Are data centres cyber security strategies bespoke enough to today’s challenges?
By João Marques Lima Published: 00:15, 20 February, 2017 Updated: 22:31, 19 February, 2017
Greg Day, Vice President and Chief Security Officer EMEA at Palo Alto Networks talks how businesses are navigating the digital age without forgetting security. From data centre to cloud providers, Day also discusses how to manage cyber security with shrinking budgets.
These are the biggest data centre market drivers in Africa today
By João Marques Lima Published: 00:16, 21 March, 2017 Updated: 00:16, 21 March, 2017
1.2 billion people live in Africa today, yet one one quarter of the population has internet access, according to the International Telecommunication Union. However, the market is changing across the continent and with that in mind, Data Economy spoke with Ayotunde Coker, Managing Director at Rack Centre who explained all there needs to be known about this “sleeping giant”.
How Sweden plans to be Europe’s data centre powerhouse
By João Marques Lima Published: 15:20, 15 March, 2017 Updated: 21:25, 14 March, 2017
Tax cuts have reduced the total cost of electricity used by data centres in Sweden by approximately 40%, resulting in one of the lowest cost of power in Europe. This associated with a cool climate has made Sweden a hot-spot for data centre investment. Data Economy talks to Patrik Öhlund, CEO at The Node Pole and Tomas Sokolnicki, senior investment advisor at Data Centers by Sweden, to find more.
How the right equity investment has made this provider one of the UK’s hottest data centre players
By João Marques Lima Published: 10:42, 6 March, 2017 Updated: 10:44, 6 March, 2017
Data Economy speaks with Neil Cresswell, CEO of Virtus Data Centres, on how the company has secured funding from Deutsche Bank, Brockton Capital and ST Telemedia and how that has changed its roadmap as the company prepares for Brexit.
Are virtual data centres the answer to rising IoT demand?
By João Marques Lima Published: 12:56, 11 January, 2017 Updated: 14:03, 11 January, 2017