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...

Insurance savings for data centres that meet Uptime Institute standards

The insurer, CNA, has announced that the independent advisory organisation Uptime Institute has been named the newest member of its Allied Vendor Programme. CNA recognises Uptime Institute...

Microsoft’s Dublin data centre forced to build own power station

Microsoft is being forced to build its own powerstation in Dublin for its data centres because the local electricity grid is unable to cope,...

Teraco and Stulz win energy efficiency award

Teraco in collaboration with Stulz won an Award at the DCD 2017 Awards. The companies were commended for increasing energy efficiency and reducing the...

Networking in the North

Data Centres North, the largest regional gathering for those responsible for the region’s data centres and other mission critical environments, takes place on 1-2...

Secure IT Environments wins contract with King’s Lynn Trust

Secure IT Environments has been awarded a three-year data centre maintenance contract at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King’s Lynn NHS Trust. The new contract will...

Supporting Ireland’s data centre growth

Interxion’s DUB3 data centre has been designed using energy-saving, modular architecture. At the heart of the design was the need to guarantee service delivery...

The future of data centres: out with ‘aggression’, in with ‘collaboration’?

Speaking at Data Centres Ireland, John Laban from the Open Compute Project pointed out that many data centre professionals are failing to keep up...

Equinix announces new data centre in Sydney

Equinix is extending the digital edge with a new International Business Exchange (IBX) data centre in Sydney, to be named SY5. The $160 million first phase of...

Equinix officially opens £90M data centre in London

Equinix, the global interconnection and data centre company, has officially opened the doors of its new International Business Exchange (IBX) data centre at its London...

68% of businesses are wasting energy

Schneider Electric UK has launched its ‘Rethink Energy’ initiative, a programme aimed at changing business, consumer and government attitudes to energy waste and help...

New research offers insights into edge infrastructure

By 2024, companies will spend more than $650B per year in digital transformation. But, enabling digital transformation has created challenges as IT professionals plan...

Is Data Centre Energy Efficiency Mission Impossible?

Modern data centres consume huge amounts of energy. One recent report estimates that they will consume one-fifth of the world’s electricity by 2025 ....
More data centre consolidation, says quinix UK managing director Russell Poole

Equinix boss sees more consolidation

Further M&A activity is likely within the data centre sector, according to its biggest player Equinix. The market has already undergone significant consolidation in recent...

Solar energy to power Apple’s data centre

NV Energy and Apple have announced an agreement to build 200 megawatts of additional solar energy in Nevada by early 2019. The projects will...

Schneider Electric deploys modular edge data centre at Infinity London campus

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, has announced the final deployment phase of a modular edge data centre solution for...

Midco commissions state-of-the-art data centre in Fargo

Parallel Technologies has been selected by  Midco to design/build its new state-of-the-art data centre in Fargo, North Dakota. Construction on the 16,000-square-foot dual-path, concurrently...

Research highlights key colocation trends and insights

As the demand for colocation data centres continues to grow, the role of a colocation provider has never been more important, but the threats...

CNet expands training for data centre professionals with ‘virtual’ classroom facility

CNet has expanded its training programme offering to include a new Live Virtual Classroom. CNet’s live virtual programmes are led by one of CNet’s expert...

Apple scraps Irish data centre plan

Apple has scrapped plans to build an €850 million data centre in Ireland due to long delays in the approval process. The company announced plans...