By Eira Hayward - computerweekly.com
There is something of a land grab going on at the moment. Commercial datacentre businesses and network operators are both expanding their facilities. They recognise that in our increasingly networked society, the requirement for datacentre capacity will continue to grow, driven by factors such as the vast increases in data volumes as well as changing business processes and IT paradigms.
There’s something of a land grab going on at the moment. Both commercial data center businesses and network operators are expanding their facilities. They recognize that in our increasingly networked society the requirement for data center capacity will continue to grow, driven by factors such as the vast increases in data volumes as well as changing business processes and IT paradigms.
Interoute Communications has announced its EBITDA in 2013 grew to more than €91 million for the year, a 16% increase over the same period in 2012, while Profit before tax increased 225% (on a like for like basis). Top line revenues grew 2% year on year to €417 million in a challenging market. As the European economy has begun to accelerate, Interoute is poised to make the most of the growth opportunities, particularly through its portfolio of Cloud services. - See more at: http://commsbusiness.co.uk/news/interoute-seek-growth-through-cloud/
Analyst: Agatha Poon 25 Mar, 2014 ~ The company has completed a major upgrade of its cloud platform. New features in the upcoming release will focus on enriching user experience with an intuitive user interface, deep platform integration and network automation. Login to view report
It would be a mistake to think that the European footballing body UEFA does little more than arrange the fixtures of European club competitions, oversee the rules of the game across Europe and manage the European Championship every four years.
Far from it. It is also responsible for filming and beaming the matches across the world and managing a database of tens of thousands of footballers playing in leagues across Europe to handle their registrations and to facilitate transfers. Yet UEFA supports all its various compute-intensive activities with an infrastructure that it is largely outsourced.