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Schneider Electric introduces Grid Operations Platform as a Service on Microsoft Azure

Grid Operations Platform as a Service unlocks rapid innovation with agile cloud solutions managed as a service.

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Why diversity, inclusion, and education can unlock the data centre skills shortage

Marc Garner, VP, Secure Power Division, Schneider Electric UK & Ireland The data centre sector skills shortage has been documented by industry publications and research firms for almost a decade. In fact, a report published by Gartner in 2016 found 80% of firms expected to find their growth held back due to a lack of new data centre skills, with the McKinsey Global Institute predicting a global shortage of 1.5 million qualified data centre managers as early as 2015.

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Keysource helps with skills shortage

Keysource, the datacentre and critical environment specialist, has launched a new specialist service designed to help organisations that need are struggling to recruit candidates with the right experience. It has been designed to help address the current skills shortage across the datacentre, pharmaceutical and wider technology sectors, which is also making it challenging to retain people, often resulting in a lack of consistency and momentum for major transformation strategies, programmes and projects.

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Optimising fibre optic networks through advanced GIS

By Jean-François Allard, director, EMEA Utilities & Communications, Hexagon’s Safety, Infrastructure & Geospatial division.

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Kao Data launches the Kao Academy

The Kao Academy was created to help engage children aged 7-11 (Key Stage 2, Years 3-6) about the growing importance and relevance of data centres to our everyday lives.

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Legrand introduces the Nexpand cabinet platform

Legrand has unveiled Nexpand, its new data center cabinet platform. The new platform is flexible, sturdy, and secure for housing data center devices. It provides the scalability and future-proof architecture needed to support the rise in digital transitions, Internet-of-Things (IoT) connectivity, 5G services, edge computing, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications.

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CBRE Data Centre Solutions and Uptime Institute have formed a strategic partnership to enable CBRE to offer its clients the Management & Operations (M&O) Stamp of Approval, the industry’s only operations focused data centre risk assessment solution, as part of CBRE’s Critical Environment Risk Management (CERM) programme.
Twenty-five companies and seventeen associations from across Europe agree to take specific steps to make data centres climate neutral by 2030.
The recent DCS Awards event, organised by Angel Business Communications, was a great opportunity to recognise the data centre technology and service innovations and achievements that are often taken for granted.
Keysource Group Limited, the global specialist in data centres and critical environments, has acquired Digital Infrastructure Advisors Limited (DIAL). Terms of the deal are undisclosed.
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.
Raritan has added three combo “KVM-over-IP/LCD Drawer” models to its existing Dominion LX II portfolio.
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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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