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Opengear launches CM8100 Console Manager

Opengear is launching its new family of console managers, the CM8100. As the latest addition to its award-winning Smart OOBTM Console Server family, the CM8100 delivers a comprehensive solution, adding NetOps capabilities to existing Smart OOB features that simplify connectivity to IT equipment. Moreover, it provides resilient and secure remote access to infrastructure devices while enhancing security and automation for better smart out-of-band management.

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Schneider Electric, Stratus and Avnet Integrated join forces

Partnership offers customers a reliable, turnkey, and secure micro data centre solution for cutting edge industrial environments.

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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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The vast majority (92%) of debt and equity investors surveyed expect the overall value of investment into Europe’s data centre infrastructure to increase over the next 24 months, according to research commissioned by DLA Piper and published today.
maincubes, a European data center owner/operator with ‘German-engineered’ facilities located in Frankfurt, Germany and Amsterdam, the Netherlands, has formed a partnership with Rahi Systems – a Global IT Solutions Provider offering a full suite of solutions in physical infrastructure, storage, compute, networking, power and cooling, and audio/video. Under the partnership agreement, Rahi Systems can provide data center infrastructure solution setups for its customers in maincubes’ colocation facilities in Frankfurt, Germany (FRA01) and Amsterdam Schiphol-Rijk, the Netherlands (AMS01).
Turnkey solution is building and infrastructure agnostic, providing 20%-30% cost-savings compared to other solutions in the market.
Huawei is to introduce its new Intelligent Modular Data Center Solution at MWC 2015. Adopting an integrated modular design, the solution features the advantages of easy installation and maintenance, rapid deployment, and capacity expansion for IT enterprise customers.
In the IT infrastructure platform RiMatrix Next Generation (NG), Rittal has created a new modular system for establishing data centres flexibly, reliably and fast.
Twenty-five companies and seventeen associations from across Europe agree to take specific steps to make data centres climate neutral by 2030.
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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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