Technology

  • How to Design a Secure and Resilient Server Room Power Supply Power supply design is one of the key decisions that must be taken whenever building a new server room or refurbishing and existing one. There are several elements to consider even for a single stack rack cabinet if you are to ensure that your server installation can run through power outages. When we refer to the ...
  • What Is the Best Server Room Layout Design? Our projects engineers come across many types of IT closets and computer room installations and are given the task of turning these into best practice server rooms. Many of these rooms start out with the best of intentions with equipment added sporadically to support new services and growth within an organisation. So how do we ...
  • 3DEXPERIENCE Platform What is 3DEXPERIENCE?   Recently the 3DEXPERIENCE compass has been an integral part of Dassault’s visuals. Up until this point it may well have been just a logo. The terms 3DEXPERIENCE or ‘platform’ probably have little meaning to many users. But in the next few months of 2019, change is coming. Get ready to be excited about 3DEXPERIENCE. It ...
  • 3DEXPERIENCE Platform What is 3DEXPERIENCE? Recently the 3DEXPERIENCE compass has been an integral part of Dassault’s visuals. Up until this point it may well have been just a logo. The terms 3DEXPERIENCE or ‘platform’ probably have little meaning to many users. But in the next few months of 2019, change is coming. Get ready to be excited about 3DEXPERIENCE. It ...
  • The Rise of Modular and Containerised Datacentres The idea of using a shipping container to house a datacentre may not convey the same image as a ‘bricks and mortar’ building but is a very practical alternative. Prefabricated containers are the infrastructure backbone of many leading hyperscale cloud-serving organisations so why would you not consider this for your own on-site datacentre facility? The definition ...
  • The Role of Micro Data Centres in 5G Wireless Applications Cisco predicts a tripling of digital traffic over the next five years, led by developments in Edge computing and the deployment of 5G wireless technologies. For data processing at the Edge, new types of datacentre are being developed including Micro Data Centres (MDCs) which will also play a role in 5G wireless connectivity. Micro Data Centre ...
  • What Is A Modular Data Centre? Modular Data Centres (MDCs) can be configured into a fully bespoke or custom design using ‘off-the-shelf’ purpose-engineered modules and components. The MDC approach is easily scalable and provides organisations with a way to roll out a mobile or portable type data centre to the locations where data centre type facilities are required. A Containerised Environment Data centres ...
  • Critical System Refurbishment In Your Datacentre or Server Room For many organisations, there is no right time to refurbish their server room or datacentre environments. In use 24/7 means that any refresh whether of a critical system or the entire facility is going to result in a period of downtime. Most facilities are designed with a set working lifetime of 10 years and this ...
  • Why Server Rooms Are Installing Micro Data Centres The datacentre industry is always evolving, and many organisations face a growing demand to combine on-site computing with hyperscale based cloud services. Few will outsource all their IT functions and will retain an on-site server room but what will this look like in the future? The answer to this lies in how the organisation intends ...
  • How to Vote for a SOLIDWORKS SPR How do I vote for a SOLIDWORKS SPR? SPR stands for Software Performance Report and is the method that SOLIDWORKS uses to track bugs and enhancements. Firstly go to customerportal.solidworks.com This will bring you to. You will then need to log in or create an account. This will take you to your Customer Portal. Go to the Knowledge base. You can either search keywords or search the ...