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Find out our latest thinking and key insights on key issues and trends in the world of data centres.

 

Cloud Expansion Needs First Class Data Centres

by ArkDataCentre, December 21, 2016

The importance of the relationship between data centres and the Cloud has been underlined with the announcement that IBM – with the help of Ark Data Centres – is to expand its Cloud-based services in the UK. IBM will be tripling its data centre provision from two to six data-centres in the UK over the […]

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The Tesco Bank cyber-attack and data centres

by ArkDataCentre, November 22, 2016

The data breach which saw some 20,000 Tesco Bank accounts exposed, once again shone a light on cybercrime and the need for constant developments in security. The bank acted quickly to pay back plundered funds, and top-level investigations are underway to identify from who and where the attack originated. Around 40,000 Tesco Bank current accounts […]

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Why It’s Cool To Be Kind

by ArkDataCentre, October 31, 2016

Our interconnected world and the technology we rely on is becoming ever more complex, as intelligent connected devices produce data at unprecedented volumes. The U.S. technology research company Gartner estimates that the Internet of Things (IoT) will have 26 billion units installed by 2020, with IoT product and service suppliers generating incremental revenue of over […]

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What’s Your Refresh Strategy?

by ArkDataCentre, February 3, 2016

Enterprises must adopt a nimbler and shorter-term approach to data centre upgrades, so they can respond faster to changing market trends. That was the hard hitting message delivered by Gartner at its recent Datacentre Infrastructure and Operations Management summit held in London. According to Gartner, five-year strategies don’t work anymore. Thanks to the Cloud and […]

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Looking ahead: Trends for 2016

by ArkDataCentre, December 22, 2015

As we approach the end of the year, there’s always a moment where we pause, reflect on recent developments, and try to predict what the next 12 months may have in store for us – as well as the industry as a whole. Someone asked me recently, what will be the biggest trends driving our […]

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