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Leviton expands Copper Trunk Cable portfolio

New make-to-order options include additional cable constructions and bundle sizes.

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Siemon launches UniClick enabled LC BladePatch fibre jumper

Siemon has introduced an innovative enhancement toits proven LC BladePatch duplex fibre optic jumper. Equipped with Siemon’s new space-saving, one-piece UniClick housing, the enhanced jumpers build upon LC BladePatch’s patented push-pull latch design to provide unmatched accessibility and ease of operation in ultra high density fibre patching environments.

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Bureau Veritas joins EUDCA

The European Data Centre Association (EUDCA) has revealed that Bureau Veritas has joined the trade association as members, bringing with it significant knowledge and expertise in Classification, Inspection, Testing and Certification for mission critical industries. Bureau Veritas has recently extended its focus to cover the complete data centre lifecycle through the acquisition of Primary Integration Commissioning Company (now BVPI) and Secura Cybersecurity Conformity Assessment Services.

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Uptime Institute releases 3rd Annual Outage Analysis

Uptime Institute has published the findings of its Annual Outage Analysis, an important industry indicator, noting that while improvements have been made with technology and better management of availability, outages remain a major industry, customer, and regulatory concern. The report also shows that the overall impact and direct and indirect cost of outages continues to grow.

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Data centre infrastructure market to reach $100 billion by 2027

According to a recent study from market research firm Global Market Insights, The need for data center infrastructure market management among organizations to offer higher energy-efficiencies will be positively driven by the influx of cloud computing, Big Data, and AI solutions. The surge in internet infrastructure activities has led to the generation of large quantities of data by individuals and connected devices.

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Siemens invests in ongoing technical training

Siemens Smart Infrastructure intelligently connects energy systems, buildings, and industries to adapt and evolve the way we live and work. Integrated data centre solutions from Siemens deliver maximum uptime, highest energy efficiency, full scalability, and utmost security and safety. Siemens do this with a comprehensive portfolio of integrated data centre solutions and global services for optimised sustainability, security, fire safety, and reliable performance.

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Advanced Power Services offers 20-year warranty on 3M Jointing Products

Advanced Power Services says that it is the first company in the UK to have been awarded the QECC – Qualified Electrical Construction Contractor Accreditation from 3M.

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Data centres in the spotlight

Echelon Data Centres publishes report containing thought and opinion on data centre industry issues 2021.

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Siemon introduces innovative toolless LightWays fibre routing system

Siemon has launched its new LightWays™ fibre routing system. LightWays is a fully enclosed, flexible ducting system ideal for protecting, segregating and managing fibre optic cables in the data centre environment. Each component has been specifically designed to protect fibre cabling from dirt and dust and to maintain proper bend radius, which is imperative to maintaining network uptime, performance and reliability.

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European data centre market prepares for record take-up and supply growth

The FLAP market will see more than 415MW of new supply added in 2021. This is almost 100MW more than the last highest performing year of 2019. The market will surpass 2,200 MW of supply.

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Humidity’s rising as hidden challenge identified for data centres

One of the hidden challenges facing the global data centre industry is rising humidity levels, according to a recent report launched by temporary moisture and temperature control specialists Aggreko.

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Fasteners make for fast installation time

Panduit has expanded its cable fastening series.

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Knight Frank expands global data centres team

Knight Frank, the global property adviser, has strengthened its market-leading international data centres offer with the senior appointment of Ben Stirk. Joining as a Partner and Co-Head of Global Data Centres, Ben will co-lead the service line alongside Stephen Beard, as the firm continues to enhance its international operability in the sector.

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Videos

Kinesh Patel, the Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of SevenRooms., explains how a combination of data, personalisation and automation is providing a digital dividend for the restaurant and wider hospitality sector as it seeks to optimise both the customer experience and post-pandemic flexibility and profitability.
Craig McLean, VP of Engineering at DAZN Group, a global sports entertainment platform, explains the importance of observability to the company as it delivers an over-the-top streaming service to millions of subscribers across the globe.
Kevin Brown, SVP of EcoStruxure Solutions, Secure Power, Schneider Electric, explains how DCIM 3.0 could just be the magic bullet to help organisations successfully manage their increasingly complex and hybrid IT infrastructure environments.
Christoph Berentzen, Divisional Head API & Open Banking at Commerzbank, provides a fascinating insight into the organisation’s decision to move away from the traditional IT approach of batch processes, file transfers and the like to an API-powered architecture as a crucial part of its digital transformation roadmap.

Expert Opinions

By Nicolas Brunel, EVP, Communications Business Division at Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise.
By Charbel Khneisser, VP Solutions Engineering, EMEA, at Riverbed Technology.