COP26 reinforced the need for society to reduce carbon emissions and be more eco-conscious. If we are to meet the targets set out by governments and organisations, tangible actions must take place. The UK has committed to reaching net zero by 2050, a challenging prospect that requires all levels of society to play their part. Business and industry’s energy consumption is an area that can be vastly improved when it comes to reducing carbon emissions. Scott Davidson, managing director at ISN Solutions, a corporate IT managed services provider with more than 20 years’ experience of partnering with energy companies, looks at how harnessing the latest technological innovations and practices can help energy companies navigate the energy transition.
If you could tell employees all over the world back in 2019 that in just two years, expectations and understandings about the way we do our jobs would do a 180 degree turn, they probably wouldn’t believe you. But we now know that to be true, as workers across the globe adapt and learn to live with a new hybrid working model.
By Alex Cruz Farmer, Group Product Manager, End-user Experience at Cisco ThousandEyes
What does it mean to be successful as an IT leader? As technology has evolved, so have the skills needed to lead. As this article will explain in more detail, a generative organisational culture has never been more important.
By Peter Vollmer, Distinguished Technologist, Micro Focus, CTO Office
Pankaj Sharma, Executive Vice President, Secure Power Division at Schneider Electric, is optimistic that organisations can pursue the benefits of digital transformation without compromising on their sustainability objectives. In particular, he believes that the data centre industry is very well placed to address the pressing environmental demands of the next few years, as it continues to develop technology innovations as it helps end users embrace the opportunities of the Digital Age.
Dob Todorov, CEO and Co-founder of HeleCloud, talks though the company’s recent acquisition by SoftwareONE - optimistic that both organisations and their respective customer bases will see some major benefits as the Cloud continues to grow in importance as the post-pandemic business world seeks to address the challenges and opportunities of hybrid digital transformation.
Rob Mather, Sales Director at Power Control Ltd (PCL), offers some thoughts on the role that UPS systems have to play in helping the data centre industry reduce its carbon footprint, as well as on wider sustainability issues such as renewables, waste heat re-use, micro grids and the supply chain.
Michael Queenan, Co-Founder and CEO of Nephos Technologies, explains the importance of understanding the whole data stack – the storage and the governance as well as the analytics – in order to turn the raw data into valuable, actionable information. Michael also details how his company is helping customers on their ‘data literacy’ journey, most recently with the introduction of a Data Governance as a Service solution.
VMware has formed an agreement with BT, a leading global communications services provider, to offer multinational customers more choice and flexibility in how they embrace a cloud-first approach to networking, security, and edge computing.