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Help with finding a digital job

The first comprehensive taxonomy of digital infrastructure job roles launches to help expand and diversify the industry’s talent pipeline.

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Pressing data centre challenges necessitate immediate actions

Ensuring viable green energy technologies and alleviating risks from fluctuating power and unplanned downtime remain vital priorities for data centre professionals building hyperscale and edge data centres, according to new insights from temporary utilities specialist Aggreko.

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Demand response set to deliver for the data centre sector?

Kerr Johnstone, Director, i3 Solutions Group, discusses the increasing global demand for power, the strain that this places on power grids, and the opportunity this creates for the data centre industry to embrace the idea of demand response. Kerr explains how demand response can help data centre owners and operators contribute towards the industry’s Net Zero target, as well as generate useful revenue. If you’ve ever wanted to learn about the how, where and when of data centre demand response, this is the place to start!

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BCS launches 2022 apprenticeship programme

These are exciting, yet challenging times in the industry, as we move away from the direct disruption of the Covid 19 pandemic into bow wave of supply shortages of materials and labour plus hyperinflation and the ongoing sustainability and efficiency drive. Business Critical Solutions (BCS), the specialist business dedicated to optimising digital infrastructure across the globe, has started recruiting for this year’s apprenticeship programme.

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SUSTAINABILITY FOCUS 19

Big data, big energy consumption? Each photo we post on social media or email we send is saved into servers that are stored in physical data centres around the world. This process consumes a significant amount of energy, raising sustainability issues in the data centre industry. To help overcome this challenge, Marcin Bala, CTO of telecommunications networks specialist Salumanus Ltd, explains how to create a more sustainable data centre infrastructure.

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CyrusOne, a premier global data center REIT, says that its London I and London II data centre facilities are now running on a 100% renewable energy tariff, a move which the company says will transfer energy annual usage equivalent to 52,000 households to zero-emissions sources.
A large surge in data centre supply across the FLAP market and an anticipated record-breaking year overall means facility operators must explore distributed energy solutions to avoid potential disruption from under-strain power grids.
EkkoSense shows how impact of just 11% of IT racks falling outside of ASHRAE recommended range can lead to widescale non-compliance.
European APC Partner Program now includes increased discounts and simplified opportunity registration process.
Power management company Eaton is working with Microsoft to identify ways for data centers to monetize existing assets and integrate more renewable energy sources to help create a more sustainable and stable grid. The findings of this collaboration were published today in the joint white paper, Grid-interactive data centers: enabling decarbonization and system stability.
The first white paper from the recently announced i3 EYP MCF GHG Abatement Group provides an objective analysis of Infrastructure Sustainability Options and Revenue Opportunities for Data Centres.
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Gartner Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends 2019

Blockchain, artificial intelligence, empowered edge, privacy and ethics, quantum computing, immersive experiences, augmented analytics, autonomous things and digital twins drive the Gartner Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2019. David Cearley, Gartner Vice President, presented the trends at Gartner 2018 Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando, Florida.

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