Huawei showcases London Underground UPS

At the Datacenter Dynamics (DCD) Conference held in London, Huawei showcased for the first time its Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) solution deployed by the London Underground, one of the world’s oldest underground railways. Together with M.J. Quinn Integrated Services Ltd., the strategic partner of Huawei, Huawei helped London Underground implement the UPS solution to enhance the reliability, manageability and fireproof capabilities of its power supply and distribution system, which is critical to the Underground’s railway operations.

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Europe sees Sense over cooling optimisation

Panduit has expanded the availability of SynapSense Cooling Optimisation, part of the SmartZone Solutions portfolio, a turnkey wireless monitoring and cooling control solution for data centres, to the European market.

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Micro data centres meet edge computing demands

New solutions address the growth of connected devices and data applications where latency and processing speed are concerns.

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Crestchic announces Polish distributor agreement with BCA Group

Leading loadbank manufacturer, Crestchic has announced its partnership with BCA Group, specialist in data centre testing. The BCA group is now responsible for the majority of data centres tests in Poland, using Crestchic’s products.

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heatload.co.uk is the new name for Mafi Mushkila’s data centre testing operation

Mafi Mushkila’s data centre testing division has been renamed heatload.co.uk in a move designed to better reflect its activities in this area. As an established and respected supplier of monitoring tools and state-of-the-art heat load, load banks and server emulators within the IT space, Chichester based heatload.co.uk will continue to provide equipment to projects around the world and educate end users about the vital role of data centre testing.

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Siemens delivers operational and cost benefits to its data centre customers

Leading solutions provider, Siemens Building Technologies and Energy Management, are working closely with their customer base to deliver improved management of data centres and associated infrastructure. Two recent projects demonstrate how data centre owners and managers can achieve greater cost savings and efficiencies.

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Indian data centre infrastructure market to reach $2 billion in 2016

The Indian data center infrastructure market will total $2 billion in 2016, a 5.2 percent increase from 2015, according to Gartner, Inc

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Tech Data - Dell's EMEA Distribuor of the Year

Tech Data Europe has been named Distributor of the Year – Best Newcomer 2015 at a ceremony held as part of the EMEA Dell Solutions Conference 2015.

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Cannon heard in Tasmania

Cannon Technologies, has been commissioned to commence a brand new project for Perth-based Red Cloud Ltd – a project that will see the firm create state-of-the-art data cabinets and metal enclosures for a brand new Tier 3 data centre in Hobart, Tasmania, located 150 miles from mainland Australia.

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Emerson Network Power identifies five key data centre trends for 2016

Emerson Network Power has released five data centre trends to watch for in 2016.

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'Easy to add' power source redundancy

Power management company Eaton has introduced two new automatic power transfer switches (ATS) that said to offer an easy and inexpensive way of implementing dual-source redundancy for new and existing IT and networking installations.

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Code of Conduct

Steve Hone, CEO of Data Centre Alliance, writes: It is with deep regret and sadness that I bring you the news that Simon Campbell-Whyte, Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Data Centre Alliance (DCA) died on Sunday 25th Oct following a short but valiant fight against cancer. He passed peacefully in his sleep and our thoughts and best wishes go out to his wife Lynn and his family.

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Cloud traffic to quadruple by 2019

The fifth annual Cisco® Global Cloud Index (2014-2019)  forecasts that global cloud traffic will more than quadruple by the end of 2019, from 2.1 to 8.6 zettabytes (ZB), outpacing the growth of total global data center traffic, which is forecast to triple during the same time frame (from 3.4 to 10.4 ZB).

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Sudlows named favourite By bet365

Data centre and communications infrastructure specialist Sudlows, has secured a major IT infrastructure project with online gambling specialists, bet365.

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Specialist support from Keysource

Keysource, the expert in business critical environments, has appointed a senior industry specialist to head up its fast growing Critical Facilities Management Division. The appointment is in response to increasing demand from organisations who recognise the need for a specialist approach to engineering and operations in business critical environments.

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Videos

Interview with Camilla Winlo, Head of Data Privacy at Gemserv. 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.
Laura Malins, Vice President of Product at Matillion. 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.
Marc Garner, VP of Schneider Electric's Secure Power Division and Major Pursuits team in the UK and Ireland, covers Electricity 4.0, eConversion technology and the Schneider Electric Research Institute’s work, as part of a wide-ranging data centre sustainability discussion. Marc believes that a new way of thinking, and radical solutions, are the only way to meet Net Zero ambitions.
Marc Garner, VP of Schneider Electric's Secure Power Division and Major Pursuits team in the UK and Ireland, covers Electricity 4.0, eConversion technology and the Schneider Electric Research Institute’s work, as part of a wide-ranging data centre sustainability discussion. Marc believes that a new way of thinking, and radical solutions, are the only way to meet Net Zero ambitions.

Expert Opinions

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