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Sustainability initiatives impact data centre infrastructure spend

According to a recently published report from Dell’Oro Group, data center physical infrastructure (DCPI) revenues are forecast to grow at an 8 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2021 to 2026, to above $31 billion. Growth is forecast to remain resilient, driven by sustainability-minded data center expansion from cloud and colocation service providers, despite near-term supply chain constraints persisting and macroeconomic headwinds forming.

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Multiple Delta UPS help Greenergy Data Centers

Greenergy Data Centers has recently built a new, large-scale data center in Tallinn, Estonia. Part of the Three Seas Initiative (3SI), it’s the most modern and energy-efficient data center in the region. 3SI was launched in 2015 by the countries of the Adriatic, Baltic, and Black Seas to pursue joint public policy goals for transport, energy, and digital infrastructure. The individual projects are implemented by the private sector with funding from the 3SI Investment Fund. The goal is to improve connections between 12 EU-member states in the region and thus strengthen EU cohesion. Delta’s uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) for the project were supplied, installed, and commissioned together with Delta’s partner, DC Solutions.

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Powering up Beijing data centre giant 24/7 with energy savings

ABB helps Chinese data centre keep the data flowing with almost 100 percent power reliability.

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Legrand Group expands data centre service with the acquisition of USystems Ltd

Legrand has strengthened its data centre solutions offering with the acquisition of Bedford-based infrastructure specialist USystems.

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iPronics raises €3.7 million to accelerate the adoption of programmable photonic chips

iPronics chips open the door to commercial applications that require faster computation, lower power, cost-effective solutions such as 5G, data centres, and real-time deep learning.

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Datum moves to renewable HVO fuel

Datum Datacentres, the business-critical data centre provider, will be transitioning from diesel to renewable HVO (hydrotreated vegetable oil) fuel for its backup generators at its flagship facility on the Cody Technology Park, Farnborough. Working in partnership with Keysource, the global datacentre and critical environment specialist, this move will enable Datum to reduce up to 90% of net CO2 emissions if its backup generators are used.

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A new approach to delivering power infrastructure

Eaton has introduced its xModular system - the latest addition to its critical systems portfolio that brings innovation, integration and a digital dimension to the design, deployment, and operation of data centre type facilities.

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Keele University chooses Vertiv

Vertiv modular power system supports Keele’s ambitious decarbonisation strategy and complements its on-site renewable energy microgrid.

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Education platform addresses data centre skills shortage

The Schneider Electric University will help data centre professionals upskill by offering free guidance on the latest technology, sustainability, and energy efficiency initiatives.

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Kohler's HVO capabilities offer a pathway to Net Zero

Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) fuel delivers significant carbon savings.

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Iceotope receives a cool £30 million investment

Singapore impact private equity firm, ABC Impact, is investing in Iceotope to drive the reduction of carbon emissions from data centres and contribute to the achievement of net-zero emissions for the sector.

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Airedale by Modine US business launches with Corscale Data Centres

Further to last month’s announcement that critical cooling specialists Airedale by Modine has commenced full scale production at their new US chiller plant in Rockbridge, Virginia, they have confirmed a significant order with data centre giant, Corscale, with plans for further business in the coming months.

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Iceotope collaborates with Intel and HPE

Iceotope says that its chassis-level cooling system is being demonstrated in the Intel Booth at HPE Discover 2022, the prestigious “Edge-to-cloud Conference”. Ku:l Data Center is the product of a close collaboration between Iceotope, Intel and HPE and promises a faster path to net zero operations by reducing edge and data center energy use by nearly a third.

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Cool successor with sustainable DNA

Rittal is expanding its smart cooling unit solutions by adding the new Blue e+ S range. The companies latest generation of cooling units with their lower output categories of 300, 500, and 1,000 W have been designed for efficiency, ensuring a smaller footprint and lower costs – just like their “bigger brothers.” So it’s a win-win both for users and for our future.

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Castrol and Submer to collaborate on immersion cooling solutions

Castrol, one of the world’s leading lubricants brands, and Submer, an emerging leader for immersion cooling systems, have signed an agreement that will aim to accelerate the adoption of immersion cooling as a path to more efficient and more sustainable data centre operations.

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Videos

Aoife Foley, IEEE Senior Member and Professor, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Queen’s University Belfast, provides valuable insight into a whole range of technology, social and political challenges and opportunities which are shaping the quest for Net Zero.
Wes Van Den Berg, Vice President and General Manager, UK&I, Pure Storage, provides an update on recent developments at the company, including the launch of the FlashBlade//S family of products and the introduction of the Evergreen//Flex.
Matt Howard, SVP and Chief Marketing Officer at Virtru, provides some great insights into the Trusted Data Format (TDF) and explains why the time is right to launch the OpenTDF Project – giving the developer community the opportunity to address the many security complexities of the digital data ecosystem.
The opening of Telehouse South at its London Docklands campus might represent something of a change for Telehouse, as it represents an ‘ambitious and aesthetic’ refurbishment of an existing data centre, as opposed to a new build, but it continues the company’s focus of providing high level colocation facilities, where latency, cloud, connectivity and sustainability all have key roles to play. Mark Pestridge, Senior Customer Experience Director, Telehouse Europe, explains all.

Expert Opinions

By Dan Middleton, Veeam Regional VP for UK & Ireland
By  Aaron Harris, Chief Technology Officer at Sage
Dr Nando de Freitas, a lead researcher at Google’s DeepMind, recently grabbed tech headlines with his claim that humanity is closer than ever to creating artificial general intelligence. Although hotly contested by many in the sector, this type of technology would have a profound impact on the business community, its operations and how it approaches customer interactions. Instead of training algorithms on existing data sets, super AI might be able to listen, read emotion and extract information in a way that mimics human understanding.
By Chris Vaughan, Area VP and Technical Account Management, EMEA at Tanium