Press releases

Rittal: Lefdal Mine Datacenter is open

2017-05-15. Being the most cost effective, secure, flexible, and green datacenter in Europe – that is the vision of Lefdal Mine Datacenter (LMD) in Norway. Opened on 10th May 2017, the datacenter has completed the build out of Phase 1, and a cooling capacity of 45 MW is ready for use.

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  • Andreas Huck new Chief Financial Officer of the Friedhelm Loh Group

    2017-11-06. The operational divisions of the Friedhelm Loh Group have a new head of finance and administration: Andreas Huck has been Managing Director within the Group since 1st September 2017. He takes over the management of the Finance and Administration division at Rittal and is also responsible of Loh Services.

  • Rittal climate tips: The smart way of enclosure climate control

    2017-10-17. Electrical components in control enclosures generate heat. This heat needs to be efficiently dissipated from the enclosures so as to protect them against excessive temperatures. An active climate control solution such as a cooling unit is not always needed, though.

  • Playing it safe in North America

    2017-10-10. Anyone supplying controls and switchgear to the North American market would be well advised only to install components with UL or CSA approval that have been approved for use in North America.

  • Rittal presents IT security solutions at the 2017 it-sa

    2017-09-06. The volume of data is growing rapidly in the course of Industry 4.0 (IoT) and digitization. Digital data is already being referred to as the “oil of the twenty-first century”. The fear of lost data is putting IT security more under the industry’s spotlight.

  • Rittal at the EMO Hanover 2017

    2017-09-05. Cooling systems for machine tools have to meet many different requirements: They must possess an exact temperature control system, cool efficiently and be ready for Industry 4.0 applications.

  • be top magazine: “Mastering the cloud”: How companies build up trust

    2017-08-18. Public, private or hybrid cloud: Using the cloud is increasingly becoming a long-term, economic success factor for companies. However, there is one essential requirement – trust. The new edition of “be top” explains why technological progress needs a good measure of trust if it is to thrive.

  • Rittal and ALSO Germany establish sales partnership

    2017-08-07. Rittal is expanding its global sales and distribution network by forging a partnership with ALSO Germany, an ICT and consumer electronics distributor. ALSO is broadening its portfolio to include over 500 Rittal products and IT components, and will make these solutions available to its resellers.

  • Rittal IT practical days: Digital transformation = 3 x 1

    2017-08-01. Leading studies suggest that global data volumes will increase tenfold to 163 zettabytes (ZB) by 2025. Associated infrastructure demands and the need for data center services will grow in parallel to this in the coming years.

  • Impetus for a digital future – Rittal endows a chair for Industry 4.0

    2017-07-20. Forging technological progress in the Middle Hesse region of Germany is a top priority for Rittal. This is why the world’s leading provider of industrial enclosures and climate control systems is now co-endowing a chair to focus research into Industry 4.0 at Mittelhessen University of Applied Sciences.

  • IT experts discovering opportunities for the channel market

    2017-07-18. Under the “Discover it” motto, Rittal organized a conference in Herborn for its channel partners from all over Europe. On June 28 and 29, among others IT resellers and system integrators were given an insight into important trends in the data center market and the solutions from Rittal.

  • Rittal honoured as a driver of innovations among medium-sized companies

    2017-07-14. Rittal has secured a place among Germanys hundred most innovative companies. The world’s leading provider of industrial enclosures, power distribution, climate control and IT infrastructure has been honoured by leading innovation researchers for developing ground-breaking technologies.

  • Rittal honoured as an electronics pioneer

    2017-07-13. Rittal has been recognised by trade magazine “Elektronikpraxis” as a “Milestone in Electronics”. In the context of the magazine’s 50th anniversary, the world’s provider of industrial enclosures, power distribution, climate control and IT infrastructure won the award in the category of enclosures and climate control.

  • Rittal is a driver of standardized Open Rack technology

    2017-07-06. Over three per cent of global electricity output is currently expended on data centers – one of the fastest-growing consumers of power today. This development is being countered by the recently founded Open19 Foundation with a new concept: standardized, modular IT infrastructures ensure higher efficiency, reduced costs

  • Climate control in the food industry

    2017-06-07. Climate control of enclosures with water cooling is highly efficient. The new Hygienic Design air/water heat exchangers from Rittal are ideally suited to the food industry, where hygiene requirements are exceptionally stringent.

  • Rittal is showing innovative solutions for datacenters in Monaco

    2017-05-29. Datacloud Europe is one of the leading events for modern datacenters in Europe. Rittal is involved as a sponsor, is participating in the accompanying exhibition and is will be providing presentations on state-of-the-art technologies related to “Modular to Hyperscale Datacenter Cooling and Energy Efficiency”.

  • Rittal IT practical days: Industry event for IT decision-makers

    2017-05-22. The digital transformation means the demand for data centre services will continue to grow strongly in the coming years. Rittal will therefore be holding another two of its successful IT practical days on 20 June (Stuttgart) and 27 June (Munich) to discuss data centre design and efficiency requirements.

  • A new start in life: Rittal Foundation supports at-risk people

    2017-05-19. To make a new start in life, Robi Brömel often had to ask for help, find a great deal of strength and never lose faith in himself. The “Neustart” (“New Start”) project brought the turnaround. The Rittal Foundation has been supporting the project for years and it has now donated a further €5,000.