With green credentials that include the UK’s lowest carbon energy intensity, increasing access to RERs, low-cost land and political backing, are the pieces in place for Scotland to fulfil its data centre sector potential?
By Kerr Johnstone, Director, i3 Solutions Group.
Dave Archer, National M&E Sales Manager at Mitsubishi Electric Building a greener future has become a key priority for individuals and businesses in the UK. Yet, 78% of the energy we use comes from fossil fuels which are responsible for most of the UK’s territorial emissions of climate-changing greenhouse gases. Using energy more efficiently and intelligently in everyday life is vital to averting climate change.
Eric Eppe, Head of Portfolio & Strategy, HPC/AI/Quantum at Eviden, Atos Group and also the UEC Secretary, discusses the formation of the Ultra Ethernet Consortium to deliver on Ethernet-based open, interoperable, high-performance full-communications stack architecture to meet the growing network demands of AI & HPC at scale.
John Wilson, Senior Fellow, Threat Research at Fortra, discusses the company’s recent 2023 report on Business Email Compromise (BEC) Trends, warning of the dangers of email impersonation, payment interception, phishing and hybrid vishing, before going on to explain how businesses can optimise their email security through considered use of technology, training and processes.
Sergio Afonso, Sales Director at NKA Tech, discusses the innovative @RACK Mobile Data Destruction System - which recently won the DCS Awards’ Data Centre ICT Security Innovation Award - explaining the many advantages it offers over the existing alternatives. He also shares some exciting future plans in terms of expanding both the @RACK portfolio and market coverage.
Allison Ward, Senior Sustainable Materials Engineer at Dell Technologies, explains how the company balances the priorities of the circular economy alongside ensuring that sustainable materials innovation doesn’t come at a performance cost. She shares some brilliant insights as to the work Dell is doing around sustainability innovation, both internally and working with its supply chain, strategic partners and, importantly, customers.