Wednesday, 19th May 2021
A very special issue of DCS Magazine dedicated to the data centre industry's visionary leaders and technology innovators

To herald the launch of the all-new Data Centre Solutions digital publication, we’re producing a very special first issue, entitled InnoVision – providing an overview of the state of the data centre industry right now. 100+ Vendors from across the supply chain are invited to provide their viewpoint on the future and innovation. How will the data centre industry evolve over the coming months and years, what will be the major drivers and opportunities? We want your viewpoint! The content is broken down into the following categories. If we have left your category out, please contact

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How can I be involved?
  • It is free to be involved.
  • We invite your company to submit your viewpoint for inclusion in this annual publication, which will be viewed by the 25,000+ data centre buyers and specifiers of DCS.
  • All that we need from you is 500 words (your viewpoint) on the challenges, developments and opportunities on one of the areas listed above – you can submit a viewpoint on multiple topics.
  • Please include a picture of the contributor or a product image for each viewpoint.
  • Please submit your viewpoint no later than 14th May 2020.
Energy Optimisation

More efficient provision and usage of power and cooling; how to reduce the environmental impact of data centres in the data hungry, digital age; renewable and sustainable energy resources; the need for more efficient IT hardware; waste heat recycling.

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AI + Automation

The complexities of running a digital data centre mean that some level of AI and automation is required to augment or replace the human element, if the data centre is not to become a bottleneck. What’s possible now, and what will be possible into the future – how far can AI and automation take us?

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Design + Infrastructure

High density, energy efficient facilities are needed to run today’s IT loads. How to design a data centre for agile, scalable and flexible IT infrastructure and the applications they support? And how to provide the necessary feeds and speeds?

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Colocation + Hosting

The debate continues – in-house, colo, cloud, managed services or, most likely, some combination of them all. Ensuring that applications and IT infrastructure are situated in the optimum environment is a tricky business, with end users somewhat confused as to what to do.

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Physical Security + Safety

Protecting the data centre – both the building and its M+E components and IT contents – is a crucial aspect of data centre management. Increasingly sophisticated access control technology, added to the correct procedures and protocols, can ensure the integrity of the data centre and the data housed within it.

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Hybrid Architecture

In, out, shake it all about! One centralized data centre; a central facility, plus regional and or local resources. As edge momentum, fuelled by IoT and 5G, grows substantially, how does data centre architecture need to evolve to ensure data is available to end users where, when and how they need it?

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For queries on contribution or sponsorship, please contact:

Jackie Cannon


+44 (0)1923 690 200

Peter Davies

Sales Manager

+44 (0)2476 823 119

Philip Alsop


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Adam Richardson

Marketing Manager

+44 (0)2476 823 120