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…data centre – and it might not be what you think. The UPS may be critical, but the battery that powers it is the...

Data Centres right at your doorstep!

Modular Data Centres have moved from a trend to a viable option for new data centre infrastructure, but is this type of solution the...

Why lead acid trumps lithium for data centre batteries

https://youtu.be/Ws0O__5TYJc Lithium ion batteries may be gaining traction in the automotive world, but for datacenters, advanced lead acid technology can deliver lower costs – even...

Data centre batteries: Think smaller for optimum efficiency

Advances in generator technology mean that batteries within uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) are increasingly being specified to provide power for shorter periods, boosting efficiency...

Data centres: Choose a more sustainable battery

https://youtu.be/M08wTw_-bZk Data centres are under increasing pressure to reduce energy and carbon. While many of the world’s largest operators are building and funding their own...

What do specifiers frequently get wrong when implementing a UPS solution?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQBa-AsiREc   When specifying UPS, the type of load being supported is often overlooked and there are many issues that can have an impact on...

Beyond PUE: Tackling IT’s wasted Terawatts

The Uptime Institute's analysis of data centre energy efficiency trends over the past decade, supported by detailed power usage data from over 300 data...

What needs to be done to ensure resilience and efficiency of UPS technologies?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJ7J6TUJIdI   As data centres comprise a high proportion of an organisation’s power consumption, and UPSs are major components within them, optimising UPS efficiency can...

How can the design of UPS prevent failures and optimise maintenance?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_htKHxNM9Q   Today’s infrastructures supporting critical applications need to be flexible, scalable and designed for rapid deployment or upgrades – all while maintaining system availability....

Where is innovation in UPS technology heading?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pL9ryZM_w9I   Innovation in the field of Uninterruptible Power Supplies has “stood still” for a number of years, having reached a “plateau”, according Phil Dunn,...

What UPS design features really matter to end users?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRNBgUPus48   Next generation UPS technology has been developed with consideration for changing data centre deployment and capacity models – radically in the case of...

Can next generation UPS increase resilience through modularity?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NuWSInqqUCg   A flexible and truly modular approach to Uninterruptible Power Supplies has never been more important. With the increasing digitalisation of industry – combined with...

The Catalyst for change…

An EU funded project has developed a ‘Green Data Centre Assessment Tool’ and is seeking to remove barriers to participation in grid services, such...

Delving into the data centre of the future

Equinix’s David Hall says we must build data centres not only to power the immediate global data demands but to anticipate and meet sustainability...

Dirty energy: are data centres driving demand?

A group of data centre experts recently highlighted the impact of data centres on the global carbon footprint, in a discussion on climate change...

Wind power crucial to growth of Ireland’s data centre sector

The Data Centres Ireland conference has highlighted the key role that wind power will have for the data centre sector in Ireland - driving down...

Ireland’s data centre sector shows growth despite Brexit uncertainty

A recent report by Host In Ireland has highlighted the continued upward trend of data centre construction in Ireland despite a fall in overall construction...

Cyxtera collaborates with Fujitsu

 Cyxtera Technologies, the secure infrastructure company, has announced that it has collaborated with Fujitsu to offer PRIMERGY servers with Nutanix Enterprise Cloud on its...

Partnership will leverage AI to deliver power efficiencies to data centres

Virtual Power Systems (VPS), creator of Software Defined Power (SDP) has announced that its Intelligent Control of Energy (ICE) platform with phase balancing has...

Schneider partners with Scale Computing on micro data centre solution

Schneider Electric has announced its partnership with Scale Computing to deliver the Scale Computing HC3 Edge for retail solution in Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure Micro Data...