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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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Sustainability
NUS, NTU & Facebook explore cooling solutions for tropical data centers
The Sustainable Tropical Data Centre Testbed (STDCT), located in the NUS Kent Ridge campus, will serve as a research point and innovation hub for academia and industry. 
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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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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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Electricity
Panduit joins ETIM International to standardise product management
Panduit states that its move to the ETIM data model is supported in data centers, enterprise, and industrial product groups.
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Data Centre Cooling
Manage what you measure with clarity
Data center management solutions enable facilities and IT professionals to intelligently reduce energy consumption
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DCIM
Sunbird Software releases latest DCIM software
dcTrack is able to perform battery runtime calculations based on detailed battery specifications and the present plant load.
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Cybersecurity
Interview: ManageEngine's VP says legacy remote solutions aren't cutting it
Techday spoke with ManageEngine vice president Rajesh Ganesan on the company’s solutions to the rapid changes and issues facing workforces around the globe as millions upon millions pack up their offices and work from home.
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Facebook
Mines, underwater, outer space - the weirdest data centers on Earth and beyond
Demand for data is exploding, and data center leaders are getting creative in building new facilities. Here are the most unusual locations for data centers around the world.
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Forbes
Data centers are not keeping up with needs - survey
Just 29% of data center decision-makers say their current facilities are meeting their needs, and only 6% say their data centers are updated ahead of their needs. 
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Data center maintenance
ProLabs announces suite to bolster 400G migration
The move comes as the digital transformation towards 400G is becoming more necessary given its ability to revolutionise industry operations.
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NBN
TasmaNet sells Hobart data centre to DXN
TasmaNet will transition to become a wholesale data centre provider for DXN.
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Data Centre Cooling
Data center cooling maintenance crucial to avoiding a meltdown
The hottest days of the year and the meltdowns that go with them can have catastrophic effects for those managing data centers.
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Compliance
Lessons learned from running the world’s largest data centers
In terms of competency, the main issue is that most companies have expertise that lies in areas other than managing data centers.
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Data center management
Data centre cures
Data centre managers often struggle to get a clear picture of their facility’s capacity, energy usage or availability.