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49 STAY SAFE, STAY CONNECTED

Stay safe, stay connected

Power Control
18 Mar 2020
Covid-19 has well and truly taken over the country, and much of Europe. The coronavirus started out as a fast spreading infectious disease in Wuhan, China and has now become a global pandemic affecting not just tens of thousands of individuals but businesses as well.
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21 POWER CONTROL EXHIBITING AT NORTHERN BUSINESS EXPO 2020

How will 5G affect the future of data centre infrastructure?

Power Control
17 Mar 2020
As with any major technological advancement, the introduction of 5G is one that has been met with hype, speculation and hypercritics.
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51 ACHIEVING POWER REDUNDANCY Ôçô UPS CONFIGURATIONS EXPLAINED

Achieving power redundancy - UPS configurations explained

Power Control
22 Jan 2020
Over the years UPS designers have come up with ways to harness maximum power capacity with redundancy in a finite space.
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52 MANUFACTURING A CIRCULAR ECONOMY Ôçô THE HOT TOPIC OF 2019

Manufacturing a circular economy - the hot topic of 2019

Power Control
31 Oct 2019
Sizing, location, features and cost are all an important part of getting a UPS fit for purpose.
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53 MAJOR POWER CUTS ACROSS ENGLAND, WHO IS ACCOUNTABLE

Major power cuts across England, who is accountable?

Power Control
10 Aug 2019
On Friday 9th August the UK power grid failed. Nationwide power cuts were reported, affecting over one million people.
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55 CLIMATE CHANGE, ARE BUSINESSES PREPARED

Climate change, are businesses prepared?

Power Control
25 Jul 2019
We have all seen the direct impact of climate change, not only is it causing extreme temperatures across the globe, it is also increasing the frequency of heavy down pours causing localised flooding and electrical storms, causing power outages.
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54 60% OF DATA CENTRE OUTAGES COULD HAVE BEEN AVOIDED

60% of data centre outages could have been avoided

Power Control
02 Jul 2019
One of the biggest concerns faced by data centre owners is unplanned downtime. Findings from the Ninth Annual Uptime Institute Data Centre Survey highlighted that power loss was still causing significant problems within the industry.
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57 CASTING LIGHT ON EMERGENCY LUMINAIRE COMPLIANCE

Casting light on emergency luminaire compliance

Power Control
13 Jun 2019
The FIA has recently released information on developments to the standards for emergency lighting, BS 5266-1.
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56 THE FIVE NINEÔÇÖS OF UPTIME

The five nine's of uptime

Power Control
03 Jun 2019
The new BS 9251:2021 came into effect on the 30th of June 2021 and contains some quite significant changes that could see many landlords and residential building owners being caught out.
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