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Colocation and Brexit: What’s The Impact?
June 20, 2019

Colocation and Brexit: What’s The Impact?

Across all sectors, companies are constantly questioning the impact that Brexit will have on their business its operations. Sadly, nobody knows what will precisely happen, however, companies will be affected whether its positive or a negative outcome. So, what do we know now?


 

Important Factors to Look for When Choosing your UPS Back UP
April 26, 2019

Important Factors to Look for When Choosing your UPS Back UP

Back-Ups is a type of UPS that offers battery backup and guaranteed power in case of an emergency. The device can control any surges that occur in the electrical system – this system could include various components such as air conditioners, computers and electronic devices. The electrical surges / fluctuations are primary reasons to why electrical devices breakdown and cause downtime.

 

Ways To Improve Your Data Centre's Online Security
February 28, 2019

Ways To Improve Your Data Centre's Online Security

It’s been documented that Microsoft fights off more than 7 trillion cyber threats per day, and allocates around $1 billion every year to cyber security for its cloud data centres. While your data centre may not see a Microsoft amount of cyber threats per day or spend as much annually, it is vital that you have a comprehensive plan in place for the protection of your digital data from theft or corruption.

 

From Storms, Floods to Climate Change: Is Your Data Centre At risk?
January 29, 2019

From Storms, Floods to Climate Change: Is Your Data Centre At risk?

For an insight of the climate change risk to UK data centres, earlier this year the Committee of Climate Change offered a detailed report. The authors pointed out that it’s difficult to make a quantitative assessment of the risks due to the lack of visibility into locations and connectivity arrangements of the UK’s private-sector data centres. Predictably, though, there is an increase in the frequency and severity of flooding -this is described as one of the most significant threats.

Why Data Centre Colocation is the future!
January 9, 2019

Why Data Centre Colocation is the future!

Towards the end of 2017, global cloud giant AWS (Amazon Web Services) announced a new service called ‘Bare Metal Instances’. This allows clients to run their applications directly on physical services that are live in Amazon’s data centres – without virtualisation, in other words, and therefore not really in the cloud at all. Critics have been quick to frame the move as AWS coming down on the traditional colocation solution and dedicated server hosting market. Data Center Dynamics have stated that AWS "could undermine one of the main selling points of colo providers”. Of course, it’s more complex than that.


How Future Proof Is Your Data Centre?
December 18, 2018

How Future Proof Is Your Data Centre?

Future proofing data centre infrastructures is one of the key areas where IT professionals seem to lack the most confidence according to the research carried out by management specialists Eaton. Out of a survey of 300 respondents, just 37% said their facilities’ infrastructure was "Strong and future proof” and just 30% said the same of their resilience and disaster recover measures.