Comparing IEC 61850 vs. Traditional Monitoring, Protection and Control Solutions in Large Data Centers

Credit to Author: Julien Moreau| Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 12:00:00 +0000

As big data centers (>10MW of IT) continuously investigate how to optimize cost, simplify operations and develop continuity of services, the IEC 61850 Global communication standard has been studied and… Read more »

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A Framework for Achieving Sustainability in Data Centers

Credit to Author: Kevin Brown| Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 12:00:00 +0000

It’s becoming clear that our industry will need to take a strong position on sustainability. A recent 451 Research report surveyed 800+ data center providers worldwide and discovered the majority… Read more »

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Three Common Mistakes in Data Center Design Planning and How to Avoid Them

Credit to Author: Patrick Donovan| Date: Tue, 02 Mar 2021 15:00:00 +0000

Designing and building a new data center that aims to be sustainable and efficient – particularly without having to compromise on availability (uptime) performance – is a challenging process fraught… Read more »

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Overcoming the next set of challenges for data centre construction

Credit to Author: Matthew Baynes| Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 12:59:53 +0000

Throughout 2020, the data centre sector has played a crucial role in supporting business and mission critical applications across many sectors. Indeed many vendors, construction organisations and operators within the… Read more »

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Making the Next Generation of Data Centers More Sustainable

Credit to Author: Nick Vaney| Date: Tue, 08 Dec 2020 16:45:00 +0000

Major social and business trends are emerging and they have the capacity to alter the way that hyperscale and colocation data center facilities are designed. That is my big takeaway… Read more »

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Hyperscale Data Center Design for an On-site, Self-generation Solution Using Natural Gas Engine

Credit to Author: Wedian Youssef| Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 13:00:00 +0000

One of the main challenges hyperscale data centers face is power capacity shortages, as well as the need to reduce their environmental footprint. Gas power generation is one alternative for… Read more »

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Applying Natural Gas Engine Generators to Hyperscale Data Centers

Credit to Author: Guest Blogger| Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2020 16:56:00 +0000

Modern data centers have grown to become as large as industrial-scale facilities. More often than not they’re perceived and treated as such by the authorities, as well as by the… Read more »

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How a Swedish Colocation Provider Built a Climate-Positive Data Center

Credit to Author: Mikael Svanfeldt| Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 14:30:00 +0000

As the Chief Technology Officer of the Swedish-based colocation provider,  EcoDataCenter, my team and I have been focused on becoming one of the most sustainable data center facilities in the… Read more »

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