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Dealing with data centres

Data centres use huge amounts of electricity, with larger enterprises spending millions of pounds in energy every year. This reality, set against a background of rising energy costs and growing green legislation suggests that energy efficiency would be data centre ...

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Data centres are ‘wasting energy’ in cooling IT equipment, warns specialist

‘Typical’ facilities may be squandering c£24,000 per year in lost energy Data centres are spending unnecessary amounts on cooled air and producing four times more cooled air than is needed to limit the impact on data integrity or loss of ...

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Keysource urges data centres to comply with new energy legislation

Keysource, a specialist in business critical environments, is warning data centre operators and tenants that they have less than six months to ensure they meet the requirements of ESOS, the new EU legislation which monitors energy management. Companies that fail to comply risk large penalties. ...

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Data centres are wasting energy on air cooling

Data centres are spending unnecessary amounts on cooled air and producing four times more cooled air than is needed to limit the impact on data integrity or loss of functionality according to technical cleaning and data centre healthcare business, 8 ...

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Data Power

Since the financial crisis, capital for new projects has become much harder to obtain. Investing speculatively in projected future demand for IT capacity has become impossible in many circumstances. Businesses are instead starting to use a modular, scalable approach to ...

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Little gets on board Mitie’s TSM business

Mitie has appointed Brig (Retd) Jeff Little as an advisor to the board for its total security management (TSM) business. Little brings with him a vast array of experience in strategic security, resilience, training, systems and emergency planning, having spent three ...

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Data centre managers must help shape future legislation, or stay a ‘soft target’ for activists and law makers

UK data centre managers need to be aware of ongoing work to standardise their sector and get involved in the process, or risk being caught out by new laws and penalties.This was the warning from data centre expert Mark Acton, ...

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CBRE Group closes Norland acquisition

CBRE Group has today announced it has closed the acquisition of Norland Managed Services Ltd (Norland), the technical engineering and facilities services firm. Norland’s service capabilities enable CBRE to self-perform technical engineering services for commercial buildings and to provide its ...

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Focus on quality delivers strong results for Norland

UK and Ireland facilities management provider Norland, has seen its revenues and profits jump by 23%. Norland’s audited accounts show turnover of £384 million for the year to April 2013 and profits of £21 million. The firm secured a number ...

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New publication in CIBSE’s Knowledge Series looks at data centre concepts and design

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has published a new document in its Knowledge Series called Data centres: an introduction to concepts and design. As the volume of digital data processed and stored continues to rise worldwide, the ...

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