New battery alternatives will present opportunities for the broad adoption of UPS systems capable of more elegant interactions with the grid. In the short term, this will manifest in load management and peak shaving features. Eventually, we will see organizations using some of the stored energy in their UPS systems to help the utility operate the electric grid. The static storage of all of that energy has long been seen as a revenue-generator waiting to happen.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Rackspace Technology has published the Multicloud Annual Research Report 2022 that finds that organizations are becoming more comfortable with more sophisticated “Cloud 2.0” technologies, even as they confront difficulties in hiring and retaining IT talent.
Energy professionals believe that cyber-attacks on the industry are likely to cause harm to life, property and the environment in the next two years. 84% expect physical damage to assets and 57% anticipate loss of life.