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    Edge Computing is this the key to Smart Cities and Internet of Things (IoT)?

    One industry leader – American giant AT & T recently committed to edge computing services that will see the company put micro data centres in its central offices and cell towers throughout North America. While acknowledging that hyper scale cloud has advantages in scale and efficiency – AT & T recognises that some things need

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    Texas Floods highlight the importance of Disaster Recovery Planning for Data Centres September 2017

    The recent flooding and storm damage brought on by Hurricane Harvey in Texas, is a timely reminder of the need to have a very sound disaster recovery plan for your data centre that has been tested as much as possible, and which anticipates as much as possible what could go wrong in the event of

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    Penton Technology’s AFCOM and Data Center World Announce Strategic Alliance Partnership with Strategic Directions

    WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Penton Technology’s AFCOM and Data Center World and Strategic Directions today officially announced a strategic alliance partnership. AFCOM and Data Center World have the mission to advance data center and IT infrastructure professionals by delivering comprehensive and vendor-neutral education and peer-to-peer networking to its members around the world. Strategic Directions is dedicated to

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    Strategic Directions at Data Center World Global – Las Vegas, 2016

    Strategic Directions has been an alliance partner of AFCOM since 2008 and Mike Andrea, Director of Strategic Directions is a member of the AFCOM “Data Center Institute” Board. The Data Center Institute is a global think tank that focuses on the emerging trends around innovation, technological change, macro-economic shifts and workforce dynamics that shape the

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    2016 Data Centre World Review

    Strategic Directions have been Strategic Partners with Data Center World for the past 7 years and this year was not exception with both Mike Andrea, Director and Chris Goldstone, Managing Director attending the DCW 2016 held in Las Vegas on 14-18 March. They joined more than 1,000 professionals across all industries from all around the

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    CIO Forum in July

    Click on the green arrow to register your interest for Thursday  21st July here. Making IT Invisible

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    Data Centre World in National Harbor

    Mike Andrea joined 20 of the top Fortune 500 company in Maryland last month at Data Centre World conference in National Harbor. Companies attending the conference included: Apple, and Visa, AEP, AT&T, C.H. Robinson, Capital One, Dell, DuPont Fabros, Fidelity Investments, Freddie Mac, Gamestop, HP, Intel, Liberty Mutual, Oracle, Raytheon, Thrivent Financial, Timken, UPS, and

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    Technology Bootcamp for Aged Care – August

    With over 30 years’ experience in the technology sector, Mr Goldstone will facilitate the transfer of knowledge during the seminar to discuss the range of technologies available within the aged care industry and how they can improve the lives of health care providers, carers and clients. Mr Goldstone emphasised the importance for aged care providers

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    Mike Andrea to Co-MC at The Australian Data Centre Strategic Summit in March

    Mike Andrea, a Director of Strategic Directions will Co-MC the Facilities Track of The Australian Data Centre Strategic Summit on the Gold Coast in March of this year with Glenn Gore, Senior Manager for Amazon Web Services the MC of the IT Track, and Trevor Clarke Lead Analyst Tech Research Asia the overall events MC.

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    Vendor Independent – ICT Strategy and Management Specialists