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Cyber security: do you know the threats your business is facing?

Facebook, the NHS, Yahoo, SolarWinds. We’ve all seen the headlines as major organisations suffer cyberattack after cyberattack. But it isn’t just global corporations that are at risk. According to the...
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Data centre construction: what lies ahead?

From April 2021 to April 2022, internet users worldwide increased by almost 200 million. That brings the global number of internet users to around 5 billion — nearly two-thirds of...
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A sustainable future for data centres

In 2020 electricity consumption by global data centres was 200–250 TWh according to the International Energy Agency. That’s around 1% of global electricity consumption, which is roughly the same amount...
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Microsoft data centres help heat homes

When it comes to sustainability, Microsoft is taking it to a new level with its 2 newest planned data centres in Helsinki, Finland. Excess heat generated by these data centres...
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The future is FemTech

Forget FinTech, FemTech is on the rise. Estimated to be worth $60 billion by 2027, FemTech — a term coined only 6 years ago by FemTech entrepreneur Ida Tin —...
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Do you know your data centre tiers?

When it comes to assessing the power, cooling and resiliency of the data centre dealing with your applications and systems, it helps to know about the tier classification system. Two...
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Cross-Guard to exhibit at Data Centre World 2022

That's right, we'll be back again for the annual event at ExCel London, taking place on March 2-3, and we're delighted that Data Centre World will be running as usual...
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Personal development within Cross-Guard

Here at Cross-Guard, we prioritise the maintenance and growth of our employees potential and take many steps to help them achieve their goals. The presence of a highly qualified team...
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Meta expands with the biggest data centre in the Netherlands

Meta, better known by its former name of Facebook, received approval last month to build the biggest data centre in the Netherlands, adding to their existing 15 data centres worldwide. ...
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What even is a data centre?

Have you ever wondered what data centres actually do or what they are used for? We're here to help you find the answer. Simply put a data centre is a...