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An ingenious alliance

PowerControl Ltd (PCL) has launched the new highly anticipated Borri Ingenio Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) range exclusively to the UK market.

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Exceeding international UPS safety standards

Following a string of rigorous tests, Eaton has confirmed that its existing uninterruptible power supply (UPS) products not only already meet, but in fact exceed, the requirements of the upcoming changes to the international standard IEC 62040 Uninterruptible Power Systems (UPS) - Part 1: General and Safety Requirements for UPS.

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UPS system simplifies installation, maintenance and management for ease of use

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced the expansion of its Galaxy™ 300 uninterruptible power supply (UPS) system which now includes 60 kVA and 80 kVA models.

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JLL expands alternatives capabilities with new data centres team

JLL is expanding its alternatives capabilities to provide specialist data centre advice to occupier, investor and developer clients across EMEA.

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Seven day lead time for Galaxy VM UPS

Reduced lead time will enable organisations to expedite deployment of business critical infrastructure.

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Building a modern data centre by the book

Three award-winning authors and technologists have published a new book, Building a Modern Data Center: Principles and Strategies of Design, that provides practical advice on how to use new technologies such as hyperconvergence, software-defined data centres and the cloud to meet the business challenges facing today’s IT organisations.

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Finnish city using Yandex data centres to heat its hot water

M?nts?l? to halve gas consumption, reduce C02 emissions by 40% and cut heating costs by 5% by re-using heat generated by Yandex servers.

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The impact of raising data centre temperatures

Raising IT inlet temperatures to improve data centre efficiency might not produce the desired outcome. To optimise energy usage, a holistic approach to temperature management is required taking into consideration all of the various cooling equipment deployed, ambient climate, the size of the load and the operation of the IT equipment itself. 

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Modular DCs: It can be the answer, but take the right approach

Chris Wellfair, Projects Director at Secure I.T. Environments, gives his view on the challenges of planning modular data centres, and some key considerations for those starting the journey.

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Nearly half of European data centres have no energy efficiency objectives in place

Research, commissioned by The Green Grid, has found that while the majority of organisations are facing growing pressures to improve the efficiency of their data centres, 43 per cent of those surveyed have no energy efficiency objectives in place. Furthermore, 97 per cent felt that they could improve their monitoring capabilities.  This disconnect between goals and an understanding of the measures needed to make effective change, puts the ability of organisations to manage their IT (Information Technology) resources at risk.

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NGD turns to npower for 100 per cent renewable supply

Next Generation Data has appointed npower Business Solutions as its new energy supplier and with this reaffirmed its leadership in sourcing all data centre power from 100 per cent renewable sources including wind, hydro and solar.

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Manchester-based Datacentreplus launches “Pay-as-you-grow” hosting

Supports small business growth through flexible solutions.

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Data centre 2016 predictions

Nigel Oakley, Director EMEA Cloudbuilding Centre of Excellence at Juniper Networks, offers some thoughts on the year ahead.

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Data and power on a collision course

Data and power are on a potential collision course according to a new report released by Peter Kelly-Detwiler of Northbridge Energy Partners.

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Videos

Eric Herzog, CMO at Infinidat, suggests that organisations will have better success with their cybersecurity strategies if they embrace the wider, comprehensive idea of cyber resilience, with data protection and storage backup and recovery having a major role to play.
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.
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.
Charles Hunsucker, General Manager Americas and Data Centers at Kohler Uninterruptible Power, explains how its entire range of mission critical diesel generators is now compatible with Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) – the latest development in the company’s sustainability focus.

Expert Opinions

By Dan Carmel, Chief Product Officer, iManage.
By Tom Christensen, Global Technology Advisor & Executive Analyst, Hitachi Vantara.
“If you digitise a flawed process, you get a digital flawed process” is common wisdom in 2022 – and it applies to employee training. How can it be done better though? Felix Eichler, CTO and co-founder, Userlane shares some thoughts on how companies have mastered the shift towards digital workplaces.