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What we’ve been reading in the news this week - 6-10 July, 2015

What we’ve been reading in the news this week - 6-10 July, 2015

Date: 08th July 2015  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Industry News

Airedale Air Conditioning, Leeds, UK, July 2015

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.


Yorkshire wind farm project secured by Siemens - July 6 via @insideryorks
Siemens has secured a contract to work on what will be the largest wind farm in the world and will use its Hull facility to make the turbines for the project.

EPA approves low GWP HFCs - July 6 via @CoolingPost
The EPA has announced that low GWP alternative refrigerants R450A, R448A, R513A and R449A are to be approved for more uses.

Survey: Enterprises Plan to Spend More on Data Centers - July 6 via @datacenter
Despite the popular belief that cloud services are well on their way to replacing enterprise data centers, most mid-size and large businesses are planning to increase spending on their mission-critical facilities in the near future.

Salesforce announces German datacentre opening in August - July 6 via @datacentresnews
The global CRM provider Salesforce has announced that its Germany-based European datacentre will open in August 2015 to aid German and other European customers.

Worldwide Cloud IT Infrastructure Spending Forecast to Grow 26% Year Over Year in 2015 - July 7 via @IDC
According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, total cloud IT infrastructure spending (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) will grow by 26.4% in 2015 and will reach $33.4 billion, accounting for a third of all IT infrastructure spending, up from 28.1% in 2014.

The containers that went to war - July 7 via @dcdnews
Building data centers that can be parachuted into a war zone has some wider benefits.

Green datacentres to reach £140 billion by 2022 - July 7 via @datacentresnews
The global market for green data centres is forecast to reach £140 billion by 2022, according to a new report by Transparency Market Research.

Facebook starts work on $1bn Fort Worth site - July 8 via @DCDnews
Work starts today on a $1bn data center campus in Fort Worth, now confirmed as belonging to Facebook.

Report calls for energy efficiency to be a national infrastructure priority - July 8 via @FMJtoday
The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) has responded to a new report from the Aldersgate Group on the business case for a low carbon economy, which calls on government to make energy efficiency a national infrastructure priority.

Leeds College of Building opens £17m city centre facility - July 9 via @bdaily

Work has finally been completed on Leeds College of Building’s brand new state of the art £17m education and training facility in Leeds city centre. Covering 8,000 sq m’s, the new building has achieved a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating and occupies a prominent position close to Leeds city centre on Cudbear Street and Black Bull Street.  

World Cup boost for Qatari ac - July 9 via @CoolingPost
Currently the subject of some controversy, but the 2022 football World Cup could provide a 13.42% boost to the GCC air conditioner market.

Two Thirds Of Firms Think Storage Cost Is Biggest Data Centre Problem - July 9 via @TechWeekEurope
Despite the ever decreasing cost of storage, a majority of firms reckon price is still their major data centre storage pain point.

PlanNet21 expands with new data center in Dublin - July 10 via @dcdnews
Irish converged networking specialist PlanNet21 is set to open a 10,000 square feet data center in Dublin with a focus on disaster recovery services.

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