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Renewables, EVs, flexibility and sulphur hexafluoride – top energy predictions for the year ahead

This year is set to once again bring focus to the ongoing transition of the energy industry. Responding to the public’s concerns around the progress of climate change and the industry’s push to adopt green technologies will be two major drivers for the year ahead. It is increasingly clear that government leaders must take a […]


Experts discuss importance of a collaborative approach to sustainability

On November 11, 2019, BRE Global announced the release of the Data Centre Annex Pilot which is to be used alongside the BREEAM New Construction International manual. Developed with feedback from several key stakeholders, the Annex provides data centre buildings with the ability to assess and improve their sustainability and environmental performance against the current BREEAM […]


Experts discuss the strategies companies are putting in place to invest in cyberskills

Business leaders are seemingly doing more towards closing the skills gap as the growing demand for cyberskills and a more socially mobile and diverse workforce increases. BAE Systems and the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) hosted a CyberFirst event in Manchester and their work to close the gap can be read in more detail here. […]


Improve your data centre operation with lithium-ion batteries

Mark Hurley, Solutions Architect at Schneider Electric, acknowledges UPS batteries are one of the most critical components in any data centre operation; however, they can still be the weakest link.


Seven ways cyber criminals steal your passwords

One way or another, passwords are always in the news. They’re either being stolen in data breaches, or mocked for being too simple; derided as pointless, or lamented for being technologically backward. However, one thing is indisputable: we’re going to be using them today, tomorrow and for the foreseeable future. Unlike touch or facial recognition […]


Expert discusses importance of a well-structured and managed surveillance infrastructure

Firas Jadalla, Regional Director for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META), Genetec, explains how the company’s solution helps to provide security benefits and drives accuracy in data aggregation. Why is a well-structured and managed surveillance infrastructure so important? Selecting an IP surveillance solution is about more than just picking a camera and a VMS. […]


2020: What’s in store for video surveillance?

As cybercrime evolves and people are becoming more aware of threats to businesses, the importance of modernising security systems for protection purposes is clear. Kevin Waterhouse, Managing Director at VCA Technology, explains the physical security and video surveillance trends we should expect to see this year. Video analytics and Artificial Intelligence are making their mark […]


A single security recommendation to solve an age-old problem

Password management is undoubtedly one of the most basic security practices yet it is one that people struggle with the most when it comes to operating securely. Morey Haber, CTO & CISO, BeyondTrust, offers his advice to ensuring a best practice approach to password security. In the cyber world, we’re exposed to an onslaught of […]


How to manage your password like a CISO

When it comes to hacking, you can run but you can’t hide. A hacker is bound to steal your information if you don’t protect yourself in the most effective way, starting with password security. Charles Poff, CISO, SailPoint, offers his advice to ensuring we are managing our passwords effectively. Over the past decade, we have […]


The CIO’s role in delivering value within a changing cloud ecosystem

The multi-cloud experience is becoming more and more common, and organisations must ensure that the management of the hybrid multi-cloud world is as easy as possible. Alexander Wallner, Senior Vice President and General Manager EMEA, NetApp, tells us how this approach will alleviate pressure for the CIO. It’s no secret that the relationship between the […]


What lies ahead for applications in 2020?

Vincent Lavergne, RVP of System Engineering at F5 Networks, suggests some New Year’s resolutions for IT leaders to ensure successful transformation in 2020. Without wheeling out all the usual clichés, 2019 has been another whirlwind of disruptive innovation and opportunity – with plenty of challenges to tackle and circumvent along the way. The threat landscape […]


The next step for AI: Make it smarter with Edge Computing and HCI

As the hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) market continues to grow exponentially, the next big frontier for HCI now sits at the Edge of the network. Phil White, CTO, Scale Computing tells us why it’s time for HCI to embrace and include Edge Computing to enable the growth of AI. It is unsurprising that the hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) […]


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