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Cabinet Office looks for data centre partners to handle 'top secret' information

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Government wants to partner with a data centre provider in a deal that could be worth £700m
18 Jul 2014

Roundtable: Modernising the data centre

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Attendees at Computing's and VCE's roundtable 'Modernising the data centre in weeks rather than months or years' discuss their key takeaways from the day
06 Jun 2014

Datacentres Europe 2014: Machine learning is the future of PUE, says Google

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99.6 per cent accuracy in PUE prediction achieved, reveals data centres VP
28 May 2014

Knowledge 14: 'We're closing all our data centres' - Creative Artists Agency CIO

Speaking to Computing at Knowledge 14, Michael Keithley explains why he's moving all the celebrity talent agency's infrastructure into the cloud - even if some of his peers remain wary.
30 Apr 2014

IBM, HP, Atos chasing Lufthansa IT infrastructure business

Company "in talks with several sector heavyweights"
22 Apr 2014

Building a smarter university

University of Southampton data centre manager Mike Powell tells Danny Palmer how a string of recent infrastructure projects will benefit students, staff – and the environment
25 Mar 2014

Moore’s Law can’t help us now – big data processing and the drain on energy supplies

Data volumes are “sky-rocketing” as Moore’s Law efficiencies are flatlining, says EPFL’s Babak Falsafi
18 Mar 2014

Efficiency drive: How Nissan plans to reuse EV batteries to power data centres

Director for corporate planning tells Computing that the future is bright for electric vehicles - and their batteries
17 Mar 2014

GreenDataNet project aims to run urban data centres on 80 per cent renewable energy

Consortium looking to apply smart grid thinking to data centre design
14 Mar 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

Several 'hidden costs' in public cloud offerings, warns Betfair CIO

Online gambling giant opted for VMware's vCloud Hybrid Service
27 Feb 2014

Public transport firm Metro on the hunt for a data centre partner

Partner has to provide flexible data centre solution, around the clock staff and other support arrangements
19 Feb 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

Microsoft to store foreign customer data outside US to prevent NSA snooping

Microsoft breaks ranks with other tech firms with new policy
23 Jan 2014

IBM to invest $1.2bn in 15 data centres to expand push into cloud

Global expansion as IBM attempts to double current capacity
17 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

Interview: Raising IT's profile at Skanska

Computing speaks to Steve Capper, director of IT at construction giant Skanska, about re-energising a stale IT environment
09 Dec 2013

Top 10 cloud stories of 2013

Computing looks back at the top cloud computing stories of 2013
09 Dec 2013

Why Brazil’s privacy push could cost firms dear

Sooraj Shah examines the implications for global businesses of the Brazilian government’s controversial data sovereignty plans
26 Nov 2013

Lean, green and flexible: exploring the IT powering WWF's new HQ

When the WWF designed its new headquarters, it knew its IT infrastructure had to be able to support hot-desking, mobile working and video conferencing in a cost-effective and eco-friendly way. Danny Palmer went to Woking to find out if it succeeded
12 Nov 2013

University Hospitals of Leicester opts for IBM desktop virtualisation solution

Implementation across 14,000 staff designed to reduce desktop costs by 50 per cent and boost patient care
05 Nov 2013

Google to expand Finnish data centre

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

Research: the top five IT budget busters

A Computing survey reveals the top sources of unexpected IT costs
15 Oct 2013

VMware will build 'several data centres' in Europe to satisfy data privacy legislation

Several physical points will also help to dispel fears customers have over their data, says VMware's Bill Fathers
15 Oct 2013