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The most important skill to master

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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

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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

Emirates NBD sees 40 per cent cost savings since datacentre consolidation

At Gartner's datacentre and IT operations summit 2011 this week, Emirates NBD revealed the benefits of its large datacentre consolidation project
01 Dec 2011

Ethernet Fabric: Lowering barriers to the private cloud

Traditional datacentre architectures were not designed for the stresses put on them by virtualisation and private cloud technologies
24 Nov 2011

Currency broker seals £300m datacentre expansion deal

Deal comes as amount of free space in London's managed datacentres dwindles
09 Nov 2011

Most enterprises lack resources to exploit big data, argues IT leader

Oracle debates with Yodel CIO over how to integrate big data
04 Nov 2011

Interview: Alex Pilar, CIO, DHL Supply Chain

Datacentre consolidation, virtualisation and consumerisation are all part and parcel of DHL Supply Chain’s transition to a private cloud infrastructure
02 Nov 2011

AOL boasts new staff-free datacentre – but will it catch on?

The staff-free datacentre was built in 90 days using open source technology
13 Oct 2011