'Easy to add' power source redundancy

Power management company Eaton has introduced two new automatic power transfer switches (ATS) that said to offer an easy and inexpensive way of implementing dual-source redundancy for new and existing IT and networking installations.

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Code of Conduct

Steve Hone, CEO of Data Centre Alliance, writes: It is with deep regret and sadness that I bring you the news that Simon Campbell-Whyte, Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Data Centre Alliance (DCA) died on Sunday 25th Oct following a short but valiant fight against cancer. He passed peacefully in his sleep and our thoughts and best wishes go out to his wife Lynn and his family.

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NEWS

Cloud traffic to quadruple by 2019

The fifth annual Cisco® Global Cloud Index (2014-2019)  forecasts that global cloud traffic will more than quadruple by the end of 2019, from 2.1 to 8.6 zettabytes (ZB), outpacing the growth of total global data center traffic, which is forecast to triple during the same time frame (from 3.4 to 10.4 ZB).

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Sudlows named favourite By bet365

Data centre and communications infrastructure specialist Sudlows, has secured a major IT infrastructure project with online gambling specialists, bet365.

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Specialist support from Keysource

Keysource, the expert in business critical environments, has appointed a senior industry specialist to head up its fast growing Critical Facilities Management Division. The appointment is in response to increasing demand from organisations who recognise the need for a specialist approach to engineering and operations in business critical environments.

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CFO using patented platform for ongoing P&L customer, IT hall and data center analysis.
Microsoft has announced that it has found underwater datacenters are reliable, practical and use energy sustainably.
Partnership with Crown Oil sees Kao Data become UK’s first data centre operator to fuel all their back-up generators with HVO (hydrotreated vegetable oil) fuel in place of traditional diesel.
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.
The fifth annual Cisco® Global Cloud Index (2014-2019)  forecasts that global cloud traffic will more than quadruple by the end of 2019, from 2.1 to 8.6 zettabytes (ZB), outpacing the growth of total global data center traffic, which is forecast to triple during the same time frame (from 3.4 to 10.4 ZB).
New EkkoSoft Critical v5.0 embeds best practice ‘Cooling Advisor’ to enable data centre operations teams to secure cooling energy savings just by acting on advice from SaaS.
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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.

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