Thursday, 17th January 2019
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Getting hot under the collar?

Chris Wellfair, Projects Director at Secure I.T. Environments talks through some of the key aspects of a good maintenance regime and one of the most forgotten areas.

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Different by design - why innovation starts in the data centre

It’s no secret that technology is the fundamental driving force in creating scientific discoveries, powering financial innovation, improving healthcare - and developing the latest in product design. We also know that the application of information technology is in no way slowing down. By Darren Watkins, managing director for VIRTUS Data Centres.

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Data Center Commissioning Saves Time and Money

There’s a concept in building design and construction known as “commissioning.” Most of us understand the word “commission” to mean a formal request for the building or making of something. A wealthy patron might commission a painting from an artist, for example. However, there’s also a second meaning of “commission”: to bring into working condition something newly produced, such as a factory or machine. By Marcus Doran – VP & GM at Rahi Systems, Europe.

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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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Australian fish farm undergoes IT upgrade by investing in edge infrastructure

Australian fism farming company Tassal looked at harnessing IT to make its business of growing salmon more sustainable and cost-effective. It invested in an integrated IT solution powered by Vertiv and Dell EMC for its business in Tasmania.

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