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contents WWW.DATACENTRENEWS.CO.UK in this issue… March 2017 data centre news March 2017 Relocating your IT Hardware? We are the leading specialists in IT relocation services — From single servers to entire data centres — UK and Mainland Europe Coverage — All staff SC Cleared to IL6 — No agency staff or sub-contractors — Specialist, temperature regulated vehicles — High levels of freight liability cover carry-gently.co.uk Specialist IT Transport & Handling Services inside... SPECIAL FEATURE: Soft ware & applications OPINION: INDUSTRY NEWS: UK tech sector still attractive despite Brexit How to avoid service interruptions and become IT resilient 04 Welcome 32 Demand response Tackling terror Dr Alastair Martin of Flexitricity discusses the importance of demand response within the data centre 06 Industry News All the latest news, views and industry information 36 Security 14 Centre of Attention Matt Walmsley of Vectra Networks discusses the vulnerability of UK data centres Mufassira Fathima of Allied Analytics LLP takes a look at hyperscale data centres and how they are making computing solutions more scalable 39 Projects & agreements Colt adds to its London capacity 16 Meet Me Room 44 Products & innovations Gaurav Dhillon of SnapLogic explains how his childhood interest in technology led him on the path to entrepreneurship Nexsan announces Unity Active Archive 30 IT resiliency Peter Godden of Zerto explains how to avoid service interruptions and become IT resilient SPECIAL FEATURE: SOFTWARE & APPLICATIONS Are you monitoring 18  your applications?, asks Arun Balachandran of ManageEngine 20  Eduard Meelhuysen of 48 Final Thought Clive Partridge of Rittal casts his eye over three current industry trends Bitglass explains why businesses need robust visibility and control capabilities in order to keep sensitive corporate data safe 22  Bruce Gray of World Wide Technology looks at the role software can play in data centre energy efficiency 26  Richard Jenkins of Romonet explains why it’s important to make sure your data is validated, certified and clean 28  Matthias Pfuetzner of Red Hat explains why orchestration, not just containers, is the key to future enterprise applications March 2017 | 3