DCN September 2016 - Page 3

contents Vol. 5 | Issue 3 September 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 Critical Infrastructures at the core of your business Colocation & outsourcing Sudlows are a multi-award winning technical services business specialising in data centres, critical power and cooling. Critical Infrastructures Enterprise Services Facilities Management Call 0800 783 5697 or email hello@sudlows.com to discover more about what we can do www.sudlows.com Audit INSIDE… Vol. 5 | Issue 03 | September 2016 SPECIAL FEATURE: COLOCATION & OUTSOURCING | Design | Build | Install | Maintain PROJECTS & AGREEMENTS: OPINION: FERRARI AND SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC TEAM UP THE IMPORTANCE OF NETWORK MONITORING 16 Daniel Beazer of Cogeco Peer 1 discusses the range of benefits of storing data in an edge data centre 18 Stuart Gilks of SimpliVity explains how entrenched roadblocks are being overcome through advances in data virtualisation and hyperconvergence 4 Welcome 28 Network monitoring What to look out for in this issue 6 Industry News Dirk Paessler of Paessler highlights the importance of networking monitoring All the latest news, views and industry information 10 Centre of Attention Nathalie Künneke-Trenaman of RIPE NCC explains why IPv6 is the only option for securing the future of the Internet. 13 Meet Me Room 30 Data management David Abramson of Logi Analytics explores the benefits of combining your data sources 33 Projects & agreements High profile installations and contract agreements Jim Hart of Business Critical Solutions discusses the rate of change in the data centre industry, and describes his perfect weekend. 38 Products & innovations 25 NoSQL technology Nic Scott of Code 42 discusses the issues surrounding data protection in the wake of the EU referendum Luke Whitehead of Couchbase examines the evolution of Big Data and the Internet of Things and what it means for enterprise architecture The latest and greatest products and systems designed for the data centre 20 Matt Lovell of Pulsant explores the changing role of colocation and the role it is playing within today’s evolving environment 22 Richard Jenkins of Romonet explains the right metrics a colocation data centre should take into consideration when assessing the current state of its facilities 44 Final Thought 3