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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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Bouygues Energies & Services in data centre win

Bouygues Energies & Services Contracting, a subsidiary of Bouygues Construction, has been appointed by VIRTUS Data Centres for the turnkey delivery of its LONDON6 data centre, located in Stockley Park and the second data centre in its hyper scale campus. ...

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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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Critical Facilities Solutions launches in EMEA

Data centre cleaning and infrastructure services firm, Critical Facilities Solutions US, has joined with Gary Hall and Mike Meyer in establishing Critical Facilities Solutions UK, a new business to deliver services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Hall joins ...

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Uninterruptible Power Supplies Limited announces company name change to Kohler Uninterruptible Power

Uninterruptible Power Supplies Limited (UPSL), a subsidiary of Kohler Co., and the exclusive supplier of PowerWAVE UPS, generator and emergency lighting products, is changing its name to Kohler Uninterruptible Power (KUP), effective March 4th, 2019. Amongst the changes will be ...

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UPSs for small and medium businesses

Mentioning ‘Uninterruptible Power Supply’ usually evokes an image of a large-scale installation providing kW or even MW protection for a data centre. While this image is certainly valid, many much smaller applications have an equally critical requirement for the protection ...

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How green is your data centre?

Rising energy price trends, more stringent carbon taxation, and a need to present green credentials are all motivating data centre operators to cut energy consumption wherever possible. In this article, Alex Emms, operations director at Uninterruptible Power Supplies Ltd., a ...

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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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