Computer Weekly – 16 August 2016: Barriers to UK datacentre expansion

Computer Weekly – 16 August 2016: Barriers to UK datacentre expansion


A TechUK survey has found that the UK tech sector’s confidence of growth over the next two years has dropped by 23 points, due to Brexit. In this week’s issue, we look at how Asian investors are pulling out of datacentre investments. According to datacentre analyst Broadgroup, these investors have been quite spooked by the Brexit vote.

We also look at how posh liqueurs company, Rémy Cointreau, is improving help desk efficiency and saving costs by implementing a new identity service from Centrify.

Also inside:

  • Mimecast’s CIO and vice-president of digital operations, Grant Hodgkinson, discusses the importance of electronic communication in the modern business environment and why email is still so heavily used.
  • Predictive analytics can give marketing campaigns a head start, but business stakeholders may need convincing.
  • IT leaders explain what enterprises can do to accelerate the spread of DevOps in their organisations.
  • With passwords long regarded as the weak link in the security chain, Computer Weekly considers some viable authentication auxiliaries and alternatives to keep business and customer data safe.
12 Aug 2016
16 Aug 2016
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