Additional security from MACsec06-11-2013
Paul Dillien, marketing consultant for Algotronix describes how to add an additional layer of security to switches.
Safehosts opens with a 1.06 PUE04-11-2013
What's very light, hardly eats, sits outside and loves the heat? Phil Turtle went to Safehosts new 5MW co-location data centre in the City of London to find out.
Back up your batteries31-10-2013
Parallel string, valve-regulated battery arrangement are the most common method of supporting the load in static UPS installations. For higher power loads, they provide a more cost-efficient means of providing the necessary capacity, but only if they are selected and monitored carefully warns Mike Smith, UPS sales manager at Finning Power Systems
Is cloud the key?29-10-2013
Adrian McDonald, president, EMEA, EMC says that IT Transformation holds the key to business growth
Banking on data25-10-2013
National Bank achieves award-winning energy savings thanks to ebm-papst, Norland Managed Services and Emerson Network Power
Stacks of fun23-10-2013
Simon Young, VP UK and Ireland, Trend Micro (right) says that converged stacks are an opportunity and a risk
Converged and virtualised IT infrastructures, with their promise of flexibility and economy, are no longer the reserve of early adopters. Indeed, 45% of SMB's across Europe, the Middle East and Africa are virtualised. Surprisingly however, many of these are still using the same approach to power protection as they did before virtualisation and are subsequently missing out on the business continuity benefits that advances in this area can provide. Additionally, these key infrastructure developments are bringing with them new ways of achieving resiliency and once again, the impact of this on power protection is not being considered. Here, Tatu Valjakka, software & connectivity product manager for Eaton in EMEA, explores the issues in more detail and outlines what data centre managers and IT professionals should be taking into consideration when powering a virtualised environment.