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Grommet maker claims glory Subscription

4 Sep 2015 By

A good brush grommet can save you a million dollars, apparently

Fujitsu data center in Sunnyvale, California

Data center outage disrupts Fujitsu cloud in the USSubscription

3 Sep 2015 By

Power distribution failure took flagship data center offline

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BaseLayer opens backupless data center at Arizona power stationSubscription

28 Aug 2015 By Nick Booth

Who need UPS when you’re on the grid?

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New hinge is 'secure but not fiddly'Subscription

25 Aug 2015

Patented Belden hinge swings both ways and keeps hot and cold aisles unpolluted

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Los Angeles explosion disrupts data centers

24 Aug 2015 By

Services from Level 3, Equinix, Internap and CoreSite are interrupted by downtown fire

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Power

Fujitsu data center in Sunnyvale, California

Data center outage disrupts Fujitsu cloud in the USSubscription

3 Sep 2015 By

Power distribution failure took flagship data center offline

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Containment systems: a disappointing outcome!Subscription

2 Sep 2015 By

I have visited too many sites where I am assured that air management is well under control because an air containment system has been installed, only to find disappointing results in many cases

Colocation cages at a Zayo data center

Global colo spending up as Equinix tops the ratingsSubscription

1 Sep 2015 By Nick Booth

Emerson and Schneider lead in power and cooling, says 451 Research

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Europe’s biggest data center to open in Måløy NorwaySubscription

27 Aug 2015 By Nick Booth,

Containers and data center halls are stacked in 1m sq ft of underground corridors

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Switch joins carbon campaign, announces 100MW solar farmSubscription

26 Aug 2015 By Nick Booth

LAs Vegas operator signs the pledge against the demon CO2

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Cooling

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Grommet maker claims glory Subscription

4 Sep 2015 By

A good brush grommet can save you a million dollars, apparently

Robert Tozer lead mono

Containment systems: a disappointing outcome!Subscription

2 Sep 2015 By

I have visited too many sites where I am assured that air management is well under control because an air containment system has been installed, only to find disappointing results in many cases

Colocation cages at a Zayo data center

Global colo spending up as Equinix tops the ratingsSubscription

1 Sep 2015 By Nick Booth

Emerson and Schneider lead in power and cooling, says 451 Research

Lefdal Mine above ground

Europe’s biggest data center to open in Måløy NorwaySubscription

27 Aug 2015 By Nick Booth,

Containers and data center halls are stacked in 1m sq ft of underground corridors

Ian Bitterlin

Water consumption metrics already exist!Subscription

25 Aug 2015 By

Why are we even talking about adding water usage to PUE? It’s already covered!

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Cabling

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Norway's SpareBank takes a "Lego approach"Subscription

14 Aug 2015

A close call made the bank take a hard look at its data center plans

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Minimize the risks of working in a data centerSubscription

23 Jul 2015 By

Data centers are safe places to work - let’s keep it that way

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Watts up? Subscription

17 Jul 2015 By Wendy Schuchart

Rack power densities aren’t going up the way they were supposed to

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Brand Rex launches fiber management software, and new cablingSubscription

16 Jul 2015 By

Asset-tracking software should satisfy both IT and facilities people

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Uptime stamps on abuse of 'Design' certificationSubscription

10 Jul 2015 By

Reliability site will no longer list US service provider sites for their paper specifications  

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Modular

Lefdal Mine above ground

Europe’s biggest data center to open in Måløy NorwaySubscription

27 Aug 2015 By Nick Booth,

Containers and data center halls are stacked in 1m sq ft of underground corridors

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Mobyl packs edge data center into a suitcaseSubscription

5 Aug 2015 By David Chernicoff

Completely self-contained military unit will be available for commercial use

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Vert promises multi-story modular buildsSubscription

14 Jul 2015 By

Canadian firm suggests building upwards in built-up areas

Guardian server cabinets

Emcor and Karis cooperate on data center kitSubscription

9 Jul 2015 By

Two American infrastructure vendors unite their forces

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The containers that went to warSubscription

