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European Data Hub and CBRE Achieve Europe’s first EN50600 Class 4e certification

European Data hub, among the largest Tier 4 data centres located in Luxembourg, has achieved certification to the EN50600 data centre infrastructure standard to its highest possible availability rating i.e. Class 4 for Building Construction, Power Distribution, Telecommunications Cabling Infrastructure and Class 4e for Environmental Control. This is believed to be the first instance of […]

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Capitoline Launches Data Centre Health and Safety Plan

Good Health and Safety practices are required at all places of work and are written into the laws of every country. Data centres are no exception and indeed have some very particular H&S requirements. There are some general purpose safety standards that any organisation can use such as ISO 45001 Health and Safety requirements and […]

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ING Belgium achieves TIA942 Data Centre Accreditation

ING Belgium has two data centres located in Brussels which have been recently audited by Capitoline to the latest TIA942 data centre standard and have been certified to the Rating system described in that standard. ING Belgium NV offers all customer segments, retail as well as private banking customers, small, medium-sized and large enterprises, a […]

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TIA and Capitoline Announce Licensing Agreement

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, and Capitoline Ltd, a leading data center design, audit and training organization, today announced that they have entered into a licensing agreement that allows Capitoline to build and conduct international certified training courses for the ANSI/TIA-942, Telecommunications Infrastructure […]

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Capitoline launches EN50600 data centre audit and certification service

Capitoline, the world’s leading provider of data centre audits and certification, has introduced an audit and certification service to the new EN50600 data centre standard. Capitoline is pleased to have launched the service with a major pan-European manufacturing company in the food and drink sector. EN 50600 Information technology. Data centre facilities and infrastructures EN50600 […]

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Africa’s Premier Data Centre addresses growing demand for Colocation

MainOne, Nigeria’s leading provider of innovative telecom services and network solutions for businesses in West Africa, today announced the opening of its premier Tier 3 Lekki Data Center to address the growing demand for Colocation, Cloud and Disaster Recovery Services. This purpose built facility, designed to international TIA 942 standards, will be managed under a […]

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BICSI awards 33 CEC points to Capitoline training

Capitoline has been awarded the maximum number of BICSI Continuing Education Credits (CECs) for their three-day DCD Data Centre Design course and the new two-day DCOM Data Centre Operational management course . Course attendees will now receive 21 CEC points for the DCD course and 12 for the DCOM course to help maintain their professional […]

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Capitoline launches new Single Point of Failure analysis

Businesses and other organisations depend upon the availability of a number of critical facilities, supplies and procedures to guarantee the availability of the service for which that enterprise exists to provide. The critical facilities can be divided into utilities such as high and low voltage electricity, hot, cold and process water and compressed air etc. […]

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New Dubai RTA data centre, designed by Capitoline, inaugurated

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently inaugurated its “state-of-the-art” Data Centre to support central IT services to government agencies and ensure continuity of service. Capitoline provided the initial high level design for this data centre and carried out peer reviews of the detailed design. The new data centre runs IT systems and Smart […]

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