Taking the heat out of fire suppression

Are you confident that your fire suppression is all in good order?  Ask this of most data centre managers and the answer will be a confident “yes”.  Every responsible DC manager will conduct regular tests of their fire suppression system including cylinder levels and pressure checks, alerts and sensor tests.  Outside of this, they should […]

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Wireless DCIM makes more sense than you might think…

When it comes to data centre infrastructure management, it is an area that causes stress for many of the data centre managers that meet.  One of the challenges is that DCIM is an umbrella term that covers a lot of areas from asset management to environment controls, and depending on the complexity of your infrastructure […]

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Is your electrical testing up to date?

Things are never quiet in the world of data centres – there is always something that needs doing.  Over the last 12 months keeping the data centre running and making sure it can serve everyone’s needs when working remotely has been a major focus of attention. What we do need to be careful of though, […]

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Nano data centres: The DC you need may be closer than you think…

When you think of a data centre, what do you think of?  A room, the gentle hum of servers, amazing structured cabling, and aisles of satisfying blinking LEDs?  It is easy to get trapped into the DC mindset.  The mindset that a data centre is BIG, powerful and almost like your castle.  Of course, the […]

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