Storage

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

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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

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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

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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

Pinewood Studios Group 'saves 15 hours a week' with Veeam Essentials

Restoring Microsoft Exchange mailbox used to take firm a whole day, and now takes minutes
31 Jul 2013

CIO interview: How Balfour Beatty will rationalise servers and applications in £50m deal with Fujitsu

Construction giant hopes to slash number of servers in half and cut thousands of applications
25 Jul 2013

Diane Greene re-emerges as founder of Datrium Storage – taking aim at EMC

Silicon Valley veteran bankrolling storage start-up and luring former EMC staff
16 Jul 2013

Dropbox reaches 175 million users and sets sights on Apple's iCloud

Cloud storage firm looking for full cross-platform integration for file storage
10 Jul 2013