Aislinn Wright, director of product management at EnterpriseDB, discusses how organisations can choose between on-premises and cloud-based solutions based on their specific requirements, budgets, and benchmarks.
It is common knowledge that data centres consume a lot of electricity. Therefore sustainability is a key issue for data centre operators. However, energy efficiency isn’t just about green electricity and photovoltaics on the roof; above all, it’s about energy efficiency and innovative technologies within the data centres. There is a lot of that waiting in the wings, states Raymond Ma, General Manager of Europe, Alibaba Cloud.
Dr. J Metz, Chair, SNIA Board of Directors and Cameron T. Brett, STA Forum Board of Directors, discuss the formation of the SNIA SCSI Trade Association (STA) Forum and share their thoughts as to what this positive development means for the storage industry (vendors and end users alike) into the future, as well as highlighting the challenges and opportunities facing the sector in the rapidly evolving technology space.
Gisli Kr., Chief Sales Officer at AtNorth. discusses the carbon footprint AI explosion, suggesting that finding the right sustainable data centre to host these AI applications can help contribute to the circular economy. He also provides updates on the company’s third Icelandic data centre, some new hires, and record revenue levels – which in part can be contributed to atNorth’s strong sustainability credentials.
Xavier Gaillard, Milexia CEO, outlines the company’s very ambitious growth target to double sales over five years, explaining how this will be achieved through a mixture of acquisitions, partnership development and the introduction of new technology solutions and services. Xavier also provides some insight as to how Milexia is helping the semiconductor industry supply chain adjust to life post-Covid.
Erast Wortel, Syniti’s new vice president, go-to-market for EMEA North, shares some great insights and advice on data management challenges and opportunities – topics discussed include data quality, data lakes and swamps, data governance, data migration and master data management – with some great customer examples along the way.