DCN May 2016 - Page 3

contents Vol. 4 | Issue 11 May 2016 data centre news SPECIAL FEATURE: w w w. d a t a c e n t r e n e w s . c o . u k Design & facilities management FIRST CERTIFIER WITH SMARTPHONE CONNECTIVITY Test data when you want it, where you want it with the new IDEAL AnyWARE app INSIDE… Vol. 4 | Issue 11 | May 2016 SPECIAL FEATURE: PRODUCTS & INNOVATIONS: DESIGN & FACILITIES MANAGEMENT HI-DEX FROM BRANDREX GOES MULTIMEDIA 18 Richard Clifford of Keysource explains the importance of ‘design for operation’ OPINION: APPRENTICESHIPS IN THE DATA CENTRE INDUSTRY 20 Kevin Brown of Schneider Electric questions whether the impact of the IT load is more important than a low PUE 24 Martin Pearce of Critical 46 Products & innovations The latest and greatest products and systems designed for the data centre 4 Welcome 36 Data protection What to look out for in this issue 7 Industry News Tom Lingard and Aidan Grant of Stevens & Bolton LLP explain why you can’t just scrape by when it comes to data protection All the latest news, views and industry information 12 Centre of Attention Ensuring your security strategy adds value, by Rick Orloff of Code42 14 Meet Me Room Paraglider Chris Plant of Atlantis Computing discusses some of the biggest changes he is seeing in the industry 32 Apprenticeships Russell Poole and Tom Davy give an insight into the apprenticeship programme in place at Equinix 38 Software as a Service Daniel Horton of Parker Software looks at the top three considerations you need to make when choosing your data centre 42 Projects & agreements Power discusses the true importance of what you are looking to support and protect in the data centre 26 Lowie Van Rymenant of Pentair discusses the methods to ensure service availability in a world of Big Data 30 John Grenville of ECEX discusses the importance of effective maintenance High profile installations and contract agreements 52 Final Thought Daniel Hobson of Pulsant explains why professional services are the key to data centre success 3