Latest Datacentre articles

The shape of datacentres to come: greener, leaner and, much, much bigger

The datacentres of the future will need to be markedly more energy efficient, while corporate computing needs will increasingly be split between essential applications managed in-house and applications delivered 'in the cloud'
18 Oct 2012

Edinburgh Airport selects Onyx datacentre for 'expertise and local presence'

Five-year deal worth in the region of £3m
08 Oct 2012

It’s all in the detail – just what is cloud recovery all about?

11 Sep 2012

Power plays: how enterprises can combat soaring energy bills

With datacente power costs becoming an ever-greater drain on corporate budgets, Graeme Burton explores how organisations can rein in their energy consumption
05 Sep 2012

Beating physics – latency doesn’t have to be an issue

07 Aug 2012

Computing IT skills survey 2012

John Leonard reviews the skills that IT professionals should be adding to their armoury
01 Aug 2012

The most important skill to master

If you were to advise an IT newcomer to learn just one skill, what would it be? Computing readers advise
20 Jul 2012

Green IT saves government £1.3m in 12 months

Annual Greening Government ICT report reveals successful energy efficiency measures undertaken by 12 departments
04 Jul 2012

Bad decisions + blocked drains = disaster

19 Jun 2012

Computing research: the many faces of IT disaster

From hardware failures to defecating pigeons, Computing examines multifarious threats facing datacentre managers
24 May 2012

Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council issues £10m tender for LAN switch infrastructure

Switch is for internet security and load balancing across two datacentres
14 May 2012

IT vs the animal kingdom

09 May 2012

Maude to report on datacentre consolidation progress

Progress report due before the end of May detailing consolidation and carbon reduction plans
04 May 2012

Ten per cent of UK CIOs believe Olympics chaos is guaranteed

Organisations will struggle to get staff to and from datacentres in London, says managed services provider
28 Mar 2012

AMD sees low-power low-cost datacentres for cloud providers

Opteron 3200 server chip launched at desktop prices
20 Mar 2012

Short-term datacentre deals offered to reduce Olympics disruption

A firm is offering short-term colocation and hosting deals outside London to companies concerned by the potential disruption this summer
20 Mar 2012

Short stories from the cloud – GoGrid, CloudBees, Attenda, City Lifeline and Xsigo Systems

27 Feb 2012

YouGov to save £100,000 a year after datacentre migration

Research firm uses Veeam to move from Berlin to London
21 Feb 2012

Datacentre convergence: the jury is still out

21 Feb 2012

A cure for bulging datacentres

21 Feb 2012

HP aims to cut datacentre running costs with new Gen8 servers

Latest ProLiant servers boast 'self-service' support features
14 Feb 2012

Essential guide to datacentre convergence

Datacentre convergence may take a great leap forward with FCoE, but few organisations will need this sort of data capacity right now
24 Jan 2012

Microsoft System Centre 2012 closes in on VMware vCentre

The release aims to help organisations manage their cloud portfolio
18 Jan 2012

Does virtualisation cause data centre bottlenecks?

The CTO of telecommunications firm Interoute discusses data centre bottlenecks caused by virtualisation - is it a valid concern?
09 Dec 2011