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  • DataCentres Ireland Registration is now open 22&23 November 2017
  • Conference Programme 2017 has been Released

Tyco Fire Protection Products has launched its latest innovation for data centre and server room applications. Tyco’s new Acoustic Nozzle protects sensitive hard disk drives (HDDs) and data in the event of a suppression system discharging when combating a fire event.

“Electronic equipment has developed rapidly to keep pace with the data centre industry’s demands for greater storage capacity and efficiency,” comments Miguel Coll, Product Director for Engineered Systems. “These developments have increased the sensitivity of HDDs to noise. Our Acoustic Nozzle is an innovation that reduces the risk of potential damage to HDDs caused by sound and the vibration that occurs when a gaseous fire suppression system is released into the protected room.”…Read More

ACOUSTIC SOLUTION WINS INNOVATION AWARDS AT DSC AWARDS …Read More

Hanley Controls design, supply, install and service fire suppression systems for a wide range of applications such as:

  • Commercial Kitchens
  • Data Centre & Electrical Cabinet Applications
  • Wind Turbines
  • CNC Machines & Machining Tools
  • Mobile Plant
  • First Responder Devices

Stat-x Condensed Aerosol Fire Suppression

Stat-x is a self-contained, environmentally friendly fire suppression system proven to be effective in a wide number of applications.  This system requires no pipework or nozzles and the fire extinguisher units can be placed on or in the risk being protected.

The units themselves are sized according to the volume of the space in which they are placed. These units represent a very cost effective alternative to traditional gas suppression systems and they provide superior suppression performance, space and weight savings and installation savings. A well designed Stat-x system will display numerous advantages against a traditional CO2 suppression system….Read More

IT Sligo has launched the first ever degree programme in data centre facilities engineering, aimed at servicing Europe’s growing and highly specialised data centre sector with skilled graduates.

The introduction of the Bachelor’s Degree – BEng. in Data Centre Facilities Engineering (Online) – will be the first of its kind in Europe…Read More

By Emmet Ryan Jul 2, 2017

The workshop brings together leading public sector figures to discuss driving innovation and efficiency in digital infrastructure in some of Europe’s leading case studies based in Ireland. Innovation procurement, shared digital services, data centre energy efficiency, and sustainability are among the topics discussed. The Eureca workshop attracts C level IT executives, ICT managers, policy makers, energy managers, data-centre managers, and procurement professionals.

The conference programme will feature local and international industry leaders and experts in their field in panel discussions, presentations, workshops, case studies, and Q&A sessions.

Speakers at the event include Barry Lowry, the government’s chief information officer. Lowry’s primary task is taking forward the public service ICT Strategy, which sets out ambitions for developing the use of shared services, digital services and data to better serve the people of Ireland. Lowry was previously the director for IT shared services and strategy and head of the IT profession within the Northern Ireland civil service.

Caron Alexander will also be speaking at the event. Alexander is director of digital shared services for the Northern Ireland government and head of the ICT profession. She is responsible for the provision of IT Infrastructure shared services to 25,000 public servants and is focused on increasing this customer base to drive greater efficiencies.

This includes provision of network services, desktop services, server provision and hosting and data centres.

More details are available from datacentres-ireland.com/registration.

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Lighthouse 5 has been redesigned and built from the ground up to meet the evolving needs of NetOps professionals, with new and enhanced capabilities specifically tailored to their feedback. Lighthouse 5 provides a centralized out-of-band management portal for Opengear devices, which feature embedded Smart OOB™, and support for other industry-standard console servers. Network administrators can visualize and securely control their entire IT infrastructure from a single pane of glass…Read More

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Considering Out-of-Band Management for 24/7 Access

Your data is critical to your business. Every department and every process in your company demands 24/7 access to data and computational power. Any downtime results in lost revenue, decreased productivity, and in many cases, a hit to your brand reputation amongst customers….Read More

Vimpex, a leading UK manufacturer with over 20 years of fire industry experience, has launched a new range of water leak detection systems called Hydrosense. Hydrosense ID offers a new level of protection for critical data centre management suites and other vital equipment. Not only will it alert facilities managers to the imminent risk of water damage, but thanks to its sophisticated control system and the combination of outputs and control to third party products, it is capable of offering endless cause and effect solutions. For example, switching off water valves, sending alert texts or activating a voice alarm

Water leakage can cause significant damage to business, in fact, it is the costliest and most common claim made by commercial customers to insurance companies. Hydrosense is designed to prevent water damage and has the potential to save businesses thousands.

Hydrosense leak detection systems are designed to protect areas where water leakage could seriously damage electrical, communication and computer networks. It continuously monitors for water leaks around the clock, year in year out and has the facility for 24 hour battery standby in the event of power failure. Should a leak be detected the control panel sounds an alarm which can be extended to a remote location. When an alarm is raised, HydroCryerTM voice sounders can be used to broadcast an unambiguous message, avoiding confusion with other sounders on site…Read More

 

Tyco Fire Protection Products has launched its latest innovation for data centre and server room applications. Tyco’s new Acoustic Nozzle protects sensitive hard disk drives (HDDs) and data in the event of a suppression system discharging when combating a fire event.

“Electronic equipment has developed rapidly to keep pace with the data centre industry’s demands for greater storage capacity and efficiency,” comments Miguel Coll, Product Director for Engineered Systems. “These developments have increased the sensitivity of HDDs to noise. Our Acoustic Nozzle is an innovation that reduces the risk of potential damage to HDDs caused by sound and the vibration that occurs when a gaseous fire suppression system is released into the protected room.”…Read More

New building has been acquired but no construction plans have been unveiled by AWS.

Amazon’s AWS cloud business is readying to build another data centre in Ireland as demand for cloud services soar.

According to the Irish Independent, Amazon has acquired a site next to its Tallaght campus in South Dublin last year which will be used to host public cloud servers.

The news service reports the company is already in the planning process to build the new data centre at a former Barretts’ warehousing and distribution base.

The plan is to demolish the buildings and build from ground up what will be the fourth data centre by Amazon in Tallaght alone…Read More

Internet giant Amazon is set to build another multi-million euro data centre in Ireland, having acquired an additional site in Tallaght, south Dublin.

It will confirm its position as the biggest data centre operator in the country. The company has invested well over €1bn in its Irish assets.

The company bought a site last year in Tallaght that was previously the base of warehousing and distribution firm Barretts.

Amazon has already begun the planning process that will eventually see a data centre built on the premises.

One of the first stages involves demolishing the existing buildings there, and it has applied for planning permission to do so.

It will be Amazon’s fourth data centre in Tallaght…Read More