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Looking back at the successes and significant events for DCA Members and Strategic Partners in 2018

Looking back at the successes and significant events for DCA Members and Strategic Partners in 2018

Looking back at the successes and significant events for DCA Members and Strategic Partners in 2018


Jan 2018 - 

REPORT - Publication of the United Kingdom Data Centre Trends Report 2018 which surveyed 120+ Data Centre Providers responsible for operating over 250 Facilities Read More

REPORT - Total Consumer Power Consumption Forecast Report - Nordic Digital Business Summit,  Helsinki, Finland Read More

REPORT - Credit Suisse 2018 Data Center Market Report published Read More

Feb 2018

AWARD - EMKA - WirtschaftsWoche magazine lists EMKA as World Market Champion 2018, EMKA was sighted as being among the German world market leaders of 2018. Read More

REPORT - ICT for Energy Telecommunications and energy working for sustainable development –  ITU Publications Read More

REPORT - All Party Parliamentary Climate Change Group report on ICT energy consumption, titled: “Is Staying Online Costing the Earth”. Read More

NEWS - EBM Papst announces a new, € 41 million Development Center at the ebm-papst company headquarters in Mulfingen. Read More

March 2018  -

AWARD - RPS Group – pick up 3 awards in just 3 weeks for GMIT/RPS Higher Diploma for BIM Engineering, HR Leadership & Management and Building Information Modelling Read More

REPORT - AMA Research publish the 'Data Centre Construction Market Report -. Read More      

REPORT - BroadGroup publish its Data Center Markets South East Asia 2018 Read More

NEWS - Keysource was also on the march in March moving offices from their old HQ in Horsham to a new purpose-built facility just outside Gatwick Read More

April 2018

AWARD - Munters Awarded Best Data Centre Energy Solution at the 2018 Datacloud Asia awards ceremony held at the Capella Hotel in Singapore Read More

NEWS - Cyxtera Launches On-Demand HCI Compute, Connectivity Services Read More

NEWS - DCD launches 2018 Singapore event Read More

May 2018

AWARD - Keysource winners of the DCS New Design & Build DC Project of the Year. Read More

AWARD - Schneider Electric won DCS Data Centre innovation of The Year'. Read More

AWARD - Riello won the award for DCS Data Centre Efficiency Project of the Year. Read More

AWARD - Vertiv walked away with the DCS Data Centre Cooling Product of the Year. Read More

AWARD - Socomec won the DCS DC Facilities and Management Project of the Year. Read More

AWARD - Interxion won the Tech Excellence Award for Data Centres Innovation. Read More

AWARD – Sudlows won the Electrical Review Excellence Award for Date Centre Design & Build category for the Indectron Shield House data centre project. Read More

REPORT -The Energy Barometer 2018 Report– published by the Energy Institute Read More

REPORT - UK Data Centre Market Report; published by Mintel Read More

NEWS - Datum Datacentres also announced a further capacity upgrade for its Cody Park data centre facility. Following on the heels of the recent completion of another expansion project  With critical                                        environment specialist and fellow DCA Members Keysource. Read More

NEWS - Camfil The Air filtration specialist announces the acquisition of MC Air Filtration Ltd, a designer and manufacturer of High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) Filters; established since 1974 and based at                       a 3,000 sq m manufacturing facility in Gillingham, Kent. Read More

June 2018

AWARD – Cnet Training won Best Programme for Data Centre Training and Professional development at the Broadgroup awards in Monaco. Read More  

AWARD - Peter Hannaford founder of Datacenter People won the BroadGroup 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Read More

AWARD - Emma Fryer, from Tech UK won BroadGroups 2018 Individual Industry Contribution – Ambassador Award Read More  

REPORT - Review of standardisation activities Energy Management & Environmental Viability of Data Centres – by the CEN/CENELEC/ETSI Coordination Group on Green Data Centres. Read More

REPORT - Standardisation landscape for the energy management and environmental viability of data centres - The CEN/CENELEC/ETSI Coordination Group on Green Data Centres Read More

NEWS -Etix Everywhere announced a major capital increase for new edge data centers & Tokyo-based SBI Holdings enters shareholding structure of the Luxembourgish group. Read More

NEWS - Infinity SDC -Infinity identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 companies to Inspire Britain. Read More

July 2018 –

AWARD - Procurri Recognised in CRNs 2018 Emerging Data Center Vendor list This list recognizes suppliers who are shaping the future of the IT channel. Read More

NEWS - DCAs Annual Data Centre Transformation Conference took place for the 8th year in Manchester Read More

Aug 2018 –

AWARD - aql Prof. Adam Beaumont CEO named Director of the Year for Innovation by the Institute of Directors for Yorkshire. This is the 2nd year that the CEO and founder of aql has been recognised having been                     named as International Director of the Year in 2017. Read More

REPORT - BroadGroup Publish its latest Data Centers Africa Report II Read More

Sept 2018 –

AWARD - Chatsworth Products Wins multiple awards for Product Innovation and Energy Efficiency Expertise; two Gold and one Silver—across multiple categories at the annual Cabling                                                               Installation & Maintenance Innovators Awards in Atlanta. Read more

NEWS - CoolDC Announces the opening of a new data centre in Lincoln Tim Chambers CoolDC CEO said we are proud & excited to be opening this new facility in Lincoln. Read More

Oct 2018–  

AWARD - Asperitas become winners of the New Energy Challenge 2018. Asperitas won with their unique liquid-cooling solution for data centres, called Immersed Computing®. Read More

REPORT - Open Compute Project European Data Center Energy Efficiency Assessment -HIS Market Read More

 NEWS - CenturyLink announces the opening of a brand-new security operations centre in Singapore to support customers In the fight against malicious cyber activity. Read More.

Nov 2018

REPORT - Nature Climate Change volume 8, pages931–933 (2018) - Nature Research Read More

NEWS - Interxion - A leading European provider of carrier and cloud-neutral colocation data centre services, today announced it will be constructing will construct new data centres in Frankfurt                     (“FRA15”) and Marseille (“MRS3”). Read More

REPORT - BroadGroup Publish its Data Centres Nordic IV and Baltic States Report Read More

Dec 2018-

REPORT - The State of Global Environmental Sustainability in Data Center Design - Published by Supermicro. Read More

AWARD – UEL and The EURECA Project scooped the DCD Industry Initiative of the Year Award. The EURECA project impressed our judges by playing a major role in improving energy efficiency across Europe and saving data centres at least 52GWh per year. The project’s effect is being felt in the policies, standards, and best practices it helped shape - and these will impact the industry for years to come. Read More

The was a great way to finish off the year for the Trade Association and the DCA is extremely proud to have been part of the consortium which delivered the EURECA project in association with fellow DCA members which included UEL, Green IT, Maki Consulting, Carbon3IT, CBRE and Certios.