UK businesses struggle to match IT skills with cloud computing demand

Almost half of UK businesses (48 per cent) are finding their cloud deployments hampered by a lack of cloud computing skills amongst IT professionals, according to a new report by Rackspace, the open cloud company.

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Alcatel-Lucent unveils new cloud-based enterprise solutions

Launch of OpenTouch™ Suite for Cloud provides an efficient, collaborative experience for today’s workers, with partners in three regions already signing up to be the first to deploy the technology.

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Norwegian plans announced

Speaking at a major Norwegian business conference, Byrne Murphy, chairman of DigiPlex Group Companies has announced plans to open a third data centre in Norway. Part of its ambitious expansion plans across the UK and Scandinavia, the new x capacity data centre in Oslo will build on the success of its state-of-the-art A2A (Air to Air) technology and twelve year track record for ‘never, never, ever going down’.

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NG Bailey’s Freedom business has developed a new innovation to help data centres make vital connections to high voltage electricity distribution networks.
Capacity added to serve London’s growing needs as a global technology hub.
Investment in Dublin continues with the fifth data centre opening, the second phase of development in the Profile Park campus.
There are a number of major trends and technologies which are currently reshaping the IT market and changing the requirements for IT infrastructure. These include the IoT, smart devices, driverless vehicles, cryptocurrency data mining, artificial intelligence, internet shopping, content streaming and online gaming to name but a few,as Riello explains.
Data centers are costly and complex to design and construct. Understanding power requirements is fundamental for any construction project, but especially for mission critical data centers. That is why colocation data center companies like GIGA Data Centers choose ABB for complete power solutions. Following its acquisition of GE Industrial Solutions (GE) in July 2018, ABB’s range now includes ‘Best of Both’ solutions, combining elements from ABB and GE to provide a more comprehensive offer that meets increasing demand for fast, decisive data center deployment.
Japan’s leading Internet Exchange, JPNAP, operated by INTERNET MULTIFEED will extend their peering fabric into Colt DCS’ Tokyo Shiohama  datacentre. The partnership is testament to Colt DCS’ commitment to expand its portfolio. It will enable their customers to directly connect to one of Asia’s leading Internet Exchanges and exchange IP traffic, and “peer,” with JPNAP’s customers, including Internet Service Providers (ISPs), CATV carriers, content and cloud providers.
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Australian fish farm undergoes IT upgrade by investing in edge infrastructure

Australian fism farming company Tassal looked at harnessing IT to make its business of growing salmon more sustainable and cost-effective. It invested in an integrated IT solution powered by Vertiv and Dell EMC for its business in Tasmania.

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