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  • Local difficulties could be lost in the cloud

    It appears that resellers are getting concerned about Microsoft's forthcomingOffice 365 cloud product and how they will fit into the company's plans. Understandable, given that everyone in the channel is trying to work out what role they will play in... 

  • Metropolitan Police Firearms Unit gets Bunker training

    The Met Police are using an underground data centre to train for a possible terrorist or hostage situation.The Bunker Secure Hosting is allowing the world famous Metropolitan Police Firearms Unit to use its underground lair of data centres for armed ... 

  • How would Churchill deal with the Hitlers of today's technology industry?

    Stuart Finlay, author of What Churchill Would Do, says there are many parallels between the technology choices of today and 1939. Winston Churchill had a genius for spotting inventions, especially technology which could hurt the enemy. But, unlike hi... 

  • Finding a silver lining in the cloud

    by David Blackman, general manager, Northern Europe, Acronis Although the buzz around cloud computing looks set to continue well into 2011 and beyond, many resellers are still trying to figure out exactly what it means and what benefits it holds for ... 

  • Switching off the users brings great returns says ScriptLogic

    Calculatingthe return on your investment should be easy. ScriptLogic has created this tool for that very purpose. Does it makes things easier? We're not sure... Did you know that desktops are idle for 58 per cent of the working day. If that wasn't ba... 

  • Claims for Coldstore savings have enormous Veracity

    The Veracity Coldstore. It's the Carlos Tevez of storage. It's not exactly pretty, but you're not buying it for its image rights. You want it because it'll give you a fabulous return on your investment. Gooaallllll! UK company Veracity has developed... 

  • Is Alquist up to something fishy with your carbon footprint?

    Here's the latest fashionable foot treatment in London's Soho. A pedicure by hundreds of hungry fish. Isn't it time we did something similar toour carbon footprints? Andrew Jones of Alquist thinks so. There's this specialist massage joint in Soho whe... 

  • Put that light out - don't you know there's a war on? How light bulbs contribute to the war effort.

    Duncan Stevens is the director of Vita Energia for TruckEast, the main dealer of Scania trucks in SE England. Here he tells how the company met its emissions targets. Their first steps were remarkably easy. They achieved energy reduction through ener... 

  • Data Centre manager learns to be less reliant on CRAC

    This is Chris Smith, a man who has seen whatCRAC can do to an operations manager's budget. Now he's doing everything he can inthe war onCRAC. Many data centre managers are reliant on CRAC in order to function. Chris Smith, sales and marketing directo... 

  • Evoswitch energy managers for the data centre

    Evoswitch has a new plan to help you shed tons of ugly CO2 and firm up your bottom line. Evoswitch claims it can design a carbon neutral data centre. (Uh-oh, that's a bad sign. An over ambitious claim in the very first sentence.)It claims it can achi...