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Kao Data launches the Kao Academy

The Kao Academy was created to help engage children aged 7-11 (Key Stage 2, Years 3-6) about the growing importance and relevance of data centres to our everyday lives.

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Ealing Hospital appoints Keysource

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) has appointed Keysource, the leading datacentre and critical environment specialist, to undertake a live upgrade of the datacentre at Ealing Hospital. It follows an extensive review of the mechanical and electrical infrastructure during which Keysource determined how best to solve the complex challenge of lifecycle replacement within a live environment, that needed to be more efficient and support the need for increased capacity.

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Knight Frank grows data centres team and valuations offer

Knight Frank, a leading global property adviser, has strengthened its market-leading international data centres offer with the promotion of Alex Burgoyne to Global Head of Data Centre Valuations, alongside the appointments of Jonathan Leung and Lizzie Quacquarelli.

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Boston partners with Bytesnet Data Centers to deliver sustainable heating

Boston helps leading ecology-focused data centre firm use residual heat from immersion cooled servers.

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Advice on digital infrastructure sustainability

In-depth series of reports gives both data centre managers and IT operating executives the playbook for building and operating sustainable, yet resilient digital infrastructure.

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Research uncovers edge computing challenges

Responses from more than 1,000 global IT professionals and decision-makers reveal drivers of edge computing deployments, challenges, and solutions for maintaining resilience, connectivity and supporting digital first connected operations, that are secure, reliable, resilient, and sustainable.

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Echelon Data Centres publishes report containing thought and opinion on data centre industry issues 2021.
Colt Data Centre Services (DCS) recently marked its new 100MW hyperscale data centre in Mumbai at a ground-breaking ceremony. Powered by renewable energy, the facility will be one of the largest hyperscale data centres in India, complementing Colt DCS’ dedicated commitment towards its international hyperscale offerings in 2020.
Partnership streamlines the process of gaining Uptime Institute TIER Certification for facilities built using Vertiv’s prefabricated modular data centres.
At HUAWEI CONNECT 2018, Huawei held a summit themed of “Activate Intelligence: The Innovative Path to Intelligent Cloud Data Centers”. At the summit, Hou Jinlong, President of Huawei’s IT Product Line, delivered a speech “Activate Intelligence: Innovative Path to Huawei Intelligent Full-Stack Cloud”. The representatives from finance, healthcare, energy, and Internet companies shared their joint innovation practices in AI, cloud, and HPC fields. Huawei awarded customers with the “Cloud Data Center Super User Award 2018” to commend their consistent support to Huawei. Also, Huawei released the full-stack private cloud solution FusionCloud 6.5 and introduced the new-generation mission-critical cloud storage FusionStorage. These solutions add new capabilities to Huawei’s substantial array of cloud and storage support to lay a solid foundation for building an intelligent world.
Demand for data centres in every market is surging, with opinion spilt 50:50 in the sector as to whether construction has managed to keep pace during 2020.
Safe Host is inaugurating its third data centre in Switzerland, located in the canton of Vaud.  Construction began in 2014 and the facility can scale to a capacity of 40MW.
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Australian fish farm undergoes IT upgrade by investing in edge infrastructure

Australian fism farming company Tassal looked at harnessing IT to make its business of growing salmon more sustainable and cost-effective. It invested in an integrated IT solution powered by Vertiv and Dell EMC for its business in Tasmania.

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