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Unilever achieves cloud-only status in just 18 months with Accenture and Microsoft

Accenture, Microsoft, and Unilever have completed one of the most significant cloud migrations in the consumer goods industry. Within 18 months, they were able to move Unilever’s entire IT infrastructure, including over 2,000 applications and more than 1,000 terabytes of data, to the Azure cloud platform. The migration was carried out with minimal disruption to… Read More

Diverse cloud deployments causing data management challenges, finds Nutanix study
The latest Enterprise Cloud Index (ECI) from Nutanix shows that IT infrastructure worldwide is growing increasingly diverse, which is leading to challenges in data management and transparency. Currently, 60% of participants in the survey use a mixed infrastructure, including public, private, hybrid multi-cloud, and hosted solutions. This number is expected to grow to 74% in... Read More

Ahrefs claims $400M savings over three years by choosing a colocated data centre
Singapore-based SEO solutions company, Ahrefs, claims to have saved US$400 million in just three years by choosing a colocation data centre running Ahrefs-owned hardware. Data Centre Operations Lead for Ahrefs, Efim Mirochnik, provided a detailed cost comparison exercise in a blog post. He noted that cloud computing offers many benefits like scalability, flexibility, and fast... Read More

CoreSite acquires second Miami data centre

CoreSite, a hybrid IT solutions provider in the US, has acquired a data centre in Miami, Florida. The new facility, MI2, increases the company’s footprint in the city by 103,000 square feet and enhances the CoreSite offering in the Southeastern region of the US.

This Cloud has a DCIM silver lining

The capabilities of DCIM (data centre infrastructure management) have changed along with the environment. The need for the cloud has been driven by the growing use of hybrid digital infrastructure to satisfy shifting business and leisure requirements and offer development prospects. By 2028, the worldwide DCIM market is expected to surpass $3 billion with a CAGR of 8.6%, according to data by BlueWave Consulting.