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Schneider Electric issues industry-first blueprint for optimising data centres to harness the power of AI

Schneider Electric, a leader in the Digital Transformation of energy management and automation, has introduced an industry-first guide to addressing new physical infrastructure design challenges for data centres to support the shift in Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven workloads, setting the gold standard for AI-optimised data centre design. Titled, The AI Disruption: Challenges and Guidance for Data […]


DC Byte launches London Market Spotlight revealing data centre dominance and challenges

Key findings from DC Byte’s London Market Spotlight report indicate that although there is extensive growth in the city, there are concerns about its future capacity to support this demand.   DC Byte, a leading provider of global data centre intelligence, has released its highly anticipated London Market Spotlight report, which takes a closer look […]


Deep Dive: Karsten Winther, President of EMEA, Vertiv

What would you describe as your most memorable achievement in the data centre industry? One of the things I am most proud of is Vertiv’s role during the pandemic when the data centre industry was key to keeping businesses running and societies functioning. The sudden shift to remote working put a huge strain on connectivity […]


Are you at risk of a cooling failure? Seven checks you can do today

Jo-Anne Garvie, Director at Secure I.T. Environments, offers seven tips for things you can do today to evaluate whether you might be at heightened risk over the summer. In early June 2023, it was reported that the El Niño planet warming weather effect had started in the Pacific and would lead to increased temperatures across the […]


Paying attention to data centre storage cooling in 2023

Neil Edmunds, Director of Innovation, Iceotope, explores why cooling solutions are critical in achieving ESG standards and running more efficient operations as a result of the evolving requests we have for data. With constant streams of data emerging from IoT, video, Artificial Intelligence and more, it’s no surprise we are expected to generate 463 exabytes […]


Hydrogen fuel cells and the role they play in data centre design

Euan Cutting, Electrical Engineer, Black & White Engineering, discusses the critical need for decarbonising data centre operations and explores the technological and practical aspects of fuel cells. As data centre operators continually look for ways to decarbonise their business operations, hydrogen has become a highly anticipated solution for storing and releasing low or zero carbon […]


Orchestrating data for a secure world

Complex data environments have encouraged as much Digital Transformation as they have opportunities for bad actors to exploit weak security. Molly Presley, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Hammerspace, offers advice on best practices for organisations to protect sensitive information and the importance of data officers. As organisations embrace Digital Transformation, they become more reliant on […]


Excool: Delivering future-focused data centre innovations

Jon Pettitt, Chief Executive Officer of Excool group of companies, a seasoned expert in data centre design and cooling, delves into the pivotal trends shaping the data centre industry, sheds light on the role of Excool’s innovations in ensuring efficient cooling of data centre operations and underscores the significance of Singapore’s Data Centre World event. […]


Excool: Driving forward sustainable solutions

As organisations strive to optimise their data centre cooling systems, making the right solution choice is crucial. Jon Pettitt, CEO of Excool, sheds light on the distinctiveness of Excool’s approach amid competitors, highlighting its reliable and future-oriented technologies. What problems and challenges occur with traditional cooling systems for data centres? In the past decade, the […]


Art pushes technology: How VAST Data’s solutions accelerate Pixar’s cinematic magic

Pixar’s innovative productions have redefined the boundaries of technology integration in visual storytelling. Its collaboration with VAST has set the foundation for AI-powered cinematography while allowing quick adaptation to evolving artistic needs. Eric Bermender, Head of Data Center and IT Infrastructure, Pixar, discusses the data centre’s capacity for artistic growth. VAST Data, a data platform company for […]


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