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Hylan wins bid for DataGryd's MegaSuite 6 project
After a stringent evaluation process, Hylan won the contract for Lower Manhattan’s largest new data center currently underway.
How Renesas aims to simplify building automation
“With the trend toward energy efficiency and green design of commercial buildings, the challenge of renovating existing facilities is growing."
Interview: Next steps needed in data centre energy efficiency
SPIE UK's Peter Westwood shares what needs to be done to make the vision of a data-driven world more sustainable.
Interview: Emerging trends for a sustainable data centre industry
SPIE UK's Peter Westwood discusses the various technologies emerging both now and in the future to boost energy efficiency among data centres.
Blockchain companies revolutionise electric power
Blockchain may be the ‘missing link’ that could transform the electric power industry and leave traditional business models in the dust.
Lynx and Teledyne e2v reduce time & risk for safety certifiable PowerPC system development
The new development platform is designed to reduce risk and time needed to certify safety-critical power applications.
Eaton unveils new power distribution partner programme
The company has also appointed Mark Anning as the power distribution A/NZ channel manager.
Opinion: Modern day back-UPS technology explained
Technology has become incredibly prominent in our lives, making the need for power sources that don’t falter a universal requirement.
Stirling University opts with APT for data centre upgrade
After converging the campus' IT infrastructure from three data centres to two, the University of Stirling looked into a power upgrade.
Vertiv launches new UPS solution for Asia & A/NZ markets
Vertiv has bumped up its uninterruptable power supply (UPS) portfolio with a new addition to the family: The Liebert EXS.
Optimising data centre energy efficiency in a world of renewables
Eaton East Asia VP of sales says the move to renewable energy is encouraging, however change is required to combat its volatile nature.
Opinion: 5 data center ideas that would never have been imagined 50 years ago
If you could go back in time, how would you possibly explain modern data center concepts to a late-1960s “data processing programmer”?
Vertiv extends partnership with Russian data centre IXcellerate
The relationship between the companies has extended for more than five years,with Vertiv gaining more input over time.
NAB apologises after nationwide systems outage
The bank experienced major connectivity issues leaving many customers unable to access their money.
Angel Trains spreads bare its data centre infrastructure
Angel Trains, a British-based train leasing company, has revealed what's under the hood in its complex IT operation.
Vertiv releases new uninterruptible power supply for edge applications
"Customers now need solutions that are able to operate even when exposed to harsh elements.”
Does the chemistry of a lithium-ion battery dictate how safe it is?
The chemistry has a substantial impact on the various performance characteristics of a battery, not just on its safety.
VisIC Technologies partners with TSMC to offer power device solutions
VisIC is sampling the industry's first 1200V GaN modules and is announcing a major manufacturing partnership with TSMC.
CASE STUDY: Major Dutch data centre company upgrades UPS systems
After 18 years TCN Data Hotels decided it was time to replace their UPS system with an intensive vetting process of the major suppliers.
Schneider Electric forms green partnership with logistics company
Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure Power Monitoring Expert will be implemented to improve energy efficiency and sustainability.
Vertiv discusses how to optimise UPS performance in modern data centres
Hundreds of questions surround the power supply of data centres - Vertiv attempts to answer them in an upcoming webinar.
Should you convert your 3 Phase UPS to Lithium Ion (Li-ion) Batteries?
Li-ion batteries for UPS systems come standard with an integrated BMS that provides a clear picture of battery runtime and health.
Interview: CyberPower talks Kiwi growth, opportunities and reseller profit
Ingram Micro NZ has signed a direct distribution deal with CyberPower as the vendor ramps up its presence here and eyes 20-25% local growth.
Development, profitability key for new Kiwi APC by Schneider Electric program
APC by Schneider Electric says it is upping the focus on development, profitability and support for channel with its new local partner program.