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CyrusOne announces partnership to research residual heat capture at its Amsterdam I facility

The Municipality of Haarlem, SADC’s PolanenPark and CyrusOne, a premier global data centre REIT, have announced the signing of a unique Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly examine the economic and technical feasibility of a heat re-use project in the region. The MoU follows successful collaboration among the three stakeholders over the last 12 months. […]

Nokia powers the grid in China for the world’s biggest utility company

Nokia WaveFabric solutions support power grid expansion with a resilient, highly scalable optical network for the State Grid Corporation of China. Nokia has announced that the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), the largest utility company in the world, will deploy a programmable and agile optical network using Nokia’s leading IP/Optical solutions. The deployment will […]

Kao Data named as latest Foundation Partner of Infrastructure Masons

Kao Data, a specialist developer and operator of advanced data centres for high performance computing, cloud, AI and enterprise, has announced it has become a Foundation Partner of Infrastructure Masons (iMasons). The iMasons are a global, non-profit association that unites industry professionals and business leaders who represent over US$150 billion in digital infrastructure projects in […]

Veeam and ExaGrid cut backup time in half for Trustpower

When Trustpower, a leading power company and Internet service provider based in New Zealand, needed to ensure uninterrupted network availability it turned to Veeam. Benefits include near-instant access to data across several locations and reliable recovery if production storage fails. The business challenge In a remote island nation like New Zealand, ensuring constant network connectivity […]

STULZ offers next-gen data centre climate control with CyberWall

STULZ, one of the world’s leading providers of energy efficient temperature and humidity management technology for mission-critical data centre applications, has announced the availability of its CyberWall cooling solution. Designed for operators of large, colocation and hyperscale data centres, it comprises a range of precision air conditioning units specifically developed for facilities with separate aisles. […]

Securing OT environments in the energy and utilities sector

Doros Hadjizenonos, Regional Sales Director at Fortinet, tells Intelligent CIO how OT environments in the energy and utilities sector can be made secure. As owners and operators of critical infrastructure converge their IT and Operational Technology (OT) departments and systems, they face increased cyber-risk. Threat actors have quickly moved to target newly vulnerable OT systems […]

Aggreko echoes calls for pragmatic action on emission reduction

Following growing public demand for more eco-friendly policy and the publication of a Committee on Climate Change (CCC) report into the UK’s Net Zero progress, the country’s data centre sector should consider pragmatic and decisive action to lower its carbon footprint. Recent Climate Assembly UK polling has highlighted that an overwhelming majority of Britons see […]

Interxion reduces cooling system energy consumption with real-time optimisation software

Interxion, a leading European provider of carrier- and cloud-neutral colocation data centre services and a Digital Realty company, announced that it has reduced its cooling system energy consumption by 20% during the first year of an ongoing project with data centre optimisation specialist, EkkoSense.  The project – which commenced last February – has been designed to focus […]

Schneider Electric and EcoDataCenter partner for climate positivity

Schneider Electric, a leader in the Digital Transformation of energy management and automation, partners with EcoDataCenter to build an ultra-low-carbon-footprint data centre at the heart of its HPC colocation in Falun, Sweden. With the goal of being one of the most sustainable data centres in the Nordics, Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxureBuilding Operation, Galaxy VX UPS with […]

Green IT — a sustainability strategy for Middle East innovators

As the amount of data inflates exponentially, more and more data centres are being established to serve this Digital Transformation. Patrick Smith, EMEA Field CTO, Pure Storage, discusses ways of reducing the environmental impact caused and how to manage the pressure to deliver sustainable IT operations. Green initiatives are nothing new in the Middle East, […]

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