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Vertiv unveils new modular data centre product lines

Prefabricated containerised data centres and weatherproof power modules now available in EMEA Vertiv has unveiled two new product families for its modular data centre offering. SmartMod is a prefabricated containerised data centre customisable for customers’ power, electrical, and cooling systems. SmartMod can also be purchased with custom IT load capacities of up to twelve 600mm or… Read the full article


Meeting Stulz at Data Centre World 2018

Stulz has developed since its formation from a producer of kitchen appliances to a total data centre design and build provider, with a specialism in cooling. We met the team at Data Centre World 2018 earlier this year to go through the Stulz approach and find out what sets them apart from the competition.


Equinix continues Asia expansion with first South Korean facility

Carrier-neutral data centre will provide interconnection and colocation services to local business and help global customers expand into South Korea Equinix has unveiled plans for a new International Business Exchange (IBX) data centre in Seoul, which marks the firm’s first entry into the South Korean market. The new centre – dubbed SL1 – will provide 18,000… Read the full article


Modular reasoning: why DC standardisation makes sense
Data centre builds will increasingly comprise standardised, modular building blocks configured to address special power and thermal requirements Much like snowflakes, no two data centres are identical. Although they may be home to similar IT equipment, the business needs of the owners and operators of the equipment along with legal requirements, financial considerations and business... Read the full article

Tackling the data centre skills gap
The data centre industry needs to promote the education of their staff, move away from a small niche of specialists, and promote cross-disciplinary working through knowledge, writes Robert Tozer The data centre skills gap refers to both the knowledge gap (lack of training and experience) and the numbers gap (lack of people to fill positions).... Read the full article