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New series of power products further expands Vertiv’s offering dedicated to IT channel partners

Vertiv has introduced the Vertiv™ Geist™ Rack Transfer Switch (RTS), a new line of transfer switches that provides redundant power to single-corded devices, and the highly-efficient Vertiv™ Liebert® GXT5 Lithium-Ion uninterruptible power supply (UPS), designed for rack or stand-alone installation. These space-saving devices are ideal for use in distributed IT networks and edge computing locations, and are now available and shipping from stock in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

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Siemon unveils LightVerse high-density fibre optic cabling system

Siemon has announced the European release of its innovative LightVerse high-density fibre optic cabling system that improves fibre network performance, manageability, scalability, and flexibility in data centre and LAN environments.

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HellermannTyton launches time-saving cable entry solution

Cable management and protection specialist HellermannTyton is bringing time and cost savings to the electrical, panel building and control cabinet construction sectors with its brand-new cable entry solution, the Vario Plate.

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Huawei Data Center Facility unveils Global Ecosystem Policy and Product Innovations

Under the theme "Fairness, Trust, Growth, and Win-Win", Huawei Data Center Facility Global Ecosystem Policy and Product Launch Event was held on November 11 at Huawei's Sanyapo Park in China. During the event, new partner policies and product innovations, including FusionModule2000 6.0, a small/medium-sized modular data center solution, and Small SmartLi UPS, were introduced to partners from across the world. This event demonstrated Huawei's commitment to building a fair and strong partner ecosystem based on mutual trust for shared success.

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Energy efficiency looms large for data centre industry

Managing consumption and carbon footprint driving trends toward regulation, standardisation, and the search for generator alternatives.

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Lumen to sell EMEA business to Colt Technology Services

Transaction will strengthen Lumen’s financial position and sharpen strategic focus.

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Kao Data joins UTC Heathrow’s ‘Digital Futures Programme’

Kao Data joins the founding partners at the UK’s first dedicated University Technical College for data centre and engineering professionals.

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Keysource launches data centre 'state of the industry' report

Keysource has launched its State of the Industry Report 2022 which gathers the views and insights from over 250 IT Directors in UK & Europe. This is the fifth year of the report and it showed once again that the datacentre and technology sectors continue to grow with no signs of slowing, with investment growth being driven by continued digitalisation, IT transformation and data growth. This is despite the current global economic and political uncertainties.

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Data centres feel the crunch of escalating costs and labour race with advanced manufacturing

Data centre clients are facing project costs which are 15 percent higher than last year on average, with escalating prices for energy and key materials squeezing margins.

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Vertiv makes EMEA sales changes

Vertiv has announced the evolution of its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) sales teams to better serve expanding key markets and support future growth. The newly formed sales regions, in parallel with stronger account management focus, will help support the growing cloud and colocation, telecom and edge markets, while increasing synergies and best practices across teams.

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Bechtle becomes Schneider Electric’s first pan-European Elite IT Solution Provider Partner

The leading European IT services organisation achieves Elite-level status in newly launched mySchneider IT Partner Program.

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Siemon launches Data Centre Industry Insight Series

Leading global network infrastructure specialist Siemon has launched a series of data centre focussed tech briefs, designed to help data centre infrastructure professionals gain a better understanding of how the value derived from their data centre is changing in light of digital transformation and newly emerging technologies and applications.

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Research reveals sustainability action gap

Reports by 451 Research and Forrester indicate most of the IT and data centre industry is at the beginning stage of a sustainability journey.

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ESnet6 sets new benchmark in research networks

Long-standing collaboration between ESnet and Ciena helps enable 46.1 Tbps bandwidth and intelligent network services to accelerate scientific discoveries.

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13 – lucky for data centres

Minkels has created a standard rack and cabinet portfolio, with 54 product solutions ready for delivery within 13 working days, and available with a range of accessories and optimised airflow management as required.

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Interview with Frankie Malpass, Product Lead at rent-tech company Goodlord. 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 Laura Barrowcliff, Head of Strategy at GBG. 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 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.
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.

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