dATA CENTRE NEWS & BLOGS

When is a Backup Not a Backup?
June 5, 2017

When is a Backup Not a Backup?

While generators may seem rugged and robust, they can in fact be rather delicate machines that if not looked after and are well maintained, can not only be an expensive repair, but will jeopardise your uptime just at the time you need it most.        
Internet of Things or End of All Things
January 20, 2017

Internet of Things or End of All Things

As the Internet of Things grows ever bigger, so too does the threat it poses to already strained cyber security forces worldwide, with numerous DDoS attacks harnessing these connected devices, what does it mean for the future? 
Energy Efficiency & Return on Investment
November 11, 2016

Energy Efficiency & Return on Investment

A discussion concerning energy efficiency and return on investment when considering new systems for your data centre or server room, and why you need to be careful to ensure you get the right long term deal.
The Importance of Using Industry Tradesmen
November 9, 2016

The Importance of Using Industry Tradesmen

A data centre is a delicate and highly sensitive environment and needs specialist experience when working or installing systems so as to not upset the natural balance. So when we see bad workmanship it makes us wonder how that something like that was ever allowed to happen. 
The Cloud: Future or Fallacy
August 31, 2016

The Cloud: Future or Fallacy

A discussion comparing the costs and benefits or cloud storage versus your own in house data centre, including calculations to help you work out your own data centre running costs. You may be surprised by the results.

Innovative Data Centre Cooling
August 11, 2016

Innovative Data Centre Cooling

Data centres generate an awful lot of heat, so much so that without any cooling the heat generated by the servers would destroy the components within four minutes. It is for this reason that there is a lot of research into different and more efficient methods of data centre cooling, and we’ll be looking at a few of the most promising and effective.