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Strong data centre industry growth

Uptime Institute’s 2022 Global Data Center Survey findings highlight the growing, industry-wide need to achieve meaningful efficiency gains, evolve sustainability reporting practices, prevent costly outages and more.

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STACK Infrastructure connects data centre to Hafslund Oslo Celsio System for city-wide heat reuse

Project represents the first time heat reuse technology has been retrofitted to a data center in Norway to supply capital city with reutilized, emission-free district heating.

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Hyperscalers propel data centre CAPEX to new heights

According to a recently published report from Dell’Oro Group, the US cloud hyperscalers—Amazon, Google, Meta, and Microsoft—increased data center capex by 45 percent in 2Q 2022, propelling global data center capex to new heights. However, demand pullback is anticipated among certain Chinese and Tier 3 US cloud service providers and select enterprise verticals.

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Berlin to host Yondr’s 42MW data center project

Yondr Group is to develop a number of data center facilities in Berlin, Germany. The first phase of the project, located in the municipality of Ragow, is expected to deliver 10MW of capacity and is expected to be ready for service in 2024. When fully developed, the data center campus will have a total capacity of 42MW.

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Keysource and Chapmanbdsp partner

Keysource, the global data centre design, consultancy and operations specialist, and Chapmanbdsp the global built environment specialist, have formed a partnership that creates a new offer to support clients on the road to net zero carbon emissions in the data centre and critical infrastructure market.

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Leading edge for leading edge!

Leveraging Schneider Electric’s prefabricated data centre infrastructure, with remote access, brings power efficient, faster, and more reliable connectivity to regional Australia.

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Principal® European Data Centre Fund completes first acquisition

Principal Real Estate, the real estate investment team for Principal Global Investors®, has acquired the first asset of the Principal European Data Centre Fund I (the Fund). Principal also recently completed the second capital raise for the Fund, bringing total equity investments to €205 million.

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Vertiv issues recommendations for data centre operators

Regular data centre cooling system maintenance among short-term recommendations.

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Eaton study finds gap between digital transformation and energy transition efforts

New S&P Global Market Intelligence report commissioned by Eaton assesses the intersection of digital transformation and energy transition across building, data center, industrial and utility markets.

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Five key steps to take to make sure your data centre is ready for the next 40C plus heatwave

Optimisation specialist EkkoSense reveals learnings from its analysis of the real-time status of thousands of data centre racks during the heatwave.

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Education platform addresses data centre skills shortage

The Schneider Electric University will help data centre professionals upskill by offering free guidance on the latest technology, sustainability, and energy efficiency initiatives.

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Cadence to acquire Future Facilities

Engineering simulation-driven, physics-based 3D digital twins for sustainable data centre design and operations.

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Schneider Electric wins ‘Outstanding Contribution to Sustainability and Efficiency’, and ‘Power Innovation of the year’ at DCS Awards 2022

Schneider Electric wins ‘Outstanding Contribution to Sustainability and Efficiency’ category for second consecutive year.

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Global investment in data centres more than doubled in 2021

A survey by global law firm DLA Piper has found that the value of investment in global data centres more than doubled in 2021 to US$53.8 billion, while the number of transactions reached 113 in 2021, a 64% annual increase.

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Videos

Owen Rogers, Uptime Institute Research Director for Cloud Computing, discusses the findings of his recent report – Public Cloud Costs versus Resiliency: Stateless Applications, which outlines the importance of cloud service resiliency as it can impact on application availability.
Charles Hunsucker, General Manager Americas and Data Centers at Kohler Uninterruptible Power, explains how its entire range of mission critical diesel generators is now compatible with Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) – the latest development in the company’s sustainability focus.
Eric Herzog, CMO at Infinidat, suggests that organisations will have better success with their cybersecurity strategies if they embrace the wider, comprehensive idea of cyber resilience, with data protection and storage backup and recovery having a major role to play.
Kevin Brown, SVP of EcoStruxure Solutions, Secure Power, Schneider Electric, explains how DCIM 3.0 could just be the magic bullet to help organisations successfully manage their increasingly complex and hybrid IT infrastructure environments.

Expert Opinions

By Sam Cross, Chief Revenue Officer and SVP – Americas at Airswift, the global workforce solutions partner for the STEM industries.
IT Pro Day is an annual celebration, recognising the hard work of IT professionals in every industry across the globe. But who are IT pros, what do they do and why is it so important that we acknowledge this day that is all about them?
By Marc Zottner, Global Application Modernisation Lead, VMware.