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.
Microsoft has sunk a data centre off the coast of Orkney to determine whether deep sea data centres are more energy efficient than land-based ones.
Ongoing safety and performance - and guaranteed business continuity - are vital components of every hard working data centre.