Wireless monitoring does it really work in Data Centres?

By | 2017-06-23T15:20:41+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Power & Environmental, Product Updates|

Can a wireless monitoring system really work in a data centre environment? Can wireless monitoring provide a reliable and secure way to monitor power and environmental conditions within a data centre or other IT environment? With so many systems communicating across the airways is it possible to add wireless monitoring without polluting data? In a [...]

Sealing gaps under IT racks, how important is it?

By | 2017-06-16T17:00:41+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Airflow & Cooling|

There have been various studies into the importance of sealing cable openings within the raised floor to reduce bypass airflow, along with studies into sealing gaps in IT racks to prevent hot air recirculation. But what about sealing gaps under IT racks? Now Upsite Technologies has produced a technical report into an area that is [...]

EDP Europe Expand Cabling Product Range with the Introduction of Fujikura and Softing (Psiber) Products

By | 2017-06-01T13:05:45+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Cabling Infrastructure, Company Updates, Product Updates|

EDP Europe Limited announces the expansion of its network cabling product range with the addition of products from Fujikura and Softing (Psiber). In a growing market for EDP Europe we are delighted to now be able to offer a range of fusion splicers and fibre cleavers from Fujikura along with cable testing equipment from Softing [...]

Major financial institution adopts RackANGEL rack security solution

By | 2017-05-05T10:14:28+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Company Updates, Security|

With tightening regulatory and compliance requirements affecting information security, the need for better physical security to protect IT assets stored in data centre 19” racks has never been more important. These were just part of the challenges being faced by a major financial institution looking to improve the security of their server racks housed within [...]

Improve Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) Through Optimising Cooling

By | 2017-05-05T10:16:59+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Airflow & Cooling, Power & Environmental|

How optimised cooling can improve Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) Ways to improve Power Usage Effectiveness or PUE as it has become better known as has become an important target for most Data Centre Managers in recent years. Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) is a popular metric by which a data centre can measure how efficiently it [...]

Who’s Responsible for Airflow Management in Co-location Data Centres?

By | 2017-05-05T10:31:48+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Airflow & Cooling|

There was an interesting article published on the Data Center Knowledge website, a leading online source for daily news and analysis about the data centre industry, relating to who’s responsible for airflow management in co-location centres? The piece was authored by Lars Strong a leading U.S. expert on airflow management and Senior Engineer and Company [...]

Packet Power launch new Ethernet Gateway and Hubs

By | 2017-05-05T11:35:41+00:00 December 16th, 2016|Power & Environmental, Product Updates|

The Packet Power wireless power and environmental monitoring solution, which utilises a self-forming mesh network, has recently been enhanced with the introduction of a new Ethernet Gateway, along with Hubs that enable the connection of third party monitoring devices. The Ethernet Gateway provides the central connecting point for the Packet Power system. As power and [...]

Protect IT Cabinets Through IP-based Intelligent Security

By | 2017-05-05T10:35:00+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Security|

How the latest IP-based intelligent security systems protect IT cabinets With the ever increasing demand on data security and protection we explore how utilising the latest IP-based intelligent security systems protect IT cabinets and why they are a necessary requirement in today’s IT environments. With regional, national, and enterprise level compliance mandates driving greater levels [...]

MID Approved Pay per Hour Power Metering Now Available From EDP Europe

By | 2017-05-05T11:42:10+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Power & Environmental, Product Updates|

Changes in EU legislation regarding energy billing meters, means that from October 2016 any new billing power metering system must be MID approved. Until now if you are a residential, commercial, industrial landlord or property manager having a UK National approved meter was sufficient. If these are currently still installed and measuring accurately they can [...]

Aisle Containment Systems Aid Airflow Optimisation

By | 2017-05-05T15:45:19+00:00 September 30th, 2016|Airflow & Cooling|

EDP Europe explore how aisle containment systems help optimise airflow with data centres in the latest issue of Networks Europe Aisle Containment systems create a physical barrier that prevents the mixing of hot and cold air within a computer room or data centre hall. This is achieved by either enclosing the cold aisle which feeds [...]