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Education platform addresses data centre skills shortage

The Schneider Electric University will help data centre professionals upskill by offering free guidance on the latest technology, sustainability, and energy efficiency initiatives.

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Cadence to acquire Future Facilities

Engineering simulation-driven, physics-based 3D digital twins for sustainable data centre design and operations.

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Global investment in data centres more than doubled in 2021

A survey by global law firm DLA Piper has found that the value of investment in global data centres more than doubled in 2021 to US$53.8 billion, while the number of transactions reached 113 in 2021, a 64% annual increase.

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Commtech Asia and Logi-tek (UK) form Sygna

The Sygna team grows to over 200 building services specialists, providing customers with unrivalled technical support and commissioning management expertise, on a global scale.

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Downtime costs and consequences are worsening

New research details latest digital infrastructure failure rates, increasing outage costs and impacts, top downtime causes, and more.

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Schneider Electric launches Easy Modular Data Center All-in-One Solution for European customers

New Easy Prefabricated solution is standardised and pre-tested, offering reduced lead times and faster speed to market, with delivery in as little as 12 weeks.

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Secure I.T. Environments completes phased major data centre upgrade project for Three Rivers District Council

Four phase project spanning over a year, including server room maintenance and replacement UPS, upgraded flooring, AHUs, building management systems, and new fire suppression cylinders.

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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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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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Videos

Richard Stevenson, CEO of Red Box, discusses the results of the company’s recent ‘Being Human’ report, which provides some valuable insights into the Conversational AI market – how its use is already helping to improve customer and employee experiences, as well as contributing to fraud prevention. Richard also discusses the roadblocks that need to be overcome before the technology becomes pervasive.
Wes Van Den Berg, Vice President and General Manager, UK&I, Pure Storage, provides an update on recent developments at the company, including the launch of the FlashBlade//S family of products and the introduction of the Evergreen//Flex.
Tim Richards, the new Hoptroff CEO, talks through the opportunities to grow the business as it continues to provide timestamping and synchronised time technology solutions for its core financial market, alongside significant growth in a whole series of automation applications – driverless cars, 5G-enabled and smart cities to name but a few – where accurate time is crucial.
Richelle Ahlvers, Chair of the SNIA Storage Management Initiative, discusses what’s new with Swordfish, the storage management standard, including the latest developments on work with industry partner organisations and the new Conformance Testing Program, as well as talking through the newly opened SNIA Storage Management Initiative’s Next-Gen Lab.

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