woensdag 18 mei, 2022
Source is ComputerWeekly.com Visual effects production house Jellyfish Pictures has deployed a Hammerspace global file system to manage around 1.5PB (petabytes) of storage for very large video files, and expects to save around 20% in costs in areas ranging from electricity bills to office rent. The company –...
Source is ComputerWeekly.com Dublin’s datacentre operators are being urged to pay close attention to climate change forecasts that suggest thousands of buildings – including power stations – in the Irish city could be at high risk of coastal flooding in the years to come. That’s according to data shared...
Source is ComputerWeekly.com Ransomware has pushed backup and recovery firmly back onto the corporate agenda. Without a sound backup and recovery strategy, firms have little chance of surviving a ransomware attack, even if they pay the ransom. IBM, for example, named ransomware as the leading cyber security...
Source is ComputerWeekly.com Rackspace Technology is considering selling off at least one of its business units, having determined the “sum of its parts” could be more valuable than the company is in its current form. The company’s CEO, Kevin Jones, made the admission in a statement, released in response...
Source is ComputerWeekly.com The complexity of corporate IT systems has grown significantly in the past 10 years, first with the move from fixed on-premise systems to the cloud, and latterly with the growth of web apps and cloud-based services providing new more efficient ways of doing business. While some...
Source is ComputerWeekly.com Low-cost airline Ryanair has revealed how it is using Amazon’s cloud-based artificial intelligence (AI) tools to forecast what in-flight refreshments it should stock to avoid disappointing its passengers. The airline is known to be a long-term Amazon Web Services (AWS) customer, with the firm’s public cloud...
Source is ComputerWeekly.com Pure Storage has announced a partnership with Snowflake that will allow customers to integrate the cloud data warehouse platform with their on-premise fast object storage from the storage supplier. “What we’re hearing from customers is that they want to access the power of Snowflake while keeping...
Source is ComputerWeekly.com Kao Data has set its sights on educating primary and early secondary school-aged children about what datacentres are, as part of a push to teach kids about the important role played by server farms in our everyday lives. The Harlow-based colocation provider, which specialises in the...
Source is ComputerWeekly.com NetApp’s competitors are “in a world of hurt” and “years behind”, said NetApp vice-president and general manager for public cloud Anthony Lye, as he explained the company’s recent decision to buy cloud database platform provider Instaclustr. According to Lye, the acquisition of Instaclustr is the next...
Source is ComputerWeekly.com IBM has updated its quantum computing roadmap to reflect how quantum processors, central processing units (CPUs) and graphics processing units (GPUs) will be woven into a compute fabric capable of solving computationally complex problems. “We think we have found what it takes to scale quantum computers...