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Maincubes plans new ‘carbon-neutral’ data centre in Frankfurt, Germany

Maincubes is expanding its European network of data centres with a new data centre for the Frankfurt Rhine-Main area (FRA02), which will focus on...

Plans to build ocean powered data centre in Scotland

Simec Atlantis Energy Limited ('Atlantis'), the global developer, owner and operator of sustainable energy projects, has announced ambitions for a tidal-powered data centre in...

Schneider launches enhanced data centre operations services to improve efficiencies

Schneider Electric has expanded its data centre solutions portfolio with the introduction of enhanced, digitised versions of its Critical Facility Operations offering for cloud...

The August outage and UK data centres

Jack Bedell-Pearce, CEO of 4D Data Centres, says planning for resilience was the key to ensuring uptime... In the wake of investigations by Ofgem, National...

World’s first certification to Tier IV of an IP-Bus system

Australian colocation provider NextDC’s B2 data centre in Brisbane has been awarded Tier IV constructed facility certification from the Uptime Institute, the data centre advisory...

Ian Bitterlin: Artificial intelligence in the data centre?

There's talk of artificial intelligence revolutionising data centres. Ian Bitterlin suggests some human intelligence would be a good place to start. This month I have...

Challenges in critical cooling discussed by experts

Many IT professionals are relying on small spaces for their ever-increasing business critical applications, such as branch office operations, telecoms and edge computing. Cooling...

New standby power system at Greggs PLC’s

Generator specialist, DTGen, has been appointed to supply and install a new standby power system at Greggs PLC’s new, state-of-the-art Balliol Park depot in...

Trials investigate effect of ETC on reducing emissions for generators

Trials have been undertaken on a gas-fuelled generator to investigate the effect of using electric turbo compounding (ETC) technology on unburnt hydrocarbon (UHC) emissions,...

Acquisition of Romonet expands CBRE’s data centre solutions offering

CBRE Group has acquired the assets of Romonet, a leading advanced analytics software company which provides technology and consulting services for large global data...

CyrusOne colocation data centre deploys Panduit solution to optimise energy use

Panduit has supplied SynapSense Active Control system to CyrusOne’s Austin, Texas data centre, to provide environmental monitoring and optimise energy use. The system utilises...

E.ON and Vertiv partner on demand-side response initiatives

Energy company E.ON and technology provider Vertiv are combining their know-how in the field of energy solutions for critical infrastructures. This gives customers from...

Etix Blockchain opens two large scale Blockchain facilities in Iceland

Etix Blockchain, a new division of Etix Group, has opened two new Blockchain facilities in Iceland. The buildings are located in the capital area...

High-efficiency cooling solution to support increasing power densities

Schneider Electric has expanded of its EcoStruxure Ready cooling portfolio, with the introduction of a 30kW InRow DX solution. Available in a 300mm rack...

Kao Data campus achieves multiple ISO certifications for London Data Centres

Kao Data has announced it has attained International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) Accreditation across the four key standards to engage stakeholders throughout all aspects...

Multi Power Combo named ‘best power product’

UPS manufacturer Riello has scooped a top industry award for Data Centre Power Product of the Year. Riello’s Multi Power Combo was recognised at...

Pulsant appoints new Chief Operating Officer

Pulsant, a provider of hybrid cloud services, has announced the appointment of Marion Stewart to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Stewart will focus...

Sky’s Edinburgh data centre recognised for energy efficiency

Sky’s data centre energy demand reduction drive has been recognised with the inclusion of its Edinburgh DC as a participant to the EU Code of Conduct...

Uptime Institute announces outage severity rating

The number of outages has steadily climbed in recent years, prompting the Uptime Institute to develop a standardised method of articulating the severity of...

Inspired to cut power usage in data server barns

Believed to be guzzling as much as 2% of the entire planet’s electricity now -  and already at 11% in Ireland, - data centres...