Data Centre Infrastructure

  • Trends for cloud computing and data centres

    Computing equipment specialist, Rittal has published some interesting predictions for the future of the data centre sector as the industry moves towards greater AI-based monitoring capabilities and the processing of data in real time with edge computing.   

  • University boosts IT efficiency with integrated system

    The United Kingdom’s sixth largest university is upgrading its main data centre using the latest infrastructure equipment and management software. Schneider Electric said it is supplying the equipment to maximise the availability, reliability and efficiency of IT services.

  • US fears may fuel more investment in the UK

    Huawei, the world’s biggest manufacturer of telecoms equipment and second biggest maker of smart phones, has restated its support for the United Kingdom as a key area for investment and future growth in the company’s activities.

  • Vertiv in push for next-generation networks

    In what Vertiv has termed a global vertical partnership aimed to boost telecom access networks in the race towards 5G, the company has been selected to join the Ericsson Energy Alliance, a competitive ecosystem and management interface that aims to increase market share and top-line growth while evolving access networks towards 5G.

  • Virtus opens London’s largest data centre campus

    Virtus Data Centres, one of the UK’s fastest growing data centre providers, has announced that its Stockley Park campus is now live, with the first pre-let customer to go online imminently. Virtus LONDON5 and LONDON6 are the first two data centres to open on the campus, delivering 40MW of IT capacity between them.

  • zColo to launch data centre near London

    Colo, Zayo Group’s colocation subsidiary, is planning to expand its European presence with a data centre in the UK capital. The facility will be located in Feltham about 20 miles from central London and around 11 miles from Slough, the UK’s largest colocation, cloud and interconnection hub. Slough hosts service providers including Equinix, Infinity SDC, VIRTUS Data Centres and the London Internet Exchange (LINX).