Dell to help power SKA, the world's largest telescope

SKA project aims to harness the power of big data to help scientists observe the very edges of the universe
24 Jun 2014

Pulling together – what converged infrastructure means for data centres

Converged platforms promise to simplify data centre upgrades and maintenance, so why does uptake appear so sluggish? John Leonard investigates
22 May 2014

Lenovo yearly profits jump by 29 per cent

Disappointing sales in China offset by growth in EMEA and Americas for world's biggest PC maker
21 May 2014

Downtime for one hour can cost businesses $1m or more – report

All executive-level employees surveyed had experienced downtime and more than half said it happens at least once a month
30 Apr 2014

ElasticHosts CEO claims his firm's usage-based billing can vastly undercut Amazon, Google cloud services

Richard Davies says his firm's usage-based billing system could cut cloud costs by over 50 per cent
09 Apr 2014

Doncaster and Bassetlaw NHS Trust deploys Brocade solution to aid digital shift

ICT infrastructure manager Nigel Hall tells Computing why the trust opted for the Brocade server solution
04 Mar 2014

Microsoft's Azure cloud offering "not as strong as Amazon Web Services", says Just Eat CTO

Carlos Morgado tells Computing why he opted for AWS instead of Microsoft Azure
05 Feb 2014

From System X to System Ex

When IBM sold its PC business, observers said its x86 server systems unit would be next in line – now their predictions have come to pass. Graeme Burton reports
31 Jan 2014

NSA privacy fears driving business back to UK hosting providers

UKFast CEO Lawrence Jones says British companies want to bring their data back to Blighty to prevent snooping
28 Jan 2014

Google unveils new data centres in Asia to manage growth on continent

Google opens data centres in Taiwan and Singapore growth in internet users in Asia booms
11 Dec 2013

Cloud computing heading for brownouts, warns Cisco engineer

Power systems will struggle to accommodate 120 megawatt data centres, warns Cisco
10 Dec 2013

How Dell technology 'played a major role' in production of Free Birds movie

Reel FX IT director Scott Correll and lead technical director Ross Moshell tell Computing how Dell helped them make a feature film
04 Dec 2013

Google to expand Finnish data centre

Google set to create jobs by pouring extra €450m into Hamina site
04 Nov 2013

Boots.com the ‘least available’ of the UK’s most popular retail websites

Major retailer suffered 25 hours of downtime in just 33 days
29 Oct 2013

How CCP manages hundreds of gigabytes of data created by 500,000 Eve Online players everyday

CCP Games IT director Jón Ingi Thorvaldsson explains how the Icelandic developer manages data generated by 500,000 players in Eve Online with the help of Internap
11 Oct 2013

Research: trends in the data centre

John Leonard takes an in-depth look at the changes going on within data centres as the balance shifts between in-house and outsourced services
02 Oct 2013

Facebook's Luleå data centre is a Swedish model of efficiency

Facebook built its first non-US data centre in northern Sweden to take advantage of low energy costs and free cooling – among many other reasons
27 Sep 2013

Data centre consolidation leading to a fundamental change in connectivity architecture, says Digital Realty

Digital Realty's dark fibre network offers low-latency high bandwidth connectivity for London data centre customers
24 Sep 2013

Cool future for data centres as efficiency comes first

Verne Global CEO Jeff Monroe tells Computing that data centres in energy efficient locations will only become more popular
18 Sep 2013

Dell to buy Dell after Dell shareholders' vote

Michael Dell secures vote in favour of $24bn deal to take company he founded in 1984 private
12 Sep 2013