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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

Interview with Krista Griggs, Head of Financial Services & Insurance at Fujitsu. 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.
Dr. Stephan Thiel, Global Analytics Business Management Senior Director – GAMMA, Boston Consulting Group, discusses the importance of Responsible AI in today’s digital business world.
Ciarán Forde, Segment Leader, Data Centre and IT, Electrical Sector, EMEA, Eaton, discusses the findings of the company’s recent report: The Intersection of Digital Transformation and the Energy Transition, which highlights an apparent gap between digital transformation and energy transition efforts in four power critical sectors, including the data centre industry. Ciaran highlights the progress the industry has made to date, as well as explaining how a new type of digital toolkit can help companies in their quest for truly sustainable operational optimisation.
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.

Expert Opinions

By David Watkins, solutions director for VIRTUS Data Centres.
Flooding the data center with cold supply air, in combination with an appropriate hot aisle containment solution, makes for a cost-effective, energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly facility, as Gordon Johnson, Senior CFD Engineer at Subzero Engineering, explains.