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Aruba S.p.A receives €500 million in funding; builds two new data centres on Ponte San Pietro campus

Expands Italy’s largest data centre campus by 17MW and erects Aruba Auditorium, a new high-tech events space.

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Improving sustainability in data centres

Nutanix sponsored report examines potential impact of datacentre models on energy efficiency and carbon footprint.

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Bringing digital twin simulation to HPC data centre operators

Beyond scientific and industrial workflows, NVIDIA Omniverse lets the designers, builders and operators of the world’s most complex facilities benefit from the power of virtual worlds.

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Huawei Data Center Facility unveils Global Ecosystem Policy and Product Innovations

Under the theme "Fairness, Trust, Growth, and Win-Win", Huawei Data Center Facility Global Ecosystem Policy and Product Launch Event was held on November 11 at Huawei's Sanyapo Park in China. During the event, new partner policies and product innovations, including FusionModule2000 6.0, a small/medium-sized modular data center solution, and Small SmartLi UPS, were introduced to partners from across the world. This event demonstrated Huawei's commitment to building a fair and strong partner ecosystem based on mutual trust for shared success.

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African data centre market in the midst of an 'unprecedented growth surge'

African commercial hosting capacity expected to triple over the next five years, to support explosive data traffic flows and accelerated adoption of cloud services.

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Energy efficiency looms large for data centre industry

Managing consumption and carbon footprint driving trends toward regulation, standardisation, and the search for generator alternatives.

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Schneider Electric expands ruggedised EcoStruxure Micro Data Center offer

Turnkey solution & ruggedised for fast and simplified deployment in wide range of environments.

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Aggreko establishes Stockholm Depot to support Nordics

Temporary utilities specialist Aggreko has opened a new depot in Stockholm in an effort to provide continued support to the growing Nordic data centre market.

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Locating data centres in Scotland could cut carbon intensity by 11x

Analysis highlights large variations in Great Britain’s carbon intensity levels.

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Kao Data joins UTC Heathrow’s ‘Digital Futures Programme’

Kao Data joins the founding partners at the UK’s first dedicated University Technical College for data centre and engineering professionals.

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Keysource launches data centre 'state of the industry' report

Keysource has launched its State of the Industry Report 2022 which gathers the views and insights from over 250 IT Directors in UK & Europe. This is the fifth year of the report and it showed once again that the datacentre and technology sectors continue to grow with no signs of slowing, with investment growth being driven by continued digitalisation, IT transformation and data growth. This is despite the current global economic and political uncertainties.

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NTT opens new data centre in South Africa

The new data centre, which forms part of NTT’s expansion into Africa, will have a capacity of 12MW covering 6,000m² once fully built out.

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Kao Data appoints Gratte Brothers Ltd to support High Performance Data Centre expansion

Kao Data has appointed Gratte Brothers Ltd (GBL) as principal contractor to oversee the development of its Slough data centre, KLON-06.

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Data centres feel the crunch of escalating costs and labour race with advanced manufacturing

Data centre clients are facing project costs which are 15 percent higher than last year on average, with escalating prices for energy and key materials squeezing margins.

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Siemon launches Data Centre Industry Insight Series

Leading global network infrastructure specialist Siemon has launched a series of data centre focussed tech briefs, designed to help data centre infrastructure professionals gain a better understanding of how the value derived from their data centre is changing in light of digital transformation and newly emerging technologies and applications.

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Videos

Ayelet Elstein, VP EMEA at Lakeside Software, positions the Digital Employee Experience (DEX) within the wider context of the customer experience (CX), emphasising the critical importance of data as a prerequisite for any company-wide approach to improving and optimising end-to-end hybrid IT infrastructure performance and the resulting business benefits.
Leon Ward, VP of Product Management, ThreatQuotient, shares some early findings of the company’s ‘The State of Cybersecurity Automation 2022’ research report, which finds a dramatic increase in security automation activity, as well as highlighting the importance of managing expectations when it comes to implementation versus outcomes.
Laura Malins, Vice President of Product at Matillion. Women working in the IT industry share their experiences – covering the opportunities they have had, the challenges they have had to overcome during their careers to date, and offering plenty of constructive thoughts and observations as to what improvements still need to be made when it comes to improving diversity within the workplace.
Ciarán Forde, Segment Leader, Data Centre and IT, Electrical Sector, EMEA, Eaton, discusses the findings of the company’s recent report: The Intersection of Digital Transformation and the Energy Transition, which highlights an apparent gap between digital transformation and energy transition efforts in four power critical sectors, including the data centre industry. Ciaran highlights the progress the industry has made to date, as well as explaining how a new type of digital toolkit can help companies in their quest for truly sustainable operational optimisation.

Expert Opinions

By Neil Templeton, VP, Marketing, Console Connect.
By Jennifer Lee, Chief Operating Officer at Intradiem.
Flooding the data center with cold supply air, in combination with an appropriate hot aisle containment solution, makes for a cost-effective, energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly facility, as Gordon Johnson, Senior CFD Engineer at Subzero Engineering, explains.