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Surging supply necessitates contingency power for under-strain FLAP markets

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.

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Data centre sustainability in a post-COP26, digital world

Astrid Wynne, Chair of the DCA’s Sustainability Special Interest Group, provides detailed and fascinating insight as to the sustainability challenges and opportunities facing the data centre industry in the aftermath of the recent COP26 Summit, as the sector continues to provide a resilient foundation for global digital transformation.

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Sustainability and digital transformation – mutually exclusive or not?

Pankaj Sharma, Executive Vice President, Secure Power Division at Schneider Electric, is optimistic that organisations can pursue the benefits of digital transformation without compromising on their sustainability objectives. In particular, he believes that the data centre industry is very well placed to address the pressing environmental demands of the next few years, as it continues to develop technology innovations as it helps end users embrace the opportunities of the Digital Age.

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Kicking the carbon habit

The transition to a net zero carbon industry requires a shift in the way data infrastructure is planned, designed and built. By Callum Faulds, Director at Linesight

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Optimising data centre energy efficiency

To optimise energy efficiency it’s important to talk to the right people. Joined up thinking, taking into consideration the latest developments and ideas around how to reduce energy is necessary from the outset. By Louis McGarry, Sales and Marketing Director, CENTIEL UK

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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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Co-developed with AVEVA, industrial edge reference designs enable system integrators to simplify IT deployments and facilitate their customers’ digital transformations.
The Municipality of Haarlem, SADC’s PolanenPark and CyrusOne Inc., a premier global data center REIT, have signed a unique Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly examine the economic and technical feasibility of a heat re-use project in the region.
Mainstream adoption of artificial intelligence and increased equipment integration also likely, according to Vertiv experts.
Keysource, the leading global datacentre specialist, has appointed a senior professional with extensive experience within critical environments including datacentres and the financial trading sector. Mark Snooks joins the business as Head of Delivery and will be responsible for all major projects, overseeing the global programming and implementation of work, with a remit to continue to ensure seamless project processes and deliver end results that include future client strategies.
Despite the continuing disruption to both education and industry as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, BCS (Business Critical Solutions), the specialist business dedicated to optimising digital infrastructure across the globe, has started recruiting for this year’s apprenticeship programme.
ABB supports growth of Indonesian colocation market with IndoKeppel data center project
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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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