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Making a building fit for purpose

Monday 16 February 2015

I'm pleased to bring you the latest video from our Smart Buildings and utilisation Consultant Julie Garden. Julie is an expert in the industry and she'll be sharing her thoughts on various topics relating to real estate, the office environment and mobile working.

In her fifth video she discusses how with OneSpace, which can act as an ongoing utilisation study, employers…

Getting cabling right first time

Thursday 29 January 2015

With organisations looking to deploy data centres in increasingly shorter timeframes, ensuring planning and implementation happens quickly and effectively is a must. Paul Biggerstaff, design manager at Redstone looks at how efficient and effective cabling enables businesses to be up and running quickly for the long term….

The design, build, management and operation of a data centre…

OneSpace and the importance of employee motivation

Monday 26 January 2015

I'm pleased to bring you the latest video from our Smart Buildings and utilisation Consultant Julie Garden. Julie is an expert in the industry and she'll be sharing her thoughts on various topics relating to real estate, the office environment and mobile working.

In her fourth video she discusses how OneSpace can bring positive changes to an organisation and help improve…

The drivers to reduce real estate costs

Friday 02 January 2015

I'm pleased to bring you the latest video from our Smart Buildings and utilisation Consultant Julie Garden. Julie is an expert in the industry and she'll be sharing her thoughts on various topics relating to real estate, the office environment and mobile working.

In her third video she discusses the drivers to reduce real estate costs. She argues it doesn't have to mean just…

Mobile working and the changing office environment

Thursday 11 December 2014

I'm pleased to bring you the latest video from our Smart Buildings and utilisation Consultant Julie Garden. Julie is an expert in the industry and she'll be sharing her thoughts on various topics relating to real estate, the office environment and mobile working.

In her second video she discusses how – for some companies – a mobile working strategy is for someone else, and the…

How office use is changing - and how to measure utilisation

Thursday 23 October 2014

I'm pleased to introduce you to our Smart Buildings and utilisation Consultant Julie Garden. Julie is an expert in the industry and she'll be sharing her thoughts on various topics relating to real estate, the office environment and mobile working.

In her first video she discusses how technology is driving changes in the office environment, and how the culture must change…

Efficiency drive

Tuesday 14 October 2014

The November 2014 issue of Inside Networks is out, and I was invited to discuss the topic of green networking.

In my article I argue that it's time for a change of mindset when it comes to how we use energy. 

The “internet of things” – buzzword or the next big thing?

Monday 22 September 2014 | Tags: internet of things, smart buildings

We’ve been firm believers in the power of smart buildings for many years here at Redstone; connected technologies intelligently embedded in the day-to-day operations of a building can help organisations operate more effectively and efficiently.

But just as trends from business spread to home and vice versa, smart buildings are not just limited to the workplace. We’re starting to see a big…

CommScope discusses convergence and smart buildings

Tuesday 26 August 2014 | Tags: smart buildings, commscope

At our Smart Buildings Symposium earlier in the year, we caught up with Willie O'Connell -  Northern Europe for CommScope - who explained how increasing convergence is creating the basis for a smart buildings future.

Extreme Networks on how a smart building requires a smart network

Monday 11 August 2014 | Tags: ict, smart buildings

At our Smart Buildings Symposium earlier in the year, we caught up with Extreme Networks who explained how a smart buildig is nothing without a smart network. ICT underpins it all - and Extreme Networks explains how it's done effectively.