2020

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Asia Pacific is one of the world’s fastest growing regions for internet users, growing at an estimated 8% per year. This speed in take-up (the global average is 7%) is only matched by its diversity of reach across countries. Reports estimate by the end of last year, over half the world’s online population would be APAC residents. Naturally, countries with the widest internet coverage will see the...

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Once upon a time, the concept of satellites in space would have been limited to science fiction books. The idea that data centres could be virtualised into the cloud? Similarly far-fetched. Fast-forward to today, and these former pipedreams are staple parts of the technology landscape. That’s why there’s now serious discussion regarding data centres being located in the Earth’s orbit. Of course, there are plenty of hurdles...

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What would life be like inside a Digital Centre? DigitalCentre2020 took a trip into the future, to the year 2020, to talk to a Digital Centre manager. “Back in 2015, when I was working in a data centre, I could see how things were developing. The growth in data was placing incredible demands on our infrastructure. End-users expected – deserved – real-time customer services, from any device....

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