Latest Data Centre Opinions
In the Middle East as in the rest of the world, there has been a marked increase in the consumption of data, and in demand for data centre services. I
The recent global pandemic changed a lot for the data centre industry. An immediate increase in demand for data centre services emerged as businesses made a rapid switch to a remote work environment.
The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted disparities across different populations worldwide, while putting people that were already at risk in an even more vulnerable position. One group that was impacted by the pandemic are Forcibly Displaced Persons (FDPs). Understanding the changing situation for FDPs, and addressing the increased vulnerabilities that the pandemic has caused requires accurate, reliable… Read More
Data Centre Networks The largest transformation in the DC industry since ‘Cloud’ is ‘Edge’, with Edge DC’s bringing power, connectivity, and compute resources physically closer to where those assets are used. A wide range of next generation applications will be supported by Edge data centres providing customers with lower latency, higher security, and greater control… Read More
Throughout the UK, large consumers of energy are coming under scrutiny, due to concerns about their impact on power grids and on the environment. Generally, data centers are large consumers of energy – even though industry leaders have invested a great deal in limiting energy consumption and meeting sustainability goals.
EN 50600 is the European standard for data centre infrastructure, covering aspects of design, power, cooling systems, security, and sustainability. While there are some accepted international standards for data centre operations – for example, Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) – there are few other measures of data centre performance that are globally accepted.
As businesses find new ways to serve customers, staff and partners it is no surprise that the past year has experienced more demand for data than in the previous six years combined.
While environmental initiatives are important to data centre providers, their primary purpose is to provide reliable, stable, and uninterrupted services to their clients.
IntraVUE is designed to increase awareness of the physical infrastructure; produce data that speeds documentation and deployment, and more quickly pinpoint and resolve connectivity issues and failures.
As cloud services become more integrated into businesses across industries and across the globe, demand for data centre services will continue to skyrocket. According to Statista, global spending on data centres has doubled in the past five years, and demand is expected to continue to grow. And as the global data centre market grows, data… Read More
Panduit partners with a European prefabricated data centre provider and they collaborate closely to deliver the whitespace infrastructure that supports the compute, storage, and networking equipment.
OCP 2.0 promises to continue the work of creating standards across the data centre industry and ensuring that an open community of seasoned experts can continue to support innovation and collaboration to improve hardware design and delivery.