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Grab a coffee and take a few minutes out of your hectic day to read our data centre news. Our blogs are designed to educate, inform and share industry related topics. We hope you enjoy reading them!

8
Oct

Maintenance: Think You Can Do It Yourself, Think Again!

Posted by Workspace

Finding ways to cut costs seems to be priority for some companies, but does doing something on the cheap really save you money in the long term? How many times…
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15
Aug

Are you ready for the dark?

Posted by Workspace

The story of the light bulb begins long before Edison patented the first commercially successful bulb in 1879. In 1800, Italian inventor Alessandro Volta developed the first practical method of…
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2
Jul

When was Your Fuel Last Polished?

Posted by Workspace

It’s reassuring to know that if your mains power was to cut out that you have a back-up supply via a generator, but how reliable is it? Diesel fuel that…
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4
Jun

Importance of Data Centre Room Integrity Testing

Posted by Workspace

As the population increases its demand for data availability at the touch of a button in real time, we see the reliability upon our data centres intensify, but the complexity…
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26
Apr

Breathe New Life Into Your UPS

Posted by Workspace

When was the last time that your Uninterrupted Power Supply (USP) had an overhaul? Your UPS is crucial to ensuring that your mission critical infrastructure and equipment doesn’t suffer any…
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1
Mar

Legionnaires’ Disease: A Real Killer!

Posted by Workspace

When did you last have your Evaporative Cooling equipment serviced? It may be working fine, but some things can’t always be seen by the naked eye. Operationally your air-conditioning unit…
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21
Nov

Benefits of Becoming A Channel Partner in a Technological Era

Posted by Workspace

We’re sure you have heard of the saying “Jack of all trades, Master of none”, so when you get a request for a specialist service what do you do? You…
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16
Jul

The Importance of Data Centre Maintenance

Posted by Workspace

To minimise the risk of failure within a data centre it is important to implement prevention methods via a carefully considered maintenance strategy. According to a White Paper, prepared by…
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21
Jun

Downtime – An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure

Posted by Workspace

Have you ever heard of the old saying, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure?” This nugget of wisdom applies perfectly to your Data Centre -the heart…
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14
Mar

Data Centres Consuming More Energy Than Ever – What Can You Do?

Posted by Workspace

Ten years ago, data centres consumed virtually nothing in terms of energy but now they consume 3% of the global electricity supply and account for 2% of greenhouse gas emissions.…
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