Data centre operators must continuously seek to improve electrical efficiency to counteract rising energy costs and to provide a green environment, which complies with relevant legislation. Reviewing a facility’s UPS system often suggests valuable contributions to this drive In this article, Alan Luscombe, director at Uninterruptible Power Supplies, a Kohler company, explains the opportunities for energy savings that can exist within a UPS installation
Many IT professionals are relying on small spaces for their ever increasing business critical applications, such as branch office operations, telecom and edge computing. Cooling infrastructures for these spaces must deliver high levels of protection, efficiency, capacity and flexibility. However, these critical cooling infrastructures are constantly evolving.
Netwise Hosting is an innovative and forward thinking company, and one of London's leading data centres. Based in central London, their facilities and systems have been designed and built in-house, allowing for strong working relationships with all the technology suppliers, not least EcoCooling. Netwise have just completed their second EcoCooling installation within their estate, This case study documents these first 2 phases and possible future plans.
The nature of today’s digital economy and the surge in data from connected devices has fuelled the growth of edge data centres, which ensure IT services remain reliable, resilient and available. Schneider Electrictoday released new research into data centre availability and why edge computing sites are having a disproportionate affect on the resilience and reliability of digital IT services.
Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced it has collaborated with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) on HPE Micro Datacenter, introduced recently at the Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. The collaboratively engineered converged infrastructure solution provides end-to-end IT infrastructure, networking, storage and management in a single, self-contained and easy-to-deploy architecture ideal for distributed IT environments.