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UPS energy storage options: One technology does not fit all
There is only one area of universal agreement regarding UPS systems in data centres – you most likely need one. How that solution looks, however, can vary from data centre to data centre. There is no real agreement as to what works best because there is no one answer. The good news is that there... Read More

BA to sue CBRE over data centre outage tragedy

British Airways is taking property specialist CBRE to court over last year’s data centre failure which cost the airline almost £60 million  The outage plunged Gatwick and Heathrow’s busy bank holiday schedule into chaos when 672 flights had to be cancelled leaving thousands of passengers stranded. According to the Mail on Sunday, BA is suing CBRE in London’s High… Read More


UK data centres failing to meet C-suite requirements research reveals

According to research released by Volta Data Centres, data loss and downtime are putting hybrid and edge computing strategies at risk. The research reveals that 56% of IT decision makers have experienced downtime over the past six months and 46% have experienced data loss in the last 12 months. The average downtime was 3h 45minutes… Read More


Vertiv and Upside partner to create value streams from UPS

Data centre hardware and service provider Vertiv has partnered with smart energy platform Upside Energy to allow UPS owners to sell surplus energy to the grid and cut energy costs The primary function of uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) is to provide emergency back up power for users’ data centres and uptake has been swift by businesses… Read More


Which is the best UPS bypass for a data centre?

In this video, Jason Yates, Technical Services Manager at power management specialist Riello UPS, explores the two main methods of transferring to UPS bypass and advises data centre managers how to choose which one to use. Uninterrupted electricity is vital to the success of modern data centres, where even minimal disruptions to a clean and… Read More



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