LIGHT FOR DATA CENTRES – Lighting solutions for your Mission Critical facility

Data Centres are evolving with Developers constantly pushing boundaries, looking at new ways to innovate technology and services within a virtual world. Zumtobel Group and Zumtobel brand share these core values. Innovation is the key driver for our products, technologies, services and business processes, Zumtobel’s strength is born from our unrelenting commitment to industry leading… Read more »

How the colour of your racking can cut your energy costs

Graeme Shaw, Technical Application Manager at Zumtobel Lighting looks at the relationship between light, colour and energy resource within a data centre application and the direct impact this can have on reducing energy consumption in Data Centres. For data centre operators, energy efficiency is the primary objective, as any specifier working on a mission critical… Read more »

New research highlights resilience risk among European data centres

700 data centre consultants covering seven European countries surveyed More than half expressing at least some concern about their local energy grid 60% claim grid limitation are among main causes of power outages 40.5% believe first generation infrastructure designs cannot meet temperature control demands Solar (70.4%) and wind (65.4%) among renewable energy being adopted 60%… Read more »

Efficient Operation of Data Center Energy Storage Utilizing Pure Lead

Understanding the comparative differences in “pure” lead technologies of lead-acid batteries can allow operators to optimize performance and reduce costs in UPS systems – even with increased ambient temperatures in the facility. Learn how pure lead goes beyond the grid. To view the full article, click here  

The Smart Box

To increase the value of the IST commissioning tests using the rack-mounted load banks 7 kW, RENTALOAD developed and add in its accessory list new smart boxes :  ATS – External Automatic Transfer Switch. Discover all these features in this article. To view the full article, click here

Connecting Ireland’s Data Centre sector – Trina Orpen

We have seen continuous growth in the Irish data centre sector in recent years and we can only expect further progress in the sector in years to come as our lives shift further online. The covid-19 pandemic has shown us the importance of data storage in powering our digital economy. As more of us have… Read more »

Are you wasting 30% of your Data Centre energy bill?

Probably yes if your energy consuming equipment is over five years old. Vivid Edge can deliver your upgrade as a service, you treat as an operating expense. Save energy, cut costs, improve your PUE. No capital required. To read the full article, click here