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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...
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Cross-Guard going the extra mile

As the global data centre provider of choice our international clientele take us to many places. This year has seen our survey and installation teams venture from the UK to...
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Keep your home safe with domestic security grilles and bars

Around 300,000 homes are burglarized every year in the UK and shockingly, almost two-thirds of those burglaries occur when someone is home.  Burglars don’t take a break. They’re always on...
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Ada Lovelace – The first computer programmer

Ada Lovelace and her legacy can be seen in everything from modern computing to the skyrocketing popularity of women in the tech movement. But who was she? Ada was the...
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Cross-Guard returns to Data Centres Ireland

As some of you already know in previous years, we had the pleasure of exhibiting at Data Centres Ireland, and we are happy to announce our return this year. With...
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Microsoft is making waves in the data centre industry

The company deployed their Northern Isle data centre 117 feet deep to the seafloor in spring 2018. Located off the Orkney Islands, the project has now reached the end of...
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Making sustainable data centres a reality

One of the leaders in the data centre industry is no doubt Google. Unsurprisingly, their data centres, some of the largest in the world, devour huge amounts of energy. In...
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Continuous improvement: how we keep adapting our processes

Continuous improvement is the cornerstone of every business and does not necessarily always relate only to investment. Although the Cross-Guard team continue to invest in bigger premises, more staff, and...
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Making a difference: Cross-Guard shortlisted for Energy and Sustainability award

Cross-Guard recently entered the Make UK manufacturing awards to be in the running for the Energy and Sustainability award for the North East, Yorkshire and Humberside region. This week, we...
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Wire Mesh & Its Growing Popularity

Wire mesh in demand We’ve been snowed under lately with manufacturing lots of wire mesh panels for client orders. Our Factory team have been hard at work ensuring wire mesh...
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Data Centre World digital: Cross-Guard’s experience

Times are strange, and certain business is still conducted in the digital space for the safety of all those involved as we continue to take covid precautions. Cross-Guard has attended...