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Data center management
Data center infrastructure management – IT’s resource gamechanger?
The premise behind DCIM is to allow organizations to use resources as efficiently as possible.
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Sustainability
Unlocking sustainability potential for data centres
Sustainability is a cause we all must get behind. By supporting and encouraging those in our value chains, we can create a greener future.
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Data center management
Top 6 data center infrastructure management best practices
DCIM isn’t just about keeping documentation up to date all the time; it’s also about monitoring what the documentation represents.
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Cloud migration
Cloud services: Finding the right fit
Not every cloud services model works for every organisation, so it pays to be diligent and find the right fit, writes Hyland country manager for A/NZ Jamie Atherton.
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Cloud
Equinix commits to achieving 100% renewable energy by 2030
The digital infrastructure and data centre company aims to make a 50% absolute reduction in Scope 1 and 2 emissions from a 2019 base year by 2030. 
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Artificial Intelligence
Red Dot Analytics to commercialise AI tech that dramatically improves data centre sustainability
RDA has pioneered an artificial intelligence-driven digital twin solution, also known as a cognitive digital twin, that helps transform data centre operations and management. 
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Data center management
STT GDC starts construction on eighth Singapore data center
STT Defu 3, which will span seven levels and more than 14,500 square metres, will be completed by the third quarter of 2022.
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Interactive
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Interactive?
Interactive is Australia’s largest privately owned IT company, providing cloud and managed services for data centre, business continuity and hardware maintenance.
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Uptime Institute
Colt DCS' Inzai 1 data center receives Uptime Institute Stamp of Approval
By ensuring that management and operations measures are in place, data center downtime is minimized.
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Data center management
Following explosion in demand, global data center market to grow 14% in 2021
“The impact of COVID-19 fundamentally accelerated the concept of ‘mission critical’. Overnight, businesses became even more reliant on the cloud to enable operations, processes and remote collaboration.”
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IT storage
Wistron & Kalray unveil data centre storage appliance
The NVMe-oF-based appliance is designed to increase data centre performance.
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Intel
How memory failure prediction keeps data centers and the digital economy up and running
The data center, now rightly classified by governments worldwide as essential critical infrastructure, has become for business and society what oxygen is for the ultramarathon runner, writes Intel general manager of data center management solutions Jeff Klaus.
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Sustainability
How can active front end drives reduce operating and capital costs for data centres?
Using variable speed drives for cooling can yield significant improvements in data centre energy consumption. But drives can come with their own hidden costs in terms of a potentially adverse effect on the overall power system.
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Digital Realty
Digital Realty's Window to Australia event celebrates Sydney's rise as epicentre for data centres
As the city accounting for 65% of Australia’s financial services activity, Sydney will inevitably be at the centre of the new data centre wave.
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Servers
Raritan launches new data center products to market
Offerings include a new smart rack controller that acts as an environmental monitoring tool.
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Sustainability
Why Southeast Asia is at the forefront of a new wave of sustainable data centers
The APAC region is set to be the biggest market for data centers by 2021, with a total market size to be around US$28 billion by 2024 for colocation data centres, according to a new joint report from Digital Realty and Eco-Business.
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Sustainability
Southeast Asia to be fastest-growing data center region - report
The report reveals the extent to which the region, led by Singapore, has seen exponential growth in data demand in the past few years —mostly a result of rapid expansion of enterprises in the region, driving demand for robust regional IT infrastructure. 
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Microsoft
Microsoft's underwater data center comes up for air
The data center housed 864 servers and cooling system infrastructure in a watertight steel tube that was approximately the size of a shipping container.
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Digital
NEXTDC collaborates with Ciena to better support customers
"Ciena’s DCI platform will enable us to provide the agile foundation our customers need to thrive in a competitive marketplace and COVID-19 environment.”
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Gartner
Cohesity named as Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant
Cohesity believes that it was named as a leader for its approach to modern data management.
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Hyperscale
Huawei foresees bright outlook for hyperscale & large data centers
“Hyperscalers will require much higher power, exerting great pressure on systems. This will push for the adoption of a more standardized, prefabricated, and replicable architecture of future data centers.”
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Power / Energy
Digital Realty scoops Green Lease Leaders award
Green Lease Leaders manage nearly three billion square feet of commercial and government space across North America, representing a huge potential for growth in green leases.  
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Data center management
Colt welcomes Keri Gilder as new CEO
Colt Technology Services CEO Carl Grivner is stepping down from his position after five years with the company, to be replaced by Keri Gilder.
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Open Compute Project
Advanced Energy develops 48v power rack for Open Compute Project
Traditional data center racks use 12-volt power shelves. However, higher performance compute and storage platforms now demand more power, which results in very high current.