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Fleur Doidge

Fleur Doidge is a journalist with more than twenty years of experience, mainly writing features and news for B2B technology or business magazines and websites. She writes on a shifting assortment of topics, including the IT reseller channel, manufacturing, datacentre, cloud computing and communications. You can follow Fleur on Twitter.

Ending the age of data centre ‘five nines’
Data centre mainframe
data centres

Ending the age of data centre ‘five nines’

High 99.999% availability pledges play well with cloud and data centre customers, but some downtime is always necessary
10 Nov 2022
What Liz Truss needs to do to save IR35
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Policy & legislation

What Liz Truss needs to do to save IR35

Despite years of reports, consultations, revisions – and even reform – employment status compliance remains difficult to follow for workers and compan…
1 Sep 2022
Using AI and machine learning to kickstart climate change fightback
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Using AI and machine learning to kickstart climate change fightback

Fighting climate change with carbon capture or geoengineering means harnessing the power of AI and sophisticated data modelling
19 Jul 2022
Beating the IT brain drain
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Careers & training

Beating the IT brain drain

Preventing loss of expertise when employees move on has never been more important
24 May 2022
How the cost of living crisis will savage tech
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Business strategy

How the cost of living crisis will savage tech

Individuals and businesses alike are feeling the pinch, with the skills market and digital transformation projects in flux
13 Apr 2022
The channel is readier than ever for B2B e-commerce
Businessman with a tablet projecting charts and figures to show sales growth
e commerce

The channel is readier than ever for B2B e-commerce

Despite outdated notions of online being all about marketing, channel customers are primed for a “very different era”
18 Mar 2022
Could the US CLOUD Act force UK channel companies to break GDPR?
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privacy

Could the US CLOUD Act force UK channel companies to break GDPR?

The US has streamlined its processes for data requests from cloud services providers now embedded into almost every part of the UK economy
10 Nov 2021