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5 Minutes With… Stephen Whatling tackles the skills shortage in digital infrastructure

In the latest instalment of our IT security industry executive interview series, we spoke to Stephen Whatling (pictured), Chairman at BCS Integrated Solutions, about the skills shortage within digital infrastructure and how we can attract new talent to the sector… Will the widely reported ‘skills shortage’ in the sector start to cause real problems?  The […]

Solving the data centre skills shortage

By Stephen Whatling, Chairman at BCS The growth in demand for data centres worldwide has posed many challenges in recent years and this has now been expedited by the Covid-19 pandemic. Following a major uplift in demand for data services since March, the need for a resilient data infrastructure has never been greater. However, this year BCS’ independent […]

Is the search for data centre talent a threat, asks BCS

Continuing unprecedented growth in the datacentre sector is centre may be at risk due to increasing concerns around scarce resource and rising labour costs. That’s according to the latest industry survey from Business Critical Solutions (BCS), a specialist professional services provider to the international digital infrastructure industry. The Winter Report 2020, now in its 11th year, […]

5 Minutes With… James Hart, Business Critical Solutions

For the latest instalment of our IT executive interview series we sat down with Business Critical Solutions CEO Jim Hart to talk about his company, industry issues, opportunities and what Peaky Blinders means to the Black Country… Tell us about your company, products and services Privately owned, BCS is the only company in the world […]

Skills shortage and 5G fears at European data centres

Continuing unprecedented demand for new datacentres, fears around the shortage of skilled professionals, concerns about the future disruption of 5G, and the limited impact of Brexit are some of the key findings from the latest industry survey from Business Critical Solutions (BCS). The Summer Report, now in its 10th year, is undertaken by independent research house […]