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Nokia to supply data centre switching portfolio for Microsoft’s data centre networks

Nokia’s solutions will deliver the additional networking scale and capacity Microsoft requires for its data center environments to support the bandwidth growth to its Microsoft Azure platform.

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Research uncovers edge computing challenges

Responses from more than 1,000 global IT professionals and decision-makers reveal drivers of edge computing deployments, challenges, and solutions for maintaining resilience, connectivity and supporting digital first connected operations, that are secure, reliable, resilient, and sustainable.

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NexGen Networks leverages Platform Equinix

Digital capacity expanded in Europe in response to increasing demand for secure, low-latency interconnection.

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PowerExchanger integrates renewables, stabilises the grid

Innovative Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) functionality supports renewable energy integration.

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PowerExchanger integrates renewables and stabilises the grid

Innovative Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) functionality supports renewable energy integration.

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Multi-data centre project provides wealthy return

Two projects completed, consisting of a data centre relocation and upgrade in just six weeks, followed by a disaster recover data centre build either side of a COVID lockdown.

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MPS chooses Keysource for critical upgrade

Keysource has successfully completed a critical upgrade for The Medical Protection Society (MPS) at its on-premise data centre in Leeds. This latest project builds on a 17-year relationship between the two businesses during which Keysource has provided full support across MPS’s technical estate.

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MainOne expands digital footprint with the launch of MDXi Lekki II Data Centre

The new Lekki II Data Centre offers open access connectivity to all the leading telecom networks in Nigeria with established presence on the Lekki campus.

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atNorth to open third data centre in Iceland’s Akureyri Tech Hub

100% renewable site location to enable atNorth to develop a green industry in the north of Iceland, creating more high-tech jobs in Iceland’s Tech Hub.

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Re-defining connectivity?

Legrand has launched the Infinium acclAIM Fiber Solution. The Infinium acclAIM redefines connectivity by replacing pre-terminated cassette-based solutions with direct mating breakout connections, eliminating extra components and cost. 

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01T launches high-capacity network, Global Network Exchange

Launch of global carrier network enables multi-services with simplicity, anywhere in the world.

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Johnson Controls acquires Xcell Misting

Johnson Controls has acquired Xcell Misting Ltd, an expert fire protection company that designs and installs innovative fire suppression and detection systems. Xcell Misting Ltd specialises in innovative water mist technologies.

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Videos

Park Place Technologies has been on quite some journey, as the company has grown from its core Third Party Maintenance focus to today’s data centre network optimisation specialist organisation. Ian Shearer, Managing Director, APAC & EMEA, Park Place Technologies, discusses recent developments at the company, which include several acquisitions, technical solution and professional services innovations.
Thor Johnsen, Head of Triple Point's Digital 9 Infrastructure plc., discusses the organisation’s recent data centre acquisitions in London and Finland, as it seeks to develop a multi-site, multi-location strategy with sustainability as a central focus.
Chris Wey, President of the Power Systems Business Unit, Rocket Software, talks through the tell-tale signs of a DevOps programme that isn’t delivering, before outlining the key components of a truly ‘modern’ DevOps solution, with some major benefits for end users.
Andre Azevedo, CEO at Ancoris, explains how the company’s new GreenLab Google Cloud service helps organisations to understand the actions they can take around their IT infrastructure to achieve their sustainability goals, with cloud migration a high priority for many.

Expert Opinions

By Bengt Johannes Lundberg , CEO of Disruptive Technologies.
Marc Garner, VP, Secure Power Division, Schneider Electric UK & Ireland The data centre sector skills shortage has been documented by industry publications and research firms for almost a decade. In fact, a report published by Gartner in 2016 found 80% of firms expected to find their growth held back due to a lack of new data centre skills, with the McKinsey Global Institute predicting a global shortage of 1.5 million qualified data centre managers as early as 2015.