Latest Datacentre articles

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

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

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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

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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

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

SAP to circumvent NSA spying in Brazil by building data centres in the country

SAP's managing director of Southern Latin America says firm will use local partners' data centres in the meantime
17 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

Angry Birds creator Rovio deploys Basho Riak NoSQL solution

NoQSL scalability enables Rovio to cope with fluctuating data demands from millions of users
10 Sep 2013

Local data centres for local people

Why traipse all the way to the supermarket when you’ve a perfectly good corner shop? Peter Gothard looks at the trend for local, boutique data centres
04 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

Is the writing on the wall for the in-house data centre?

While more and more organisations are happy to rely on third parties to run their core systems, talk of the imminent demise of the in-house data centre is wide of the mark
03 Sep 2013

Green data centres can take the heat

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

'IT managers at SMEs to be made redundant in five years'

Technicians will disappear too as firms virtualise their environments, claims City Lifeline MD Roger Keenan
20 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

'Google, Amazon and Facebook will gobble up cloud competition' - Trainline IS Director

Josko Grljevic believes the future will be dominated by big cloud providers
09 Aug 2013