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Tech Breakthrough Opens the Door to 100 Gigabit Internet The mobile world is abuzz with newly introduced 5G technology. In the arena of wired networks, 25 gigabit is state-of-the-art for commercial applications but, thanks to a recent tech breakthrough from Nokia and Vodafone, the door has been opened to 100...
Staying Cool on The Edge Mitsubishi Electric's James Smurthwaite looks at the critical issues around IT cooling and explores a new system that brings VRF flexibility to data centres As more of us shift our working, shopping and media online, the UK data centre market is booming. And while large,...
Why Big Tech Isn't as Green as We Are Led to Believe Facebook turned a lot of heads when it claimed its global operations centre would reach its 100% renewable energy goal this year. Equally impressive are Amazon, Microsoft and Google, all of whom have pledged to transition to 100%...
Internet and server technology continues to advance at a pretty brisk pace. We can do things online today that we never dreamed of when the public internet was first born. Still, technology is only part of the equation. We can never truly erase the human element for the simple fact...
You’ve probably heard it before – “Every company these days is an IT company” – and to a certain extent, that’s true. The proliferation of IT has meant that virtually every company is reliant on technology to remain successful. This expansion of computing technology also means a growth in the...
Human error remains the single biggest risk in a data centre environment. It still accounts for a large proportion of outages across the globe, the majority of which can be preventable. A recent survey from Uptime Institute shows that outages are increasing and are becoming more frequent and even more...
DCME GOES VIRTUAL Conference Programme Kindly supported by CNet Training Day One – Tuesday 6th October Please note that all timings and sessions are subject to amendment 09.15    Welcome and opening remarks Caroline Hitchins, Owner & Founder, DATACENTRE.ME Mark Smith, Director, RED ══════════════════ 09.30 – 10.00 From real estate to connected data...
Even as society slowly starts returning to something vaguely resembling normality, it’s probable that data centres will have to accept social distancing, restricted site access, and other safety precautions for the foreseeable future. In such uncertain times, the ability to remotely monitor critical infrastructure such as the UPSs that work...
  The Internet of Things (IOT) is showing no signs of slowing down. By constantly evolving and improving technology, one challenge businesses face is how to keep up. When looking at the data centre industry, a new technology that is set to improve services and successfully prevent downtime, is sensors....

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