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Three common mistakes in designing your data centre deployment

Designing a new data centre that is energy efficient can be challenging in tropical climates such as Singapore. It is also an exercise fraught with potential pitfalls when one considers stringent requirements around availability, performance, and cost.

Three common mistakes in designing your data centre deployment

Designing a new data centre that is energy efficient can be challenging in tropical climates such as Singapore. It is also an exercise fraught with potential pitfalls when one considers stringent requirements around availability, performance, and cost.

Why colocation providers should set sustainability goals

Colocation providers have a vital role to play in sustainability. They can influence other industries and move the needle towards a greener future by turning to more energy-efficient infrastructure or renewable energy sources.

Schneider Electric reaches number 1 spot for sustainability in its sector by ESG rating agency Vigeo Eiris

Schneider confirms inclusion within FTSE4Good Index and main Euronext Vigeo Eiris indices among world sustainability leaders.

How sustainability can differentiate your brand and increase commercial building value

As the world economy recovers from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, building owners and operators are facing a range of new challenges. This post will discuss how making your buildings more sustainable can help you meet these challenges by strengthening your brand.

Binance Labs Announces Strategic Investment in NFKings, NFT Creatives and Production Company

Binance Labs, the venture capital arm and incubator of Binance, today announced its strategic investment in NFKings, a leading NFT creatives and production company with over 100 intellectual properties (IPs), to contribute to building a sustainable digital creativity space.

SNP Acquires SAP Data Specialist Datavard

Further expansion of leading position in data transformation market globally.

The importance of highly available industry edge solutions

Around the world, edge computing is emerging as a linchpin of digital transformation initiatives. From remote locations within airports, seaports, or transportation networks for rail or road traffic, to dangerous or inhospitable niches located on factory floors, IT infrastructure is increasingly deployed to support the multitude of digital systems making their way into our lives.

Why system-wide resilience is crucial for colocation providers

Delivering high-reliability data centre operations is vital to cloud and colocation service providers. This is hardly surprising, considering how service quality is typically seen as a crucial factor for them to achieve growth and profitability. However, attaining high service quality standards isn’t as straightforward as it sounds.

RISE with SAP: How SDT helps businesses transform data with maximum flexibility

In today’s world, with so much data floating around that can be helpful in making insights and decisions, it is important that businesses be able to select, harmonise, and transform that data in a way that would create value without too much downtime or disruption.

Using smart building technology to create healthy, productive, and sustainable workplaces

Whilst the global pandemic forced many companies to require employees to work from home, a large percentage of those people have discovered that they like it. Many have appreciated the lack of daily commute and the flexibility to be with their families. Global Workplace Analytics has stated that “Before the crisis, surveys repeatedly showed 80% of employees want to work from home at least some of the time. Our best estimate is that we will see 25-30% of the workforce working at home on a multiple-days-a-week basis by the end of 2021.”

Digitising the food industry for a post-COVID world

In today’s post-pandemic landscape, the food manufacturing industry is facing a host of new challenges. COVID-19 disrupted supply chains around the world and consumer demand patterns changed rapidly. Over $6.5 billion in customer spending for food and beverages in the United States shifted to retail during the pandemic. In the first two months of the lockdown, an estimated 14 million litres of milk were wasted each day. Productivity gains in manufacturing have fallen from 4.3% in 2000-2007, to just 0.7% in 2007-2018. Consumer demands are rising, and there are stricter regulations focused on food safety, health and environmental sustainability. This is the new normal for the industry, but how can businesses adapt?

How Surbana Jurong uses sensors to make buildings smarter—and safer

With Smart Digital Spaces, building facilities can be digitally maintained while improving workplace productivity, air quality, safety, and quality of life.

How data centres can enhance their sustainability with the right UPS

Demand for colocation is rising, as enterprises turn to hybrid cloud to meet the surge in infrastructure from accelerated digital transformation plans. Indeed, analyst firm Gartner has predicted that end-user spending on global data centre infrastructure will reach US$200 billion in 2021, an increase of 6% over 2020 expenditures.

The Rise of Hyperconverged IT Infrastructure

The quest for increased simplicity, efficiency, and agility, coupled with IT refresh cycles is driving enterprises to hyperconverged IT. Once seen as vital for virtual desktop applications, data centre consolidation and new use cases have resulted in a renewed surge of interest that is serving to bring it into the mainstream.

Alibaba Business School launches Netpreneur Training Programme in Singapore 

Alibaba trainers to share their knowledge on how enterprises can start their digital transformation journey.

Climate-friendly heating: can we keep warm without scorching the planet?

It’s said that ‘home is where the heart is. It’s certainly where we are spending the majority of our time – living, working, learning and playing while the pandemic continues. In this new normal, home electricity consumption is set to double by 2050. Simultaneously, we are faced with a moral and economic imperative to reduce CO2 emissions from houses as climate change devastates communities across the world. Net-zero homes is our goal, and it’s one we can’t reach fast enough. 

How digital transformation drives sustainability: The fast lane on the road to industrial carbon neutrality

Global warming risks are difficult to address because they are long-term in nature but require short-term action to reduce their impact. As a result, governments across the globe are now imposing targets on manufacturing industries that will force a transition to a low-carbon economy. Industrial organizations, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, are responsible for at least 21% of global greenhouse gas emissions. Therefore, they are under pressure from both consumers and governments to rapidly achieve emissions reduction targets. As a result, many companies are looking to digital transformation as a possible approach for achieving those goals.