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Ramboll acquires leading data centre consulting company

Ramboll has acquired the data center consultancy EYP Mission Critical Facilities (EYPMCF). With the strategic acquisition Ramboll will strengthen its position in the international premier league of data center consultancies and add fuel to its important mission of contributing to lowering the carbon footprint of the industry which is a key component in our digitalized society.

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BT seals data centre deal with BAI Communications

BT has signed a multi-million pound contract with BAI Communications (BAI), to deliver a core part of the company’s data centre requirements as it works with Transport for London (TfL) to enable high-speed mobile and Wi-Fi coverage on the London Underground.

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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.

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Sustainability and climate actions dominate

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

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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.

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Skills shortages generates uncertainty for APAC data centres

Research reveals skills shortage is top concern for industry professionals.

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Panduit launches ITE Adjustable Depth 4 Post Rack

Strength and flexibility in a multiple depth rack for wide range of network requirements.

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Keysource expands in the USA

Keysource Group Limited, the global critical environments organisation has announced the further expansion of its Digital Infrastructure Advisors brand into the USA with the establishment of Digital Infrastructure Advisors (Americas) LLC. Headquartered in Virginia, the company will be led by industry veteran, Mark Lambourne.

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Schneider Electric wins ‘Outstanding Contribution to Sustainability and Efficiency’ at The DCS Awards 2021

Award reflects Schneider Electric’s leadership in energy efficient technologies and strategies that drive data centre sustainability.

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Keysource wins China Telecom contract

China Telecom has awarded Keysource, the data centre and critical environment specialist, a contract for a major project for a leading Chinese finance house. Under the terms of the deal Keysource will be responsible for the installation of Huawei Modular Data Centre Infrastructure within an IT Hub in Central London.

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Black & Veatch collaborates with Future Facilities

Black & Veatch and Future Facilities will work together to offer assessments, analysis and modelling as financial industry seeks to modernize data center infrastructure.

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Keysource launches State of the Industry Report 2021

Keysource has revealed the key findings of this year’s industry survey which is designed to give an insight into the decisions and considerations that UK IT directors and senior decision makers in the data centre industry are making, which in turn are influencing the market. It is titled “The New Normal & It’s Green!” as it acknowledges that much of the developed world has taken the decision to ‘live with the virus’ and look to the future, embracing the increasingly important sustainability criteria for all businesses.

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Corning CleanAdvantage technology receives Data Centre Solutions Innovation Award

Corning’s proprietary technology recognised as Data Centre Physical Connectivity of the Year.

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Teledata and Sudlows win New Design/Build Data Centre Project of the Year at prestigious DCS Awards

Manchester data centre firms win at the Data Centre Solutions industry awards.

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Schneider Electric appoints Karlton Gray as IT Channel Director for the UK & Ireland

Experienced professional with proven track record of managing IT channel growth takes charge of UK & Ireland business.

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Videos

Alex Brew, Regional Director, Northern Europe at Vertiv., shares the company’s predictions for the data centre industry in 2023. Expect energy efficiency-related legislation and innovation - with alternatives to diesel generators and the final ‘arrival’ of liquid cooling on the horizon – alongside the excitement and uncertainty of 5G, edge and the metaverse!
Interview with Rebecca Maisey, Client Director at PayByPhone UK. 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.
Interview with Linda Carroll, Expert Capacity Management at Ensono. 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.
Interview with Pallavi Otawkar, Vice President R&D Operations for ServiceMax. 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.

Expert Opinions

By Michael O'Donnell, Data Ecosystem Specialist at Quest.
New Okta research finds that perceptions around hybrid work have improved, but security and tech challenges are more prevalent than ever.
IT decision-makers predict these factors will have an even greater impact over the next 12 months and fear there are no funding increases around the corner to help them cope.