Virtualisation is now a key component in many of our data centres. It uses software to simulate the existence of hardware and create a virtual computer system. Doing this allows you to run more than one virtual system – and multiple operating systems and applications -- on a single server. This can provide economies of scale and greater efficiency. We like this infographic outlining the top five reasons why you can't afford not to virtualise.Read more
The Galaxy VM three-phase UPS from APC by Schneider Electric balances availability and efﬁciency with three modes of efﬁciency for data centres and industrial applications.
The UPS employs the ECOnversion mode, which is a setting that provides 99% efﬁciency. This setting offers higher cost savings and reduced risk while retaining the power conditioning of double conversion.Read more
Around the world, numerous big brands have disappeared over the last few years, while others have fallen from market domination to also-rans, seemingly overnight. If we discount major accidents and Enron-style falls from grace, there are two main reasons. Firstly, the market ceases to exist or shrinks drastically (think Kodak’s consumer photography business), or second, a new or smaller player substantially disrupts the marketRead more