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HARTING offer custom-made connector and cabling solutions for data centres

HARTING have been designing and manufacturing industrial connectors for the last 75 years. However, as markets and industries evolve, customers are increasingly seeking bespoke, custom-made solutions. All our customised products are built at our manufacturing facility in Northampton and are based on market-leading connectors from the extensive HARTING range. Using these standard products, we design… Read more »

Planning sought for a second Amazon data centre in the IDA Park

A second Amazon data centre is to be built on lands beside their ongoing centre at the IDA Park. Tunis Properties LLC have applied to Meath CC for a two storey (with mezzanine levels at both storeys) data storage facility building with a maximum overall height of approximately 25 metres, containing data halls, associated electrical… Read more »

The data centre sector needs a blended approach to realise a low carbon future

John Rafferty, ESB Achieving Ireland’s targets to decarbonise will be challenging. The Irish government has committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 50% over this decade with targets to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. Significant steps have been taken by ESB to decarbonise the energy sector in Ireland in areas such as transmission, distribution… Read more »

Host in Ireland Introduces World’s First Pollinator Plan for Data Centre Industry

Plan provides a meaningful biodiversity roadmap for individuals and data industry businesses alike to help save bees and other pollinators in Ireland DUBLIN, IRELAND – Host in Ireland today announced the expansion of its DCs for Bees initiative with the launch of the DCs for Bees Pollinator Plan. The plan is the first of its… Read more »

Data Centre Commissioning Solutions & Services

We offer for rental a wide range of SMART load banks from 0.5kW to several MWs allowing you to test your datacentre (electrical and mechanical) Among our load banks : – Rack-mounted load banks 6 and 7 kW acting as real server emulators (with a dual power supply, 50/50 with integrated ATS and Delta T adjustable from… Read more »

Reduce costs and wiring errors with Han-Eco® connectors

HARTING have over 70 years’ experience of producing robust industrial connectors. Our latest addition to the Han® range helps to reduce costs, minimise maintenance time and eliminate wiring errors within data centres. The Han-Eco® connector solution ensures critical power to data systems. It uses either power inserts with a built-in ground or modular inserts, meaning… Read more »

Echelon Data Centres and Biocore Environmental Ltd agree to co-locate biogas facility at Echelon DUB20 (Arklow) data centre site

Echelon Data Centres, the Irish-owned data centre owner and operator, and Biocore Environmental Ltd, an Irish company generating renewable power from biosolids, have reached an agreement to co-locate a biogas production facility on the Echelon DUB20 data centre site in Arklow, Co Wicklow, Ireland. Biocore specialises in producing methane gas through the anaerobic digestion process, gas… Read more »

Intel announced plans to create 1,600 high-tech roles in Ireland

Intel announced plans to create 1,600 high-tech roles in Ireland and double its manufacturing space in Leixlip following the construction of an additional chip making facility in Kildare. Eamonn Sinnott, Intel Ireland general manager, said that the firm was accelerating its investment in Europe in order to support the EU’s ambition of having 20 per… Read more »

Palisade Security Fencing vs Mesh Security Fencing

When it comes to specifying high-security fencing, there is a range of options to choose from. But the two main choices are palisade security fencing or mesh security fencing. Both in their own right have different benefits and in theory, both metal fences are designed to do the same thing; to protect high-value assets and sensitive… Read more »

4 Considerations for Data Centre Security Fencing

When it comes to specifying a security fence for your data centre, it is important to take a number of things into consideration, such as budget, location and perceived threat. However, there are a number of things specifiers don’t think about and simply overlook, often at the expense of the customer. Such things may cause… Read more »