SGW Safety & Security granted prestigious SABRE company licence by BRE Global

SGW Safety & Security Ltd (SGW) has just become one of the first companies to be granted a SABRE company licence by BRE Global Ltd. Both SGW’s UK and United Arab Emirates offices are included in the scope of SGW’s licence number SLC-004. SGW is able to offer SABRE assessment...
Posted On 06 Sep 2017

Evolve IP study finds “significant disconnect” between C-Suite and disaster recovery professionals

When it comes to assessing an organisation’s ability to recover from a disaster, a significant disconnect appears to exist between C-Suite executives and IT professionals. While nearly seven in every ten CEOs, CFOs or COOs feel their organisation is very prepared to recover from...
Posted On 07 Nov 2016

Suite of dedicated insurance products for Data Centres introduced by industry alliance

For the first time, a new suite of insurance products and services has been created specifically for the Data Centre sector. Leading insurance broker Ernest R Shaw has teamed up with the Data Centre Alliance (DCA) Trade Association and technical cleaning and Data Centre...
Posted On 25 Oct 2016

Honeywell enters into “definitive agreement” to acquire security solutions specialist Xtralis

Honeywell has entered into a “definitive agreement” to acquire Xtralis (the provider of advanced perimeter security and aspirating smoke detection systems) for $480 million from funds advised by Pacific Equity Partners and Blum Capital Partners. Xtralis’ aspirating smoke...
Posted On 09 Feb 2016
John Davies

State of the Security Nation

Early January is always an opportune point for reflection. It’s a time for assessing the recent and current state of the security business sector both here in the UK and for key territories overseas before enacting plans designed to deal with predicted scenarios. It’s fair to say...
Posted On 15 Jan 2016
Peter Webster

Rise of the Machines: The Internet of Things

Some of us might not yet know it, but the Internet of Things is most certainly revolutionising the way in which we live our lives. Peter Webster reviews exactly how the Internet of Things is connecting everything and everyone before assessing the security implications this...
Posted On 09 Dec 2015
John Davies

Ensuring Physical Security in Data Centres

With more and more systems being hosted online and the increasing move towards The Internet of Things, the demand for space in data centres has never been greater, asserts John Davies. Organisations and individuals alike are embracing the promise of flexibility, greater...
Posted On 26 Oct 2015

NTT Communications launches specialist DRaaS solution in Europe

NTT Communications Corporation, the ICT solutions and international communications business within NTT, has announced the immediate launch of its Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) solution across Europe in partnership with DRaaS platform provider Geminare. This managed cloud...
Posted On 14 Oct 2015
Atos has implemented Datacenter Clarity LC – the advanced software solution suite from Siemens – at its first data centre in Livingston, Scotland

Siemens Datacenter Clarity LC provides mission-critical management solutions for Atos

Atos is a leading global IT solutions provider responsible for ensuring the security, reliability and continuity of its customers’ critical business information and resources. The company provides fully-managed services to clients across a wide range of industries. Brian Sims...
Posted On 14 Aug 2015
Chris Plimley

Data Centre Security: ‘Know Your Onions’

The data centre market is presently booming right across the globe and with it, explains Chris Plimley, the need for intelligent, integrated security systems designed from the outside in and with the potential intruder’s perspective very much in mind. The UK data centre market...
Posted On 14 Jul 2015