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Datacentre design and build for the digital age

As business and society becomes more digitally-focused, even IT experts can struggle to keep pace with all the latest apps, devices and cloud-enabled services. From the server to the desktop, enterprise technology now marches to the tune of the user experience. This places enormous pressure on the datacentre to achieve maximum performance with maximum uptime…. Read More

Simplify the Data Center Planning Process with Reference Designs

It probably should go without saying that the planning phase is crucial to any data center project. But the specific planning process you use will go a long way toward how successful the data center will ultimately be in delivering on the requirements it was intended to meet. Schneider Electric has some sound advice on… Read More

Schneider Electric introduces its Latest Data Centre Innovations: The SmartShelter Data Hall and 1MW Power Skid

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced the introduction of its new prefabricated data centre solution the SmartShelter Data Hall, which is ideally suited for service providers, cloud operators, and large enterprises where scalability, efficiency, and capital preservation are the key business drivers. Utilising a standardised approach to design, operation… Read More

The Cost and Benefit Analysis of Prefabricated vs Traditional Data Centres

Prefabricated modular data centres offer many benefits including flexibility, predictability and speed of deployment. Cost can be seen as a barrier, but a systematic comparison provides detailed insights into the variance in capital expenditure between a prefab and a traditional purpose-built data centre.  Prefabricated data centres are growing in popularity, especially for smaller Edge of… Read More

Sagrada Familia Wins Award for its Schneider Electric Micro Data Centre

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, received a prestigious DatacenterDynamics Leaders EMEA Award in the Modular Deployment category for the state-of-the-art customized prefabricated data centre installed at Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain. The Award was made at an evening ceremony held at London’s Lancaster Hotel and hosted by television personality, Alexander Armstrong. Receiving the… Read More

Data Centre Design & Build – Modular

Modular future? The data centre has changed significantly down the years and it is now clear that in the right circumstances there are benefits of a scalable, modular data centre architecture. This gives the ability to “right-size” the data centre and have it grow with the business, making sure capital is only spent when necessary…. Read More

Guidance on When to Upgrade an Aging UPS

A simple framework to help data-centre managers decide, based on their particular circumstances, when is the best time to upgrade or replace an existing three-phase UPS is offered in White Paper 214 from Schneider Electric Once a UPS has been in service for 10 years or to, data-centre operators have to choose between three options:… Read More