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Opinion: Digital transformation is no pain no gain
Everyone craves the agility and innovation (among other things) that digital transformation promises, but how many are willing to take the risk?
Is the glamour of cloud compromising business fundamentals?
Given cloud's massive momentum, Mark Gaydos says there is a risk that some basic fundamentals might be being overlooked in the rush.
Opinion: important considerations ahead of a cloud migration
Blancco's "Mr Data Centre" Fredrik Forslund outlines the steps organisations should be taking to make sure it’s a smooth one.
Opinion: 5G needs IT and telco to converge in distributed cloud data centers
Steven Carlini says the worlds of IT and telco have been on a collision course and 5G NR may be the “coup de gras” of telco independence.
Teraco: Digital transformation will be defined by the race to the edge
Edge computing is undoubtedly one of the buzzwords of choice within data centre circles at the moment – up there with AI, IoT, and gender imbalances.
Exclusive: Marseille is THE interconnection market to target says Interxion MD
Marseille is Europe's fastest growing interconnection hub, driven by its location as the gateway between Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia.
Exclusive: Juniper EVP shares company strategy and market opportunities
Recently we were given the chance to speak to Juniper Networks about current industry trends and where the company is placing its bets for the future.
Catch-22: Rapid data centre growth colliding with ageing workforce
The IT industry as a whole is facing a shortage of skilled workers and the data center segment is no exception, with no quick fix available.
Schneider: Why support for edge data centers will need to be “Lights Out”
Dave Johnson says there is to be huge changes to data center infrastructure as edge computing takes a hold - here's his predictions.
Exclusive: Vertiv exec says it’s not just hype, the edge is going to be big
Sim shares insights into how Vertiv defines the edge, the impact he believes it will have on the data center industry, and research findings.
Opinion: What to expect when you’re expecting 5G NR deployment
Schneider Electric's Steven Carlini discusses the new wave of optimism surrounding 5G and what this means for the future of micro data centers.
Opinion: Technology enabling the next generation of data centres
Corning's Clive Hogg says tech's rapid advancement has resulted in not only an explosion of data, but a reliance on data centres never before seen.
Opinion: Why water use is a key consideration when cooling your data center
An expert from Schneider Electric discusses the process data centers should take when considering cooling options.
Opinion: Is legacy IT infrastructure throttling your digital success?
Riverbed's A/NZ VP delves into the region's IT environments and the massive gap between digital aspirations and actual digital performance.
The 2018 AU CIO Summit – an exclusive opportunity
The Australian CIO Summit is just around the corner bringing decision makers and solution providers together as well as a burly line-up of speakers.
Opinion: A clear definition of AI for colocation providers
Schneider Electric's Patrick Donovan discards all the hype and confusion surrounding 'AI' and paints a clear picture for now and the future.
US biggest player in $12b data center market – but APAC’s catching up
The global data center transformation market is in a good place for all those involved in the industry – and this trend is set to continue.
Opinion: Why data centres are migrating from the suburbs to the CBD
Data centre operators used to desire large plots on the fringes of city metros, but AU-based Charles Fortin says this ideal is beginning to change.
Europe’s data centres need more brains than brawn to tackle energy efficiency
Honeywell's Daniela Pandrea delves into the issues around data centre energy efficiency and asserts the solution is really quite simple.
Opinion: 5 data center ideas that would never have been imagined 50 years ago
If you could go back in time, how would you possibly explain modern data center concepts to a late-1960s “data processing programmer”?
Data centre security: Technology alone is not the answer
Arturo Maqueo says he has seen many security breaches over the years and ironically this is most often in data centres with state-of-the-art security.
Opinion: Digital transformation must start with the data center
Hitachi Vantara's CTO says IT teams around the world are being put under pressure with digital transformation, but the solution is simple.
Edge data centres: Future-defining tech or just a bad joke?
Volta's managing director discusses the topic of edge data centres and how the days of consolidation could be numbered.
EXCLUSIVE: Rick McElroy shares how he’d breach an enterprise
Carbon Black’s Rick McElroy asserts at the end of the day, cyberwar is not about systems but rather humans vs humans as they are the weakest link.