Minkels receives FM Approval certification for Drop Away Panels

Data centre supplier Minkels, part of the publicly traded company Legrand (NYSE Euronext Paris: LR), has recently extended its data centre product portfolio with Drop Away Panels. Meanwhile, these panels have been ‘FM Approved’ (in class 4651 - Suspended Plastic Ceilings) by FM Approvals, the testing arm of international insurance carrier FM Global. Minkels is the only data centre provider in Europe that has received FM Approval in this class.





Power guidance

Eaton has published a new guide to help organisations build more efficient power management strategies that will effectively support the requirements of modern IT architectures. The power management company’s latest guide outlines what IT professionals need to consider to optimise their power infrastructure and achieve higher efficiency and business continuity.



White paper details systems for optimal data centre c

The choice of cooling architecture, including hot and cold air containment, is of paramount importance for minimising the OPEX of a data centre. However, an effective control system is also essential when hoping to achieve the maximum energy efficiency and PUE. White Paper 225 details the different levels of cooling control as a basis for achieving the optimal balance of performance and efficiency.








Canaan Creative to open its first data center outside of China

Chinese tech company Canaan Creative moves into Boden and the Swedish data center region The Node Pole. Canaan is a world-leading producer of blockchain solutions and ASIC microprocessors – and the first Chinese company within the sector to open a data center in Europe. At an initial stage, the data center will operate at roughly 10 MW. The site will be up and running already during February.













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