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Data centres for the digital age

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Welcome to Aurecon’s data centres for the digital age

The digital age has increased the demand for data centres that meet stringent security, energy efficiency, business continuity and productivity optimisation needs. In addition, data centres are also required to accommodate unpredictable future loads. The application of cutting-edge technologies and innovation has become a burning issue in the construction of data centres. With the emergence of digital engineering and the widespread use of Building Information Modelling (BIM), modular design and prefabricated construction will become more prevalent, and new builds and the operation of these will become more efficient.

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Designing data centres for the future

Designing data centres for the future

Design considerations for future proofing a data centre’s design involves foresight and understanding of a broad range of issues in the digital age.

Markets: Data & Telecommunications, Property
Expertise: Building design

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Data centre cooling

Cooling ICT environments: where to next?

Pete Greaves, Aurecon’s Expertise leader for Data & ICT Facilities and Ross McCarthy, Senior Mechanical Engineer at Aurecon, discuss the latest trends in cooling technology.

Markets: Data & Telecommunications, Property
Expertise: Building design

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Peter Greaves

Data centres – the world’s greatest energy guzzlers

Aurecon’s Peter Greaves explores why data centres consume so much energy; how design principles can help minimise a data centre’s energy needs; and possible future trends that may help reduce energy consumption.

Markets: Data & Telecommunications, Data centres
Expertise: Building design

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Data centre

Data Centres - exploring the trend

Four of Aurecon’s Data and ICT experts explore the latest thinking surrounding the current and future state of data centres globally.

Markets: Data & Telecommunications, Data centres, Property, Government

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Data Centre

Data for a 21st century Africa

Countries (especially African countries) need to start looking at more local solutions in order to ensure data sovereignty and efficient network performance. This demand will drive a significant data centre build-out in both East and West Africa over the next 20 years and now is the time to start reassessing the number of data centres in Africa.

Markets: Data & Telecommunications, Data centres

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