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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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Ealing Hospital appoints Keysource

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) has appointed Keysource, the leading datacentre and critical environment specialist, to undertake a live upgrade of the datacentre at Ealing Hospital. It follows an extensive review of the mechanical and electrical infrastructure during which Keysource determined how best to solve the complex challenge of lifecycle replacement within a live environment, that needed to be more efficient and support the need for increased capacity.

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Knight Frank grows data centres team and valuations offer

Knight Frank, a leading global property adviser, has strengthened its market-leading international data centres offer with the promotion of Alex Burgoyne to Global Head of Data Centre Valuations, alongside the appointments of Jonathan Leung and Lizzie Quacquarelli.

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Boston partners with Bytesnet Data Centers to deliver sustainable heating

Boston helps leading ecology-focused data centre firm use residual heat from immersion cooled servers.

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Advice on digital infrastructure sustainability

In-depth series of reports gives both data centre managers and IT operating executives the playbook for building and operating sustainable, yet resilient digital infrastructure.

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Research uncovers edge computing challenges

Responses from more than 1,000 global IT professionals and decision-makers reveal drivers of edge computing deployments, challenges, and solutions for maintaining resilience, connectivity and supporting digital first connected operations, that are secure, reliable, resilient, and sustainable.

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Multi-data centre project provides wealthy return

Two projects completed, consisting of a data centre relocation and upgrade in just six weeks, followed by a disaster recover data centre build either side of a COVID lockdown.

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MPS chooses Keysource for critical upgrade

Keysource has successfully completed a critical upgrade for The Medical Protection Society (MPS) at its on-premise data centre in Leeds. This latest project builds on a 17-year relationship between the two businesses during which Keysource has provided full support across MPS’s technical estate.

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DataQube to supply Edge Centres with 20 edge data centre modules

Further orders expected over the forthcoming months as Australian firm expands its point of presence in North America.

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Seventh gold for Keysource

For the seventh consecutive year, Keysource, the global data centre and critical environment specialists have received the RoSPA Gold Award.

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i3 Solutions Group to lead Kao Data Slough, UK facility design

Global specialist in data centre MEP consulting engineering, i3 Solutions Group to provide optimised data centre design for the recently acquired carrier-neutral facility.

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The Uptime Institute approves Tier III ready data centre designs

A range of innovative Tier III Ready Datacentre designs have now been fully approved by the Uptime Institute. The team at Cannon Technologies working in conjunction with several OEM manufacturers, including CENTIEL UK, have spent more than three years developing a pre-certified set of solutions now available in ratings of: 100kW, 250kW, 500kW and 1MW.

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Help with finding a digital job

The first comprehensive taxonomy of digital infrastructure job roles launches to help expand and diversify the industry’s talent pipeline.

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Retailer reaches for micro data centres

Three new Micro Data Centres deployed at separate locations, containing complete environmental monitoring, air conditioning, power distribution and UPS, along with training, and an on-going maintenance programme.

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Johnson Controls acquires Envision Intelligent Solutions

Johnson Controls has acquired Envision Intelligent Solutions, a bespoke security solutions business, specialising in technology-enabled remote monitoring and perimeter protection services.

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Videos

Conference Chair Ian Luckett outlines the content of the second virtual SDC Channel Summit event, taking place 10-11 May. A mixture of keynote presentations, roundtables and panel discussions promise to produce plenty of valuable insights for Channel companies dealing with the challenges and opportunities of digital transformation.
Michael James and Terence Chabe, Capital Market Specialists at Colt Technology Services, discuss the implications for data centre infrastructure as some of Europe’s largest financial exchanges address the fallout from Brexit, with geography, latency, security, cloud services, software defined networks and the edge all in the spotlight.
The coming together of Arcserve and StorageCraft means an expanded solutions portfolio, offering both simplification and agility to Channel partners, designed to provide end users with a comprehensive approach to the backup and recovery challenges of the digital world. SDC Channel talks to Arcserve’s Vice President Sales, EMEA, Richard Massey and Acting Chief Marketing Officer, Florian Malecki.
Prysmian Group’s Executive Vice President of Telecoms, Philippe Vanhille, discusses the company’s focus on the importance of sustainability as a key consideration in the design, production and installation of fibre cables, giving examples of what’s been achieved to date and what we can expect over the coming years.

Expert Opinions

Navigating the New World: Consolidating IT Infrastructure in Today’s Business Climate By Sion Lewis, GM EMEA at GoTo
Three Key Considerations for Adopting a Hybrid IT Model By Nick Sewell, UK Head of Software Development, Expleo.
The hybrid model: challenges and solutions By Guy Warren, CEO at ITRS Group
Data centres - the lifeblood of hybrid and remote working By Darren Watkins, managing director for VIRTUS Data Centres.