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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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Legrand introduces the Nexpand cabinet platform

Legrand has unveiled Nexpand, its new data center cabinet platform. The new platform is flexible, sturdy, and secure for housing data center devices. It provides the scalability and future-proof architecture needed to support the rise in digital transitions, Internet-of-Things (IoT) connectivity, 5G services, edge computing, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications.

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NetIX enters the Canadian market via partnership with eStruxture Data Centers

NetIX, the global distributed platform for award-winning connectivity and peering solutions, and eStruxture Data Centers, the largest Canadian provider of network and cloud-neutral data centre solutions, have launched a partnership to provide global connectivity services and unique global peering solutions to enhance the networks of eStruxture’s customers directly from their Canadian facilities.

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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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Nokia to supply data centre switching portfolio for Microsoft’s data centre networks

Nokia’s solutions will deliver the additional networking scale and capacity Microsoft requires for its data center environments to support the bandwidth growth to its Microsoft Azure platform.

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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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Re-defining connectivity?

Legrand has launched the Infinium acclAIM Fiber Solution. The Infinium acclAIM redefines connectivity by replacing pre-terminated cassette-based solutions with direct mating breakout connections, eliminating extra components and cost. 

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01T launches high-capacity network, Global Network Exchange

Launch of global carrier network enables multi-services with simplicity, anywhere in the world.

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STACK Infrastructure makes senior appointments for EMEA region

STACK Infrastructure, the digital infrastructure partner to some of the world’s most innovative companies, has appointed two experienced data centre industry professionals to its EMEA leadership team. John Eland has joined as Chief Executive Officer, STACK EMEA and Adam Tamburini has joined as Chief Hyperscale Officer, STACK EMEA.

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CommScope Propels data centres into the future

CommScope has introduced Propel, a high-speed fiber platform designed to help data center managers respond to the exponential increase in demand they are experiencing for computing power. This new technology facilitates the migration to Terabit speeds, by providing reliable connectivity and a robust network infrastructure that aligns with rapidly emerging data center applications, enabling faster, more efficient access to data.

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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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Johnson Controls advances data centre sustainability

The Data Centre Solutions platform delivers innovative, energy-efficient and water-saving cooling solutions that help hyperscale cloud providers meet sustainability targets.

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Data centre physical infrastructure market shows good growth

According to a recently published report from Dell’Oro Group, data center physical infrastructure revenues grew 11 percent in 2021, despite supply chain constraints limiting growth in the second half of the year. As those supply chain constraints are forecast to remain throughout 2022, unit growth is forecast to be limited, with rising ASPs supporting revenue growth in 2022.

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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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Videos

Mike McAdam, Data Centre Director EMEA, and Simon Prichard, Product Strategy Manager, both at Mitsubishi Electric Europe, explain how real-time data visualisation and smart insights can help to optimise data centre power and cooling infrastructure, before discussing the wider sustainability challenges and opportunities facing the industry into the future. They also share the company’s plans to leverage its critical infrastructure expertise to expand its presence within the data centre sector.
Coeus Consulting, an independent IT advisory focused on delivering strategic change, recently published the findings of its report: ‘The critical role of technology leaders in delivering on sustainability targets’. Graeme Trevayne, Associate Director at Coeus Consulting, talks through the survey results, highlighting the progress which has already been made, whilst suggesting that there is much more that can be done, not least when it comes to the need for some commonly agreed, IT sustainability objectives and the accompanying metrics.
Surya Varanasi, Storcentric’s CTO, talks through the launch of the Nexsan Unity NV10000 enterprise class platform, which supports block, file and object storage protocols and addresses data security, including ransomware, and regulatory compliance concerns.
Park Place Technologies has been on quite some journey, as the company has grown from its core Third Party Maintenance focus to today’s data centre network optimisation specialist organisation. Ian Shearer, Managing Director, APAC & EMEA, Park Place Technologies, discusses recent developments at the company, which include several acquisitions, technical solution and professional services innovations.

Expert Opinions

3 things to consider when implementing hybrid cloud networks By Alan Hayward, Sales and Marketing Manager at SEH Technology.
Data centres - the lifeblood of hybrid and remote working By Darren Watkins, managing director for VIRTUS Data Centres.
Hybrid IT solutions are quickly becoming a widely accepted essential for an organization’s digital transformation. Despite its necessity, many organizations lack confidence in implementing a hybrid IT infrastructure successfully across on-premise, cloud, edge and software as a service (SaaS) settings. Here, Martin Thunman, co-founder and CEO of hybrid integration expert Crosser, explores why and how organizations should implement a hybrid IT strategy.
Using Autonomous, AI-Powered Data Protection to Manage a New Era of Hybrid Working By Ian Wood, Head of Technology UK&I, Veritas Technologies.