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Thursday 20 February 2014
I recently spoke to Data Centre Management magazine about various IP technologies that can deliver improved ways of working. From security to lighting, the network can be used to host a wealth of technologies that improve offices and data centres.
Check out the two page article on page 54 in the February issue of Data Centre Management at:
Friday 24 January 2014 |
As part of our smart building offering, we regularly install integrated networks that provide IP and Wi-Fi networks for companies who need to support employees on the move around the building or those that hot desk. Recently, however, I've found myself in an increasing number of conversations that centre on building 3G and 4G in-building cellular networks instead of Wi-Fi.
In the past, building…
Thursday 19 December 2013
We’re all used to seeing the grim picture that has been painted of our high street with boarded up shop fronts and empty or unfinished office blocks sat waiting to be filled or completed in the not too distant future. While trends like Internet shopping and remote working remain hugely popular, they do not replace the need for physical spaces for people to shop and offices to work in.
Tuesday 17 December 2013
Paul Biggerstaff was invited by Inside Networks to give his thoughts on whether it was important for manufacturers to have good green credentials. Below was his response.
In short – it’s very important for manufacturers of network infrastructure solutions to have green credentials. But then, it shouldn’t matter what industry…
Monday 09 December 2013
Getting the design of your data centre right is essential if you’re looking to future proof your facility. Paul Biggerstaff, design manager at Redstone, looks at the importance of preplanning and the requirements gathering process in part two of this blog….
So you’ve considered your data centre needs from a strategic business point of…
Thursday 05 December 2013
Getting the design of your data centre right is essential if you’re looking to future proof your facility. Paul Biggerstaff, design manager at Redstone, looks at the importance of preplanning and the requirements gathering process in part one of this blog….
Trying to decide the best way forward for your data centre requirements is no mean…
Friday 18 October 2013
Just yesterday I promised more smart buildings insight, and today a new feature from my colleague Georgina Salt appears in the latest issue of Inside Networks.
In it she discusses the key benefits of smart buildings, in a feature on what makes one building smarter than another and how to develop a truly converged infrastructure.
Friday 06 September 2013
For anyone operating in the infrastructure technology industry, there are two key issues to address when it comes to the environment. The first focuses on efficiencies – particularly data centre efficiency. The industry has responded by ensuring that new servers have lower emissions and use less power, heating and cooling, as well as boasting innovative new software that helps to improve…
Friday 19 July 2013
As companies – and especially IT departments - remain under pressure to deliver more with less, scrutiny shifts to costly IT support services. In my opinion, however, this is an opportunity for CIOs to look at how they provide user support and whether it can be streamlined. That opportunity is being realised for many through simply virtualising their desktop infrastructure (VDI).