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COVID-19: Increased expectations of uptime

As the world reels from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is no surprise that there is increased pressure for data centres to...

Engineers’ concerns ignored, puts energy infrastructure at risk

Only 44% of recommendations to improve the safety and performance of critical energy infrastructure are fully implemented, new research reveals. A survey, conducted with transformer...

New public API to simplify management at the edge

Schneider Electric has released a public API (application programming interface) for cloud-based software EcoStruxure IT Expert. The first public API for EcoStruxure IT Expert,...

Keeping critical services connected – Sierra Wireless AirLink RV55 promo offer

In support of current restrictions, Linkwave is offering the Sierra Wireless AirLink RV55 at a promotional price to help keep critical services connected. See...

Continuous power – triple guaranteed

Socomec has released a new generation of transfer switching controller – ATyS C55/65 – engineered to protect critical loads including emergency systems, healthcare devices,...

UPS range with Internal Smart Battery Modules extended to 100 kW

Schneider Electric has announced that the Galaxy VS 3-phase Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) with internal smart battery modules now extends from 10 to 100kW....

1300 generators offered for Covid-19 temporary testing sites

Aggreko has offered the UK government up to 1,300 small generator units pro-bono to support the set-up of COVID-19 testing sites across the UK. In...

Accelerated remote connectivity for critical sites during COVID-19 crisis

ABB is accelerating the rollout of and access to remote service tools and digital solutions across critical industry. “During the COVID-19 crisis, governments and companies are...

Short-depth smart-UPS with Li-ion

Schneider Electric has announced the availability of 230V models of its short-depth APC Smart-UPS line interactive UPS Lithium-ion battery technology models for European markets....

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...

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...

Circuit breakers offer optimised energy management

ABB has extended its range of moulded case circuit breakers (MCCBs) for the UK with the new SACE Tmax XT that offers higher performances,...

Protecting patients at Musgrove Hospital

Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton is the home of Somerset Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (SNICU), a specialised ward for the treatment of premature and...