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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 […]

Facing down the climate crisis: Turning your business green

Over the past few years, sustainability has been rising swiftly up the corporate agenda. However, thus far, real change has failed to materialise. Even though businesses in the UK are well aware of the need for more sustainable practices, 35% of UK executives and leaders still struggle to ‘align their eco-commitments with their overall business […]

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 […]

Atos launches Edge to cloud 5G and AI-enabled solutions

Atos has announced the launch of ‘Atos Business-Outcomes-as-a-Service’ (Atos BOaaS), a 5G, Edge and IoT offering developed in collaboration with Dell Technologies that brings the advantages of cloud architecture to the Edge and far Edge to deliver AI-based business value augmented with end-to-end automated deployment, monitoring and management. Edge computing has added complexity to digital […]

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 […]

Digital Realty contracts for 158MW of new renewable energy in California and Georgia

Digital Realty, a large global provider of cloud and carrier-neutral data centre, colocation and interconnection solutions, has announced that it is contracting for 158 megawatts (MW) of new solar power in California and Georgia. The move advances Digital Realty’s progress toward 100% renewable electricity and its 1.5 degree C-aligned Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) – […]

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