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Sustainability
Data centres are beginning to support the electric grid and help boost global renewable energy
Research shows data centre operators will deploy UPS to interact with the electric grid and support important energy-management initiatives within the next four years.
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Vertiv
Tech consortium to lead low-carbon fuel cell development for data centres
Vertiv has announced the Clean Hydrogen Partnership will provide €2.5 million to help fund a project developing low-carbon fuel cells to power data centres. 
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Uninterruptible Power Supply / UPS
Vertiv introduces lithium-ion batteries to UPS range
The options are available for the Vertiv Edge line-interactive UPS family and provide benefits over traditional lead acid batteries.
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Partner awards
Vertiv celebrates A/NZ mechanical & electrical channel partner success through 'turbulent' 2020
“Data centres have been the pipes in this digital revolution, and concurrently we’ve seen our M&E business double in size over the last three years."
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Cloud
ABB to supply UPS to Indonesia's IndoKeppel Data Center 1 campus
ABB and partner PT Vektordaya Mekatrik will provide the PowerWave 33 energy efficient UPS to the data center (IKDC1).
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Power Utility Market
Stonewood Group merges DataGuard & RCR as 'future energy' powerhouse
DataGuard specialises in providing uninterruptible power supply (UPS) hardware to data centres, while RCR provides ventilation, cooling, heating, electrical and building management systems.
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Power / Energy
Hyperscalers & colocation fuel data center power market growth
The data center power market could be worth up to US$15 billion by 2026, driven by a boom in the creation of hyperscale data centers.
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Partner Programme
Vertiv revamps partner programme, portal
The portal adds a gamification approach that allows users to progress up status tiers and access greater sales and marketing support.
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Edge Computing
Vertiv launches new range of UPS equipment for edge & branch offices
The Liebert GXT RT+ range is available from 1 to 3kVA, offering power outage protection that is less expensive than other Liebert GXT models. 
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Cloud
Vertiv announces expansion to key data centre
New investments will further enhance uninterruptible power supply testing capabilities for Vertiv customers worldwide.
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Transparency Market Research
UPS market continues to grow due to need for hardware uptime
Transparency Market Research (TMR) predicts that the global UPS market will grow at a respectable CAGR of 7.8% over the period between 2018 and 2026.
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Wireless
Spark recalls power back-up kit for wireless landline phones
Although Spark says it is not aware of any fire incidents or harm caused as a result of the defects, the company is recalling all devices immediately.
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Cloud
Vertiv chooses CSL as supplier of UPS products in NZ
Vertiv has appointed Cuthbert Stewart as its New Zealand distributor for Vertiv Liebert Uninterruptable Power Supplies (UPS) for the local wholesale electrical, industrial, and utilities sectors.
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Edge Computing
Eaton brings first lithium-ion UPS to A/NZ
Designed for distributed IT and edge computing, the UPS offers increased network security and battery life, and remote management capabilities.
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Battery usage
Vertiv Asia launches flagship battery cabinet for data center UPS
The Vertiv HPL battery cabinet is ready to use with most current and legacy three-phase UPS system, marking the first of Vertiv’s offerings with the company’s own battery management system.
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Power / Energy
Vertiv unveils new solution to drastically curb DC energy costs
The company asserts implementing the new UPS solution could save over US$230,000 in energy costs over five years.
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Edge Computing
Schneider Electric caters to the edge with new UPS solution
“Our newest UPS strikes the right balance for edge and cloud customers who need innovative solutions that are easy to deploy in this hybrid ecosystem."
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Schneider Electric
Opinion: 5 aspects to understand about UPS battery backup
Schneider Electric's Atin Chhabra discusses the ins and outs of UPS battery backup and what to consider when implementing.
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Sustainability
Green UPS gives resellers sustainable advantage
At a time when sustainability and cutting back on emissions are high on the agenda for most end users, selling a ‘green’ UPS has to be a competitive advantage for resellers.
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Business Continuity
Choosing secure power infrastructure for a modern business
If the power stops, so does the business. Longer reserve power run times are necessary for converged data networks.