Turbomeca selects Siemon TERA for new headquarters

Helicopter engine manufacturer, Turbomeca, has equipped its new manufacturing plant near Paris with Siemon category 7A TERA® cabling. The leader in civil and parapublic helicopter engines reports to have selected the fully shielded 10Gb/s Ethernet system for its cable sharing flexibility, security and capability to support future high speed applications.

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The biggest threat to your data centre? The people within it

Survey reveals internal threats are still responsible for the most downtime incidents.

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Kennzahlen im Rechenzentrum: Wie PUE-Werte ermittelt werden, wie sie sich verbessern lassen von Dr. Peter Koch ist Senior Vice President Engineering & Product Management für Knürr Racks & Integrated Cabinets, Emerson Networ

Die durch Cloud Computing und den zunehmenden Einsatz mobiler Endgeräte beständig wachsende IT-Last einerseits und der drohende weitere Anstieg der Energiepreise andererseits führen dazu, dass das Thema Energieeffizienz in den Fokus der Rechenzentrumsbetreiber gerückt ist. Wie aber können die Betreiber feststellen, ob ihre Rechenzentren energieeffizient ausgestaltet sind, und wo können gegebenenfalls Einsparpotenziale realisiert werden?

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LSI liefert nächste Generation von SAS-Produkten mit 12 Gb/s aus

12 Gb/s SAS-RAID-on-Chip-Controller und I/O-Controller liefern die nötige Performance für Server und externe Speicherplattformen der nächsten Generation

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Power für die IT - Intelligente Stromverteilung für modulare Rechenzentren

Schneider Electric erweitert sein Lösungsportfolio für den Bereich IT Business um die Prisma-Schaltanlagen und die Canalis-Schienenverteiler. Mit ihnen passen Administratoren die Energieversorgung ihrer Rechenzentren jederzeit flexibel an die sich ändernden Anforderungen der IT an. Beide Lösungsreihen können ab sofort über Partner und Reseller von Schneider Electric IT Business bezogen werden

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White paper highlights adoption of ODCA Cloud Usage models

The Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA) has announced the release of a new white paper focused on how one of its board members has adopted ODCA requirements as the foundation for its cloud implementation and the release of two new usage models focused on Software Entitlement and Data Security. With today's news, ODCA has now released over 20 cloud requirements documents and publications and is demonstrating significant momentum in the adoption of its cloud usage models.

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Neue NetSure 701-Retrofit Lösung für ACTURA-Systeme bietet höhere Zuverlässigkeit und Effizienz

Retrofit-Lösungen von Emerson Network Power ermöglichen Modernisierung von DC-Stromversorgungssystemen

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Active Power to introduce PowerHouse™ products

Active Power, manufacturer of uninterruptible power supply (UPS) and modular infrastructure solutions, will introduce to the market new PowerHouse products at Datacenter Dynamics (DCD) New York, March 12, 2013, at the Marriott Marquis.

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Romonet calculates TCO

Romonet has launched the U.S. version of Romonet Portal, a cloud-based software suite the enables data center operators to plan, analyze and manage data center operations and costs in ways ‘never before possible’.

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Borri wins design & build contract from Portsmouth City Council

Borri Ltd has been awarded a prestigious contract from Portsmouth City Council.

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Emerson helps telcos control costs

New NetSure™ retrofit solutions for ACTURA™ systems deliver increased reliability and efficiency.

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Convergence or disaggregation?

Bucking the convergence trend, the Facebook-led Open Compute Project wants to separate out the core components of system.

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ebm-papst UK strengthens its workforce with Director of Sales appointment

ebm-papst, has appointed UK Director of Sales, Andrew Bayram.

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Siemon introduces XGLO RazorCore fibre trunking assemblies

Siemon has expanded its comprehensive line of fibre trunking solutions with XGLO™ RazorCore™ assemblies. Siemon’s RazorCore cables have a significantly reduced cable outside diameter (OD) for maximum space savings and optimised air flow.

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Cobalt cements greenest data centre accolade with prestigious BREEAM Award

Renowned sustainability assessor presents DC2 with ‘Data Centre’ prize.

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Videos

Marc Garner, VP of Schneider Electric's Secure Power Division and Major Pursuits team in the UK and Ireland, covers Electricity 4.0, eConversion technology and the Schneider Electric Research Institute’s work, as part of a wide-ranging data centre sustainability discussion. Marc believes that a new way of thinking, and radical solutions, are the only way to meet Net Zero ambitions.
Interview with Camilla Winlo, Head of Data Privacy at Gemserv. Women working in the IT industry share their experiences – covering the opportunities they have had, the challenges they have had to overcome during their careers to date, and offering plenty of constructive thoughts and observations as to what improvements still need to be made when it comes to improving diversity within the workplace.
Andrew Hollister, CISO at LogRhythm, discusses the findings of the company’s recent report, produced in association with Ponemon Institute – covering the current threat landscape, the need for clear communications between the CISO and the CEO/board level executives, and the importance of using a security framework to help build an optimised, end-to-end and resilient cybersecurity infrastructure.
Ciarán Forde, Segment Leader, Data Centre and IT, Electrical Sector, EMEA, Eaton, discusses the findings of the company’s recent report: The Intersection of Digital Transformation and the Energy Transition, which highlights an apparent gap between digital transformation and energy transition efforts in four power critical sectors, including the data centre industry. Ciaran highlights the progress the industry has made to date, as well as explaining how a new type of digital toolkit can help companies in their quest for truly sustainable operational optimisation.

Expert Opinions

By Geoff Dornan, Group Chief Technical Officer at CMC Networks.
By Marc Garner, VP, Secure Power Division and Major Pursuits Team, Schneider Electric, UK & Ireland.
Flooding the data center with cold supply air, in combination with an appropriate hot aisle containment solution, makes for a cost-effective, energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly facility, as Gordon Johnson, Senior CFD Engineer at Subzero Engineering, explains.