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February 10, 2014

The 8 key ways 8 Solutions mitigate against data centre risks

8 Solutions is synonymous with data centre cleaning and mitigating against the risk of down-time in critical facilities.  The company has carried out over 100,000 completed projects and has a client base that includes the majority of the FTSE 100, … Continue reading

February 10, 2014

8 Solutions to attend Data Centre World 2014

Data Centre World Conference and Expo takes place at the Excel London, 26 – 27 Feb, 2014 8 Solutions, a specialist at increasing efficiency and mitigating against the risk of down-time in critical facilities, will be joining over 200 leading … Continue reading

January 27, 2014

Why is so much cold air in data centres being wasted?

 8 Solutions reveals that many Data Centres are producing nearly 4 times the amount of cold airflow that is needed Despite rising energy costs, data centres are spending an unnecessary amount of money on cold air to ensure there is … Continue reading

December 12, 2013

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

2013 has been a fantastic year for the 8 Solutions team. Within the last twelve months we have increased our staffing levels by a third to cope with increasing volumes, been awarded the prestigious ‘Highly Commended Supplier of the Year’ from … Continue reading

December 12, 2013

“Why are insurance companies not offering a reduction in premiums to data centres that adhere to best practice?” asks David Hogg, Managing Director at 8 Solutions

The data centre market has grown significantly over the past ten years but unchecked contamination, both particulate and gaseous, continues to be a major issue in the data centre sector. Despite companies investing millions of pounds in critical IT systems, … Continue reading

November 29, 2013

Demand for innovative solutions to cut energy costs will be a major focus for UK data centres, predicts David Hogg, Managing Director at 8 Solutions

A study conducted by Campos Research & Analysis has found that data centre power was one of the major driving forces for European data centre expansion. According to David Hogg, Managing Director at 8 Solutions, a specialist at increasing efficiency … Continue reading

November 25, 2013

8 Solutions opens new office in Stevenage

As part of 8 Solutions’ on-going expansion, the company has opened a new office in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. This second southern location comes just over a year since the company opened a new service delivery office in Luton, enabling the team … Continue reading

November 14, 2013

8 Solutions’ Nigel Laws highlights the pros and cons of introducing outside air into the data centre

Introduction of outside air into data centres may well be a cheap and a relatively simple exercise, but are critical facilities introducing a new set of problems? With recent energy prices increasing by up to 10% and future rises expected, … Continue reading

November 12, 2013

8 Solutions Sponsor DatacenterDynamics

8 Solutions announce its Bronze sponsorship of the 12th annual DatacenterDynamics Converged London on the 20-21st November. The company is to exhibit on stand 87. The flagship event for the data centre and mission-critical infrastructure community will see over 2,000 … Continue reading

November 6, 2013

Ex-Schneider Electric Senior Manager, Nigel Laws, joins 8 Solutions’ newly expanded business development team

Nigel Laws, former Head of Energy in IT at Schneider Electric, has been appointed as Business Development Manager at 8 Solutions. This is an important position for UK based 8 Solutions, a specialist at increasing efficiency and mitigating against the … Continue reading

November 6, 2013

Norland Award 8 Solutions the Prestigious ‘Highly Commended Supplier of the Year’

Leading global facilities management provider Norland has awarded trusted supplier 8 Solutions, a specialist at increasing efficiency and mitigating against the risk of down-time in critical facilities, its ‘Highly Commended Supplier of the Year’ award. The two companies have been … Continue reading

April 15, 2013

8 Solutions continues growth

Come visit us on stand A20 at the Data Centre World Conference and Expo at London ExCel on the 27-28 February 2013 Continue reading

February 18, 2013

New Appointment – Maria Guy

We have strengthened our team once again and we officially welcome Maria Guy to 8 Solutions. Maria brings 25 years’ experience in the raised access flooring industry with her and will be a valuable asset as we push our Mechanical … Continue reading

January 10, 2013

Data Centre World 27-28 February 2013

Come visit us on stand A20 at the Data Centre World Conference and Expo at London ExCel on the 27-28 February 2013 Continue reading

December 11, 2012

8 Solutions exhibits at DCD 2012

DCD was one of the highlights on the 8 Solutions exhibition calendar, once again proving that we are the market leader in specialist technical cleaning services.  

