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Innovations in managing top-of-rack installations

Ray Hagen, Global Product Line Manager at ProLabs, offers his advice on how to keep infrastructure projects on schedule as a result of having a good data centre management approach. Experienced data centre managers understand all too well that issues with a single cable can delay the deployment of a new system by not only […]

Digital Transformation falling onto back burner due to widening ‘hesitancy gap’

Global Data Centers, a division of NTT Ltd., has released a new report revealing that Digital Transformation projects are stalling due to a ‘hesitancy gap’, as enterprises struggle to navigate the risks and complexity associated with turning innovation from concept to reality. The report, Mind the Hesitancy Gap: There’s No Time to Waste in High […]

From cradle to cradle – Creating a Circular Economy for the data centre industry

Digital innovation has meant business approaches and capabilities have needed to adapt to transform, and the data centre industry has been an enabler for rapid growth. Deborah Andrews, London South Bank University, discusses how data centre leaders can ensure they contribute towards a Circular Economy in today’s transforming technology sphere. The Internet and World Wide […]

Prospect of li-ion battery development and application in data centres

With lithium battery usage increasing globally, Wangbo, Marketing Director of Huawei UPS, tells us about the key benefits of this power source in a data centre setting and highlights some safety considerations and assurances. Why are lithium batteries needed? Lead-acid batteries have dominated the communications industry for decades. But, due to disadvantages such as a short cycle life, large […]

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 […]

HCI for VDI: A new way to power the distributed workforce

As workforces are transitioning to more remote working, employers must find solutions which ensure ease and efficiency. Johan Pellicaan, VP and Managing Director EMEA at Scale Computing, discusses how HCI and Edge transform virtual desktop infrastructure and how this contributes to delivering simple scalability and operational efficiency for today’s remote workers. The events surrounding the […]

CNet Training offers leading program for aspiring data centre professionals

Online learning is becoming more accessible and thus, more popular in today’s digital age. Andrew Stevens, President and CEO of CNet Training, discusses the technical education provider’s leading Certified Data Centre Technician Professional (CDCTP) program, and what learners can expect to gain. Ensuring zero downtime within the mission critical data centre environment involves employing highly […]

How can data centre leaders ensure resilience in today’s rapid growth market?

As the amount of data continues to grow at an unprecedented rate, business leaders must discover new ways of managing it and in turn, discover methods to secure it to avoid data loss. We hear from a number of industry experts who discuss ways to ensure resilience in today’s rapid growth market. Nabil Khalil, Executive […]

Top use cases for remote data centre management with DCIM software

Data centre managers are under more pressure than ever and need tools to provide complete visibility across the whole facility. Herman Chan, President at Sunbird Software, tells us why infrastructure teams should consider DCIM software to help them achieve their core objectives of improving uptime, utilisation and productivity.  The COVID-19 pandemic has driven all interaction with the outside world online, causing a […]

The rollout of 5G will dawn a new era for Edge data centres – but there’s work to be done

As business leaders are discovering, there are an abundance of benefits to using Edge technology. John Hall, Managing Director, Proximity Data Centres, tells us why Edge data centres are necessary to effectively cope with the huge demand in data that 5G will bring. The arrival of 5G has dawned a new era in connectivity and […]

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