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Fifty shades of green – The DCA’s aim to create a more sustainable future

The DCA explains the reason for its new Sustainability Special Interest Group (SIG), why it has been set up and what it will achieve as we consider the impact of data centres on the environment both now and into the future. The data centre remains the beating heart of our digital world. Businesses and society […]

Significant moments in 2019 for DCA Corporate Partners

As we move into a new year, the DCA looks at some of its Corporate Members’ significant moments from 2019.  We had so many contributions that we have been unable to include all the information – but we have provided some of the headlines and links to the rest of the details. The DCA’s membership […]

The circle of life: DCA works to support greener data centres

Several DCA Partners are now working within the concept of the ‘circular economy’, says Steve Hone, CEO, DCA. Here he tells us more about the principles of a circular economy, with insight from two DCA members about how they are championing these values. The definition of the circular economy made me realise that it’s a […]

DCA spotlight: Data centre certification – good, bad or ugly?

Due to the confusing landscape of data centre certifications globally, the Data Centre Alliance has, since 2015, provided an independent certification based upon the EN50600 series, the EUCOC and recognised best practices. John Booth, Chairman of the Data Centre Alliance – Energy Efficiency steering committee, explains the status of data centre certification. What is certification? […]

DCA spotlight: R&D projects are worth considering

This month, Steve Hone, CEO, DCA, explains why the trade association supports R&D and provides details of DCA Partner EcoCooling’s involvement in a project to build and manage the most efficient data centre in the world. Investing time in research can deliver real benefits to business. Many successful companies, such as those producing consumer goods […]

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