Latest Datacentre articles

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

The interior of a datacentre
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

Dell opens first wholly owned European datacentre in Slough

The slough datacentre is the first of several facilities planned for EMEA
13 Oct 2011

UK firm opens carbon neutral datacentre in Iceland

Verne Global's datacentre is situated between the two biggest financial centres in the world
10 Oct 2011

Modular datacentres from HP boost R&D at Airbus

So-called PODs were up and running just four months after HP took the order
29 Sep 2011

Cloud helps Isle of Man cut costs and boost IT performance

CTO says move to hybrid cloud set to be complete by end of October
22 Sep 2011

Thomas Cook signs up Accenture to integrate European IT

Outsourcing giant to create agile, cloud-based infrastructure for travel group
20 Sep 2011

New fibre-optic link to help Dundee Council to downsize

Completed project is part of a £270m reinvigoration of the city
12 Sep 2011

UK datacentre investment jumps by 25 per cent

UK has spent more on datacentres in the past 12 months than China
09 Sep 2011

Essential guide to big data: part1

Is ‘big data’ just another marketing bandwagon, or does it hold the promise of practical solutions to real business intelligence challenges?
07 Sep 2011

Thomas Cook servers take a trip

Travel firm signs server hosting deal with german IT services firm Lufthansa Systems
01 Sep 2011

VMworld 2011 in Las Vegas kicks off today

Event will show IT leaders how to get the best out of the vSphere 5 virtualisation platform
29 Aug 2011