Latest Datacentre articles

Why Brazil’s privacy push could cost firms dear

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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

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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

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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

VMware: vCloud Hybrid Service 'can be seen as a competitive threat' to partners

Colt, the firm's sole European data centre partner, is likely to be most affected by vCloud Hybrid Service's rollout in Europe
15 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

Power mad: how uncertainty over UK energy policy is harming the data centre business

Growing uncertainty over energy pricing is pushing data centres overseas – just as cloud computing is taking off
11 Oct 2013

Thinking outside the Box: an interview with Aaron Levie

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

Data centre shutdown fear over Labour's price-freeze promise

Data centre operators speak out over fears of imminent price hikes and rolling brownouts
07 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

'Location, location, location,' key to data centre security says Attenda

Location of data centre can also be key to services it offers, argues John Noakes of Attenda
25 Sep 2013

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

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

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

Approach to cloud security depends on whether you're John Travolta or Dennis Bergkamp

SaaSAssurance CEO Mark Dunne talks cloud security at Computing's Data Centre Summit
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

Computing's Data Centre Summit 2013

Stay tuned for all the latest news from the Data Centre Summit via the live Twitter feed
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

Cost of building a data centre in Brazil is '40 per cent more than the US'

Frost & Sullivan analyst says costs of IT are extortionate in Brazil and could hold country back from capitalising on growth in sector
20 Sep 2013

Data centres don’t need air conditioning, says Facebook

'Operators need to push the envelope harder,' says Open Compute guru Frankovsky
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

Driven towards simplicity: Computing meets Ferrari CIO Vittorio Boero

Ferrari CIO Vittorio Boero tells Danny Palmer how he’s simplifying IT infrastructure and solutions at the iconic car manufacturer and why he decided to drop SAP ERP
18 Sep 2013