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Why being green is at the heart of SpaceDC’s journey to success

Green data centre operations are at the core of sustainability strategies for data centre leaders as they aim to remain the ‘lifeblood’ of the IT sector. Carolyn Harrington, Chief Operations Officer at SpaceDC, tells us why being green really is at the heart of the company’s philosophy, and how cooling technology is a driving force […]

Forecasting energy consumption to drive sustainability at the Edge

As data centre leaders discover innovative ways to operate with sustainability in mind, Wendy Torell, Senior Research Analyst, Schneider Electric Data Centre Science Centre, offers some best practice advice on how to choose a more sustainable approach to Edge Computing. Despite the image of data centres as large, power-hungry facilities (i.e. cloud and colocation spaces), […]

Scala Data Centers invests in sustainability with Furukawa’s Green IT Program

Scala Data Centers, part of the Digital Colony Group, has demonstrated its commitment to environmental issues with its support for the Furukawa’s Green IT Program. This aims to contribute to the proper disposal of communication and energy cables, in order to preserve the environment and reduce the use of non-renewable resources. Stefan Potje, Data Center […]

Vertiv and Green Mountain raise the bar for data centre sustainability

Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions and Norwegian colocation provider Green Mountain have deployed cutting-edge technologies to further increase efficiency and sustainability at what was already among the greenest data centres in the world. Based in a former NATO facility carved deep in a mountain, the DC1-Stavanger data centre runs […]

Vertiv partners with GRC to offer a highly efficient liquid cooling solution

Vertiv partners with GRC to offer highly efficient liquid cooling solution for high-density data centres and Edge applications. Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, has introduced the Liebert VIC, its first liquid immersion cooling solution for high-density data centres. The solution was developed in partnership with GRC (Green Revolution Cooling), […]

EdgeConneX and Adani Enterprises in new data center joint venture

Adani Enterprises, the flagship company of the Adani Group, one of India’s largest multi-infrastructure organizations and EdgeConneX, a leading global data center operator with 50 facilities in 30 markets around the world, has announced the establishment of a 50:50 joint venture (JV). The JV will develop and operate data centers throughout India, leveraging the two […]

Finding the perfect balance between sustainability and performance

Andy Connor, Channel Director, EMEA, Subzero Engineering, discusses the need for data centre leaders to become more aware of the environmental consequences of their digital footprint and how best to monitor it as demand for sustainable operations places more pressure upon the industry. In 2020, the Uptime Institute’s, Andy Lawrence stated: ‘The average power usage […]

The role of cooling in data centre sustainability

The need to drive sustainability within the data centre industry is a top priority as concerns for the health of the planet is a matter of global importance. Marc Garner, VP, Secure Power Division, Schneider Electric UK&I, discusses how operators can make positive sustainable choices to continue to feed the burgeoning appetite for digital services […]

Colt DCS European operations go 100% green

Colt Data Centre Services (DCS) has announced that its operations across the UK and Europe are fully powered by 100% renewable power. Colt DCS has also committed to providing green power to sister company Colt Technology Services and its customers using DCS data centres in the region, in an effort to help them also reduce […]

i3 Solutions Group and EYP Mission Critical Facilities announce collaboration

Leading consulting engineering firms, i3 Solutions Group and EYP Mission Critical Facilities, have announced a collaboration to offer a response to the climate crisis through greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction initiatives for the data centre sector, including a practical roadmap of progressive GHG abatement for existing data centres and net-zero GHG data centres by 2030. “As […]

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