Server

A big data case study: Ooyala’s real-time video analytics

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Ooyala CTO Peter Bakas tells John Leonard how early adoption of Hadoop and NoSQL gave the video services company the perfect platform for rapid expansion
04 Sep 2013

Driving down costs and carbon emissions at the University of St Andrews

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Steven Watt, CIO at the University of St Andrews, talks to Computing’s Graeme Burton about an IT consolidation and virtualisation project that has enabled the 600-year-old institution to cut both costs and power consumption
04 Sep 2013

Green data centres can take the heat

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It isn’t solar panels and wind turbines that are making data centres greener, but technology enabling servers to run reliably at higher temperatures, says Graeme Burton
02 Sep 2013

University of St Andrews consolidates and virtualises 400 servers in 50 locations

Project led by CIO Steven Watt intended to cut costs, power consumption and carbon emissions at the 600-year-old University
14 Aug 2013

Unemployed graduates to help plug 'major' data centre skills gap

Data Centre Alliance to run a 10-day Data Centre Bootcamp to help graduates and the industry
13 Aug 2013

Data centre budgets and public cloud adoption on the rise, says report

Uptime Institute research reveals 77 per cent of businesses saw data centre budgets grow in the last year
09 Aug 2013

RackSpace to provide OpenStack hybrid cloud to CERN

Rackspace technology to store the 25 petabytes of data CERN generates every year
01 Jul 2013

HMRC moves file and printer servers to the cloud to reduce lost office hours

Cetralised storage solution also enables HMRC to cut costs and reduce risk of data loss
27 Jun 2013

Bottoms up: pub chain Mitchells & Butlers' top-to-toe IT overhaul

When Mitchells & Butlers embarked on a five-year top-to-bottom IT infrastructure upgrade, it touched every part of the company’s business
26 Jun 2013

Wargaming prepares for World of Warplanes with Equinix data centre expansion

World of Tanks developer to use Frankfurt data centre as it prepares for new releases
03 Jun 2013

AMD unwraps 'Kyoto' Opteron-X to take on Intel Atom in the microserver market

Opteron-X to take on Intel's Atom Centertons and Avotons - when they are released
29 May 2013

Fujitsu, HP, IBM and Oracle hit as server sales slip – Gartner

Oracle sees sales drop by more than one-quarter as IBM, HP and Fujitsu also register sharp sales falls
28 May 2013

Avere Systems keeps CGI specialists Framestore rolling

Framestore CTO Stephen MacPherson tells Computing how Avere storage filers keeps the visual effects studio running
15 May 2013

Research: the autonomous data centre is far from dead

Despite rumours of its imminent demise, all the signs are that the company-owned data centre is part of a hybrid computing future
02 May 2013

Liverpool John Moores University issues £1m tender for HP hardware

LJMU is seeking bidders for provision of HP ProLiant servers and consultancy services
30 Apr 2013

Essex County Council seeks bidders for IT hardware contract

Council procuring on behalf of other public sector bodies for provision of mobiles, tablets, laptops and servers
22 Apr 2013

Big Data Summit 2013: lessons from IT leaders

Delegates at the Computing Big Data Summit heard from some of the country’s most experienced big data practitioners about the advantages and pitfalls. Sooraj Shah listened in
02 Apr 2013

Down and out: lessons of the 2e2 saga

When a company like 2e2 goes into administration, datacentre users can find just how few rights they have. Graeme Burton examines the options
19 Feb 2013

Research: Virtualisation and the rise of audit anxiety in the datacentre

Audits have increased with the rise of virtualisation technology, spreading fear and loathing in the datacentre. John Leonard highlights the areas where IT leaders are most likely to come a cropper
23 Jan 2013

Big data: 2012 in review

2012 was the year that big data went from the server room to the board room
17 Dec 2012

NHS Trust issues tender of up to £100m for IT hardware

Hardware to include tablets and desktops
26 Nov 2012

Feature: ARM and Intel on collision course

Twenty years ago, ARM was little more than a small unit in now-defunct Acorn Computers. Now, the UK company is about to take on industry giant Intel
15 Nov 2012

Runescape: A big data case study

Stuart Sumner dons his helmet and shield and explores the IT infrastructure that serves the 200 million beast-slaying denizens of RuneScape
13 Nov 2012

University of Cumbria issues £3m tender for IT infrastructure service

Six-year deal to replace 'end of life' on-premise datacentre
08 Nov 2012