December 4, 2012

8 Solutions grows again with new 4 year contract with major FTSE 100 company

8 Solutions continues to grow with the signing of a brand new 4 year contract with a major FTSE 100 company for technical decontamination of the businesses UK data centres. The contract structure will enable the Data Centres to maintain … Continue reading

December 4, 2012

Justifiable feedback on 8 Solutions quality of work

After IBM completed a survey of a Data Centre facility that is maintained by 8 Solutions the positive feedback given was as follows: “In all the years we’ve been conducting Computer Room surveys across Europe we have never come across … Continue reading

June 28, 2012

8 Solutions opens new service delivery office in the South

As part of 8 Solutions on-going expansion and in response to an increasing demand for its services, the company has opened a new service delivery office in Luton, Bedfordshire. This new southern location will enable the team at 8 Solutions … Continue reading

June 21, 2012

Data centre owners could save a minimum of 20% on specialist cleaning with 8 Solutions new Life Cycle Contamination Management service

Tens of thousands of pounds could be saved on technical cleaning if data centre owners changed the way specialist cleaning and decontamination was commissioned according to 8 Solutions, a data centre healthcare company specialising in the deep cleaning and decontamination … Continue reading

May 29, 2012

8 Solutions named as runner-up in the DCS Awards. The only UK data centre decontamination specialist to be selected

8 Solutions has been voted the runner-up in the ‘Datacentre Service Provider of the Year’ category in The Datacentre Solutions (DCS) Awards. The company was the only data centre decontamination expert to reach the final of these prestigious awards which … Continue reading

April 4, 2012

8 Solutions reaches the finals of the DCS Awards

8 Solutions has been nominated as a finalist in The Datacentre Solutions (DCS) Awards.  These prestigious industry awards, launched last year, recognise the achievements of end-users, channel partners and vendors alike, rewarding the products, projects and services as well as … Continue reading

March 30, 2012

8 Solutions wins five year specialist deep cleaning contract for Gatwick Airport’s Data Centre

8 Solutions, the UK’s leading data centre healthcare company specialising in the deep cleaning and decontamination of critical environments, has won a five year contract to provide technical cleaning services for the data centre at Gatwick Airport. 8 Solutions won … Continue reading

February 24, 2012

8 Solutions launch Data Centre Healthcare, Mechanical Services division

8 Solutions, the UK’s leading data centre healthcare company specialising in the deep cleaning and decontamination of critical environments has launched a Data Centre Healthcare Mechanical Services division. Headed up by Neil Sorrell, Business Development Manager at 8 Solutions, the … Continue reading

December 19, 2011

Predictions for 2012

Data centre growth and risk mitigation will be key trends for 2012 according to 8 Solutions    The data centre sector is set to grow by a staggering 28% over the next five years, with data centre revenue across Europe increasing … Continue reading

December 7, 2011

75% of critical environments are at risk of contamination

Risk management is being compromised believes data centre healthcare expert Unchecked contamination continues to be a major issue in the data centre sector according to 8 Solutions, with only around a quarter of data centre managers implementing a regular cleaning regime … Continue reading

November 30, 2011

8 Solutions launch FREE 20 Point Data Centre Environmental Health Check

A UK first for the data centre decontamination sector 8 Solutions, the UK’s leading data centre healthcare company specialising in the deep cleaning and decontamination of critical environments is launching the first FREE Data Centre Environmental Health Check at DatacenterDynamics … Continue reading

November 25, 2011

8 Solutions announced as Gold Sponsor at DatacenterDynamics

New service to be launched – a UK first for the data centre decontamination sector 8 Solutions, the UK’s leading data centre healthcare company specialising in the deep cleaning and decontamination of critical environments has been announced as a Gold … Continue reading

November 15, 2011

8 Solutions appoint new Head of Operations

8 Solutions, the UK’s leading data centre healthcare company has appointed Mark Knight as Head of Operations. Specialising in the cleaning and decontamination of critical environments, 8 Solutions services many of the world’s largest organisations, including the majority of the … Continue reading

November 15, 2011

DatacenterDynamics 2011

8 Solutions is a gold sponsor at DatacenterDynamics 2011, the world’s largest peer-led data centre conference, please visit us on Stand 22 where we will be launching a UK first for the data centre decontamination sector.

September 5, 2011

Lufthansa opens major data centre in Hertfordshire

Lufthansa Systems, an IT services company that is part of the German airline group, has opened a major data centre in Welwyn, Hertfordshire, to serve the travel industry. The data centre will host applications for clients including Thomas Cook and … Continue reading