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Keysource providing critical facilities management for Leeds City Council

Leeds City Council (LCC) has chosen Keysource, the critical environment specialist, to provide vital support for its data centres in and around the city centre. It follows a competitive tender and is designed to ensure that there is minimal downtime and disruption to IT services and that the data centre environment remains resilient and secure.






Siemon launches new aisle containment solutions

Siemon is expanding its line of WheelHouse™ advanced data centre solutions to include comprehensive aisle containment solutions with both cold aisle containment (CAC) and hot aisle containment (HAC) options that significantly improve efficiency and cost-effectively expand capacity for today’s data centres.



CenturyLink taps Aqua Comms

CenturyLink has activated two 100 Gigabit waves of high capacity connectivity between New York and London on Aqua Comms’ America-Europe Connect (AEConnect) subsea cable system. The provisioning of secure and reliable capacity on the next-generation subsea fibre optic network will support CenturyLink’s U.S. to Europe broadband traffic.







Expanded intelligence for secure locking

Southco has made an addition to its successful line of electronic rotary locking solutions with the release of its next generation R4-EM 9 Series Electronic Rotary Latch. The R4-EM 9 Series delivers next generation electronic latching through microprocessor controlled actuation, providing intelligent, reliable electronic access.





Dataracks launches fire safety solutions at DT Manchester

Dataracks is showcasing the latest fire detection and suppression solutions at DataCentre Transformation Manchester on the 12th of July. Visit the Dataracks stand to learn more about the company’s complete range of fire safety equipment for data centres, including the new Optex HSSD aspiration sensor and the Stat-X family of aerosol-based fire suppression systems from Nobel Fire Systems Ltd.



Fast termination

Cables and systems specialist Draka, part of the Prysmian Group, has launched the Tool Fast Keystone Jack and Tool Fast Installer Tool to speed the termination of Cat5e and Cat6 data cables.



We can resist the data tsunami

Presenting the inaugural Simon Campbell-Whyte Memorial Keynote, Professor Ian Bitterlin presented an optimistic future for the data centre industry, so long as it understands, and implements, key ideas and technologies to combat the ongoing data explosion.





Improving power distribution flexibility in small IT installations

Eaton has launched a new range of 1U and 2U enclosure power distribution units (ePDU), which has been specifically designed to help IT managers optimise intelligent power distribution in converged and hyperconverged infrastructure stacks and smaller IT applications. Available to customers within the EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) region, the new ePDU range allows users of smaller IT racks to enjoy many benefits previously associated with the power management company’s vertical 0U ePDUs, including improved efficiency, reduced cost and enhanced business continuity.