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Digital Realty wins U.S. efficiency rating and commits to solar
In a time where the environmental impact of data centres is under the spotlight, Digital Realty has just announced a new sustainability achievement.
21 Dec 18
Report: Bulk of data centre managers don’t care about environment
This week Supermicro released its first annual report detailing the environmental impact of today’s cloud-scale data centres.
21 Dec 18
Fujitsu’s WA data centre undergoing efficiency upgrade
Fujitsu's Malaga data centre in Perth has hit a four-star rating from National Australia Built Environment Rating System (NABERS).
12 Dec 18
Vertiv launches IT testing lab in Poland data centre
This facility is the first of its kind in the Central and Eastern Europe region (CEE) and will enable clients to test environments to improve energy efficiency.
27 Nov 18
VMware achieves carbon neutrality two years early
“As an innovative company with sustainability at our core, we are thrilled to announce our achievement of carbon neutrality two years ahead of our 2020 goal."
02 Nov 18
Hitachi Sunway releases data centre ‘wishlist’ for Malaysia
The company's CEO is confident in Malaysia's future, but asserts changes must to be made to stimulate growth in the data centre industry.
22 Oct 18
Data center operators are in the midst of 'perfect storm'
“Today, operators are grappling with new challenges, including increased complexity and high interdependency of systems and data centers."
09 Aug 18
Opinion: Data centers must work closer with energy companies
AN IDG analyst says data center energy requirements are increasing faster than efficiency gains and energy grids can no longer keep up.
10 Jul 18
Europe’s data centres need more brains than brawn to tackle energy efficiency
Honeywell's Daniela Pandrea delves into the issues around data centre energy efficiency and asserts the solution is really quite simple.
07 Jul 18
Free run over for energy companies as Government tightens reins
To ensure consumers aren’t paying more for their energy than they need to, the Government has launched an investigation.
25 May 18
Interoute shares measures taken to win energy efficiency award
After winning the SIG GIGA Trophy, Interoute has laid bare some of its innovations in energy efficiency at its Geneva data centre.
18 May 18
Buddy Platform and Telstra cease reseller negotiations
The IoT vendor has now turned to Dicker Data for the distribution of its Ohm platform in Australia.
20 Apr 18
French firm invests S$80 million in Singapore's energy initiatives, creates 170 new jobs
French energy firm Engie will invest S$80 million over the next five years in establishing a Centre of Expertise for District Cooling in Singapore.
23 Mar 18
Data center giants team up to tackle Australia's steep energy prices
“Given the sharp incline of energy prices, organisations need to clear [market] barriers and act quickly.”
22 Mar 18
$240m Singapore data center sets the bar high for energy efficiency & security
“As data centers generally consume large amounts of energy, we set ourselves a target – to obtain the highest Green Mark award from BCA."
21 Mar 18
Vertiv ramps up the energy efficiency of NEXTDC's Melbourne data center
Vertiv’s cooling solution also meets International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standards for maximum reliability and energy efficiency.
19 Mar 18
Australia’s utilities sector must innovate to tackle energy poverty
Energy poverty affects over 42,000 families in Australia, namely indigenous Australians, pensioners and low-income families.
16 Mar 18
Trends in data centres in 2018: What matters to IT managers
Rittal's Clive Partridge shares his insights on 2018 for the data centre industry, including edge computing, multi cloud and energy efficiency.
16 Mar 18
Global Switch awarded certification for Amsterdam data centre
Global Switch has announced that its Amsterdam data centre has achieved ISO 50001:2011 certification for its energy management system.
06 Mar 18
Traditional data centres won’t cut it for future energy consumption
Policy Connect's report has revealed there are grim concerns that the demand for data and digital service will exceed energy efficiency gains.
28 Feb 18
Panasonic claims stake in smart energy management with Schneider Electric deal
The system also features plug and play technology to reduce installation time, or can be installed as a part of a standalone system.
08 Feb 18
Edge, IoT and energy efficiency all feature in Vertiv MD’s forecast for AU
The year seems to be flying by with one month down already, but Vertiv A/NZ managing director Robert Linsdell says there is still much to come.
08 Feb 18
Exclusive interview: Serverfarm on getting the most out of your DCIM
"Unfortunately, most DCIM experiments run aground well before the three-year mark with little to show for the cost and effort."
05 Dec 17
James Shaw, electric cars & the winners of the 2017 Sustainable Business Awards
“Doing business sustainably is going to be key to New Zealand’s future economic success," says Climate Change Minister James Shaw.
05 Dec 17