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Unified storage for the AI era
  • Posted on 21st May 2024 in by Phil Alsop

Grant Caley, UK&I Solutions Engineering Director, NetApp, discusses the launch of the company’s new AFF A-Series systems that can power all the most demanding IT workloads customers face, including GenAI, VMware, and enterprise databases. Grant also details the additional capabilities NetApp has released to provide customers with the advanced data management, ransomware protection, and cloud integration that modern workloads demand, confirming the company’s intelligent data infrastructure focus, designed to help customers operate more efficiently as they leverage their data to drive innovation.

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The path to power-efficient processing
  • Posted on 7th May 2024 in by Phil Alsop

Alexander Troshin, EMEA Product and Marketing Manager, Enterprise and HPC Server at AMD, outlines the energy efficiency challenges facing the data centre industry, with particular reference to power-efficient processing. He covers the key architectural innovations, packaging advances and algorithmic improvements to compute that will deliver more energy-efficient solutions for data centres and AI workloads.

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Modular data centre to host Europe’s first exascale supercomputer
  • Posted on 12th March 2024 in by Phil Alsop

Dr Crispin Keable, Senior Solutions Architect for HPC, AI, and Quantum, Eviden, explains how a set of some 50 pre-built modules (20 IT containers, 15 power feed containers, 10 logistics containers) will provide a 2,300m2 turnkey data centre for the Julich Supercomputing Centre in Germany. Benefits to the client include flexibility and agility when it comes to required upgrade configurations, delivery time reduced by 50%, costs cut by a factor of three and a much faster installation process when compared to a traditional data centre build.

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Data protection disjoints disrupt digital transformation

Dan Middleton, Vice President UK & Ireland at Veeam, discusses the findings of the recently published Veeam Data Protection Trends Report, which reveals that cyberattacks continue to have a significant impact on businesses through outages and digital transformation disruption - with containers, hybrid architectures and the need for fast recovery plans putting significant stress on backup and recovery strategies.

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Data repatriation adds to hybrid momentum

Mark Noland, Technology Manager at Kingston Technology, discusses the growing trend for organisations to move back certain IT assets on premises, and data repatriation in particular. He explores the many factors to consider when it comes to developing a hybrid model – with a mixture of cloud and on-prem delivering an optimised IT environment.

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A new inflection point for the storage industry
  • Posted on 23rd February 2024 in by Phil Alsop

BS Teh, Seagate’s Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, discusses the new Mozaic 3+ hard drive platform, which incorporates HAMR technology, and heralds areal densities of 3TB+ per platter, with a roadmap to 4 and 5TB+ per platter. He outlines the importance of key platform components such as the Plasmonic Writer, the Gen 7 Spintronic Reader and the 12nm Integrated Controller.

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Digital transformation is about much more than infrastructure change

Erik Nicolai, CEO of Workspace365, explains why a successful digital transformation journey is about much more than migrating to the cloud. Workspace365 provides a range of technology solutions which enable truly digital businesses, working with its Channel partners to educate and work alongside end users.

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DS3 Composer plays sweet storage music!
  • Posted on 12th December 2023 in by Phil Alsop

Enrico Signoretti, VP Product & Partnerships, Cubbit, has launched the first phase of DS3 Composer, a next-generation cloud solution that places data control back into the hands of MSPs, system integrators, and enterprises, by enabling them to build their own sovereign, hyper-resilient, 100% S3-compatible cloud storage in minutes.

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Scale Anywhere platform promises storage revolution
  • Posted on 3rd December 2023 in by Phil Alsop

Ryan Farris, Vice President of Products at Qumulo, discusses the company’s recently launched Qumulo Scale Anywhere platform – the challenges it is designed to address, the benefits it brings for end users, as well as how it uses the Azure Native Qumulo application and includes Global Namespace.

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The cyber resilient storage imperative

Eric Herzog, CMO at Infinidat, explains why cyber resilience is so important for both enterprise cybersecurity and storage, recommends an action plan for CTOs to both secure their data infrastructure and boost their cyber resilience, and outlines the Infinidat technology solutions developed to support these strategies.

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Decentralised storage delivers improved data management and security outcomes
  • Posted on 1st November 2023 in by Phil Alsop

Saswata Basu, founder of Züs, explains how he has developed the dStorage decentralised storage platform using blockchain and delivering key benefits, such as the elimination of single points of failure, enhanced data privacy and security, cost-effectiveness, transparency, and improved access and management.

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HP helps partners to embrace sustainability and the circular economy

Neil MacDonald, UK & Ireland Channel Director for HP Inc., discusses the importance of sustainability to the IT Channel, with a major opportunity for companies to become environmental trusted advisors to end users. Neil outlines the many programmes and initiatives which HP has developed to address key sustainability issues, such as a packaging re-think, tech take back and closed loop recycling, all of which help their Channel partners to deliver measurable sustainability benefits to their customers.

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Cybersecurity landscape continues to evolve – for better and worse
  • Posted on 25th October 2023 in by Phil Alsop

Ryan Kovar, Distinguished Security Strategist and Leader of SURGe at Splunk, discusses the findings of the company’s 2023 CISO Report – with AI being seen as both a cybersecurity opportunity and threat, CISOs receiving more recognition, concerned over security tool sprawl and seen as enablers of cross-department collaboration. Ryan also offers some great insights as to how companies need to get the balance right when it comes to focusing on both preventing cyber attacks and addressing the consequences of a data breach – with extortion-ware a growing threat.

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Decentralised storage delivers improved data management and security
  • Posted on 20th October 2023 in by Phil Alsop

Saswata Batu, founder of Züs, explains how he has developed the dStorage decentralised storage platform using blockchain and delivering key benefits, such as the elimination of single points of failure, enhanced data privacy and security, cost-effectiveness, transparency, and improved access and management.

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Mastering data complexities
  • Posted on 11th September 2023 in by Phil Alsop

Erast Wortel, Syniti’s new vice president, go-to-market for EMEA North, shares some great insights and advice on data management challenges and opportunities – topics discussed include data quality, data lakes and swamps, data governance, data migration and master data management – with some great customer examples along the way.

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