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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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SPIE UK secures multi-million pound contract with NGD

SPIE UK has scooped a new multi-million-pound contract with Next Generation Data (NGD), operators of the largest tier 3+ data centre in Europe, for the design and installation of three new data halls with associated power trains. The works form ...

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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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CBRE to use AI technology to manage data centres

Integrated data centre operations provider, CBRE Data Centre Solutions, and Litbit, Inc., a leading AI company, have formed a strategic partnership to revolutionise facilities maintenance within data centres and critical environments. Through the partnership, CBRE will deploy Litbit’s AI technology ...

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Levels of protection

Alan Luscombe, Director at Uninterruptible Power Supplies, a Kohler company, explains the Uptime Institute’s Tier Classification System and the role of UPS in achieving compliance The Tier Classification System is a tool created by the Uptime Institute with the fundamental ...

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Keysource wins critical FM deal at Leeds City Council

Critical environment specialist, Keysource has been selected by Leeds City Council (LCC) to provide vital support for its data centres in and around the city centre. The contract award follows a competitive tender and has been designed to ensure that there is ...

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8 Solutions provides answer to V-Block cooling issue

8 Solutions, the leading data centre healthcare business, has launched an innovative cooling solution for data centres using the latest high-power V-Block storage technology. The solution comprises a series of automatic damper grilles installed at ground level that can be ...

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Cloudfm supports Wolseley UK’s award-winning project

The UK’s leading distributor of plumbing and heating products, Wolseley UK, has won the Data Centre Cooling Impact category at the RAC Cooling Industry Awards for its European Data Centre. Supported by FM company Cloudfm, Wolseley UK took an innovative ...

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