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Equinix highlights progress on ESG commitments in annual sustainability report

Equinix is the first company in the data center industry to commit to becoming climate neutral globally by 2030. Equinix has released its 2021 Sustainability Report which outlines progress, innovation and accomplishments on key environmental, social and governance (ESG) commitments from the past year and since formalizing its Corporate Sustainability Program in 2015. The ESG initiatives comprising […]

Data centre experts discuss how they’re demonstrating a commitment to greener data centre operations

Data centre executives are paying close attention to their management practices to ensure they meet their sustainability targets most effectively. A number of organisations across the industry are offering the opportunity to equip data centre leaders with the required skills to lead their teams with sustainability top of mind. Uptime Institute, the global digital infrastructure […]

Providing a solution to the pain points and pitfalls of first-generation DCIM

Meeting the technology demands of modern data centres can be challenging and complex, particularly as the rate of digitalisation increases. Herman Chan, President, Sunbird Software, discusses the benefits of second-generation DCIM and tells us why data centre managers are it to help meet their corporate sustainability goals. What is second-generation DCIM? Second-generation Data Center Infrastructure […]

Is your lighting compromising your data security?

Steve Mansell, Divisional Director Critical Facilities, Zumtobel Group, discusses how building services, such as lighting and controls, could be increasing your risk of compromised data security. If you’re in the business of data, you’ll know that it’s a valuable asset that must be protected. You’ll also be acutely aware that wherever there is data, there […]

Legrand introduces Nexpand – a new configure-to-order cabinet platform for the data centre market 

Legrand, a global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures, has unveiled Nexpand, its new data centre cabinet platform. The new platform is flexible, sturdy and secure for housing data centre devices. It provides the scalability and future-proof architecture needed to support the rise in digital transitions, Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity, 5G services, Edge Computing […]

Designing the data centre with the client top of mind

Haitham Hussien, Senior Associate ELV/ICT Engineer, AE7, discusses his involvement in some major projects, how sustainability plays a part in the design and operation of a data centre compared to some years ago, and how he works to ensure quality and construction of facility design standards. Can you tell us how you work with clients […]

STACK Infrastructure adds to its robust Northern Virginia presence with new 84MW campus

STACK Infrastructure (STACK), a digital infrastructure partner to one of the world’s most innovative companies, has announced plans for a 34-acre development in Prince William County in Northern Virginia. The 84MW project will comprise a minimum of two buildings spanning 602,000 square feet. STACK will deliver this new campus in Q3 of 2023, once again […]

Telehouse opens fifth data centre at London Docklands Campus

Telehouse International Corporation of Europe – a leading global data centre service provider – has announced the official opening of its fifth data centre in London, Telehouse South. Located in one of Europe’s iconic and most connected data centre campuses in London Docklands, Blackwall Yard, Telehouse South is the provider’s largest facility. The first floor […]

Five reasons why Edge is an essential component to future-proof computing

Business leaders are constantly looking for tools which enable them to operate more innovatively, and with Edge Computing this is possible. Fred Lherault, Field CTO, EMEA, Pure Storage, draws attention to some of the key benefits of Edge Computing, such as Business Continuity and increased reliability, and why they should invest to avoid being left […]

EkkoSense extends software-enabled data centre optimisation support to Edge sites

EkkoSense, a leading provider of software-driven optimisation solutions for critical data centres and M&E environments, has extended its EkkoSoft Critical solution to ensure full support for Edge sites. This new capability will provide data centre operators with the widest possible view of their critical facilities’ performance – from the smallest server room through to the largest rooms. This […]

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