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How to Maximize Revenues from Your Data Center Energy Storage System with Grid Interactive UPS

The power generation industry is undergoing a dramatic change as renewable sources, distributed generation, decarbonization and demand increases are transforming traditional sources of energy. The reduced inertia present in the grid, due to the decommissioning of large power plants and the intermittency of renewables, poses significant challenges to its stability. As a result, frequency variations caused by momentary imbalances are higher… Read more »

Fitting out a Future-Ready White Space

As our world digitizes, the data center industry has experienced unprecedented growth, putting pressure on owners to “future-ready” their white space. The necessity for increased use of digital technologies to support new ways of working, communicating and doing business has greatly increased our day-to-day and even minute-to-minute reliance on data centers. Click here to view… Read more »

Why Energy Strategy is Key to Data Centre Growth

Data Centres continue to cut emissions while enabling grid innovation. The global pandemic and resulting lockdown have brought society’s growing dependence on data into sharp focus. Whether due to remote working or home entertainment, the increase in video streaming alone caused a 40% surge in data between February and April 2020. Even before lockdown, our… Read more »

4 Considerations for Data Centres Security Fencing

When it comes to specifying a security fence for your data centre, it is important to take a number of things into consideration, such as budget, location and perceived threat. However, there are a number of things specifiers don’t think about and simply overlook, often at the expense of the customer. Such things may cause… Read more »

Connector selection can improve energy efficiency by up to 50%

HARTING connectors can improve your power usage efficiency (PUE) through minimising the power lost in your connections. Learn how! The worldwide data centre market is experiencing explosive growth year over year. The last few years especially have accelerated society’s reliance on tasks that require a data centre. With this growth in data centre usage, the… Read more »

The devil is in the detail when it comes to de-risking data centres

Sharp Group adopts a forensic approach to protecting the sector. In addition to the physical risks posed to staff, a spark in one of the technological tinder boxes that make the digital world tick can disrupt the lives and livelihoods of millions. Increasingly relied on to support essential business, economic and social activities, data centre… Read more »

Disinformation casts dark clouds over cloud providers

Defending data from malicious intent is a battle predominantly fought in the digital domain, with cyber security a key concern for those tasked with safeguarding information on behalf of businesses and individuals. However, societal unrest caused by COVID-19 – a respiratory rather than computer-carried virus – has served as a stark reminder of the need… Read more »


WHY CLIENT COMFORT IS KEY TO SETTING YOUR COLO APART FROM THE CROWD In a thriving market it is the flourishes afforded to customers that set a company apart from its competitors. Take, for example, serviced offices. Landlords delivering only the basics may maximise their profits in the short-term but are near certain to oversee… Read more »


Jeff Safovich, Head of Product and Innovation at Automated Infrastructure Specialist RiT Tech, on why Integration – not Isolation – is Integral to Data Centre Optimisation. While it may sound a contradiction in terms, there are two distinct – and often adversarial – mindsets when it comes to the concept of technological interoperability. Certainly in… Read more »

Secure plug-in connections for modular battery storage in data centres

It is crucial to have constant energy available to supply electrical equipment in data centres. Modular battery storage systems often support the emergency power supply for this critical equipment. These consist of several storage cabinets modularly combined and containing storage units in the form of drawers inside. With the Han S® series, HARTING offers secure… Read more »