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Tomas Rahkonen

Chief Technology Officer & Vice President eCentre, Flexenclosure

Tomas Rahkonen has more than 20 years of experience from global positions in the ICT industry. His previous experience includes positions at Ericsson (Group level, CTO office), and as manager for a cross-functional team at Sony Ericsson. He has filed several patents and been a member of the Sony Ericsson patent board. Tomas holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Control Systems from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden.

Posts by Tomas Rahkonen
Cinco formas de hacer más rentables tus centros de datos edge
lunes 13 mayo 2019

Los nuevos servicios de streaming de video, las aplicaciones de redes de gaming en vivo, la expansión de IoT, el desarrollo de vehículos autónomos, el despliegue de la red 5G y el incremento generalizado de la digitalización están generando exigencias importantes sobre Internet y particularmente en la disponibilidad de la capacidad de centros de datos…

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Rectifier Failure in Emerging Markets – A Thing of the Past?
lunes 16 enero 2017

Many emerging markets are plagued by bad AC power due to unstable power grids, faulty grid stabilisation equipment and old or poorly maintained gensets. This is fundamentally different from the power issues typically observed in more developed markets, so it’s hardly surprising when power conversion electronics designed for developed markets commonly fail when used in…

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Three Critical Uses of Data for Off-Grid Telecom Power
viernes 16 diciembre 2016

Consumers in off-grid areas are rapidly increasing their use of mobile Internet services.  At the same time they not only expect service to become more reliable, but they also want network coverage to expand and prices for mobile data plans to decrease too.  This is a big ask for mobile operators struggling to achieve base…

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Batteries for Hybrid Off-Grid Power –
Five Key Questions you Should Ask
martes 22 marzo 2016

In backup applications for telecom sites in developed markets with stable grids, battery operation is a well-understood topic with expected battery lifetime of more than ten years.  However, for telecom sites in emerging markets with very unstable or no power grids at all, things are not quite so straightforward… In these scenarios, batteries are typically…

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Aspectos Económicos del PUE (Power Usage Effectiveness)
jueves 26 noviembre 2015

El PUE ha sido una métrica importante en el mundo de los centros de datos desde hace tiempo.  Las compañías que operan centros de datos normalmente tratan de conseguir el PUE más bajo con el fin de reducir sus costos operativos y promover acciones sustentables hacia el medio ambiente.  En su artículo “Las Cinco Preguntas…

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Top Five Considerations for Successfully Deploying Data Centres in Emerging Markets
lunes 3 agosto 2015

When traveling across sub-Saharan Africa, commodities that are essential for life – such as water and electricity – are often in very short supply.  But even in the remotest of villages you will regularly encounter plenty of people using mobile phones, and mobile cell towers are continuing to pop up all over the continent at…

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Go Modular for Maximised Data Centre Agility
sábado 13 junio 2015

The vast majority of today’s data centres have significantly underutilised power systems.  Why?  Because nobody wants to run short of power.  So when power systems are specified it’s often done on the assumption that the facility will ultimately have a full compliment of racks all running the power-hungriest equipment possible.  And then of course some…

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