InRow DX cuts energy by 50 percent over first generation technology

Schneider Electric has introduced the second generation of the InRow DX (direct expansion) 600mm as the latest addition to the InRow product line, expanding Schneider Electric’s vast cooling portfolio to meet the evolving cooling needs of an ever-changing data centre environment. Providing the high density cooling data centre managers need to maintain critical facility temperatures, the InRow DX features lowered energy costs, enhanced controls, and a new user interface as the most efficient system of its class.

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Keysource providing critical facilities management for Leeds City Council

Leeds City Council (LCC) has chosen Keysource, the critical environment specialist, to provide vital support for its data centres in and around the city centre. It follows a competitive tender and is designed to ensure that there is minimal downtime and disruption to IT services and that the data centre environment remains resilient and secure.

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CNet Training offers interest free payment options

CNet Training working with Pay4Later to offer interest free finance options for their professional global qualifications.

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Holborn completes Daisy Technical Operations Centre

Holborn Projects, one of the UK’s leading providers of commercial air conditioning services, has completed work on a new Technical Operations Centre for Daisy Group.

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TrendPoint partners with Techno-Contact

TrendPoint Systems Inc., the provider of a flexible energy monitoring platform for high density power consumers, announced today its partnership with Montreal-based, Techno-Contact.

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NEWS
New metric to assess and visualise data centre cooling performance

New Performance Indicator metric better assesses data centre performance.

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UPS for harsh industrial environments

Schneider Electric has launched the Gutor PXC, a standardised, fully industrial uninterruptible power supply (UPS) for harsh environments.

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We can resist the data tsunami

Presenting the inaugural Simon Campbell-Whyte Memorial Keynote, Professor Ian Bitterlin presented an optimistic future for the data centre industry, so long as it understands, and implements, key ideas and technologies to combat the ongoing data explosion.

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Improving power distribution flexibility in small IT installations

Eaton has launched a new range of 1U and 2U enclosure power distribution units (ePDU), which has been specifically designed to help IT managers optimise intelligent power distribution in converged and hyperconverged infrastructure stacks and smaller IT applications. Available to customers within the EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) region, the new ePDU range allows users of smaller IT racks to enjoy many benefits previously associated with the power management company’s vertical 0U ePDUs, including improved efficiency, reduced cost and enhanced business continuity.

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Misson critical consultancy

The Keysource Group has launched an independent consultancy business to support CEO’s, CIO’s and CTO’s facing the increasing challenges within the mission critical sector. Key customer targets for the new business include colocation, wholesale, cloud, technology and education providers, as well as corporate end users across the world.

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Eaton equips French data centre with Energy Storage

The use of battery storage at Webaxys’ new data centre enables the effective integration of renewable energy.

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Sudlows delivers data centre project for Stockport Council

Infrastructure specialist, Sudlows, was commissioned by Stockport Council to deliver a state of the art data centre to support current and future needs.

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Minkels signs EMEA channel partner agreement with ICTroom

Global data centre infrastructure supplier, Minkels, has signed a Solution Partner Agreement for EMEA with channel partner ICTroom – a data centre integrator with offices located throughout Europe. The Solution Partnership is aimed at further enhancing the cooperation between Minkels and ICTroom, to offer customers ultimate deployment flexibility required for setting up future-proof data centres.

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Leading the way in the data centre revolution?

From June 27 to June 28, when the UEFA Euro 2016 was at its height, a data center festival –Data Center Facility Conference Europe 2016 was held in Frankfurt, Germany. Themed as " Leading the Way in Data Center Revolution" and hosted by Huawei, the conference attracted data center experts, end users, business partners, integrators, and industry media personnel from Europe to discuss the data center development trend and solutions in the era of big data.

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Stulz and TSI form joint venture

STULZ has provided details of a joint venture and majority shareholding in Technology Space Integration. (TSI), a global manufacturer of modular data centre solutions for the High Performance Computing (HPC), Cloud, enterprise and end user markets including micro data centers.

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Videos

Interview with Mallory Beaudreau, Customer Portfolio Director – EMEA at Apptio. 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 Liz Parnell, Chief Operating Officer, EMEA, at Rackspace Technology. 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 Emely Patra, Regional VP and Head of EMEA Customer Success Strategy and Architecture, at MuleSoft. 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 Chelsea Slater, CEO at InnovateHer. 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

The retail sector is just emerging from the backdrop of intense pandemic-induced digitisation, only to find itself in an environment with many more external pressures – from the tech talent shortage to outstanding technical debt and supply chain pressures. Here, Neil Holden, Chief Information Officer, Halfords, reflects on the lessons Halfords has learned even before the pandemic, and offers some best practice advice to CIOs and CTOs as they plan and execute digitisation strategies in the current retail industry landscape.
By Geoff Dornan, Group Chief Technical Officer at CMC Networks.
By Michelle Grafton, Regional Head of Solution Specialists ESA, Iron Mountain.