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Building a modern data centre by the book

Three award-winning authors and technologists have published a new book, Building a Modern Data Center: Principles and Strategies of Design, that provides practical advice on how to use new technologies such as hyperconvergence, software-defined data centres and the cloud to meet the business challenges facing today’s IT organisations.

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Finnish city using Yandex data centres to heat its hot water

M?nts?l? to halve gas consumption, reduce C02 emissions by 40% and cut heating costs by 5% by re-using heat generated by Yandex servers.

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The impact of raising data centre temperatures

Raising IT inlet temperatures to improve data centre efficiency might not produce the desired outcome. To optimise energy usage, a holistic approach to temperature management is required taking into consideration all of the various cooling equipment deployed, ambient climate, the size of the load and the operation of the IT equipment itself. 

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Modular DCs: It can be the answer, but take the right approach

Chris Wellfair, Projects Director at Secure I.T. Environments, gives his view on the challenges of planning modular data centres, and some key considerations for those starting the journey.

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Nearly half of European data centres have no energy efficiency objectives in place

Research, commissioned by The Green Grid, has found that while the majority of organisations are facing growing pressures to improve the efficiency of their data centres, 43 per cent of those surveyed have no energy efficiency objectives in place. Furthermore, 97 per cent felt that they could improve their monitoring capabilities.  This disconnect between goals and an understanding of the measures needed to make effective change, puts the ability of organisations to manage their IT (Information Technology) resources at risk.

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Innovative microgrid solutions allow data centres to run on their own energy sources with a reduced carbon footprint enabling additional revenue streams.
New innovation hub strengthens global interconnection leader’s product design and engineering talent and capabilities.
Siemon has introduced a new WheelHouse® Interactive Data Centre Guide designed to help managed service providers (MSPs), data centre owners and operators identify the right Siemon solutions for solving common data centre problems.
Infrastructure investment to continue over the coming years with High Performance Computing, AI and Edge data centres all on the shopping list, and 29% planning to relocate data centres in 2020.
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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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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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