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BCS appoints Head of Critical Infrastructure

In response to the increasing requirement by organisations in the datacentre, commercial, media and high-tech sectors to upgrade, modernise and expand their mission critical facilities and infrastructure, BCS Group (Business Critical Solutions), the specialist services provider to the digital infrastructure industry, has appointed an experienced Head of Critical Infrastructure.

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Legrand introduces the Infinium acclAIM™ Fiber Solution

Legrand has unveiled its latest fiber breakthrough, the Infinium acclAIM Fiber Solution, at the BICSI Fall Conference and Exhibition, booth #6228. As part of Legrand’s fiber offerings, the new acclAIM Fiber Solution redefines fiber connectivity by replacing pre-terminated cassette-based solutions with direct connections—to deliver the lowest insertion loss available on the market.

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Becoming the world’s most sustainable data centre nation

“Norway has a unique foundation for becoming the world's most attractive data center nation. We have a surplus of renewable energy, low electricity prices, good digital infrastructure and a cool climate. The Government is now strengthening its commitment to a sustainable data center industry. This will create many new jobs in the regions and help develop new digital services throughout the country," says Minister of Regional Development and Digitalisation Linda Hofstad Helleland.

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Securing the hybrid data centre

Against the backdrop of the rise of the remote workforce and the growing prevalence of sophisticated attacks such as ransomware, zero day malware and supply chain attacks, CISOs have been forced to rethink their security architecture. Today, with the need for distributed applications to support their business and security needs, organisations are leveraging hybrid data centres and security architectures. By Ian Porteous, Regional Director, Security Engineering, UK&I at Check Point Software Technologies.

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University of Leicester makes sources Key HPC transformation

The University of Leicester has appointed Keysource, the datacentre and critical environment specialists, to lead the transformation of its Computer Centre Data Centre located on campus. It follows an increase in the need for high performance computing driven in part by the growth in research initiatives such as DiRAC, ALICE and space exploration projects.

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Secure I.T. Environments completes air conditioning upgrade and new UPS room build at Principality Building Society data centre

A phased replacement of near end-of-life condensers with new improved energy efficient technology at a mission critical data centre. Main data centre space reclaimed with the construction of a brand new UPS facility.

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It’s an important decision to make when building a data centre. Our regular columnist, Willy Rietveld, TE Connectivity, writes.
North Denmark Region data center has been Tier IV certified for its constructed facility by Uptime Institute, the globally recognized data center authority. This Certification is testament to the focus by the organization on building a highly resilient data center that ensures availability of critical systems that benefit patients in the form of supporting stable hospital operation in a secure environment.
Atos has launched its Digital Data Center services that enable clients to stay ahead of the competition by ensuring their IT operates securely at the speed of their business. 
The FLAP market will see more than 415MW of new supply added in 2021. This is almost 100MW more than the last highest performing year of 2019. The market will surpass 2,200 MW of supply.
Schneider Electric, the global specialist in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has won the ‘Hyper-convergence Innovation of the year’ category at the SVC Awards 2018, for the second year in a row.
Demand for colocation data centre services in Amsterdam exceeded its European counterparts in 2014, according to the latest data from the global real estate advisor CBRE.
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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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