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Ranking of choice factors for new data centres

In this year’s BCS Summer report, which contains the views of over 3,000 senior level data centre professionals across Europe there were some particularly interesting findings around the most important factors for new data centres. By James Hart, CEO at BCS (Business Critical Solutions), the digital infrastructure specialists

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The top 10 project success factors for emissions reduction in the data centre industry

Simon Harris, Head of Critical Infrastructure at Business Critical Solutions (BCS) suggests that one of the fundamental themes emerging from their 2021 Summer Report is the race for space and power that is playing out across the thirty-eight European countries from which we have received insight.

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Why is engaging loadbank testing expertise important?

For data centre providers, system failure can represent the worst possible scenario, with every minute of downtime leading to rising costs and reputational damage. This situation is usually a result of failing equipment, which can occur due to ineffective testing of critical infrastructure for periods of high demand. With this in mind, Greger Ruud, Sector Development Manager – Nordics Datacenters at Aggreko, discusses the importance and effects of carrying out loadbank testing at the commissioning stage.

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Sustainability and climate actions dominate

Mainstream adoption of artificial intelligence and increased equipment integration also likely, according to Vertiv experts.

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'Pandemic-busting' containerised data centre - the perfect medicine

Unique design and build process during the Covid-19 pandemic meant the ModCel containers were only viewed in-person on installation and all site visits were virtual.

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Shooting the breeze on thermal management

Chair of the Data Centre Alliance’s Thermal Management Special Interest Group (SIG), Jon Summers, looks at some of the topics and technologies under scrutiny as the current sustainability focus turns up the heat on the data centre sector to improve its environmental performance. Liquid cooling, legacy data centres, the PUE metric, geography and climate, waste heat reuse and the role of AI are all covered during the discussion.

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New flagship London data center, LD7, will support global digital transformation, allowing businesses to interconnect at the digital edge.
By Dr. Thomas Wellinger, Market Manager Data Centre R&M.
Plan provides a meaningful biodiversity roadmap for individuals and data industry businesses alike to help save bees and other pollinators in Ireland.
Global survey points to sustained demand through 2021/22, but also headwinds for the sector as global material and labour shortages cause delays and price volatility.
Discovery Communications has engaged with Equinix to implement an Interconnection Oriented Architecture™ (IOA™) that will enable the company to transform its digital business to a fully cloud-based, distributed model. 
on365 offers a breakthrough in mobile datacentre CAPEX and OPEX costs by delivering a 60%+ price reduction against Uptime Institute standard cost models.
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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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