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Aggreko echoes calls for pragmatic action on emission reduction

Following growing public demand for more eco-friendly policy and the publication of a Committee on Climate Change (CCC) report into the UK’s Net Zero progress, the country’s data centre sector should consider pragmatic and decisive action to lower its carbon footprint. Recent Climate Assembly UK polling has highlighted that an overwhelming majority of Britons see […]

Nokia and Elisa see sustainability leap in world-first 5G liquid cooling deployment

Nokia has announced that its liquid cooling 5G AirScale Base Station solution has helped Finnish mobile operator, Elisa, reduce the potential energy expenses of its base station by 30% and CO2 emissions by approximately 80%. This is the first time a commercial 5G liquid cooling solution has been deployed anywhere in the world and highlights […]

Interxion reduces cooling system energy consumption with real-time optimisation software

Interxion, a leading European provider of carrier- and cloud-neutral colocation data centre services and a Digital Realty company, announced that it has reduced its cooling system energy consumption by 20% during the first year of an ongoing project with data centre optimisation specialist, EkkoSense.  The project – which commenced last February – has been designed to focus […]

Schneider Electric and EcoDataCenter partner for climate positivity

Schneider Electric, a leader in the Digital Transformation of energy management and automation, partners with EcoDataCenter to build an ultra-low-carbon-footprint data centre at the heart of its HPC colocation in Falun, Sweden. With the goal of being one of the most sustainable data centres in the Nordics, Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxureBuilding Operation, Galaxy VX UPS with […]

Green IT — a sustainability strategy for Middle East innovators

As the amount of data inflates exponentially, more and more data centres are being established to serve this Digital Transformation. Patrick Smith, EMEA Field CTO, Pure Storage, discusses ways of reducing the environmental impact caused and how to manage the pressure to deliver sustainable IT operations. Green initiatives are nothing new in the Middle East, […]

The age of the ethical cloud is green – and for everyone

Sustainable data centre operations are becoming more of a priority in the data centre sector, and rightly so. Matthew Underhill, Head of Infrastructure at Alfred H Knight, takes a closer look at how some of the largest data centre leaders are ensuring they operate sustainably and how others can follow suit. These strange times have […]

Operating sustainably in the data centre space

As data centres are one of our most heavily relied upon resources, it is important that they operate sustainably. Matthew Underhill, Head of Infrastructure, Alfred H Knight, discusses his approach to greener data centre operations and offers his best practice advice for improving energy efficiency in the data centre space. As I consider ways to […]

CNet Training focuses on data centre sustainability

With sustainability being at the forefront of industry across the world, CNet has reviewed and updated the content of its Certified Data Centre Sustainability Professional (CDCSP) program to reflect the latest sector needs and innovations. The Certified Data Centre Sustainability Professional (CDCSP) program teaches how to create and implement a sustainability strategy for mission-critical facilities. The comprehensive […]

E.ON discovers world’s greenest data centre in Grotach

E.ON has discovered the world’s greenest data centre in the Bavarian village of Grotach. The computing power there is completely sustainable and 100% CO2-neutral. These are good reasons for E.ON to include this facility in its current corporate campaign #GreenInternet, with which E.ON informs users about internet use and energy consumption on social channels. An […]

How can the data centre sector develop a greener approach to operations?

As the abundance of data increases and data centres are expected to operate at a higher level, the importance of doing so with a green approach cannot be ignored. Alan Conboy, Office of the CTO at Scale Computing, says that data centres are used by almost all businesses in some way or another and some […]

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