Data Centre Summit London: education, debate, and networking

Data Centre Summit London is a one-day conference event for data centre industry professionals. Taking place at the Barbican Centre in the heart of...

London: is the capital still the epicentre for data centres?

Aegis Data has speculated that London “may no longer be the epicentre for the data centre community”. The Surrey-based co-location provider says that third-party...

Designing for uptime: technology advancing at a rapid pace

Sudlows technical director Andy Hirst offers Louise Frampton his views on the important factors that contribute to a successful critical infrastructure project and provides an...

Equinix acquires IO UK’s data centre business

Equinix has closed a transaction for the purchase of IO UK's data centre operating business in Slough, UK. The facility, which will be renamed...

The pros and cons of eco-mode UPS: what does the future hold?

Ian Bitterlin discusses the potential risks and benefits of adopting eco-mode UPS technology, and considers the future impact of silicon carbide IGBTs. In the early...

Challenges in critical cooling discussed by experts

Many IT professionals are relying on small spaces for their ever-increasing business critical applications, such as branch office operations, telecoms and edge computing. Cooling...

Are data centres using their UPS estate efficiently?

The latest research suggests that many UPS systems are not operating efficiently and are being under-utilised. Louise Frampton spoke to Riello UPS general manager...

Battery-free UPS system wins iF Design Award

HITEC Power Protection, a manufacturer of Diesel Rotary UPS (DRUPS), has announced that its PowerPRO2700 product has won this year's iF Design Award. Each...

Funding secured for KAO data centre campus

KAO Data Campus, a new £200m, 35-acre science and technology data centre campus located on the London-Stansted-Cambridge corridor, has raised an extra £33m through...

£1.5m grant awarded for new engine technology

A consortium led by Lontra has been awarded a £1.5 million grant to apply the firm’s award-winning technology to energy generation. The Energy Catalyst...

Sudlows acquires Progressive Network Solutions

Sudlows has completed the acquisition of Progressive Network Solutions, a provider of technical installation services within London, the City, Home Counties, Thames Valley and...

Facebook fails to have data centre lawsuit ‘thrown out’

Facebook has failed to have a lawsuit claiming that it ‘stole’ data centre intellectual property from two British companies thrown out of court. BladeRoom...

Data centre challenges and innovation in the spotlight

Schneider Electric will be announcing new data centre solutions at Data Centre World, London on March the 15th 2017. Speaking on behalf of the company,...

Basefarm and Chatsworth partner on groundbreaking ‘green’ data centre

Basefarm, a global IT hosting and colocation services provider, has partnered with Chatsworth Products (CPI) in the building of a ground-breaking, green data centre...

Powering the data ‘revolution’

As cloud computing integrates even further into IT operations, the focus will move towards improving underlying critical infrastructure as businesses look to manage new...

Resilience vs energy: today’s dilemma

Gary Marshall, operations director at engineering consultancy Sweco, stresses the importance of innovative techniques that provide additional resilience, while reducing data centre operational costs  In...

‘Look before you leap to the cloud’, councils warned

Researchers from Brunel University London have tracked what happens when local councils transfer services to cloud computing and warned that local authorities and public...

No ‘mass exodus’ to the cloud

A global survey of over 1,000 data centre executives, conducted by the Uptime Institute, reveals that hybrid datacentre infrastructure is now the dominant strategy...

Monitoring critical systems: can you have too much information?

Teams responsible for electrical system performance and resilience need to look at how technology can deliver a solution that enables them to predict when...

Microsoft expands cloud offering to UK data centres

  Microsoft has expanded its cloud offering in the UK with the launch of Dynamics 365, ensuring security, privacy, compliance and transparency for its customers. “Since...