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Facebook seals 20 year deal to supply Singapore data centre with solar power
After recently announcing its plans for the largest data centre Singapore has ever seen, Facebook has revealed its first renewable energy partner in Asia.
Google continues renewable rampage with new wind farm investment
Google's goal with this Finland investment is to buy enough renewable energy to match the power consumed across its global operations.
Data centre operators: It’s not just about TCO, think about the TCE
Co-produced by Intel and in association with NASA, Supermicro has released a short film that highlights the swelling problem surrounding data centres.
Toasty! Excess heat from DigiPlex data centre to warm thousands of homes
Reuse and recycle is a slogan that is becoming increasingly critical to our existence on this planet, and something DigiPlex has taken note of.
Schneider Electric chips in for a sustainable data centre future
Very soon we will have consumed more from the planet than it can renew in the future - but Schneider Electric says it can be reversed.
New data centre built in an ex-mine pushing to be Europe's greenest
Set in a former underground mine, the 120,000m² Lefdal Mine Datacenter has a number of incredible power and cooling technologies.
Scandinavia dominating wind market for big data centre operators
Renewable energy is a hot topic among data centre circles, and Scandinavia has seized the opportunity to make the most of it.
The hard question from Lenovo: Is your data centre sustainable?
Lenovo Data Centre Group's Rob Makin shares how organisations that embrace a green data centre strategy will be the winners long term.
Denmark wins out as host of 2018 Datacloud Nordic event
The event has previously been held in Sweden and Norway so it seems fitting that Denmark would get its turn to host its Nordic neighbours.
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.
Earth Day: Tech bigwigs share how they’re taking care of the planet
Execs from Commvault, Six Degrees, Puppet, Cradlepoint, and Skillsoft open their doors to reveals what they're doing to minimise environmental damage.
Renewable’s rise: Report reveals countries with most wind power
2017 saw installed wind energy capacity surging around the world with huge investment - nations experienced up to 50 percent growth.
HIVE makes acquisition to harness prime data centre real estate
HIVE is set to snap up Kolos Norway with the intention to build a major new data centre in Norway run on 100 percent renewable energy.
REVEALED: The top data centre hotspots for business in UK
Bidwells has released a report that delves into the UK data centre market, the hot locations and whether data centres should go rural or city.
Hydro66 takes home world’s most eco-sustainable data centre award
The company’s data centre based in Sweden took out the Data Centre Eco-Sustainability Award for its extraordinary efforts in this space.
Launch of large-scale colocation data centre in Amsterdam just the beginning
After purchasing its domain name for more than $500,000 Datacenter.com has begun its roll-out of large-scale colocation data centres around the world.
Itatel launches environmentally friendly data centre in Italy
Itatel has designed and deployed a new green data centre at the University of Pisa – one of Italy’s oldest universities.
Firms save $10m a year by placing data centre in Nordics versus the UK
DigiPlex's CEO shared the opportunities that the Nordics hold at the Datacloud Nordic event - Amazon, Apple and Google are already taking advantage.
London data centre one of UK’s first to switch to 100% green energy
Netwise Hosting is leading the charge after making the switch to true 100 percent renewable energy at its fast-filling London Central data.
New data centre to re-use waste heat to warm 10,000 homes
A new high-density data centre in Stockholm is set to boost Sweden’s ‘clean green’ image even further by reusing waste heat to warm homes.
Whitepaper: How to make sure your security architecture keeps up with surging network speeds
The annual cost of cybercrime is expected to exceed US$6t by 2021 with a large contributor being the sheer amount of data that requires processing.
The six golden keys to successful identity assurance
When someone tries to access your internal systems, how can you be sure a user is who they claim to be?
Whitepaper: How to explain why IT security needs more budget
Do you want to convince your higher-ups that IT and security need more budget?
Whitepaper: Why it’s critical to detect cyber attacks as they happen
"Many organisations are struggling to keep pace with the speed in which hackers are attacking their systems."