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What we’ve been reading in the news this week - 10-14 August, 2015

What we’ve been reading in the news this week - 10-14 August, 2015

Date: 11th August 2015  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Industry News

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It’s been another busy week for us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and the web. Below we’ve highlighted some of the articles that have caught our eye.

Top 10 Data Center Stories, July 2015 - 10 August via @datacenter
Here’s a recap of the 10 most popular stories that ran on Data Center Knowledge in July.

Critics propose adding water use to PUE - August 10 via @dcdnews
Green Grid members will be asking the industry group to change its veteran data center efficiency metric PUE, to include water use. The proposal’s backers say this will make PUE fairer on data centers in different climates.

2,000 Cabinet Expansion For Equinix’s Singapore Data Centre - August 11 via @TechWeekEurope
Equinix’s SG3 data centre goes into phase two as firm highlights importance of bringing region complete connectivity.

Contractors welcome moves toward first global refrigeration competence standards - August 11 via @RACMagazine
Paris agreement to work towards Refrigerant Driving Licence will set minimum engineer standards around the world.

The impact of the Internet on controls protocols - August 11 via @MBS_Magazine
Steve Harrison of the Building Controls Industry Association considers how the Internet will impact on building controls and the implications for designers and end-users, with the help of members of the BCIA.

Interxion to build new Dusseldorf datacentre - August 12 via @datacentresnews
The European datacentre company, Interxion has announced that in response to continued customer demand, the company will build its second data centre in Dusseldorf ("DUS2"), its twelfth datacentre in Germany.

Energy Efficiency in the Data Center: More than Just a Numbers Game - August 13 via @ITBusinessEdge
Everyone wants to do more with less. In the data center, this means increasing the data load while reducing hardware, infrastructure, management and power consumption.

Xercise4Less set to open £1m Bradford city centre gym - August 13 via @BdailyYorkshire
Yorkshire-based budget gym operator, Xercise4Less, is set to open a brand new Bradford club at the end of this month.

Power problems are the biggest cause of IT outages - August 14 via @DCDnews
Over a quarter of businesses IT outages in the UK stem from unreliable power supplies, according to research into the country’s disaster recovery history.

Prepping Your Data Center for the Internet of Things - August 14 via @datacenter
By now, most IT professionals and CIOs are aware of the astounding statistics surrounding the Internet of Things (IoT), especially as it relates to the amount of data being collected by the growing network of connected devices. In fact, according to Cisco, there will be well over 50 billion connected devices by 2020.

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