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Senior hires strengthen JLL’s data centres team in EMEA

JLL has created two new strategic roles to reflect the growing demand for data centre services in the region and appointed Mike Harrington as Head of Data Centre Facilities Management, EMEA and Tom Glover as Head of Data Centre Transactions, ...

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Keysource in Leeds City Council win

Data centre and critical environment specialist, Keysource, has been awarded a major cooling upgrade project by Leeds City Council. Under the terms of the deal, Keysource will be responsible for the full mechanical and electrical installation of a replacement data ...

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Powering data

Alex Emms, Operations Director at Kohler Uninterruptible Power, looks at the importance of Power Usage Effectiveness to data centres, and how UPS efficiency can contribute to improving it According to an article published in Science magazine , global data centre ...

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Research highlights resilience risk among European data centres

The resilience of data centres across Europe is at risk as the industry looks towards a permanent renewable energy infrastructure, according to a major new report launched by global temporary power and temperature solutions company, Aggreko. The report – Mission Critical – ...

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With temperatures on the rise data centres must prepare for summer

Data centre operators must prepare their facilities for the warm summer months by implementing the correct level of temperature control and power generation equipment, following confirmation that 2019 was Europe’s hottest ever year on record. As data centres continue to ...

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Two fundamental incentives for using modular UPSs in data centres

As data centres strive for higher availability, they deploy redundancy at all infrastructure levels, from entire installations down to devices within them. Here, Alex Emms, Operations Director at Kohler Uninterruptible Power (KUP), introduces this ubiquitous technique. He then explains how ...

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Condair ME helps EDPAC cool at CIX

The Condair ME evaporative humidifier is providing adiabatic cooling in an innovative indirect cooling system from EDPAC at the Cork Internet Exchange (CIX) in Ireland. EDPAC’s indirect air-to-air evaporative cooling system will be maintaining the temperature across CIX’s data halls ...

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Maintaining UPS efficiency – even on low loads

While UPSs are valued above all for their availability, their energy efficiency has also become critical. As data centres become larger, more highly populated and more numerous, every percentage point saving is accordingly more significant. And energy savings count, not ...

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Clean data

Data centre management and the cleanliness of the environment are the two main risks that leave data centres exposed, explains Stuart Wells, Business Development Director at ABM Critical Solutions Retail businesses are faced with many risks when it comes to ...

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Uninterruptible Power Supply technologies – current trends and future projections

UPSs use many technologies to fulfil their role, and are subject to a wide range of industry trends. Here, Alan Luscombe, director at Uninterruptible Power Supplies Ltd., a Kohler company, reviews these factors. BATTERIES Currently, the hottest topic is batteries ...

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