Storage

Thinking outside the Box: an interview with Aaron Levie

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The Silicon Valley entrepreneur talks to Stuart Sumner about his company’s IPO, how the NSA scandal has harmed cloud firms, and the importance of a successful ecosystem
09 Oct 2013

Research: trends in the data centre

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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

New data centre technologies required to support smart grids and self-driving cars

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Intel and others are developing technologies to enable data centres to support the coming embedded computing revolution
25 Sep 2013

Analyse business-critical apps before you shift them into the cloud - InTechnology

Apps should be analysed for 30 days to check their suitability
24 Sep 2013

Over-sized data centres cost firms a third extra in power and cooling infrastructure

Over-sizing model is 'one of the biggest wastes of energy' for a business, claims Schneider Electric
24 Sep 2013

SDN to become prevalent in data centres after 2014, says BT

BT's director of data centre strategy believes vendors are creating exciting 'software-defined storage' solutions
24 Sep 2013

Poundland outsources network and data centre requirements to NextiraOne

NextiraOne will provide IT support, performance monitoring and network optimisation, among other managed services
23 Sep 2013

California Academy deploys Avere to optimise CGI at world's largest all-digital planetarium

The California Academy of Sciences Morrison Planetarium houses the world's largest all digital planetarium
19 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

Boxing clever: The technology strategy behind Box's growth

Sam Schillace, SVP engineering at Box, explains the firm's approach to the CAP theorem, and reveals that it is considering opening its first European data centre
18 Sep 2013

'We can change the world with data centres' - VMware

VMware's Neela Jacques tells Big Data Iceland event access to cheap infrastructure can have big results
17 Sep 2013

Box unpacks new tools to 'increase the velocity of business'

New mobile, web and platform tools aim to enhance viewing and sharing experiences
17 Sep 2013

Case Study: Online storage and collaboration at Toyota

Car manufacturer sees improved productivity as user base increasingly adopts Box
17 Sep 2013

BBC Sport invites bids for storage system in £1m tender

Integrated storage solution needed for BBC's sport production library
11 Sep 2013

Cancer Research UK: VMware is the only option if you want more than virtualisation

VMware is the only virtualisation provider 'that has thought about the future of the cloud' according to Cancer Research UK's head of infrastructure
09 Sep 2013

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

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

Why aren’t all data centres in the Arctic Circle?

Why aren't we all storing our data in the frozen wastes? Peter Gothard collects some opposing viewpoints
29 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

Why didn't Microsoft fight the SkyDrive case harder?

Many people were surprised at how quickly Microsoft agreed to drop its SkyDrive brand in the face of legal demands from Sky. Liz Dunn explains what happened and why
12 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

Licensing consumes most IT budget, patching absorbs most time

Computing surveyed over 100 IT professionals about the biggest consumers of IT budgets and man hours
07 Aug 2013

Data quality: banishing bouncing emails

Improving contact data quality can have far-reaching consequences for the whole business, but you need to know how to sell the benefits to the board, writes John Leonard
06 Aug 2013

PRISM could cost US cloud firms $35bn but benefit European providers

Distrust about what happens with information is already pushing customers away from American cloud providers, says report
06 Aug 2013

Met Office mines big data to predict solar storms

The Met Office is crunching data to predict the risks astronomical weather poses to the UK. Portfolio Technical Lead James Tomkins tells Danny Palmer how MongoDB is key to forecasting
06 Aug 2013