Latest Datacentre articles

Major Socitm report calls for more shared services

People working at Hackney Council
Public sector CIO body makes the case for more collaboration, standardisation and IT reuse
27 May 2011

All-inclusive pricing leads to quick sale for Knight Frank

Estate agency trims IT costs with extensive server and storage consolidation project
20 May 2011

Desktop21 framework pioneer lifts the lid on groundbreaking procurement deal

Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust building
Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust IT manager outlines planned benefits of seven-year managed services agreement with HP
19 May 2011

The parlous state of datacentres

12 May 2011

EMC World 2011: Security needs a new model for virtual world

EMC COO Pat Gelsinger says that security needs to move from physical to logical
11 May 2011

Interview: KPMG CIO Bryan Clark

KPMG’s IT chief explains the roles the cloud and virtualisation are playing in the accounting giant’s IT strategy, and how he is assessing the potential of tablet devices
10 May 2011

EMC World 2011: Big data meets the cloud

The annual conference kicks off in Las Vegas today
09 May 2011

Matterhorn invests £250m in south-east datacentres

Sites in Bury Green and Chesham will house more than 180,000 sq ft of data hall space
03 May 2011

Amazon profits dented by cloud

Retailer's profits expected to be damaged by increased cloud investment
26 Apr 2011

Force10 Networks launches Open Cloud Networking

ISPs and multinationals offered low power, high network capacity datacentre-focused infrastructure
26 Apr 2011

Centrica signs new deals in IT revamp

Energy firm pays £8m for a one-year contract with SQS and extends deal with Fujitsu
20 Apr 2011

Technology giants cross swords in the cloud

Moves by IBM, Dell and HP mark a major milestone on the road to mainstream enterprise acceptance of cloud computing. But which has the most convincing offering?
20 Apr 2011

Microsoft to reduce datacentre PUE to 1.25 within 24 months

The giant has created modular datacentres and designed a new motherboard to help it go green
18 Apr 2011

CIO Green Forum 2011 turns (low-energy) spotlight on green tech

Exploring efficient use of technology in business
13 Apr 2011

Facebook to share green datacentre design with competitors

The social networking company says its new facility uses 38 per cent less energy than its older datacentres
11 Apr 2011

Dell set to invest up to $1bn in datacentres and cloud offerings

Gartner suggests this points to a strategic move away from its usual product offerings
07 Apr 2011

Government ICT strategy aims to cut costs and boost governance

Plan also aims to reduce ICT complexity, minimise risk, and open door to smaller suppliers
31 Mar 2011

Retrieving data from cloud

22 Mar 2011

Datacentres to shrink significantly, says Gartner

Change drivers include green IT and innovative datacentre design
15 Mar 2011

HP aims to reduce datacentre power usage by 70 per cent

HP Labs is researching photonics, a technology it hopes will provide significant savings in the datacentre
11 Mar 2011

Loughborough University opts for hybrid cloud to keep costs down

Private cloud services still too pricey, says university IT manager
10 Mar 2011

Keep disaster at a distance

08 Mar 2011

Blades point up datacentre cooling inadequacies, say analysts

Gartner report recommends high density zones to optimise power and cooling provision
02 Mar 2011

Centrica signs £250m datacentre deal

Energy firm's infrastructure, applications and services to migrate to HP-run private cloud
01 Mar 2011