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Driving data centre expertise and personal development: The Techbuyer Academy

Charlie Collett, Marketing Content Coordinator at Techbuyer, shares his thoughts on driving data centre expertise and personal development. If there’s one thing that comes up time and time again in employee interviews, it’s the willingness of management to say: “Why not?” and make great ideas a reality. So it was no surprise when I found […]


The data centre industry and me – Choosing a career in data centres

The DCA’s role is to work with the data centre sector, supporting key areas of concern for the industry. New talent entering the industry is consistently raised by the DCA community. In this piece, we hear from Beth Whitehead, Associate Sustainability Engineer at Operational Intelligence, about her journey into the industry. My route into the […]


Seven tips for running a data centre business during COVID-19

COVID-19, otherwise known as Coronavirus, is a pandemic that has caused disruption on a global scale. Steve Bowes-Phipps, DCA Advisory Board Member and Senior Data Centre Consultant, PTS Consulting, offers his advice on how to limit this disruption and run a data centre business successfully during these challenging times. As Senior Data Centre Consultant for […]


Expert discusses high performance data centres in depth

Ian Bitterlin, of Critical Facilities Consulting – a DCA Corporate Partner – provides his view on ‘high performance’ data centres. He examines ICT load in Data Centres and discusses the performance of servers, along with their power consumption. The idea that we can talk about a ‘high performance’ data centre in relation to others raises […]


Deep Dive: Steve Bowes-Phipps, Senior Consultant at PTS Consulting

We ‘Deep Dive’ with Steve Bowes-Phipps, Senior Consultant in the data centre practice at PTS Consulting, who tells us about life inside and outside the office. He also sits on the DCA Board and is chairman of the DCA’s Workforce Capability & Development SIG. In his current role, Bowes-Phipps is involved with all elements of the […]


Analysing full integrated systems to reduce end use energy demands

Dr Jon Summers, Scientific Leader in Data Centres, Research Institutes of Sweden, SICS North, discusses why gains in reducing the end use energy demand of data centres are best addressed by analysing the full integrated system. Content supplied by the DCA. In the world of data centres, the term facility is commonly used to indicate the […]


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