Integrated property services group, Styles&Wood Group plc, has advanced its successful diversification strategy with the acquisition of Keysource Limited - a provider of specialist technical services to the data centre and critical facilities sectors.
CenturyLink has completed the re-certification process with the Carbon Trust Standard, re-affirming its commitment to reducing carbon consumption across its data centre estate. Previously certified in 2014, the CenturyLink team is continuing its drive to use energy efficient infrastructure and pursue best practice for clean energy consumption.
FSS and Geberit have worked together to create a bespoke version of Mapress pipe, a bunded pressing solution for a data centre in London, which required new bulk tanks, polishing systems and pipework, fully linking with the existing single skin welded steel pipe systems.
Highwinds, a global content delivery network (CDN) provider, has chosen CenturyLink to help the company continue optimizing its global content delivery platform. Businesses worldwide depend on Highwinds CDN to stream video, distribute games, serve advertising assets and deliver software, apps and websites.
Data Centres Ireland Conference and Exhibition takes place 8 – 9 November 2016, at the RDS Dublin.
Award winning UK based technical services specialist, Sudlows, has been appointed one of only two national suppliers to provide Structured Cabling services to the Welsh National Procurement Service (NPS), following a comprehensive tender selection process.
MotoNovo Finance selects NGD’s Cardiff data centre to support business expansion.
To meet increasingly shorter runtime requirements and to drive innovation in the uninterruptible power supply (UPS) industry, Active Power has introduced its CleanSource® 275XT UPS.
Integrating new IT environments with on premise data centres and other deployments is necessary for seamless IT operations, finds Frost & Sullivan’s Digital Transformation Team.
telent has completed a deal to acquire Data Centre Solutions and Services technology company, Richardson Eyres.
8 Solutions has appointed Colin Henry as Business Development Director responsible for further growing the company’s presence within the UK.
DataVita, one of Scotland’s premier datacentre providers, has been awarded Tier III Constructed Certification by The Uptime Institute (TUI) for phase 1 of the Fortis Datacentre, becoming the first dedicated co-location provider in the UK to achieve this. Demonstrating its commitment to build Scotland’s first world class co-location datacentre, after achieving Stage 1 – Design certification – in 2015, DataVita has achieved stage two – Construction certification and plans to achieve stage III – Operational Sustainability – in the coming year.
Siemon says that its fully shielded TERA end-to-end twisted-pair copper cabling system exceeds the draft class II requirements of ISO/IEC 11801-1 (Committee Draft N2483). Class II channels and permanent links are qualified up to 2 GHz and constructed from category 8.2 connecting hardware, cables and cords to meet future 25 Gb/s (25GBASE-T) and 40 Gb/s (40GBASE-T) applications.
Six Degrees Group (6DG) has opened a major new data centre in the heart of Birmingham. Located alongside the city’s thriving ‘Silicon Canal’, the brand new 5,800m2 state-of-the-art facility will deliver high performance energy-efficient data centre space to meet the increasing demands of businesses across the Midlands and the UK.
Protect Blue flagship data center UPS customized to fully answer customer requirements.
Frankfurt-based data center operator maincubes laid the foundation stone for the new high-performance data center in Offenbach near Frankfurt on August 30, 2016, accompanied by representatives from local politics, investors, partners and future customers. At the foundation stone-laying ceremony, the speeches were made by Horst Schneider, Mayor of Offenbach, Günther Weiß, EVO Board of Management, Stephan Lang, Managing Director of ICT Facilities and Oliver Menzel, CEO of maincubes. Following the official ceremony, a presentation on the capability of the new high-performance data center was given by Albrecht Kraas, CTO of maincubes.
With the data centre industry becoming one of the fastest growing and power-hungry sectors, The Green Grid has urged data centre operators to commit to energy efficient practices. Without such practices in place, providers will be unable to protect consumers from excessive data restrictions as data centres seek to satisfy customer demands against dwindling energy supplies.
First industry tool to model costs and benefits of renewable choices and efficiency measures; compares more than 60 European sites for locating facilities.
Despite their technical characteristics, Lithium-ion batteries have long been considered too expensive for use in backup power supplies for data centres, but decreasing costs driven by the electric car industry make their use increasingly attractive when considering the total cost of ownership over a system’s lifetime.
Benning UK, the power protection and conversion specialist, has launched the Enertronic Modular SE, a new, modular three-phase UPS system for datacentres. It is specifically designed to meet the most demanding datacentre requirements, with increased efficiency delivered through its unique user selectable “sleep mode”, which intelligently deactivates modules when the supported load falls below selected levels.