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Keeping waveforms in check

Whether a data centre is onshore or offshore, the universal electrical issue that affects them all is harmonics. Here, John Mitchell, global business development manager of supply, repair and field service specialist CP Automation explains the most effective way to mitigate harmful harmonics in a data centre.

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How “going natural” is transforming data centres

Just as computers generate heat, the data centres that contain the servers that power our emails and data sharing culture also generate a lot of heat. As a result, one of the primary sources of energy use in most data centres is cooling. Finding the right solution is important, not least because of the effect of overheating on performance and potential damage to hardware. By Lorenzo Giuntini, Head of Engineering at Aruba S.p.A.

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New design and installation practices for fibre cabling

Demand for cloud services is driving innovation in fibre and connectivity. As the hunger for bandwidth and services grows, the demand for fibre that can handle external and internal traffic in today’s hyperscale data centres is increasing. As new installation practices challenge designers and installers, innovations in cable design, fibre construction and connectivity are rapidly taking place. Transmission speeds and formats are also changing the way fibre is managed in data centres, with many s...

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How to streamline the deployment and management of your POP sites

In recent times, many organizations are building out their own Internet points of presence (POPs). Rapidly increasing IP traffic volumes are creating bottlenecks in the POP sites of traditional ISPs. In addition, most ISP POP sites are located in major cities, which could be far away from an organization’s users. By implementing their own POP sites in strategic locations, organizations can reduce latency by bringing applications and data closer to users. By Marcus Doran – VP & GM at Rahi System...

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Adventures in data centre power and cooling

Data centre managers and engineers don't generally find ourselves the centre of attention at cocktail parties in the way fighter pilots, mountaineers, or storm chasers do. Nothing draws a crowd like adventure stories, but tales in technology lean more toward supporting roles or humorous interludes, as when an ill-fated weasel brought down the Large Hadron Collider at CERN.By Chris Adams, President & COO, Park Place Technologies.

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Why agility is paramount to the future of the data economy

Dealing with data centre demand, by Ulf Achenbach, Director of Construction at e-shelter.

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Equinix Insider - White Ops President & COO, Eddie Schwartz

Eddie has over 25 years experience in information security, including recent work as the CISO of RSA, the Security Division of EMC, and Co-Founder/CSO of NetWitness.

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