NEWS

Know your carbon

Are the differences between net zero and carbon neutral well understood by those with an interest in the data centre sector? I doubt it. There are of course those more technically minded or interested individuals who do understand, but in the broad sweep of things the fundamentals are not and this can create considerable confusion. By Simon Harris, Head of Critical Infrastructure, BCS.

Read More

NEWS

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.

Read More

NEWS

Equinix opens co-innovation facility

Equinix has opened its first Co-Innovation Facility (CIF), located in its DC15 International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centre at the Equinix Ashburn Campus in the Washington, D.C. area. A component of Equinix’s Data Centre of the Future initiative, the CIF is a new capability that enables partners to work with Equinix on trialling and developing innovations. These innovations, such as identifying a path to clean hydrogen-enabled fuel cells or deploying more capable battery solutions, will be used to help define the future of sustainable digital infrastructure and services globally.

Read More

NEWS

Sustainability and climate actions dominate

Mainstream adoption of artificial intelligence and increased equipment integration also likely, according to Vertiv experts.

Read More

NEWS

The top 10 project success factors for emissions reduction in the data centre industry

As the world increasingly turns its attention to the action required to limit the damage being done to the environment by human activity, the data centre sector is getting to grips with the role it must play in reducing carbon emissions. Energy consumed by data centres is attracting more attention as a matter of concern, as global computing capacity continues to rapidly increase. Already, data centres use an estimated 200 terawatt hours (TWh) each year, more than the national energy consumption of some countries.

Read More

NEWS

Inspired Energy steps up its support for data centres with launch of new PUE tool

With the spotlight firmly on sustainability following COP26, Inspired Energy has launched an industry-leading Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) Calculator to highlight the energy efficiency of data centres. The brand new tool has been designed to help energy intensive data centres simply and quickly identify the potential energy, carbon and financial savings they could make through energy efficiency measures.

Read More

Chatsworth Products (CPI) has announced integration with RF Code, a leading provider of critical asset tracking and protection solutions for data centers, further expanding the management capabilities of CPI’s eConnect® intelligent power distribution units (PDUs).
Frost & Sullivan has officially presented the "2016 Company of the Year Award" to Huawei at the grand award ceremony in Paris in recognition of Huawei's product innovations, industry leadership, and outstanding contributions to the sustainable development of the modular UPS industry. This is the second time Huawei has claimed the industry's high honor this year right after winning the Platinum Award in IT Awards 2016 of DataCenter Insider in Germany.
ABB’s power infrastructure solution and critical services monitoring system is helping NEXTDC in achieving the highest possible levels of reliability and resilience. The Australian based Data Center provider has a firm focus on providing its customers with 100 percent uptime and reducing the overall cost-per megawatt across all its facilities.
Data centres are the beating heart of companies and our digital age. Companies cannot deliver functional, reliable and agile IT without their on-premises infrastructure, and today’s new breed of startups could not innovate without the hyperscale data centres that underpin the cloud.
Asset management technologies and tools are available to initiate zombie hunts and eliminate these in the long-term, yet too many organisations aren't doing enough to address them.
Vertiv experts anticipate self-sufficient, self-healing edge in service of IoT, 5G.
Latest Video

Can Your Data Center Cooling System Do This?

Just how flexible is your data center cooling system? The incredibly agile and efficient Liebert DSE Free-Cooling system is designed around a single platform that can be configured in many ways for placement indoors or outdoors. With more than 5,000 installations globally and growing each day, it’s the most popular cooling system in the Vertiv stable of offerings.

Read more