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VIRTUS Data Centres appoints Mike Golding as SVP of Design and Build

VIRTUS Data Centres (VIRTUS), one of London’s leading data centre companies and part of ST Telemedia Global Data Centres Group, has announced the appointment of Mike Golding as SVP of Design and Build. Reporting directly to Neil Cresswell, CEO of VIRTUS Data Centres, Golding will be a key member of the leadership team, responsible for […]


Custodian selects Aqua as premier cooling partner for new Dartford site

Custodian Data Centres, one of the UK’s leading colocation providers for MSPs, cloud, enterprise and digital entertainment organisations, has enlisted Aqua to design, supply and install an innovative temperature control system at the new 10MW site located in Dartford, Kent. With Custodian’s award-winning Maidstone facility nearing capacity, Custodian commissioned its new ‘DA2’ facility in Dartford, […]


Deep Dive: Peter Donnelly, Director of Products at ATTO Technology

We ‘deep dive’ with Peter Donnelly, Director of Products at ATTO Technology, who tells us about life inside and outside the office. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement in the data centre industry? Making the jump from a sales position into product management is a pretty special memory. Understanding what customers needed was always important […]


How data center operators are shifting towards sustainability

Hitesh Prajapati, Country Manager of Vertiv Singapore, tells us how data center operators are shifting towards sustainability to reduce their environmental impact. How can data centers contribute to climate action? Data centers have had an extraordinarily high reliance on power from traditional fossil fuel fired plants until recently. As a key step towards climate action, […]


MainOne expands digital footprint after launching MDXi Lekki II Data Centre

Nigeria-based MainOne has continued to grow digital investments across Africa after the recent launch of its new data centre, “Lekki II”. The launch comes on the heels of its acquisition by Equinix. The new data centre will drive the acceleration of digital services in Lagos State. Speaking at the launch event, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Executive Governor […]


Interxion expands Mediterranean presence with development in Barcelona

Interxion: A Digital Realty Company, the largest global provider of cloud- and carrier-neutral data centres, colocation and interconnection solutions, has announced its entry into the Barcelona market with the acquisition of a land parcel that it intends to develop into a data centre campus. Interxion’s position as the leading provider of digital infrastructure capacity in […]


Edge data centres under stress: How to keep networks up and running in the ‘hybrid’ working age

Edge Computing is an area of technology that has experienced rapid growth since the pandemic. Alan Stewart-Brown, VP EMEA, Opengear, discusses how Edge Computing is capable of transforming the data centre landscape. The traditional data centre has been a mainstay of computing and connectivity networks for decades, with most processing transactions being carried out in […]


Business leaders are re-evaluating IT suppliers as a result of increased energy prices

Data centre provider, ServerChoice has released new research, highlighting the widespread impact of the cost of energy increase and how it is leading businesses to re-evaluate their IT suppliers. The research, which surveyed over 1,000 UK business leaders, found that 77% of businesses are experiencing price increases from their suppliers, with 84% worried about how the rise […]


How integration with automation defines the ultimate data centre management best practice

Data centre managers are constantly seeking more productive ways of managing their operations and with automation tools like Artificial Intelligence coming into play, they are able to do just that. Here, Herman Chan, President, Sunbird Software, talks to us about some of the key benefits of leveraging automation to get ahead in the data centre […]


How ZetaFrame addresses delays in manufacturing supply chains

Modern networks are under significant pressure due to increased digitalisation in both work and domestic lives. It’s crucial that infrastructure, including data centre cabinets, meets these demands. Jon Barker, Technical Manager – Europe at Chatsworth Products, talks us through the key features of the ZetaFrame product, which is soon to be manufactured in the UK, […]


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