Digital Centre

Guest blog author: Elisabeth Schwarz, Director, Service Provider Markets, APAC, Epsilon Telecommunications Bio: Elisabeth heads up the Asia Pacific Sales team from Hong Kong and leads the strategic development for commercial activities within the region. LinkedIn: Elisabeth Schwarz   [line] Real time data and network analytics are bringing a deeper level of intelligence to data centre connectivity and creating networks that deliver reliability, efficiency and guaranteed performance. As applications and services become more...

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Guest blog author: GianLuca Carola, Director, Cloud and Application Markets, Epsilon Telecommunications Bio: Mark Gianluca leads the strategic development for Cloud, Content and Applications global markets in Epsilon. LinkedIn: GianLuca Carola   [line] The move from data centres to digital centres is driving change in the network. By 2020, networks will have transitioned from traditional point to point services to being dynamic on demand and elastic services which enable all kinds of...

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Asia leads the world in Cloud Readiness Index 2016 But the Asia Cloud Computing Association study shows growing cloud divide between APAC countries. Asian countries top the new Cloud Readiness Index (CRI) 2016 released by the Asia Cloud Computing Association (ACCA). The CRI places Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand and Australia above markets such as Germany, the United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (US), showing that Asia economies...

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For many IT professionals, the Big Data revolution demands a new direction in data centre technology… How old is your data centre? Probably not as old as ENIAC, the first data centre. The Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer was launched in 1946, at a cost equivalent to $6 million. Primarily designed to calculate artillery firing tables for the US army, it could be re-programmed to solve a “large class...

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Is the Digital Centre a viable option for you and your organisation? How will you make an informed decision? What migration support is out there?  Are you considering the journey from data centre to Digital Centre? Of course, you need to consider your infrastructure, software, and platforms. But what about your team? Your stakeholders? Your CEO? You’ll need them to travel with you. So how do you encourage them to “buy in”...

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IT News in association with Digital Realty offer 5 top tips for preparing your Digital Centre migration: 1 – Seriously consider an audit Data centre migrations don’t tend to offer end users any immediate benefit they can perceive, and thus don’t tend to be high on the board’s list of must-do projects. But delaying the inevitable will only make the job harder once facilities, hardware and firmware become...

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The data centre industry is laden with inter-related terms such as uptime, tier levels, availability, redundancy and reliability. In order to make an informed decision it is important to understand what they mean and what is the actual significance for any proposals you are considering in your “Build vs. Buy” analysis. The concept of “uptime” was pioneered by the Uptime Institute which was founded in 1993...

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