Data centre temperatures to rise and London demand to fall?

Data centres will become warmer over the next five years as industry adopts Ashrae standards, according to Global With’s Derrick Allen. “Lukewarm aisles” could...

Capacity crunch: Can UPS improve power quality management?

The UK’s tightening power capacity margins mean data centres need to think more carefully than ever about uninterruptible power supplies, says Riello in this...
Volta Data centre: guranteed power by the hour in central london

100% uptime or a year for free: Volta claims world first with data centre...

Independent central London data centre operator Volta says its resilience is so good that it will give customers a year’s free service if racks...
The Green Grid's Roel Castelein says data centres should adopt mobile developer mindset

Green Grid: Data centres ‘must become like mobile app developers’

Data centre operators must adopt the mindset of mobile phone software developers or risk the wrath of regulators for wasting energy. That was the message...
Schneider Electric's Kevin Brown: says raising data centre temperatures can cause problems

Schneider cool on raising data centre temperatures

Raising temperatures in data centres may be a hot topic but it is not necessarily a good idea, according to Schneider Electric’s global data...

Ian Bitterlin: Data centres being singled out by EU over energy efficiency

In this blog post, Ian Bitterlin says making use of waste heat and 'smarter' grids is a good thing, but wonders why data centres are...

Sky’s Edinburgh data centre recognised for energy efficiency

Sky’s data centre energy demand reduction drive has been recognised with the inclusion of its Edinburgh DC as a participant to the EU Code of Conduct...

Equinix completes Telecity acquisition

Equinix has completed its £2.6bn acquisition of Telecity. The move doubles its capacity in Europe and adds over 1,000 new customers to its books. Both...

Facebook to build new Ireland data centre

The internet giant uses the country as its global headquarters and announced the move this week. The facility will reportedly cost around £150 million. Facebook...

Data Centre Summit South

Some of the industry’s most respected thought leaders will speak about a range of technology trends and best practice issues at the Data Centre Summit...

Deepwater data: Microsoft trials undersea data centre

Microsoft thinks the future of data centres could be subsea. The firm said it has successfully deployed an underwater data centre off the coast...

Data centres and hospitals warned changes to capacity market could hit back-up generators

Organisations with diesel back-up generators have been warned that changes the government is making to energy market policies could add significant costs to their...

Rack-mounted modular UPS ‘derisks entire infrastructure’

Socomec says it has extended its UPS range to address the evolving demands placed upon those responsible for managing data centres, critical buildings and facilities....

500 reasons to visit Data Centre World

Involved in data centres? In this sponsored post, the organisers of Data Centre World say they have 500 reasons why you should visit the...

Apple sweating on £650m Ireland data centre

Apple is still sweating on its proposed £650m data centre in Athenry, County Galway. The electronics giant, which has a net cash pile of £105bn, announced...

A room with a PUE: UKFast builds hotel for data centre engineers

Colocation provider UKFast is building “plush” accommodation and work spaces at its Manchester data centre. That means clients' engineers can stay for free when...

Power system reliability options for data centres

Part history lesson, part guide to UPS and power distribution set up options, Ian Bitterlin outlines the steps to uptime and negating human error in data...

New data centre means Ferrari F1 team can action data at full throttle

Schneider Electric says a data centre upgrade is enabling Ferrari's F1 team to action data insights at full throttle. “The data centre hosts solutions and systems...

Ian Bitterlin: I voted Brexit, here’s why

Before I get to the data centre reasons I might as well fess-up as to all of the other reasons that I voted to...

Anne Stokes takes punt on Redcar ICI site as £100m data centre

An application has been lodged for planning permission to build a data centre on the former Redcar ICI site. The company behind the application is...