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They’re digging in the wrong place….

By: Steve Hughes - 26 Mar 2015

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“If I had only one hour to save the world, I would spend fifty-five minutes defining the problem, and  five minutes finding the solution.” Attributed to Albert Einstein In our recent series of papers on to the CIO and digital transformation, it became clear that not only is the world changing, and the role of enterprise [...] Read more

400G trial: Investing in innovation on a global scale

By: Zhongmin Guo - 03 Mar 2015

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Last month, Colt CEO Rakesh Bhasin wrote about the completion of our acquisition of Tokyo-based KVH to address our multinational customers’ increasing need for datacentre and network services in the Asia Pacific region. He highlighted that Colt and KVH have a lot in common, including our focus on data-intensive industries such as capital markets and media, [...] Read more

Is the end of open outcry worth mourning?

By: Hugh Cumberland - 20 Feb 2015

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The Chicago Mercantile Exchange recently announced that it is to close its futures trading pits by the beginning of July this year, bringing to an end 150 years of open outcry trading. The sea of brightly-coloured jackets whose movements were once a barometer of market sentiment have now been replaced by the bluish glow of computer [...] Read more

Power and cooling – the life blood of any data centre

By: Ian Dixon - 13 Feb 2015

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Driving CSR and business efficiencies is no easy task and that’s not taking into account the rapid evolution of data centre infrastructure.  When commissioning new builds, standards, best practices and experience have a huge role to play - but reviewing and updating existing assets can be even harder. Power and cooling are the life blood for [...] Read more

The ‘connecting to the cloud’ journey

By: Gary Moore - 03 Feb 2015

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We have seen a healthy interested in cloud in the last few months. This is no surprise. A pan-European study which we conducted last year – the Tech Deficit – pointed out that European businesses expected the use of Infrastructure-as-a-Service to grow by 52%. I would like to share a few lessons which are emerging based [...] Read more

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