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FEATURE BLOG 21 June 2017

The Power of Business Continuity

Watching the news last month about the British Airways data center crash and seeing the queues heading out of the terminal towards the car parks reminded me of the 14 years I spent working for British Airways.

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Data Center | Insights | 21 June 2017

The Power of Business Continuity

Watching the news last month about the British Airways data center crash and seeing the queues heading out of the terminal towards the car parks reminded me of the 14 years I spent working for British Airways.

Written by Tom Squirrell

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Industry | HPC | Tech Trends | 19 June 2017

The power of AI and Deep Learning

Despite many years of slow progress in the study of artificial intelligence (AI), a new generation of AI applications are coming to prominence with promising real-world business benefit

Written by Nick Dale

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Industry | HPC | 14 June 2017

How HPC is contributing to the advancement of Life Sciences

HPC is often recognised as having made major contributions to industries like aerospace, advanced manufacturing and finance, but for many years companies in the life sciences industry have also been making aggressive investments in HPC technology.

Written by Spencer Lamb

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Industry | Iceland | 11 June 2017

Iceland is establishing itself as a major financial services hosting centre

A recent report published by Citihub Consulting suggests that Iceland is ideally positioned to establish itself as a major hosting centre for US and European financial services firms.

Written by Stef Weegels

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Industry | Iceland | 8 June 2017

Why tax matters when it comes to data center site selection

When enterprises set out to procure colocation or wholesale data center space, they often have a selection criteria list of 10 to 20 major items, and sometimes more, which they use to identify the best site for their needs. Savvy enterprises also carefully evaluate the tax regimes of the locations they are considering.

Written by Isaac Kato

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Sustainability | 5 June 2017

A light bulb moment for corporate sustainability

Back in late 2012 I was walking through Heathrow airport and somewhere between getting off my flight and queuing for passport control I stopped, looked up and saw a large billboard poster showing how Verne Global was the world’s leading 100% green data center.

Written by Adam Nethersole

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Industry | HPC | 2 June 2017

HPC Summit Week 2017 in Barcelona - High Performance Computing for Renewable Energies

We recently joined the European Technology Platform for High Performance Computing (ETP4HPC) and attended our first European HPC Summit Week 2017 in Barcelona. Here are my reflections on the summit.

Written by Spencer Lamb

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Industry | HPC | 26 May 2017

How HPC and Computational Fluid Dynamics are shaping aviation's future

Over the last 20 as years HPC has developed and become more widespread, its contribution to the aerospace industry has become very significant, making airplanes safer, quieter, and more efficient.

Written by Nick Dale

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Industry | Insights | 23 May 2017

Inspiration through perspiration

With Verne Global recently having been recognised within the UK’s “1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain” by the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG), it has caused me to stop and think.

Written by Tom Squirrell

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Industry | 18 May 2017

Taking the risk out of risk infrastructure

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve had many discussions with my colleagues in the banking sector and it’s clear that regulations are continuously driving the need for firms to perform more compressive risk controls.

Written by Stef Weegels

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Industry | HPC | 16 May 2017

How HPC powered analytics are transforming cyber security

Despite the pervasive awareness of cyber security threats, a majority of private companies globally are struggling to ensure their own cyber security. According to data released by security ratings firm BitSight, more Fortune 1000 companies decreased in their overall security rating than increased during 2016.

Written by Nick Dale

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Iceland | Power | 12 May 2017

Northern lights: Why New York data center operators should consider migrating north

New York City, probably the world’s most critical financial center, runs on data. Information technology powers the city in many ways, from underpinning the financial trades on the New York Stock Exchange to supporting beacon technology on New York’s subways to estimate arrival times.

Written by Peter Kelly-Detwiler (Guest)

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Data Center | Iceland | 9 May 2017

“Safe Hands” is the new “Smart Hands”

In my role at Verne Global I have the great pleasure of talking to prospective customers about the incredible work that the operations team do at the data center in Iceland. I get to talk about our customer satisfaction figures which are currently at 99.3% very satisfied for a full 365 days of operations.

Written by Tom Squirrell

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Industry | Tech Trends | 5 May 2017

Insight from the Internet2 Global Summit 2017

For many years, the analogy for the cloud discussions at conferences was that it was like teenagers and sex – everyone’s talking about it, but who’s really doing it? Last week I attended the Internet2 Global Summit 2017 and was curious to learn if forward thinking universities are still just talking about ‘it’ or if they’ve moved into the free love era.

Written by Tate Cantrell

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Insights | 28 April 2017

Why I joined Verne Global

Many of my Internet backbone colleagues have questioned me about joining a data center on a rock in the North Atlantic. Little do they know about the perfect technology storm heading their way and Verne Global and Iceland’s almost unique capabilities to protect against it.

Written by Bob Fletcher

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