New research highlights resilience risk among European data centres

. • 700 data centre consultants covering seven European countries surveyed • More than half expressing at least some concern about their local energy grid • 60% claim grid limitation are among main causes of power outages • 40.5% believe first generation infrastructure designs cannot meet temperature control demands • Solar (70.4%) and wind (65.4%) Read more about New research highlights resilience risk among European data centres[…]

5 Reasons why Lithium Ion Batteries are best for Data Centres

Lithium ion is far superior to lead acid as a battery chemistry for data centre applications because it delivers higher performance and a more reliable power supply, says temporary power solutions specialist Aggreko. Uninterruptable power supply (UPS) batteries are useful means of ensuring power to a data centre is constant and unfluctuating, on top of Read more about 5 Reasons why Lithium Ion Batteries are best for Data Centres[…]

What role can equipment hire play amid data centre supply chain dilemma?

According to the Institute for Supply Management, 57% of companies have noted longer lead times for tier one China-sourced components, with average lead times more than doubling compared to the end of 2019. With supply chain issues being reported across the global data centre market, Aggreko is reminding data centre providers and operators to consider Read more about What role can equipment hire play amid data centre supply chain dilemma?[…]

Data centres must prepare for summer as 2019 confirmed as hottest ever year in Europe

As data centres continue to see an unprecedented increase in demand – due to more people working from home – added pressure is being placed on critical infrastructure within facilities, according to leading temporary solution provider Aggreko. However, the forthcoming rise in temperature – as seen across Europe during the Easter weekend – must also Read more about Data centres must prepare for summer as 2019 confirmed as hottest ever year in Europe[…]