• DataCentres North 2018 will be held on the 1 & 2 May
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Panel Discussion – The Future of Data Centres – Hosted by the BCS – DCSG

Areas of Discussion to include:

  • Developments in technology and future visions of the data centre
  • The potential impact of IOT and new technologies on the data centre
  • Core vs. Edge Data Centres
  • Improving the sustainability of data centres

Understanding and overcoming issues which modern hard disk drives face in areas protected with gaseous fire suppression systems.

Understanding and addressing the issues of noise from Gaseous Fire Suppression systems and the impact on Computer Hard Drives

Key Areas Addressed:

  • Evolution of data centres and how this affects the approach to fire suppression.
  • Modern Hard disk drive sensitivity to gaseous fire suppression systems.
  • The importance of assessing room structure and contents.
  • Acoustic Nozzles, and how they help to mitigate noise levels.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  • Awareness of hard disk drive sensitivity issues.
  • Education regarding the importance of proper hazard analysis.
  • Understanding how to reduce noise levels from Gaseous Suppression systems in areas with sensitive hard disk drives


“Innovations in Mechanical Delivery & Cooling” Oliver Titley, Principle Engineer , WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff

“Managing the Challenges of Electrical Concurrent Implementation” Austin Williamson WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff