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Reusing waste energy is the data centre’s hot topic

John Bensalhia finds out about the data centre's innovative plan for sustainability from Green IT Amsterdam project manager Vasiliki Georgiadou As the world revolves around us, sustainability is an important... Read More


Overcoming the challenges of data centre growth

The data centre industry is looking forward to a sustained period of enormous growth. While there will be construction challenges, there is already a solution, says Jos Baart, vice president... Read More


The circular economy is the data centre industry’s next frontier

In the transition to a circular economy for any industry, the responsibilities boil down to designing out waste and pollution, and extending the life of products and materials. That calls... Read More


Protecting digital infrastructure against the climate threat

Jason Hood, global segment manager for infrastructure at Roxtec, explains how DC managers can take proper action towards hardening critical infrastructure Climate change represents one of the biggest threats to... Read More


Legacy to colo migration in 2019: what you need to know

Colocation providers allow for acceleration of business in ways that allow enterprises to move quicker and be more nimble There are a number of trends driving the migration from on-premises... Read More


Q+A: The next-gen tech transforming DCIM

New features leveraging DevOps, AI and data science offer companies unmatched visibility into infrastructure performance before, during and after each modernisation step, says Jeff Klaus, GM of Intel Data Center... Read More


Why simulation is key to smart data centre management

For the people that run data centres, the constant barrage of tools, technologies and processes designed to improve its running can be overwhelming. Specifically for colo facilities, managing these constant... Read More


IoT and the hyper-sensed data centre dividend

With the introduction of a new generation of IoT enabled sensors, the fully-sensed data centre is on the horizon, bringing with it indispensable improvements in monitoring, management and maximisation of... Read More


Data protection in a cyber-sensitive world

Proper IT asset disposal (ITAD) is increasingly becoming a vital enterprise consideration and is an industry growing in sophistication, writes John Shegerian Electronic devices are being switched out at a... Read More


Modular reasoning: why DC standardisation makes sense

Data centre builds will increasingly comprise standardised, modular building blocks configured to address special power and thermal requirements Much like snowflakes, no two data centres are identical. Although they may... Read More


Tackling the data centre skills gap

The data centre industry needs to promote the education of their staff, move away from a small niche of specialists, and promote cross-disciplinary working through knowledge, writes Robert TozerThe data... Read More


How robotics is shaping and shifting the next generation of data centre

We are at the beginning of a long and exciting journey, where robotics can complement humans to improve data centre operations, says Giuseppe Leto, Global Data Centre Portfolio Manager at Siemens For... Read More


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