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Digital Realty scoops Green Lease Leaders award
Green Lease Leaders manage nearly three billion square feet of commercial and government space across North America, representing a huge potential for growth in green leases.
How variable frequency drives and motors create energy-efficient cooling for data centres
Investing in variable frequency drives (VFDs) and energy efficient motors in cooling systems can make a massive contribution to keeping energy consumption under control.
Google unveils ambitious plan for '24/7 carbon-free data centres'
The company says it has deployed a system for its largest data centres to shift the timing of many compute tasks to when low-carbon power sources, like wind and solar, are most plentiful.
Asia Pacific’s accelerating need to optimise IT infrastructure
Optimising data centre resources means you can use them to improve IT capacity, paving the way for new services operating at greater efficiency.
Shell co-develops liquid immersion cooling fluid with Asperitas
According to Shell, the fluid is specifically designed to reduce energy costs and emissions due to its properties in thermodynamics, cooling efficiency, and emissions.
Honeywell launches ML solution to reduce buildings' energy consumption
Machine learning autonomously adjusts building energy settings to deliver up to 10% energy savings, says Honeywell.
HPE enters Swiss efficiency alliance
Hewlett Packard Enterprise has entered into an alliance to launch a first-of-its-kind data center efficiency label, designed to decarbonise data centers and significantly reduce their energy consumption.
Swiss lead charge on data centre efficiency certification
HPE, academia and industry have launched a data centre efficiency label to decarbonise data centres and significantly reduce their energy consumption.
Data center operators missing out on energy savings - Supermicro report
The survey found that 86% of businesses don’t consider the environmental impact of their facilities to be an important factor for their data centers.
Australian IoT company wins international contract
Buddy Technologies has licensed its software suite to Hong Kong-based Eastfield Lighting.
DigiPlex study finds consumers want eco-labelling on digital services
This would mean that data centre operators would be held accountable for their energy use and climate impact.
NEXTDC's S1 data centre gains 5-star NABERS rating
The S1 Sydney data centre is one of only two data centre facilities in Australia to receive the NABERS 5-star rating for energy efficiency – the other is NEXTDC’s Melbourne M1 facility.
CyrusOne updates outlook for Frankfurt data centre
CyrusOne has revealed details about the first phase of its newest data centre, which is being constructed in Frankfurt, Germany.
NEC introduces new warranty to optimise value for energy storage customers
Customers need to understand how a system's energy storage capacity degrades or fades so that they can predict the life and performance of the system.
Datacenter.com recognised for EU energy efficiency
“Energy efficiency is an important objective and commitment for Datacenter.com, not just an empty slogan."
Robots could help Aussie businesses save more than $100 million in energy costs
"For companies managing multiple sites in multiple locations around the country the focus needs to shift away from just saving money.”
Vertiv unveils new solution to drastically curb DC energy costs
The company asserts implementing the new UPS solution could save over US$230,000 in energy costs over five years.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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."
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.
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."