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What we’ve been reading in the news this week - 21-25 September, 2015

What we’ve been reading in the news this week - 21-25 September, 2015

Date: 21st September 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.

Global data center power market growing at over 10 percent annually - Sep 21 via @dcdnews
A new report from Research and Markets says that the energy consumption rate of data centers is rising due to their rapid international expansion.

Full steam ahead for University of York’s £16m development - Sep 21 via @BusinessDesk_YK

The University of York's £16m development is now set to begin as construction firm Interserve is appointed to the Heslington West site. 

How to reduce risk in data center design and maintenance - Sep 21 via @GCNTech
For the data center industry specifically, traditional resiliency and redundancy standards, such as those developed by the Telecommunications Industry Association, have given facility builders and operations a foundational process for evaluating risk.

Rackspace plans new Reno datacentre - Sep 22 via @datacentresnews
The Texas based managed cloud hosting company, Rackspace – provides cloud services to more than 300,000 clients in over 120 countries worldwide - is set to expand its datacentre portfolio by building a new such facility in Reno in Nevada.

2 Sisters to invest £38m in Sheffield - Sep 23 via @insideryorks
Food production giant 2 Sisters plans to invest £55m in its ready meals division which will secure hundreds of jobs across the UK. 

Study Finds Most Corporate Networks are Outdated - Sep 24 via @datacenter
After examining 52,000 networking devices at more than 200 organizations in North America, Softchoice found that 60 percent of businesses currently use end-of-support devices in their networks.

Station masterpiece - Sep 25 via @AtkinsGlobal
Technical excellence, flexibility and a collaborative approach were all crucial requirements for the Atkins design team as they engineered the award-winning Birmingham New Street Station.

Osborne opens bids for £11.8bn HS2 contracts - Sep 25 via @insideryorks
The government has opened bidding for £11.8bn worth of contracts to propel the development of its High Speed Rail 2 (HS2) project, which could slash travel times between London, the Midlands and the North of England.


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