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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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
$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."