DCA Anti-contamination, Filtration and Cleaning Special Interest Group

DCS talks to the SIG Chair, Gary Hall, about the work the group has achieved to date – including the publication of the Anti-Contamination Guide and Risk Register – and looks at future plans for a project focusing on the link between a clean data centre and an energy efficient one, as well as Gary’s suggestion that data centres will eventually be regulated in much the same way as clean rooms are now.
Just how flexible is your data center cooling system? The incredibly agile and efficient Liebert DSE Free-Cooling system is designed around a single platform that can be configured in many ways for placement indoors or outdoors. With more than 5,000 installations globally and growing each day, it’s the most popular cooling system in the Vertiv stable of offerings.
Hidden deep in a mountain, Green Mountain’s data centre is cooled by the cold waters of a Norwegian fjord. Working with nature, Green Mountain is saving energy and protecting the environment — leading the way to cutting data centre energy use by a third.
Blockchain, artificial intelligence, empowered edge, privacy and ethics, quantum computing, immersive experiences, augmented analytics, autonomous things and digital twins drive the Gartner Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2019. David Cearley, Gartner Vice President, presented the trends at Gartner 2018 Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando, Florida.
DW talks to Jason Yates – Technical Services Manager, Riello, looking at the practicalities of the Smart Grid and how data centres have a role to play – just as soon as data centre managers become comfortable with the idea!
DW talks to Alan Beresford, Managing Director, EcoCooling, about some of the trends and technology developments impacting on a data centre near you right now and into the future.
DW talks with Marc Marazzi, Vice President International Sales and Global Accounts at Server Technology, about the latest intelligent PDU from the company, as a starting point for a look at high density, hyperscale, edge and AI data centre trends.