Shift to the commodity data centre

Data is proliferating at a rapid rate. Technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), smart devices and robotics are the driving force behind this surge, with thousands of devices transmitting and receiving valuable information every millisecond. Coupled with data...

Timing key in cyber incident response

When it comes to responding to a cyber security event, it's all about timing. Responding as quickly as possible is key to minimising the fallout of a cyber attack. However, businesses still make several basic mistakes when these events occur. "Failure to respond...

Data centre management in a time of drought

Data centres are utility-hungry installations that require always-on supplies of power and cooling. This means electricity -- possibly as much as 2% of the world's energy - and often, it means water. As our demand for data, and the infrastructure in which to store it,...

Better deployment with HyperPod

Schneider Electric has released HyperPod, a rack-ready system designed to deploy IT in increments of eight to 12 racks, addressing the demand for greater computer capacity and flexible data centre architectures. Part of Schneider Electric's EcoStruxure for Data Center...