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Vantage starts construction on a second data center at Frankfurt II campus

Vantage Data Centrer, a leading global provider of hyperscale data centre campuses, has announced the start of construction on a second data centre on its Frankfurt II campus. Adding to its existing presence in the most sought-after European market, Vantage has broken ground on a second facility (FRA22) at its second campus in Frankfurt. The […]

Vantage Data Centers opens Johannesburg data centre campus

Vantage Data Centers, a leading global provider of hyperscale data centre campuses, has announced the delivery of the first facility on its Johannesburg campus. Positioned within the continent’s largest data centre market, Vantage has opened its first data centre (JNB11) in Africa after breaking ground in 2021. The two-storey facility offers 16MW of critical IT […]

Rising temperatures highlight need for liquid cooling systems

The rising frequency of extreme weather periods in Europe necessitates a move towards liquid cooling systems, suggests a sector expert. This warning follows record-breaking temperatures in the UK as of late, with some locations exceeding 40°C. As a result, a number of high-profile service providers in the nation experienced outages that impacted customer service as […]

Reports highlight key considerations for combatting data centre difficulties

Experts in the data centre space highlight some of the anxieties felt across the industry and offer their best practice advice, based on market reports, to address some of these pressing concerns for industry leaders. A new report concerning data centre outage figures have further underlined the need for facility stakeholders to eliminate performance uncertainty […]

Is loadbank testing necessary for containerised data centres?

Paul Brickman, Commercial Director for Crestchic Loadbanks, a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-art loadbank technologies, questions whether loadbank testing is necessary for containerised data centres. With an ever-expanding remit of applications, containerised, or mobile, data centres are rapidly becoming the go-to solution for meeting today’s dynamic, high-volume data processing and communication demands. But is the temporary […]

Colt optimises low latency routes between Singapore and Sydney

Colt Technology Services, a leading provider of agile, high-bandwidth connectivity solutions, has announced that it has substantially reduced the latency between the Singapore and Australian exchanges, realising the fast connectivity in the market of less than 87ms. The optimisation further strengthens Colt’s ultra-low latency network and proposition in the region, providing faster connectivity that meets […]

Data centre sustainability begins at the design phase

As organisations, particularly in the data centre sector, strive to meet their net zero goals, sustainability initiatives are crucial to implement into the design phase of a data centre. Niall Killeen, Global Director, Building Commissioning, CAI, discusses why this is so important and says that it is ultimately the responsibility of data centre designers to […]

Deep Dive: Ollie Charleton, Senior Sales Executive, Techbuyer

Assessing the current developments in the field of energy storage

Data centre leaders are discovering innovative ways to enable greater efficiencies when it comes to energy, and the battery storage sector plays a big part. Jason Koffler, MD and Founder, Critical Power Solutions, explores the latest developments in battery storage technology and how hydrogen cells contribute to this, as well as why Sodium-ion could be […]

Deep Dive: Kevin Brown, Schneider Electric’s Senior Vice President of EcoStruxure Solutions

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