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Kayleigh Hutchins, Editor of Data Centre Review, introduces the final day of Critical Insight 2023.
During his keynote, Jay will explore what is driving renewable energy procurement in the data centre industry, including the key disclosure requirements mandated by the EED and CSRD. He will guide us through what companies are doing now, the challenges that the industry faces, such as increasing Guarantee of Origin prices, and how we can all capture the value of renewable energy.
This session will introduce how connectivity is key to making data centre components plug and play, leading to faster installation times, scalable operations and to reduced failures on-site. It will explore how further reducing the footprint of interfaces on servers and power devices can enable higher power density to support AI applications, as well as the energy efficiency improvements connectors can offer.
The data centre industry is adopting a fresh approach to establishing early career skills pipelines. In this session, participants will discover how this is being put into practice through partnerships with university technical colleges in the Thames Valley, with a focus on value, scale, collaboration, and long-term planning. This session will give industry leaders insight into how to make an impact in education and increasing access to skills.
A practical approach to achieving sustainability within data centres in relation to uninterruptible power supplies. Louis will explore approaches to peak shaving and Lithium-ion batteries and how UPS systems can be designed with a better future in mind.
Monitoring, alerting, immutable configurations are simple strategies that lead to security success. But why are we our own worst enemy? Join Josh in this session to dig in deeper on the following topics: