Author: Emily

T-Systems Opens a New Data Centre in Hayes

T-Systems has opened a data centre in Hayes, West London, to twin with its existing data centre in Slough, England. It has a scalable architecture designed to grow to hyper-scale and is located in the Virtus’ London2 Data-Centre facility. This is one of four data centres that T-Systems operates in the UK and over 60 worldwide. The opening of the data centre coincides with the arrival of T-Systems’ next-generation Enteprise Private Cloud platform in the UK. The first business customer will start to move to the data centre in early December. Christoph Rode, Managing Director of T-Systems Ltd. says:...

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£770 million on cycling infrastructure over the next 5 years

Some of the schemes ready to be funded are the extension of the East-West Cycle Superhighway from Lancaster Gate, completion of phase two of the North-South Cycle Superhighway from Farringdon to Kings Cross, two new Cycle Superhighways (CS4 and CS9) and the building and planning not less than twenty Quiet way routes as time goes on. Three Mini Hollands will be built as well in Enfield, Kingston and Waltham Forest. This investment is part of what makes up the new Business plan in London which is produced in the form of draft before the end of this week. Most...

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Corinthia Hotel London to Launch a World First With Neuroscience in Residence

Corinthia Hotel London is staging a year-long Neuroscience in Residence, a first for any hotel, to study the human brain. Running between November 2016 and December 2017, the five-star luxury hotel in central London’s Whitehall Place has teamed up with renowned neuroscientist Dr Tara Swart. She will research the mental resilience of a selection of hotel staff and loyal business guests of the hotel. An analysis of how they cope with stress will generate a special Brain Power Study at the end of the residency. All participants will be given brain-boosting advice on how to maximise their potential, at...

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JK Pike opens a pop-up store in Shoreditch

Eco-friendly furniture company JK Pike is launching a pop-up store in the heart of trendy Shoreditch. Located at 45 Charlotte Road among such places as the Hoxton Hotel, The Book Club bar and Reds True BBQ, the new store will showcase rustic and industrial style home furnishings from UK-based companies. In addition to what is currently on their website, the store will feature newly acquired items from new designers as well as one of a kind pieces. It will also host Wine & Comedy Nights where at 7pm shoppers will be offered a glass of wine or beer and...

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London’s thriving digital health scene showcased at BioEurope

Technology innovation has real potential to effect change in how healthcare services are provided and consumed according to MedCity, the life sciences promotion agency set up by the Mayor of London. MedCity, in partnership with London & Partners and the Department for International Trade, is at BioEurope to showcase London and the South East as a leader in digital health. A new wave of digital health companies in ‘The Golden Triangle’ of London, Oxford and Cambridge are transforming the treatment of illnesses and giving patients greater choice in how they access healthcare services. Across the UK, half of the...

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Vision Direct Launch Glasses Offering in UK

Vision Direct, Europe’s largest online contact lens retailer, is proud to announce its first prescription glasses range. Available now on VisionDirect.co.uk, the extensive and very affordable range includes over 260 men’s and women’s frames in a wide variety of styles and colours. Beyond the high quality and affordability, customers will benefit from fast delivery, as well as a complimentary prescription checking service provided by opticians. Glasses are delivered within 2-3 days of prescription and order confirmation, much faster than the industry average of 7-14 days. To ensure that customers feel confident buying their glasses online, Vision Direct’s team of...

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