DCN June 2017 - Page 3

contents WWW.DATACENTRENEWS.CO.UK in this issue… June 2017 data centre news June 2017 Panduit Product Portfolio RWL Advanced Solutions outlines the advantages of a unified infrastructure approach. inside... CASE STUDY SPECIAL FEATURE Big Data & Internet of Things Fujitsu: Revolutionising healthcare in Spain OPINION The importance of disaster recovery plans 04 Welcome 34 Case study Weak and wobbly A detailed look at the impact of artificial intelligence on healthcare in Spain 06 Industry News Colocation sees 27 per cent year–on-year growth 12 Centre of Attention A day in the life of a data centre manager, with Mike Tamblingson of Digital Realty 14 Meet Me Room Marianne Calder of Puppet talks skiing, tennis and individual integrity 32 Information security Lloyd Williams of Shredall SDS Group discusses the evolution of the information security industry over the last two decades 38 Projects & agreements Telia Carrier launches new Internet backbone PoP in Berlin 42 Products & innovations New high speed migration platform from Commscope 48 Final Thought Robert Williams of Custodian Data Centres highlights the importance of disaster recovery plans SPECIAL FEATURE: Big Data & Internet of Things 16 Simon Bearne of Next Generation Data explains why IoT fuelled Big Data demands HPC ready data centres 20 Louis-James Davis of VST Enterprises examines the use of Big Data in elite sport and how it’s helping to push the limits of human performance 24 Andy Bowker of ebb3 explains how the success of connected cities will rely on how Big Data is handled and managed 26 Valerie Maguire of Siemon looks at the cabling and connectivity options that will enable data centre infrastructure to meet the need for increased data speed and throughput driven by the IoT and Big Data 30 Joy Gardham of Brocade discusses the network infrastructure required to support our future smart cities June 2017 | 3