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A matter of urgency: What data centres can do to help with net zero

Astrid Wynne, Head of Sustainability at Interact, discusses the looming climate change crisis and how data centres in particular can play their part in minimising environmental impact and get ahead of the curve.  Evidence collated by the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) suggests that global warming is likely to reach 1.5⁰C between 2030 and […]

Digital Realty equips Paris data centre with direct liquid cooling solution

Digital Realty, the largest global provider of cloud- and carrier-neutral data centre, colocation and interconnection solutions, has expanded its service offering to customers with a new high-performance computing (HPC)-capable data centre in Paris, France. With the increased adoption of advanced, data-driven technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data analytics, companies are dealing with a […]

Data centre market ready for adoption of grid-interactive UPS in boost towards renewable energy initiatives

Driven largely by the need for energy demand management and greater sustainability, the data centre market is ready for the adoption of grid-interactive uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), according to a white paper commissioned by intelligent power management company, Eaton, from Omdia, market-leading data, research and consulting business. The white paper, UPS Interacting with the Electric Grid can […]

A data centre-sized conundrum for CIOs: Cutting costs and evaluating TCO

Robert Hormuth, CVP, Architecture and Strategy, AMD, offers tips for CIOs to evaluate the total cost of ownership of data centre solutions and how they can generate efficiencies. He discusses why upgrading to a newer infrastructure is more cost-efficient as older systems can likely cost more in upkeep and energy. CIOs with tightened budgets are faced […]

Grid instability continues to jeopardise energy security for European data centres

A new research report has mapped out temporary opportunities for facility stakeholders in major European data centre markets to maintain site resilience in a challenging climate. Titled Uptime on the Line, the new two-part whitepaper from Aggreko, interviewed 700 data centre professionals consulting for large businesses in the UK, Ireland, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Norway […]

The challenges and opportunities now and ahead for data centre decision-makers

We take a look at what this period of rapid technology change is set to entail for data centre managers, particularly as they aim to ensure ESG is a priority in facility management.  Change is on the horizon for all businesses, but what are the priorities, technologies and budgets that will influence this year and […]

First data centre operators certify adherence to Climate Neutral Data Centre Pact

Two major data centre operators in Europe, CyrusOne and Aruba, announced that each had successfully audited an operational data centre as compliant with the terms of the Climate Neutral Data Centre Pact (CNDCP or ‘Pact’). The Pact sets stringent targets for environmental performance and sustainability goals in five key areas covering energy efficiency, use of […]

Stellium Datacentres selects Schneider Electric Galaxy VM UPS for resilience and efficiency

Stellium Datacentres, one of the UK’s fastest-growing colocation and network data centre providers in the North of England, has partnered with Schneider Electric, a leader in Digital Transformation of energy management and automation, to help it drive data centre resilience and efficiency. Stellium selected Schneider Electric’s Galaxy VM uninterruptible power supply (UPS) with Lithium-ion (Li-ion) […]

Africa Data Centres and Distributed Power Africa work together to reach sustainable development goals

Africa Data Centres, a business of Cassava Technologies group, has signed a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with DPA Southern Africa Pty Ltd (DPA SA), a joint company of Distributed Power Africa and the French utility company, EDF. Under the terms of the agreement, DPA SA will supply 12MW of renewable solar energy for Africa […]

Princeton Digital Group announces comprehensive strategy for Singapore

Princeton Digital Group (PDG), one of Asia’s leading data centre providers, has unveiled its SG+ strategy with the announcement of a 96MW data centre campus in Batam, Indonesia. PDG’s SG+ strategy will enable customers to seamlessly expand their infrastructure from Singapore to highly scalable data centre campuses in Singapore, Batam and Johor. The announcement of […]

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