6 Jul 2015 By Nick Booth

Building data centers that can be parachuted into a war zone has some wider benefits

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Racks

upsite koldlok surface mount grommet

Grommet maker claims glory Subscription

4 Sep 2015 By

A good brush grommet can save you a million dollars, apparently

Robert Tozer lead mono

Containment systems: a disappointing outcome!Subscription

2 Sep 2015 By

I have visited too many sites where I am assured that air management is well under control because an air containment system has been installed, only to find disappointing results in many cases

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New hinge is 'secure but not fiddly'Subscription

25 Aug 2015

Patented Belden hinge swings both ways and keeps hot and cold aisles unpolluted

Robert Tozer lead mono

The true cost of energy is not being chargedSubscription

24 Aug 2015 By

Our carbon debt is accruing interest.

Amber Graner

DCD Internet: How do you convert to Open Compute?VideoSubscription

12 Aug 2015 By

Amber Graner offers a look inside the open infrastructure project

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Fire Prevention

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Los Angeles explosion disrupts data centers

24 Aug 2015 By

Services from Level 3, Equinix, Internap and CoreSite are interrupted by downtown fire

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Port of Tianjin blast took out data centers, supercomputersSubscription

19 Aug 2015 By

Tencent and China’s National Supercomputing Center among the victims of the explosion

Electrical accident

Infographic: Common hazards for data center workersSubscription

13 Aug 2015 By

Ideas to keep your staff alive

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CRAC leak takes Canadian university offlineSubscription

31 Jul 2015 By

Trouble with air conditioning activates data center’s fire suppression systems

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Minimize the risks of working in a data centerSubscription

23 Jul 2015 By

Data centers are safe places to work - let’s keep it that way

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Webinars

  • Live Customer Roundtable: Optimizing Capacity (12:00 EST)

    Tue, 8 Sep 2015 16:00:00

    The biggest challenge facing many data centers today? Capacity. How to optimize what you have today. And when you need to expand, how to expand your capacity smarter. Learn from the experts about how Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) and Prefabricated Modular Data Centers are driving best practices in how capacity is managed and optimized: - lower costs - improved efficiencies and performance - better IT services delivered to the business - accurate long-range planning Don;t miss out on our LIVE customer roundtable and your chance to pose questions to expert speakers from Commscope, VIRTUS and University of Montana. These enterprises are putting best practices to work today in the only place that counts – the real world.

  • Power Optimization – Can Your Business Survive an Unplanned Outage? (APAC)

    Wed, 26 Aug 2015 05:00:00

    Most outages are accidental; by adopting an intelligent power chain, you can help mitigate them and reduce your mean-time to repair. Join Anixter and DatacenterDynamics for a webinar on the five best practices and measurement techniques to help you obtain the performance data you need to optimize your power chain. Register today!

  • Power Optimization – Can Your Business Survive an Unplanned Outage? (Americas)

    Tue, 25 Aug 2015 18:00:00

    Most outages are accidental; by adopting an intelligent power chain, you can help mitigate them and reduce your mean-time to repair. Join Anixter and DatacenterDynamics for a webinar on the five best practices and measurement techniques to help you obtain the performance data you need to optimize your power chain. Register today!

  • Power Optimization – Can Your Business Survive an Unplanned Outage? (EMEA)

    Tue, 25 Aug 2015 14:00:00

    Most outages are accidental; by adopting an intelligent power chain, you can help mitigate them and reduce your mean-time to repair. Join Anixter and DatacenterDynamics for a webinar on the five best practices and measurement techniques to help you obtain the performance data you need to optimize your power chain. Register today!

  • 5 Reasons Why DCIM Has Failed

    Wed, 15 Jul 2015 10:00:00

    Historically, DCIM systems have over-promised and under-delivered. Vendors have supplied complex and costly solutions which fail to address real business drivers and goals. Yet the rewards can be vast and go well beyond better-informed decision-making, to facilitate continuous improvement and cost savings across the infrastructure. How can vendors, customers and the industry as a whole take a better approach? Find out on our webinar on Wednesday 15 July.

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