Construction of data centre prototype starts in Boden

After a few months of planning and preparatory works the European consortium broke ground and started the construction works of building the prototype of one of the worlds most efficient data center. The project funded by EU’s innovation and research programme Horizon 2020 kicked-off in October 2017. The prototype facility will accomodate 500 kW of IT load and is expected to be up and running by the end of the year.





Simplifying safety

Panduit Europe has released its VeriSafe™ - Absence of Voltage Tester. VeriSafe™ is designed to minimize risk to electrical hazards by verifying the absence of voltage before equipment is accessed, making it easier for qualified electrical workers to determine an electrically safe environment in a fraction of the time compared to hand-held portable test instruments.












Prepare for ‘partial failures’ of IT infrastructure like Visa outage

Visa’s letter to the Treasury Select Committee, documenting details behind the recent outage which left millions of people unable to complete card transactions, reinforces a critical challenge that organisations face when exposed to a ‘partial failure’ of IT infrastructure. This is according to Peter Groucutt, managing director of Databarracks.



Panduit launches Net-Verse cabinets

Panduit has announced the availability of Net-Verse Cabinets in Europe.  Net-Verse Cabinets are a highly flexible cabinet design for applications that require scalability, security and cost efficiency in On Premises & Colocation/Cloud Data Centre or Enterprise deployments.




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