15 September 2020
IT is the driving force of a modern business. Harnessing it can help companies stay innovative, and make the data they already have work harder to better meet customer needs. As a result, IT teams are under a huge amount of pressure to provide a stable platform for the rest of the business.
This has become especially clear in the past few months, where we’ve seen a huge change in how digitally-driven many organisations have had to become out of necessity. But data needs and requirements can differ significantly from one organisation to another. One setup can be perfect for one environment, but highly unsuitable for another. It can be difficult to judge the competing factors in play and select a solution that offers the best fit.Find out more
Choosing enclosures & containment systems
10 August 2020
Data centre and enterprise computer room containment solutions (cabinets and enclosure systems, to you and me) are essential to the modern IT/Communications facility.
Today’s increasing data throughput requires more complex and power-hungry processors and systems to cope with the user demand. The numerous cabinet product offerings from various manufacturers, may appear very similar, but understanding the development, testing, manufacture, product options and supply-chain can be the difference between a standard inflexible cabinet and a system customised and preconfigured to your precise requirements.Find out more
Remotely managing your IT: three tips on how to succeed
08 July 2020
Thanks to the development of digital collaboration tools, remote working has been on the rise in recent years. A global study reported that working from home and remote locations has grown by 159% since 2005, more than 11 times faster than the rest of the workforce.
What’s more, Covid-19 has further accelerated this trend, as businesses rush to adopt remote working on a wider scale than ever before.Find out more
Cooling and power tips – the basics
11 June 2020
Over the past two decades I have been involved in the design, fit out and ongoing maintenance of data centres and special equipment rooms all over the UK.
Some of these spaces have been small and of course some extremely large.Find out more
Types of data centre architectures
21 May 2020
Today Internet use is trending towards bandwidth-intensive content and an increasing number of attached “things”.
At the same time, telco and data networks are converging into a cloud computing architecture.Find out more