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How the tech industry can play its part in reducing carbon emissions Corporate social responsibility is now a business imperative and should be leading the business agenda. Technology companies need to demonstrate that they are taking sustainability and a reduction of their impact on the environment seriously. It’s a huge subject and more and more we are seeing customers demanding to know what we are doing. By Scott Dodds, CEO, Ultima Business Solutions

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Sustainability as a primary driver of innovation Innovation can and must play a critical role in helping to simplify the problems and break the trade-offs between economics and sustainability. By Ved Sen, Business Innovation at Tata Consultancy Services

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Ring the changes with circular IT procurement It is fair to say that sustainability and environmental responsibility is higher on the agenda for many businesses now than it has been over previous years. Not only is legislation slowly pushing businesses in this direction but the media spotlight, its increased importance to staff, as well as the high priority placed by consumers, means that many businesses are making improvements to their environmental footprint. By Mark Sutherland, director of e-commerce at Stone Group

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Why businesses cannot COP-out of responsibility for sustainability action By Michiel Verhoeven, MD SAP UKI

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Big data, big energy consumption? Each photo we post on social media or email we send is saved into servers that are stored in physical data centres around the world. This process consumes a significant amount of energy, raising sustainability issues in the data centre industry. To help overcome this challenge, Marcin Bala, CTO of telecommunications networks specialist Salumanus Ltd, explains how to create a more sustainable data centre infrastructure.

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Why digital transformation and green initiatives go hand-in-hand By David Mills, CEO Ricoh Europe

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Want a more sustainable business? Understand your data The dust hasn’t yet settled on the announcements made and agreements forged at COP26, but attention is already turning to how both governments and private sector organizations will meet the lofty sustainability targets they are expected to. By Julie Kae, VP of Sustainability and DE&I, Executive Director of Qlik.org

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Sustainability IT and Circular IT in the light of COP26 By Betsy Dellinger, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Park Place Technologies

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How to be a sustainable CIO Sustainability is a topic that’s everywhere: quite literally, as Google Trends suggests we’ve never been so fascinated by the topic. Kids at school learn about it, global leaders gather to make plans in the last-chance saloon of COP26 and, increasingly, corporate leaders are challenged by their boards and watchdogs to show their bona fides. But sustainability needs to be a high-level agenda item for CIOs too. By Andrew Brinded, Senior Vice President & Worldwide Sales Chief Operating Officer, Nutanix

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Recycle, Reduce and Reinvent: reworking the tech sustainability agenda. By Alex Louth, Managing Director at Logicalis UK&I

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Prioritising sustainability for business resilience and staff retention By Bob Bailkoski, CEO, Logicalis Group

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Boosting Refurbishment to Build a Circular Economy By Sylvie Thomas, Head of Sustainability Policies & CSR (EMEA) at Lexmark

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Videos

Coeus Consulting, an independent IT advisory focused on delivering strategic change, recently published the findings of its report: ‘The critical role of technology leaders in delivering on sustainability targets’. Graeme Trevayne, Associate Director at Coeus Consulting, talks through the survey results, highlighting the progress which has already been made, whilst suggesting that there is much more that can be done, not least when it comes to the need for some commonly agreed, IT sustainability objectives and the accompanying metrics.
The coming together of Arcserve and StorageCraft means an expanded solutions portfolio, offering both simplification and agility to Channel partners, designed to provide end users with a comprehensive approach to the backup and recovery challenges of the digital world. SDC Channel talks to Arcserve’s Vice President Sales, EMEA, Richard Massey and Acting Chief Marketing Officer, Florian Malecki.
Emely Patra, RVP and Head of EMEA Customer Success Strategy and Architecture at MuleSoft, discusses the findings of the company’s recently published 2022 Connectivity Benchmark report, highlighting some of the obstacles to creating fully connected user experiences, and explaining how APIs and low code tools can help to address the major integration challenges which need to be overcome as part of a successful digital transformation strategy.
Imply has recently launched the Polaris cloud database service. Imply’s Vice President of Product Marketing, David Wang, puts the launch in context as he details the company’s Project Shapeshift work around Apache Druid, going on to explain how today’s analytics opportunities require the very latest and best database solutions.

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Nutanix has published the financial services findings of its global 2022 Enterprise Cloud Index (ECI) survey and research report, which measures enterprise progress with cloud adoption in the industry. The research showed that fewer financial services organisations have adopted multicloud than any other industry surveyed, trailing the global average by 10%. However, adoption is expected to nearly double from 26% to 56% in the next three years, in line with the global trend of evolving to a multicloud IT infrastructure that spans a mix of private and public clouds.
Veeam unveils the results of its 2022 Ransomware Trends Report at VeeamON 2022, finds that cyber criminals are successfully encrypting an average of 47% of production data and victims are only able to recover 69% of impacted data.