Although social distancing has forced CRN to postpone its inaugural Sustainability Summit, sustainability remains a seminal topic for our audience.
The motorways are empty and remote working is now de rigueur, bolstering the momentum behind more sustainable working patterns.
With 55 per cent of UK IT decision makers in recent CRN research ranking sustainability among their top three considerations when procuring technology, the channel is being asked to step up on sustainability.
Before the lockdown, CRN visited two firms innovating in the area of sustainable technology, namely Bury-based IT and telecoms lifecycle services firm N2S, and Cornish datacentre outfit Goonhilly. The full video is coming soon....
'We don't see Project Natick replacing land datacentres but being an additional offering, where we can deploy these faster than we can build land datacentres,' Microsoft's Spencer Fowers tells CRN
Gartner research director Rene Buest mulls how technology providers should be reshaping their businesses in the wake of the new normal
Only 34 per cent of those questioned said they are now experiencing lower-than-normal demand for their services, compared with 61 per cent previously.
Zoom In: Former rugby champ Gomarsall on how COVID-has reset the sustainability debate in the channel
The N2S director opens up on acceleration of the circular economy and how the pandemic is proving ITAD's worth to the channel