Whether it’s motivated by financial or environmental concerns, energy efficiency is now a top concern. Although energy management is becoming easier with the development of smart buildings, many existing, ageing premises are in need of transformation.
Mark Warburton, Technical Director, Ivory Egg says “As energy costs continue to rise, so has society’s agenda to be more careful in terms of tangible energy use and wastage.
When Next Generation Data (NGD) began a 100,000 square foot, ground floor expansion of its high security data centre in Newport, it relied on Stulz UK and Transtherm Cooling Industries to deliver a substantial package of temperature management and plant cooling technology.
Nowadays, data centres are vital to the global economy. Almost every digital function in the world is dependent on them from processing customer information, to running e-commerce sites or providing employees with access to cloud computing.
There are a number of key areas for IT and data centre managers to consider when it comes to planning future rack developments.